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ITIL® Intermediate: Service Design

COURSE TYPE

Intermediate

Course Number

993

Duration

3 Days

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ITIL Service Design is one of ten intermediate level courses in the ITIL curriculum. Gain the skills you need to plan, implement, and optimize service design processes. Successful completion of this three-day course course provides you with the foundational knowledge needed to pass the ITIL Intermediate Service Design certification exam, and earns three credits towards ITIL Expert certification.

You Will Learn How To

  • Prepare for and pass the ITIL Service Design (SD) Exam
  • Define the goal, objectives, and scope of SD
  • Outline key activities for SD processes
  • Enhance the quality of IT service provision within an organization
  • Measure SD using critical success factors and key performance indicators

Important Course Information

Requirements:

  • Must hold the ITIL Foundation Certificate (see Course 1197, Achieving ITIL® Foundation Certification)

Recommended Experience:

  • Basic IT literacy and around two years of IT experience

Course Preparation:

  • Before your event, you will be sent a Pre-Course Study Guide and the Key Element Guide ITIL Service Design, which you should read as part of the 21 hours of personal study
  • You should acquire and read the ITIL Service Operation core publication, focusing on Chapter 2, and review your ITIL Foundation course materials

Exam Information:

  • The ITIL Service Design exam can be taken on the last day of the course (in-class), or any time after the course is completed via ProctorU (online) or at an eligible testing center
  • Achieving the ITIL Intermediate Qualification: Service Design certificate provides three credits toward your ITIL Expert certification

All-Inclusive — ITIL Exam Success Package, After-Course Coaching, Exam Fee:

  • Learning Tree is with you from the beginning of your planning until you pass your certification exams with Unlimited FREE Exam and Course retakes for a year, plus coaching with your instructor to help you prepare for your exam or answer real-world ITIL implementation challenges. In fact, successful ITIL implementation often relies on key internal sponsors to ensure the required culture change occurs after ITIL training, so your instructor can help identify important next steps.
  • ITIL course attendees that would like to retake their ITIL course or exam must do so within 12 months of the original course date and will not be charged for their retake. If an attendee fails an exam and then two retakes, the attendee must re-attend the course before taking the exam again.

Course Outline

  • ITIL Service Design Introduction and Overview
  • Purpose and goals
  • Scope of service design
  • Doing it right the first time
  • Designing new and changed service
  • Key ITIL Service Design Principles

Five aspects of service design

  • Designing service solutions
  • Designing supporting systems and the service portfolio
  • Technology architectures, processes and design aspects
  • Measurement, methods and metrics
  • Service-oriented architecture principles

Holistic service design

  • Design activities and their constraints
  • The importance of balanced design
  • Service requirements, business requirements and drivers

Four Ps of Design

  • People
  • Products
  • Processes
  • Partners
  • Service Design Processes

Service catalog management

  • Providing a central source of information on IT services delivered to the business by the service provider
  • Ensuring the business can view an accurate and consistent picture of IT services available, including details and status

Service level management

  • Negotiating, agreeing and documenting appropriate IT service targets with the business
  • Monitoring and producing reports on delivery against agreed level of service

Capacity management

  • Matching capacity of IT to agreed business demands
  • Right resource, right time, right cost

Availability management

  • Ensuring that availability targets are measured and achieved in a cost-effective manner
  • Building availability into the design

IT service continuity management

  • Maintaining ongoing recovery capability to match agreed needs, requirements and time scales
  • Developing service continuity and recovery plans
  • Aligning plans with business needs over time
  • Primary Activities of Service Design

Technology-related activities

  • Requirements engineering: requirement types, activities and techniques
  • Data and information management activities
  • Techniques within application management
  • Investigating service design requirements

Achieving balance between design and existing strategies

  • Ensuring inclusion of governance and security controls
  • Assembling the service design package
  • Producing, maintaining and revising all services, design processes and documents
  • Liaising with other design and planning activities
  • Aligning with corporate and IT strategies
  • Organizing Service Design
  • Roles appropriate within service design
  • Functional role analysis and the use of the RACI matrix
  • Defining service design responsibilities
  • Aligning information security with business security
  • Managing suppliers to ensure quality and value
  • Service Design and Technology
  • Technology considerations for service design
  • The tools that benefit service design
  • Requirements for service design
  • Implementation Challenges and Risks
  • The six-stage implementation approach
  • Measurements of service design
  • Outlining the challenges and risks facing service design
  • Establishing critical success factors and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Developing risk-benefit analyses
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Days 1 - 2 Course Hours:
9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Two 15-minute breaks
45-minute lunch

Day 3 Course Hours - Last Day:
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45-minute lunch
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