Realdolmen Education


ITIL ® Service Strategy Lifecycle

Deze cursus is momenteel niet ingepland op de open kalender, maar kan op aanvraag georganiseerd worden.

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3 day(s)


• Individuals who have their ITIL Foundation Certificate; • Individuals who require a deeper understanding of the Service Strategy stage of the Service Lifecycle and how activities in this Lifecycle stage may be implemented to enhance the quality of IT service management within an organization; • IT professionals working in roles associated with strategic planning, execution and control within a service-based business model, seeking an understanding of the concepts, processes, functions and activities involved in Service Strategy; • Individuals seeking the ITIL Expert certification in IT Service Management for which this qualification is one of the prerequisite modules; • Individuals seeking progress towards the ITIL Master in IT Service Management for which the ITIL Expert is a prerequisite; • A typical role includes (but is not restricted to): CIOs, CTOs, managers, supervisory staff, team leaders, designers, architects, planners, IT consultants, IT audit managers, IT security managers, service test managers and ITSM trainers involved in the management, coordination and integration of strategy activities within the Service Lifecycle



At the end of this course, the learner will gain competencies in: • Understanding Service Management as a Practice and Service Strategy principles, purpose and objective; • Understanding how all Service Strategy processes interact with other Service Lifecycle processes; • The activities, methods and functions used in each of the Service Strategy processes; • The roles and responsibilities within Service Strategy and the activities and functions to achieve operational excellence; • How to measure Service Strategy performance; • Understanding technology and implementation requirements in support of Service Strategy; • The challenges, critical success factors and risks related with Service Strategy


Class training alternated with exercises.


This 3-day course immerses learners in the overall concepts, processes, policies and methods associated with the Service Strategy phase of the Service Lifecycle. The course covers the management and control of the activities and techniques within the Service Strategy stage, but not the detail of each of the supporting processes. This course is designed using an engaging scenario-based approach to learning the core disciplines of the ITIL best practice and positions the student to successfully complete the associated exam.

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  • Course introduction
    • Introductions
    • Course Introduction
    • Course Learning Objectives
    • Unique Nature of the Course
    • Course Agenda and Exam Details
  • Course Agenda
    • ITIL Intermediate Classroom Course
    • ITIL Intermediate Expert Program Course
    • ITIL Intermediate Classroom Blended Course
    • ITIL Intermediate Virtual Classroom Blended Course
  • Unit 1: Introduction to Service Strategy
    • 1.1 Purpose and Objectives
    • 1.2 Scope of Service Strategy
    • 1.3 Value to the Business
    • 1.4 Relationship with Other Lifecycle Phases
    • 1.5 Group/Individual Exercise
    • Summary of Unit 1
  • Unit 2: Service Strategy Principles
    • 2.1 Basic Approach to Deciding a Strategy
    • 2.2 Strategy and Opposing Dynamics and Outperforming Competitors
    • 2.3 The Four Ps of Service Strategy
    • 2.4 Services and Value
    • 2.5 Utility and Warranty of Services
    • 2.6 Customer Assets, Service Assets, and Strategic Assets
    • 2.7 Service Providers – Types and Choosing Between Them
    • 2.8 Defining Services
    • 2.9 Strategies for Customer Satisfaction
    • 2.10 Service Economics
    • 2.11 Sourcing Strategy
    • 2.12 Strategy Inputs and Outputs with the Service Lifecycle
    • Summary of Unit 2
  • Unit 3: Service Strategy Processes
    • 3.1 Strategy Management for IT Services
    • 3.2 Service Portfolio Management
    • 3.3 Financial Management for IT Services
    • 3.4 Demand Management
    • 3.5 Business Relationship Management
    • 3.6 Group/Individual Exercise
    • 3.7 Sample Test Questions
    • Summary of Unit 3
  • Unit 4: Governance
    • 4.1 Governance
    • 4.2 Strategizing for Governance
    • 4.3 The Governance Framework
    • 4.4 IT Governance
    • 4.5 Governance Bodies
    • 4.6 Relationship of Service Strategy with Governance
    • 4.7 Group/Individual Exercise
    • Summary of Unit 4
  • Unit 5: Organizing for Service Strategy
    • 5.1 Organizational Development
    • 5.2 Departmentalization Organization
    • 5.3 Organizational Design
    • 5.4 Service Owner and Business Relationship Manager
    • 5.5 Other Roles
    • Summary of Unit 5
  • Unit 6: Technology Considerations
    • 6.1 Service Automation
    • 6.2 Service Interfaces
    • Summary of Unit 6
  • Unit 7: Implementing Service Strategy
    • 7.1 Implementation Through the Lifecycle
    • 7.2 Following the Lifecycle Approach
    • 7.3 Impact of Service Strategy on Other Lifecycle Phases
    • 7.4 Group/Individual Exercise
    • Summary of Unit 7
  • Unit 8: Challenges, Critical Success Factors, and Risks
    • 8.1 Challenges
    • 8.2 Risks
    • 8.3 CSFs
    • 8.4 Sample Test Question
    • Summary of Unit 8
  • Unit 9 : Exam Preparation Guide
    • 9.1 Mock Exam 1
    • 9.2 Mock Exam 2