This course prepares you for the exam leading to the ITIL Intermediate Certificate: Release, Control & Validation. In addition, this certification contributes 4 credits towards the “ITIL Expert” certification. See the ITIL certification scheme for more details.
This official ITIL capability certification course enables you to master the key ITIL processes needed to properly plan for service transitions; assess changes; build, test and deploy releases; validate changes before they go into production; evaluate the changes once they are in operation to ensure that the benefits have been realized while minimizing adverse effects; and transfer the right level of knowledge to the right people, through effective and efficient Configuration and Knowledge Management systems.
It includes a mix of instructor-led training and hands-on exercises to help participants learn about the practical application of the ITIL concepts, organizational structures, roles, functions and process activities related to the following processes:
Service Validation & Testing
Release & Deployment Management
Service Asset & Configuration Management
Service Management as a practice and how it creates business value
In-depth review of the key processes, and their associated activities, functions, roles, responsibilities, challenges, risks and critical success factors:
Change Management: Enables successful service transition
Service Validation & Testing: Ensures the integrity and quality of the transition
Release & Deployment Management: Ensures the proper building, testing and deploying of a release
Service Asset & Configuration Management: Monitors the state of the transition
Request Fulfillment: Ensures the effective and expedient fulfillment of service requests and provides a standard for evaluation
Evaluation: Reviews whether the performance and value of a service is acceptable
Knowledge Management: Enhances ongoing management decision support and service delivery capability
Technology and implementation considerations for these processes
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Change Managers, Release and Deployment Managers, Configuration Managers, Network Managers, Infrastructure Managers, IT Managers and Directors, and any IT professional involved with the processes described above.
Candidates must hold the ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management, attained through either the ITIL IT Service Management Essentials (V2) plus the ITIL V2-V3 Foundations Bridging Course or the ITIL Foundations course. Your certificate must be presented as documentary evidence to gain admission to this course.
EXAM, CERTIFICATION & AWARDS
This course prepares participants for the examination leading to the ITIL Intermediate Certificate: Release, Control & Validation.A 90-minute exam is scheduled on the last day of the course. It consists of eight multiple choice, scenario-based, gradient scored questions. To help prepare attendees for the final exam, a sample exam is delivered during the course. A passing mark of 70% is required to receive your certificate
4 ITIL credits
You will attain 32 professional development units (PDUs) for Project Managers
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Due to the in-depth nature of this hands-on course, it is recommended that students complete at least 12 hours of personal study by reviewing the Release, Control & Validation syllabus, as well as the Service Design, Service Transition, Service Operation, and Continual Service Improvement publications, in preparation for the examination. You can purchase the publications in a variety of formats from the following sources:
ITIL Online Bookshop
The Stationery Office (TSO)
The Book Depository