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ITIL® Continual Service Improvement Training Course

Course Overview

Our ITIL Continual Service Improvement training course will teach you how individuals and organisations can strategically review the range of products and services you have produced.

Throughout this ITIL training courses you will also cover:

  •    Introduction to continual service improvement.
  •    Continual service improvement principles.
  •    Continual service improvement process.
  •    Continual service improvement methods and techniques.
  •    Organising for continual service improvement.
  •    Technology considerations.
  •    Implementing continual service improvement.
  •    Challenges, critical success factors and risks.

The Continual Service Improvement qualification focuses on how organisations and individuals can strategically review their products and services from strategic, design, transition, and operational aspects of the IT Service Lifecycle. You will learn how these processes should be organised and implemented.

Throughout this ITIL CSI training course, you will focus on the principles and techniques from the Continual Service Improvement stage of the ITIL Lifecycle.

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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exams: Included
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Accredited by PeopleCert for AXELOS
  • Interest-free Payments
  • Experience Level: Beginner & Intermediate
  • Exam Pass Guarantee*
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exams: Included
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Accredited by PeopleCert for AXELOS
  • Interest-free Payments
  • Experience Level: Beginner & Intermediate
  • Exam Pass Guarantee*
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Course Details

Why study the ITIL Continual Service Improvement course with e-Careers?

We have developed an expert team over the last 10 years since our inception. In that time, we have trained over 595,000 delegates globally, which has helped offer the highest quality training.

By refining our processes, partner relationships, and course materials, we can offer high-quality training solutions for our delegates. 

You will also benefit from:

  •    Exam Pass Guarantee*.
  •    Fast-track your learning with our Virtual Classroom course.
  •    Enhance your career prospects.
  •    Learn from expert trainers, with vast experience in this field.
  •    We offer interest-free payment options.

How does the Exam Pass Guarantee work?

We have found our Virtual Classroom training has provided higher pass rates, which has made us confident to offer an Exam Pass Guarantee, so you know we’ll support you until you are certified.

With our Exam Pass Guarantee, if you do not pass the exam after attending this training course with us, you will be eligible to attend the same training again for free.

All we ask is that you:

  •    Attend all class days and complete all assignments
  •    Take the exam within 30 days of completing your Virtual Classroom training
  •    Request your course re-enrolment within 30 days of the failed exam attempt

Please Note:

Students retaking the course are required to use the materials and books distributed to them in their original course session. Failure to provide these materials will result in the student being charged for replacement materials.

*Exam Pass Guarantee does not include the resit exam; this would need to be purchased at an additional cost.

Is the ITIL Continual Service Improvement course suitable for me?

Before enrolling onto this training course, you will first need to complete the training and exam for either ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management, or ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management.

This course would be suitable for individuals who currently work as, or are aspiring to embark on a career as a:

  •    IT Consultant
  •    Business Continuity Manager
  •    Service Level Manager
  •    Cyber Resilience Consultant
  •    IT Security Manager
  •    IT Professional - Continual Service Improvement
  •    Business Relationship Manager
  •    IT Security Architect
  •    IT Audit Manager
  •    Chief Information Officer
  •    Chief Technology Officer

What jobs can I apply for after my ITIL Continual Service Improvement training?

Once you have completed your training and passed your CSI exam, you will be able to apply for job roles in the IT Service sector, including:

  •    IT Consultant - £42k
  •    Business Continuity Manager - £48k
  •    Service Level Manager - £50k
  •    Cyber Resilience Consultant - £65k
  •    IT Security Manager - £65k
  •    IT professional involved in continual service improvement - £68k

(Source: ITJobsWatch)

ITIL Continual Service Improvement Syllabus

Continual Service Improvement training includes guidance on the technology and tools used to support related activities and review how to evaluate risks and critical success factors.

CSI offers best practice, which enables businesses and projects to adapt and meet the changing requirements of end users, while simultaneously improving efficiencies and ROI for organisations.

Learning Outcomes

This ITIL CSI qualification covers the necessary learning to pass your exam, and teach you how to align IT services to the changing needs of a business, by identifying and implementing improvements to IT services which support the business process.

You will review improvement activities and gain the competencies in the follow areas:

  •    Basics of Continual Service Improvement
  •    Continual Service Improvement principles
  •    Continual Service Improvement process
  •    Continual Service Improvement methods and techniques
  •    Organising for Continual Service Improvement
  •    Technology considerations
  •    Implementing Continual Service Improvement
  •    Challenges, critical success factors and risks

Introduction to continual service improvement

  •    The purpose, objectives, and scope of CSI
  •    The value to the business of adopting and implementing CSI
  •    The context of CSI in the ITIL service lifecycle
  •    The approach to CSI, including key interfaces and inputs and outputs

Continual service improvement principles

  •    How the success of CSI depends on understanding change in the organisation and having clear accountability
  •    How service level management and knowledge management influence and support CSI
  •    How the complete Deming Cycle works, and how it can be applied to a real-world example
  •    How CSI can make effective use of the various aspects of service measurement
  •    What situations require the use of frameworks and models, and examples of how each type can be used to achieve improvement

Continual service improvement process

  •    What the seven-step improvement process is, how each step can be applied, and the benefits produced
  •    How CSI integrates with the other stages in the ITIL service lifecycle
  •    How other processes play key roles in the seven-step improvement process

Continual service improvement methods and techniques

  •    When to use assessments, what to assess and how a gap analysis can provide insight into the areas that have room for improvement
  •    How to use benchmarking, service measurement, metrics, service reporting, including balanced scorecard and SWOT, to support CSI
  •    How to create a return on investment, establish a business case and measure the benefits achieved
  •    How techniques within availability management, capacity management, IT service continuity management and problem management can be used by CSI

Organising for continual service improvement

  •    The role of the CSI manager, and the roles of service owner, process owner, process manager and process practitioner in the context of CSI and how they can be positioned within an organisation
  •    How to design, implement and populate a RACI (responsible, accountable, consulted, informed) diagram as well as how to use it to support CSI

Technology considerations

  •    The technology and tools required and how these would be implemented and managed to support CSI activities such as performance, project, and portfolio management, as well as service measurement and business intelligence reporting

Implementing continual service improvement

  •    CSI implementation: strategy, planning, governance, communication, project management, operation, as well as how to deal with cultural and organisational change

Challenges, critical success factors and risks

  •    The challenges and risks such as staffing, funding, management, etc., which can be related to CSI and the details behind how each challenge can be addressed
  •    The critical success factors related to CSI as well as how to measure and monitor them

ITIL Continual Service Improvement Exam Details

Exam format – Multiple-choice.

Duration – 90-mins.

Pass mark – 28/40 (70%).

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