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ITIL® Release, Control & Validation

Duration: 5 days                         

Price: From £1,349 per delegate (excluding VAT)                           
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Course Outline

The ITIL Intermediate Certificate in Release, Control and Validation forms part of the Capability series of Intermediate certification modules, which can be taken as stand-alone qualifications or with a view to amassing sufficient credits to gain the ITIL Service Management Expert qualification. It will be of interest to candidates who wish to gain a deep level of understanding of the release, control and validation processes and roles across the Service Lifecycle.

The course is inclusive of courseware, examinations, refreshments, post course tutor support, and pass guarantee.

Course Overview:

This course is intended to enable delegates with a Foundation-level knowledge of IT Service Management to apply good practice across the Service Management lifecycle in processes pertaining to the capability of Release, Control and Validation Management, such as:

  • Change Management
  • Service Release and Deployment Management
  • Service Validation and Testing
  • Service Asset and Configuration Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Request Fulfilment
  • Service Evaluation

The course is interactive, combining presentation sessions and group exercises, with plenty of opportunity for questions and discussion. There is approximately 21 hours of pre-course study which is required in preparation for this course. On completion of the course and the required personal study, delegates will be able to sit the ITIL Intermediate examination in Release, Control and Validation worth 4 credits.

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Event Date Price
ITIL® >> Intermediate Capability Stream
ITIL Release, Control & Validation (RCV)
 Location:  London Monument *
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Start: 04-08-2014
 End:  08-08-2014
£ 1419.00
ITIL Operational Support & Analysis (OSA)
 Location:  London Citypoint
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Start: 11-08-2014
 End:  15-08-2014
£ 1419.00
ITIL Service Offerings & Agreements (SOA)
 Location:  London Monument *
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Start: 01-09-2014
 End:  05-09-2014
£ 1419.00
ITIL Release, Control & Validation (RCV)
 Location:  London Monument *
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Start: 06-10-2014
 End:  10-10-2014
£ 1419.00
ITIL Operational Support & Analysis (OSA)
 Location:  London Citypoint
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Start: 13-10-2014
 End:  17-10-2014
£ 1419.00

Course Content:

1. Release, Control and Validation in the Context of the Service Lifecycle

  • Service Management as a Practice
  • What is Service?
  • Service Management and Business Value
  • Processes in the Service Lifecycle

2. Change Management

  • Purpose, Goal, Objectives and Scope
  • Key Concepts and Activities
  • Key Metrics

3. Service Asset and Configuration Management

  • Purpose, Goal, Objectives, Scope and Interfaces
  • Key Concepts and Activities
  • CMS Data and Key Metrics

4. Service Validation and Testing

  • Purpose, Goal, Objectives, Scope and Interfaces
  • Key Concepts and Activities
  • Test Data and Key Metrics

5. Release and Deployment Management

  • Purpose, Goal, Objectives, Scope and Interfaces
  • Key Concepts and Activities
  • Key Metrics

6. Request Fulfillment

  • Purpose, Goal, Objectives and Scope
  • Key Concepts and Activities
  • Key Metrics

7. Service Evaluation

  • Purpose, Goal, Objectives and Scope
  • Key Concepts and Activities
  • Key Metrics and Challenges

8. Knowledge Management

  • Purpose, Goal, Objectives, Scope and Interfaces
  • Key Concepts and Activities
  • Key Metrics

9. Release, Control and Validation Roles and Responsibilities

10. Technology and Implementation Considerations

  • Technology and Tooling
  • Challenges, CSFs and Risks

11. Common Service Activities

12. Continual Service Improvement

Course Objectives:

This course will enable participants to:

  • Understand the importance of Service Management as a Practice;
  • Recognise the importance of Release, Control and Validation while providing service;
  • Appreciate how all processes in Release, Control and Validation interact with other Service Lifecycle Processes;
  • Identify the processes, activities, methods and functions used in each of the Release, Control and Validation processes;
  • Understand how to use the Release, Control and Validation processes, activities and functions to achieve operational excellence;
  • Explain how to measure Release, Control and Validation;
  • Understand the importance of IT Security and its contributions to Release, Control and Validation;
  • Understand the technology and implementation considerations surrounding Release, Control and Validation and the associated Challenges and Risks.

Who Will Benefit?

This course is aimed at individuals who have attained the ITIL Foundation certificate in Service Management and who wish to advance to higher level ITIL certifications. It will greatly benefit delegates who require a deep understanding of ITIL Release, Control and Validation processes and how they may be used to enhance the quality of IT service support within an organisation.

Individuals who may find this course of interest include IT professionals that are working within an organisation that has adopted and adapted ITIL and who need to be informed about and thereafter contribute to an ongoing service improvement programme, as well as operational staff involved in Change Management, Release and Deployment Management, Service Validation and Testing, Service Asset and Configuration Management, Request Fulfilment, Service Evaluation and Knowledge Management, and who wish to enhance their role-based capabilities.

Examination:

  • Eight complex multiple-choice questions (multi-part, scenario-based, gradient-scoring), closed book
  • 90 minutes
  • 70% pass mark, distinction mark to be confirmed

Pre-Requisite:

Candidates wishing to be trained and examined for this qualification must already hold the ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management which must be presented as documentary evidence to gain admission.

Candidates who hold the following ITIL qualifications are also eligible, and similar evidence will be required:

  • Earlier ITIL (v2) Foundation plus Foundation Bridge
  • ITIL Expert Certificate in IT Service Management (achieved via Service Manager or Practitioner bridging routes).

Courseware:

Delegates will receive a comprehensive pre-course preparation pack and detailed course slides and notes. Delegates will also receive a copy of FGI's ITIL Intermediate Certificate in Release, Control and Validation courseware.

Private On-Site Training:

This course can also be taught privately at your workplace by our accredited trainers, for more information read about our on-site training.

If you would like more information on this course, please Contact Us.

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