This 3-day course immerses learners in the overall concepts, processes, policies and methods associated with the Service Design phase of the Service Lifecycle. The course covers the management and control of the activities and techniques within the Service Design 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.
The ITIL Service Design is the stage in the lifecycle that turns a service strategy into a plan for delivering business objectives. ITIL Service Design provides guidance for the design and development of services and service management practices. It covers design principles and methods for converting strategic objectives into portfolios of services and service assets. The scope of ITIL Service Design includes the changes and improvements necessary increase or maintain value to customers over the lifecycle of service, the continuity of services, the achievement of service levels, and conformance to standards and regulations.
List of ITIL processes is Service Design:
- Design coordination
- Service Catalogue management
- Service level management
- Availability management
- Capacity Management
- IT service continuity management
- Information security management system
- Supplier management
The ITIL Capability modules which would enhance your knowledge gained from this module are:
- ITIL Service Offerings and Agreements (SOA)
- ITIL Planning, Protection and Optimization (PPO)
The Service Design Lifecycle course will be of interest to:
- Individuals who have their ITIL® Foundation Certificate who want to purse the intermediate and advanced level ITIL® certifications.
- Individuals who require a deeper understanding of the Service Design 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 or new to a Service Design environment who require and understanding of the concepts, processes, functions and activities involved.
- 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 design activities within the Service Lifecycle.
Upon completion of this course and examination, the learner will gain competencies in:
- Understanding Service Management as a Practice and Service Design principles, purpose and objective
- Understanding how all Service Design processes interact with other Service Lifecycle processes
- The sub-processes, activities, methods and functions used in each of the Service Design processes
- The roles and responsibilities within Service Design and the activities and functions to achieve operational excellence
- How to measure Service Design performance
- Understanding technology and implementation requirements in support of Service Design
- The challenges, critical success factors and risks related with Service Design
Candidates for this course must hold an ITIL Foundation Certificate (holders of Foundation certificate from an earlier version of ITIL® , e.g.: ITIL v2, must pass the current ITIL Foundation exam before attending this course)
There is no minimum requirement but a basic IT literacy and around 2 years IT experience are highly desirable
- Evidence of ITIL® Foundation Certificate and completion of the Service Strategy Lifecycle course from an Accredited Training Provider is required to sit the exam
- It is recommended that students should complete at least 21 hours of personal study by reviewing the syllabus and the Service Strategy book in preparation for the examination.
- The syllabus can be downloaded from:
- The exam is a closed book exam with eight (8) multiple choice, scenario-based, gradient scored questions.
- Exam duration is a maximum 90 minutes for all candidates in their respective language (candidates sitting the examination in a language other than their first language have a maximum of 120 minutes and are allowed to use a dictionary)
- Each question will have 4 possible answer options, one of which is worth 5 marks, one which is worth 3 marks, one which is worth 1 mark, and one which is a distracter and achieves no marks.
- Pass score is 28/40 or 70%
- Distinction pass score is under consideration
|Day 1||Day 2||Day 3|
|Introduction to SD||Service Design Process||Service Design Technology Related Activities|
|Service Design Principals||Organizing for SD|
|Consideration for Technology|
|Service Design Principals||Service Design Processes||Implementing & Improvement of Service Design|
|Service Design Processes||Exam Prep / Mock Exam|
|Homework (review of day’s material)|