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ITIL® Service Offerings and Agreements Certificate

ITIL® Service Offerings and Agreements Certificate

Summary

This module is for professionals involved with (commercial) offers and agreements for IT Service Management. Proper Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and contracts with suppliers prevent misunderstandings and ensure a smooth and timely delivery of services.

 

Target group

You are part of the operational staff and are involved in Service Portfolio Management, Service Catalogue Management, Service Level Management, Demand Management, Supplier Management, Financial Management or Business Relationship Management. This is particularly suited to service (or service-level) managers and portfolio managers.

 

Context

Your role involves operational activities concerning offers, agreements, responsibilities and (service-level) agreements. The knowledge from this module will enable you to contribute to a higher quality of IT service support within the organization.

 

e-Competence Framework (e-CF)

    Level
 e-CF Area   e-Competence e-1 e-2 e-3 e-4 e-5
PLAN A.1. IS and Business Strategy Alignment          
A.2. Service Level Management
         
RUN C.3. Service Delivery          
ENABLE D.4. Purchasing          
D.8. Contract Management          
D.9. Personnel Development          
D.11. Needs Identification          
MANAGE E.4. Relationship Management          
Legend for coverage
General
Partial
Superficial

 

Prerequisites

-The ITIL® Foundation certificate in IT Service Management*

-An accredited training by an accredited training provider

 

*Or the Foundation certificate in IT Service Management (based on ITIL®) (version 2)  in combination with the ITIL®Foundation bridge certificate.

 

Exam content

Candidates can expect to gain competencies in the following areas upon successful completion of the education and examination components related to this certification:

  • Overview of SOA processes and basic principles;
  • The value to the business of SOA activities;
  • How the SOA processes rely on a good business case;
  • How the SOA processes rely on a good understanding of return on investment (ROI);
  • Processes across the service lifecycle pertaining to the service offerings and agreements.

 

Curriculum:

  • Service portfolio management, which provides documentation for services and prospective services in business terms;
  • Service catalogue management, which is concerned with the production and documentation of the service catalogue from a business and a technical viewpoint;
  • Service level management, which sets up a service level agreement (SLA) structure and ensures that all SLAs have an underpinning support structure in place;
  • Demand management, which identifies patterns of business activity to enable the appropriate strategy to be implemented;
  • Supplier management, which ensures all partners and suppliers are managed in the appropriate way and includes contract management;
  • Financial management for IT services, which includes ensuring understanding of the service value and the management of all financial considerations;
  • Business relationship management, which ensures the customer’s requirements are correctly identified.

 

Click here to download the glossary in the download section in the right column.

 

Exam Details

  • Number of questions: 8
  • Pass mark: 70%
  • Open book: No 
  • Electronic equipment allowed: No

 

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