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ITIL-PPO - ITIL® Planning, Protection & Optimization


Duration: 5 Days




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Course Information

Course Description

​All courses are offered by Deepcreek ITIL® ATO/Affiliate - ITIL® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited

A five day course intended to provide, test and validate knowledge on industry practices in service management as documented in the ITIL Service Lifecycle core publications.

The course and associated examination are free-standing but also part of the ITIL intermediate capability stream. It is one of the modules that leads to the ITIL® Expert Certificate in IT Service Management and carries a credit value of 4 points.

Course Objectives

Course Audience

​The course and examination are suitable for:

  • Individuals who require a deep understanding of the ITIL Certificate in the Planning, Protection and Optimization processes and how they may be used to enhance the quality of IT service support within an organization
  • IT professionals who are working within an organization which has adopted and adapted ITIL and who need to be informed about, and thereafter contribute to, an ongoing service improvement programme
  • Operational staff involved in capacity management, availability management, IT service continuity management, information security management and demand management and who wish to enhance their role-based capabilities
  • Individuals who have attained the ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management and wish to advance to higher level ITIL certifications
  • Individuals seeking the ITIL Expert Certificate in IT Service Management for which this qualification can be one of the prerequisite modules

Course Outline

Introduction to planning, protection and optimization
  • An introduction to the core concepts and terminology used in the lifecycle stages that are related to planning, protection and optimization which include processes from service strategy and service design
Capacity management, availability management, IT service continuity management, information security management, demand management
  • The purpose, objectives, scope and importance of each process to generate business value
  • Process policies, principles, concepts, activities, methods and techniques in relation to PPO practices and efficient use of process metrics
Planning, protection and optimization roles and responsibilities
  • Service roles and responsibilities and their relationship to PPO practices
  • Specific process roles and functions that are responsible for executing each step of the process
Technology and implementation considerations
  • Technology and implementation considerations for planning, protection and optimization and the relationship to other lifecycle stages, particularly service design, service transition and service operation

Course Prerequisites

​Students wishing to attend this course and take the examination must fulfil the following requirements:

  • Hold the ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management (or equivalent) which must be presented as documentary evidence to gain admission
  • Attend an accredited training course
It is recommended that candidates can demonstrate familiarity with IT terminology and understand planning, protection and optimization within the context of their own business environment and have experience of working in a service management capacity within a service provider environment, with responsibility for at least one of the included process and functions.
Course Schedule
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