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    Itil Foundation v3

    Courses Description

    This exciting and dynamic 3‐day course introduces learners to the lifecycle of managing IT services to deliver to business expectations. As well as an engaging, case study based approach to learning the core disciplines of the ITIL best practice, this course also positions the student to successfully complete the associated exam, required for entry into the future ITIL v3 intermediate level training courses.

    The ITIL Version 3 best practice is composed of five core disciplines: Service Strategy, Service Design, Service Transition, Service Operations and Continual Service Improvement. These disciplines represent a service life cycle framework that further enhances alignment to the business while demonstrating business value, ROI and enabling IT to solve specific operational needs.


    IT Management, IT Support Staff, IT Consultants, Business Managers, Business Process Owners, IT Developers, Service Providers, System Integrators

    Learning Objectives

    At the end of this course, you will be able to:

    • Identify the key principles and concepts of IT Service Management.
    • Identify the benefits of implementing ITIL in an organization.
    • Identify the Service Management processes and how they map to the Service Lifecycle.
    • Identify the basic concepts and definitions related to the Service Lifecycle.
    • Identify the activities and roles involved with the Service Lifecycle.
    • Identify the relationship of each component of the Service Lifecycle and how they map to other components.
    • Identify the factors that affect the effectiveness of the Service Lifecycle.

    Course Organization Logistics

    • Beautiful executive Classroom
    • Whiteboard, flipchart, projector
    • 18 students maximum
    • Course runs 09:00 – 17:30 each day
    • If required, the exam can be scheduled from 16:00 – 17:00 on the last day


    None, although a familiarity with IT service delivery will be beneficial.

    Course Student Material

    Students receive a copy of the classroom presentation material. There are no direct reference materials required for this course; however Secumetric will provide if necessary all reference materials available for this course. The list shown below  is intended as a reference list for supplemental material:

    The Official Introduction to the ITIL® Service Lifecycle

    ISBN: 9780113310616

    Passing Your ITIL® Foundation Exam Book

    ISBN: 9780113310791

    IT Service Management based on ITIL® V3: A Pocket Guide

    ISBN: 9789087531027

    Foundations of IT Service Management Based on ITIL® V3

    ISBN: 9789087530570

    ITIL® v3 Key Element Guides:


    Service Strategy

    ISBN: 9780113310708

    Service Design

    ISBN: 9780113310715

    Service Transition

    ISBN: 9780113310722

    Service Operation

    ISBN: 9780113310739

    Continual Service Improvement

    ISBN: 9780113310746

    Some of these books are also available as electronic .pdf and online subscription versions.

    About the Examination

    • Accredited Foundation training is strongly recommended but not a prerequisite.
    • The exam is a closed book, forty (40) multiple choice questions. The pass score is 65% (26 out of 40 questions). The exam lasts 60 minutes.


    • Upon successful passing of the ITIL v3 Foundation exam, the student will be recognized with 2 credits in the ITIL qualification scheme.
    • Project Management Institute – Professional Development Units (PDUs) = 18


    Day1 Day2 Day3
    1. Introduction 5. Service Design 8. Continual Service Improvement
    2. Service Management as a


    6. Service Transition 9. Technology and Architecture
    3. Service Lifecycle
    3. Service Lifecycle 6. Service Transition 10. Exam Preparation
    4. Service Strategy 7. Service Operation Course Evaluation
    5. Service Design 7. Service Operation Exam
    Homework (review of day’s material)