The ITIL 4 Leader: Digital and IT Strategy is a unique learning programme that explores the enabling of business success through the creation of digital and IT strategies. The content of this learning programme demonstrates how digital and IT strategy can help to shape, influence and drive strategic business decisions and organisational change, in line with the agile and evolving customer and business landscape.
The learning programme consists of three separate days spread over a three week period to enable both developing a deeper learning around strategic concepts and allowing delegates to prepare for a series of mandatory in-course assessed assignments spread over the three separate days. These assignments are a crucial element of the learning programme and are designed to allow delegates to demonstrate they have grasped the key digital and IT strategy principles and that they can apply them to the associated AXELOS issued case study. This case study will be supplied to delegates as part of the pre-course work so enabling a smooth start to the first day of the learning programme. The group assignments will be assessed and marked through the learning programme and passing these with a score of 30 or more out of 40 is required BEFORE delegates can go forward to take the associated ‘closed book’ examination. Delegates will be informed a maximum of 2 business days after completing the learning programme whether they have passed the in-course assignments to the required level which will then allow them to schedule the associated exam. The exam itself consists of 30 multi-choice questions and to be successful, candidates will need to score 21 or more. Once delegates have passed both the mandatory in-course assignments and then the associated multi-choice exam, they will then be awarded the ITIL 4 Leader: Digital and IT Strategy certification.
This course is targeted at:
C-suite, aspiring C-suite and senior IT, Digital and Business Managers and Leaders (Directors/Heads of)
The following are suggested IT job titles that would be relevant for attending this course;
- Chief Information Officer (CIO
- Chief Strategy Officer (CSO)
- Aspiring CIO
- Aspiring CSO
- Director of Digital
- Director of Digital Strategy
- Director of IT
- Director of IT Strategy
- Director of Strategy and Operations
- Strategy Director
- Head of Digital
- Head of IT
- Head of IT Strategy
The following are suggested Non-IT job titles that would be relevant for attending this course;
- Other CxOs / aspiring CxOs such as
- Chief Executive Officer
- Chief Finance Officer
- Chief Human Resources Officer
- Chief Marketing Officer
- Chief Operating Officer
- Head of Marketing
- Head of Business Development
- Business Relationship Manager
- Head of Finance and Head of Human Resources
- Strategy Consultants
- Business Consultants
- Learners must have an ITIL 4 Foundation certificate, or have attended and passed ITIL 4 Managing Professional Transition.
- ITIL 3 or previous versions of ITIL Foundation certificates are NOT a valid prerequisite.
We as QA, STRONGLY RECOMMEND that delegates prior to attending this course will also have obtained the ITIL 4 Managing Professional designation due to broad ranging nature of the strategic content of this course.
As part of preparing the delegates for the intensive nature of this learning programme you will be provided with pre-course work prior to attending the first day via myQA. It is CRUCIAL to the success of the overall learning experience that delegates will have read and studied the associated AXELOS case study and other pre-course reading PRIOR to attending the first day of the learning programme.
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Reasonable Adjustments Policy
The exam provider allows additional time for candidates who have a disability or whose native language differs to that of the examination paper. Full details and how to apply can be found here www.qa.com/axelosexams. At least two weeks' notice will be required for processing this request.
Delegates failing to advise QA and provide evidence when requested, may not be allowed the additional support offered via the policy. QA Exam Administration can be contacted by email email@example.com or by phone +44(0) 1793 696162.
This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to:
- Align and manage your enterprise, IT, and digital strategies, using ITIL 4 concepts
- Explore the use of the ITIL 4 framework to support an organisation’s digital transformation journey
- Respond to digital disruption by reshaping corporate strategy and adapting business and operating models
- Understand how internal and external factors influence a digital vision and strategy
- Encourage a culture that is more agile, resilient, lean and continuously improving
- Helps aspiring organisations and practitioners understand where to focus when combating competition and where to make digital investment
Module 1: Course Intro
Module 2: What is Digital and IT Strategy
Module 3: What is the Vision?
Module 4: Strategic analysis and assessment
Module 5: Strategic planning and approaches
Module 6: Strategic measurement and review
Module 7: Digital leadership and managing innovation
Module 8: Managing strategic risk
Module 9: Digital and IT Strategy summary
PeopleCert exams take place remotely via PeopleCert Online Proctoring, and the afternoon of the last day of your course will continue with your learning until approximately 4.00pm. When booking your exam please ensure that it is for a time after the course has concluded and at a time convenient for you. You will be required to download and install ExamShield and conduct a compatibility test prior to sitting the exam.
ITIL® 4 qualification scheme
ITIL® 4 provides an emphasis on the business and technology world, how it works today, and how it will work in the future with agile, DevOps and digital transformation.
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