About this Course

Code TPZL1_TP350
Duration 2 Days

This course introduces you to the fundamental concepts of managing IT assets, service requests, and changes in your IT environment using IBM SmartCloud Control Desk. You will learn how managing these processes with a unified solution provides significant advantages to your organization. Through instructor-led discussion, demonstrations, and hands-on labs, you will learn how to plan a deployment, perform basic configuration, and navigate IBM SmartCloud Control Desk.

Delegates will learn how to

  • Describe the features of IBM SmartCloud Control Desk
  • Explain the architecture
  • List the primary installation scenarios
  • Perform initial configuration
  • Explain the processes managed by IBM SmartCloud Control Desk


  • Unit 1: Overview
  • Lesson 1: Service management
  • Lesson 2: Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
  • Lesson 3: IBM Service Management
  • Unit 2: Implementation
  • Lesson 1: Planning deployment
  • Lesson 2: Deploying virtual machine images
  • Lesson 3: Performing a standard installation
  • Lesson 4: Navigating the console
  • Unit 3: Basic configuration
  • Lesson 1: IT foundation data
  • Lesson 2: Initial configuration
  • Unit 4: Service Request Management
  • Lesson 1: Service Request Management overview
  • Lesson 2: Service Desk
  • Lesson 3: Service Catalog
  • Lesson 4: Self Service Center
  • Unit 5: IT asset management
  • Lesson 1: IT asset management overview
  • Lesson 2: Financial management
  • Lesson 3: IT asset lifecycle management
  • Lesson 4: Software asset management and audit readiness
  • Unit 6: Change, configuration, and release management
  • Lesson 1: Change, configuration, and release management overview
  • Lesson 2: Configuration management
  • Lesson 3: Change management
  • Lesson 4: Release management

2 Days

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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