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ITIL Lifecycle Service Strategy (SS)

5 Days

Price: $2295

Course Schedule


This five-day Live Instructor-Led course provides you with an intense and focused exploration of the new and updated topics in ITIL® from the point of view of the owner of a process or set of activities. The course is intended for those who work within a Service Strategy (SS) environment and require a deeper understanding of the underlying concepts, processes and activities involved and associated management responsibilities and how they may be used to enhance overall service quality and service provision.


  • Focus on the managerial and control aspects of the operational environment with regard to Service Strategy.
  • Educate IT Professionals in the value of IT Service Strategy.


  • CIOs, CTOs, Managers, Supervisory Staff
  • Team Leaders, Designers, Architects, Planners,
  • IT Consultants, IT Audit Managers and IT Security Managers.
  • Candidates looking to achieve credit towards the coveted ITIL Expert designation


The candidate must hold (photocopy required) one of the following:

  • v3 ITIL® Foundation Certificate, or
  • v2-v3 Foundation Bridge Certificate

It is also strongly recommended that the candidate have 2-4 years of professional experience within Service Management as well as defined experience in at least one of the SS processes.



  • Service Strategy Principles
  • Service Strategy and the overall ITIL Lifecycle

Defining “Service” and Market Spaces

  • What is a ‘Service’?
  • What is a market space?
  • Customer Outcome Decision Models
  • Asset-based and utility-based service strategies

Basic Service Strategy Principles

  • Influencing the performance of SS processes in the plan, build, test and implementation activities Service Strategy Processes

Managerial and supervisory aspects of SS processes (Financial Management, Demand Management, Service Portfolio Management) 

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Information management requirements,
  • Challenges, critical success factors and risks within each of the processes.

Organizing Service Strategy

  • Role and the responsibilities of each of the activities and their input to all lifecycle phases

Exploring Technology and Implementation

  • Considerations: Role of technology