Content at a Glance

Learning Unit ST01: Introduction to service transition

The purpose and objectives of service transition
The scope of service transition and ways that service transition adds value to the business
The context of service transition in relation to all other lifecycle stages

Learning Unit ST02: Service transition principles

Principles, techniques and relationships and their application to ensure new, modified or retired services meet the expectations of the business.
Service transition policies, principles and best practices for service transition
How to use metrics to ensure the quality of a new or changed service and the effectiveness and efficiency of service transition
The inputs to and outputs from service transition as it interfaces with the other service lifecycle phases

Learning Unit ST03: Service transition processes

Principles, techniques and relationships and their application to ensure new, modified or retired services meet the expectations of the business.
A management perspective of the purpose and value of the service transition processes, how they integrate within service transition and how they interface with other lifecycle phases

Learning Unit ST04: Managing people through service transitions

Principles, techniques and relationships and their application to ensure new, modified or retired services meet the expectations of the business.
How to address and manage the communication and commitment aspects of service transition
How to manage organizational and stakeholder change
How to develop a stakeholder management strategy, map and analyse stakeholders and monitor changes in stakeholder commitment

Learning Unit ST05: Organizing for service transition

Principles, techniques and relationships and their application to ensure new, modified or retired services meet the expectations of the business.
How the technical and application management functions interface with service transition
The interfaces that exist between service transition and other organizational units (including programmes, projects, service design and suppliers) and the “handover points” required to ensure delivery of new or change services within the agreed schedule
Service transition roles and responsibilities, where and how they are used, as well as examples of how small or larger service transition organizations would be structured to use these roles
Why service transition needs service design and service operation, what it uses from them and how

Learning Unit ST06: Technology Considerations

Principles, techniques and relationships and their application to ensure new, modified or retired services meet the expectations of the business.
Technology requirements that support the service transition stage and its integration into the service lifecycle
Types of knowledge management, service asset and configuration management and workflow tools that can be used to support service transition

Learning Unit ST07: Implementing and improving service transition

Principles, techniques and relationships and their application to ensure new, modified or retired services meet the expectations of the business.
The key activities for introducing an integrated service transition approach into an organization
The design, creation, implementation and use of service transition in a virtual or cloud environment

Learning Unit ST08: Challenges, critical success factors and risks

Principles, techniques and relationships and their application to ensure new, modified or retired services meet the expectations of the business.
Be able to provide insight and guidance for service transition challenges, risks and critical success factor


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