ITIL® 4 Strategist Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) (ITIL4DPI)


Course Content

This course is a key component of both, ITIL 4 Managing Professional and ITIL 4 Strategic Leader streams. It is aimed at managers of all levels involved in shaping direction and strategy or developing a continually improving team. It provides individuals with the practical skills necessary to create a ‘learning and improving’ IT organization, with a strong and effective strategic direction.

The course covers the influence and impact of Agile and Lean ways of working, and how they can be leveraged to an organization’s advantage. It will provide practitioners with a practical and strategic method for planning and delivering continual improvement with necessary agility.

Students will also receive an exam voucher with this course. The exam is a total 40 multiple choice questions and you will have 90 minutes to complete it. You must get at least 28 questions correct in order to pass. The exam is administered by PeopleCert and can be scheduled on any date after completion of the course. Students will also attain 18 professional development units (PDUs) for Project Managers.

Who should attend

This course is for managers of all levels involved in shaping direction and strategy or developing a continually improving team.


ITIL 4 Foundation Certification Course with Exam

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Key Concepts of DPI.
  • Understanding ‘scope’ and applying DPI.
  • The role of governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) and the service value.
  • Continual improvement.
  • Organizational Change Management (OCM) and Communication.
  • Measurement and reporting in DPI.
  • DPI values streams and practices.

Outline: ITIL® 4 Strategist Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) (ITIL4DPI)

Module 1: Key Concepts of DPI

  • Where does DPI start?
  • How does DPI get it done?
  • Where does DPI start?
  • What do direction, planning, improvement do?
  • How is value related to risk, costs, and outcomes?

Module 2: Understanding ‘Scope’ and Applying DPI

  • Strategic Planning and Scope
  • Effective Policies, Controls, and Guidelines
  • Decision-Making Authority

Module 3: The Role of Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) and the Service Value System

  • Risk Management and DPI
  • Governance and DPI
  • Compliance

Module 4: Continual Improvement

  • Continual Improvement – The Basics and In-Depth
  • Continual Improvement Model

Module 5: Organizational Change Management (OCM) and Communication

  • What is OCM? What can we expect from OCM activities?
  • Communication Principles
  • Stakeholder Management

Module 6: Measurement and Reporting in DPI

  • Purpose and Key Terms of Measurement and Reporting
  • Types of Measurements
  • Planning and Evaluation Model
  • Success Factors and KPIs

Module 7: DPI Values Streams and Practices

  • Value Streams and Practices: Relationships and Differences
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Optimizing Workflow
  • Institutionalizing Change

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

3 days

  • US$ 2,385
Classroom Training

3 days

  • United States: US$ 2,385

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This is an Instructor-Led Classroom course
Instructor-led Online Training:   This is an Instructor-Led Online (ILO) course. These sessions are conducted via WebEx in a VoIP environment and require an Internet Connection and headset with microphone connected to your computer or laptop.
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered simultaneously in two modalities. Choose to attend the Instructor-Led Online (ILO) virtual session or Instructor-Led Classroom (ILT) session.
*   This class is delivered by a partner.

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