ITIL® 4 Specialist: Drive Stakeholder Value Training

Course 1283

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Labs: Yes
  • Exam Voucher: Yes
  • Language: English
  • 18 PMI PDUs
  • Level: Advanced

This ITIL 4 Specialist: Drive Stakeholder Value (DSV) course covers all types of engagement and interaction between a service provider and their customers, users, suppliers, and partners. It focuses on the conversion of demand into value via IT-enabled services. 

It covers critical topics such as SLA (Service Level Agreements) design, multi-supplier management, communication, relationship management, CX and UX design, customer journey mapping, and more. In addition, it will provide you with the tools to increase stakeholder satisfaction, which is integral to business success in the current competitive landscape.

The course prepares you for the ITIL 4 Specialist: Drive Stakeholder Value exam, one of five exams needed to achieve ITIL 4 Managing Professional (MP) Certification. Individuals can expect to walk away with the tools required to drive user engagement and boost internal and external stakeholder satisfaction.

This course is part of the ITIL Practice Manager Certification course series.

Drive Stakeholder Value Training Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

Drive Stakeholder Value Training Information

In this course, you will learn how to:

Understand all types of engagement and interactions between a service provider and their customers, users, suppliers, and partners, including essential CX, UX, and journey mapping concepts.

Apply practical and technical knowledge about how to run successful, modern, IT-enabled services, teams, and workflows

Training Prerequisites

Must hold the ITIL 4® Foundation Certificate (see Learning Tree Course 1199, ITIL® 4 Foundation Training)

Certification Information

Wouldn’t you like to sit your exam knowing you could have another shot if the outcome is unexpected? With Learning Tree, now you can! This Learning Tree training course features the Take2 re-sit exam option. In the case of an unsuccessful result, you can retake the exam within six months of your first try.

Drive Stakeholder Value Training Outline

  • Understand the concept of the customer journey
  • Understand the ways of designing and improving customer journeys
  • Understand the characteristics of markets
  • Understand marketing activities and techniques
  • Know how to describe customer needs and internal and external factors that affect these
  • Know how to identify service providers and explain their value propositions
  • Understand the concepts of mutual readiness and maturity
  • Understand the different supplier and partner relationship types and how these are managed
  • Know how to develop customer relationships
  • Know how to analyze customer needs
  • Know how to use communication and collaboration activities and techniques
  • Know how the relationship management practice can be applied to enable and contribute to fostering relationships (the relationship management practice)
  • Know how the supplier management practice can be applied to enable and contribute to supplier and partner relationships management (the supplier management practice)
  • Understand methods for designing digital service experiences based on value-driven, data-driven, and user-centered service design
  • Understand approaches for selling and obtaining service offerings
  • Know how to capture, influence, and manage demand and opportunities
  • Know how to collect, specify, and prioritize requirements from a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Know how the Business analysis practice can be applied to enable and contribute to requirement management and service design (the business analysis)
  • Know how to plan for value co-creation
  • Know how to negotiate and agree on service utility, warranty, and experience
  • Know how the Service level management practice can be applied to enable and contribute to service expectation management (the service level management practice)
  • Understand key transition, onboarding, and offboarding activities
  • Understand the ways of relating with users and fostering user relationships
  • Understand how users are authorized and entitled to services
  • Understand different approaches to the mutual elevation of the customer, user, and service provider capabilities
  • Know how to prepare onboarding and offboarding plans
  • Know how to develop user engagement and delivery channels
  • Know how the Service Catalogue management practice can be applied to enable and contribute to offering user services (the service catalog management practice
  • Know how the Service Desk practice can be applied to enable and contribute to user engagement
  • Understand how users can request services
  • Understand methods for triaging user requests
  • Understand the concept of user communities
  • Understand methods for encouraging and managing customer and user feedback
  • Know how to foster a service mindset (attitude, behavior, and culture)
  • Know how to use different approaches to the provision of user services
  • Know how to seize and deal with customer and user ‘moments of truth’
  • Know how the Service request management practice can be applied to enable and contribute to service usage (the service request management practice)
  • Understand methods for measuring service usage and customer and user experience and satisfaction
  • Understand methods to track and monitor service value (outcome, risk, cost, and resources)
  • Understand different types of reporting of service outcome and performance
  • Understand charging mechanisms
  • Know how to assess service value realization
  • Know how to prepare to evaluate and improve the customer journey
  • Know how the Portfolio management practice can be applied to enable and contribute to service value realization (9.5.5, the portfolio management practice)

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ITIL® 4 Specialist: DSV Training FAQs

ITIL Specialist Drive Stakeholder Value is aimed at practitioners responsible for managing and integrating stakeholders, focusing on the customer journey and experience, and fostering relationships with partners and suppliers. All modules have ITIL 4 Foundation as a prerequisite.

Before your event, you will be sent an electronic Pre-Course Study Guide and the ITIL 4 Drive Stakeholder Value book, which you should read as part of the 21 hours of personal study.

You will receive an exam voucher for each exam and a link to register and schedule your online exam sessions with the PeopleCert web proctoring service. You will take your exams after you have completed your training course. Visit the PeopleCert website for more information on the logistics of taking your web-proctored exam with PeopleCert.

Once you have ITIL 4 Foundation certification, this course is one of 4 Specialist courses needed to achieve the ITIL 4 Managing Professional certification.

Learning Tree will set up the Take2 option for all attendees for publicly scheduled course events when we order your exam voucher. Additionally, if you are not successful on your first exam, you will be notified by PeopleCert that you are eligible to register for the exam retake.

Though exam vouchers can cost hundreds, there is no additional cost to you to sign up for the Take2 re-sit program. Take2 is an additional complimentary benefit offered to you by Learning Tree.

Yes, you must re-sit the exam within six months of your initial exam.

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