What is ITIL?
ITIL is pretty much a trend all year round in the IT world. Used by the world’s biggest companies such as NASA, Microsoft, Bank of America, Honda, and IBM, ITIL is like a backbone for technology-based enterprises. So, what is ITIL, and why is it so important? Also, what do we mean with AXELOS ITIL3 Certification Levels?
ITIL formerly stands for Information Technology Infrastructure Library. Hence, ITIL is a group of guidelines with instructions that cares to demonstrate how to provide the best service possible. In other words, ITIL customizes you plan to run your business according to your own needs and circumstances in what is called IT Service Management. Furthermore, ITIL is called a library for it currently includes five publications and they are Service Strategy, Service Design, Service Transition, Service Operations, and Continual Service Improvements. Most importantly, ITIL is regularly being updated, for what works 5 years ago, does not work in 2019. AXELOS Co. now owns ITIL, and it is planning to issue the new version of ITIL ‘ITIL V4’ in the second half of 2019. Therefore, we are first going to provide you details about AXELOS’ ITIL V3 Certification Path.
Accrediting Institute: AXELOS
AXELOS is founded in 2013 by the Cabinet Office of the United Kingdom and Capita plc. In short, AXELOS has created well-known and effective approaches and frameworks employed worldwide in project and program management, in addition to enterprise risk management solutions. Furthermore, several organizations implemented and used these frameworks, like ITIL, PRINCE2, MSP, and risk management framework M_o_R. AXELOS ‘s maxim is to grow and develop the “Global Best Practice” communities
AXELOS ITIL4 Certification Levels
ITIL 4 Foundation Level
ITIL Foundation Level is an introduction to ITIL version 4 as an illustration of IT Service Management. Moreover, ITIL 4 Foundation Level is an end-to-end operating model for creating, delivering, improving technological services and products.
ITIL 4 Managing Professional (ITIL MP)
ITIL 4 Managing Professional (MP) consists of four modules which you need to pass to obtain the ITIL 4 MP certificate. Further, ITIL 4 MP certificate provides you technical and practical knowledge of how to administer successful IT services, teams, and workflows. In addition, the ITIL 4 Managing Professional Modules are:
- ITIL Specialist Create, Deliver and Support
- ITIL Specialist Drive Stakeholder Value
- Specialist High-Velocity IT in ITIL
- ITIL Strategist Direct Plan and Improve
ITIL 4 Strategic Leader (ITIL SL)
ITIL Strategic Leader (SL) consists of two modules which you need to pass to obtain the ITIL 4 SL certificate. Furthermore, ITIL 4 SL candidate will be able to recognize the value of ITIL for IT operations and all digitally-enabled services. Also, an ITIL SL will have a clear understating of how IT impacts and directs business strategy. In addition, the ITIL 4 Strategic Leader Modules are:
- Strategist Direct Plan and Improve in ITIL
- ITIL Leader Digital and IT Strategy.
ITIL 4 Master Certification
A Candidate of ITIL 4 Master Certification should personally demonstrate and explain how they applied a range of ITIL knowledge, principles, methods and techniques. Moreover, They need to demonstrate, from personal experience, how they led their enterprises into certain outcome using ITIL Framework and supporting management techniques.