ITIL® Service Operation Certification
3-day training course and certification exam, $2,495
3-day virtual (no travel) certification course, $2,495
Limited promotional seats available


This training course focuses on the concepts, processes, policies, and best practices associated with the Service Operation phase of the ITIL Service Lifecycle and its purpose, principles, activities, functions, enabling technology and implementation. The course covers:

Service Operation processes including:

  • Incident Management
  • Problem Management
  • Request Fulfillment and Access Management

Service Operation functions including:

  • Service Desk
  • Technical Management
  • IT Operations Management
  • Application Management

The training is delivered in a practical, hands-on learning environment and an engaging case study-based approach is used to train and prepare participants for the certification exam at the end of the session.

What You Will Learn

Participants will learn:

  • Service Management as a Practice
  • Service Operation principals, purpose, and objectives
  • Relationship of ITIL Service Operations processes with other Service Lifecycle processes
  • Sub-processes, activities, methods, and functions used in each of the ITIL Service Operation processes
  • Roles and responsibilities within ITIL Service Operation and the activities and functions to achieve operational excellence
  • How to measure ITIL Service Operations
  • Technology and implementation considerations surrounding ITIL Service Operation
  • Challenges, critical success factors, and risks associated with ITIL Service Operation

Who Should Participate

  • CIOs, CTOs, managers, IT consultants, IT audit managers, IT security managers and ITSM trainers involved in the ongoing management, coordination and integration of strategizing activities within the Service Lifecycle
  • Professionals responsible for managing, implementing, or consulting on ITIL processes within IT or in conjunction with IT
  • Individuals seeking the ITIL Expert™ in IT Service Management for which this qualification is one of the prerequisite modules
  • Individuals seeking progress towards the ITIL Master in IT Service Management for which the ITIL Expert™ is a prerequisite


The ITIL Foundation Certification in IT Service Management - obtained through ITIL Foundation course or Foundation Bridge Course.


Our instructors are experienced IT professionals and hold either the "ITIL Experts™" or Service Operation certification or both. Only the finest quality, accredited content is used.


Successfully passing the 90 minute, exam consisting of eight (8) complex, multi-part, multiple choice questions leads to the ITIL Intermediate certificate in Service Operation.

Prior to the class participants must study for at least 21 hours by reviewing the ITIL Service Operation publication (2011 Edition, ISBN 9780113313075). The ITIL® books are not included with this course and must be purchased separately.


  • Service Operation Practice
  • Service Operation Processes
  • Service Operation Principals
  • Common Service Operation Activities
  • Organizing Service Operation: Functions
  • Technology Considerations
  • Implementation Considerations, Challenges, Critical Success Factors and Risks
  • Exam Preparation
  • Exam

Registration Fees

Both classroom training and virtual (online) training formats are available.

The per student registration fee for the classroom session is $2,495, and includes:

  • 3 days of instructor led training and exercises
  • Course manual (excellent post-class reference)
  • Exam preparation
  • Certification exam

The registration fee for virtual training session is $2,495.

Classoom training begins at 8:30 AM each day and concludes at 4:30 PM unless otherwise directed. Please arrive early on the first day to sign-in and meet fellow attendees. If you register less than one week in advance of a class, please bring your confirmation letter. Business casual attire is appropriate. For information on virtual training session start and stop times, refer to the course schedule below.

Register securely online with confidence or please call (708) 246-0320.

Seminar Schedule
Aug 19-21, 2019 Chicago, IL Schaumburg Offices
Aug 19-21, 2019 9:30 AM-6:30 PM ET Virtual Classroom
Sep 3-5, 2019 Washington, DC Arlington Offices
Sep 3-5, 2019 8:30 AM-5:30 PM ET Virtual Classroom
Sep 23-25, 2019 New York, NY New York Offices
Sep 23-25, 2019 8:30 AM-5:30 PM ET Virtual Classroom
Sep 30-Oct 2, 2019 Raleigh, NC Cary Training Center
Oct 15-17, 2019 9:30 AM-6:30 PM ET Virtual Classroom
Oct 15-17, 2019 Dallas, TX Irving Training Center
Nov 4-6, 2019 8:30 AM-5:30 PM ET Virtual Classroom
Nov 25-27, 2019 Morristown, NJ Morristown Offices
Nov 25-27, 2019 Washington, DC Arlington Offices
Nov 25-27, 2019 8:30 AM-5:30 PM ET Virtual Classroom
Dec 16-18, 2019 New York, NY New York Offices
Dec 16-18, 2019 9:30 AM-6:30 PM ET Virtual Classroom

For more ITSM, ITIL, help desk and field support training options, visit the Help Desk, ITIL, and Support Center Calendar.

RCCSP Alliance Members: ITIL Authorized Training Organizations (ATOs) and Affiliates (ATAs)

All RCCSP Professional Education Alliance ITIL training courses are taught by Accredited ITIL Trainers meeting the ITIL trainer criteria set by the ITIL Qualification Board. Accreditation qualifications include, but are not limited to:

  • Training experience
  • Experience in the IT service management field
  • Specific education / certificate requirements depending on the level of ITIL qualification that will be delivered.

Only Accredited ITIL training materials developed by Accredited ITIL Authorized Training Organizations are used in the classroom. The complete list of RCCSP Professional Education Alliance ITIL Authorized Training Organizations and Authorized Training Affiliates participating in RCCSP schedules can be found here.

ITIL® is a registered trademark of the Office of Government Commerce in the United Kingdom and other countries.

Dates, Locations and Registration

Recommended Follow-on Courses:
ITIL Service Lifecycle: Service Strategy

ITIL Service Lifecycle: Service Design

ITIL Service Lifecycle: Service Transition

ITIL Service Lifecycle: Continual Service Improvement

ITIL Service Capability: Service Offerings and Agreements

ITIL Service Capability: Release, Control, and Validation

ITIL Service Capability: Operational Support and Analysis

ITIL Service Capability: Planning, Protection, and Optimization

ITIL: Managing Across the Lifecycle

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Public seminar cancellation policy.  Registrants may cancel up to fourteen days in advance of the seminar start date for a full refund.  Cancellations within fourteen days of the seminar start date will be subject to an administrative fee of $400.  Registrations may be transferred to another member of your organization at no additional charge.  As seminars can be cancelled for under-enrollment from time to time, we strongly recommend that registrants traveling by air purchase only refundable tickets.

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