ITIL® 4 Leader: Digital and IT Strategy (DITS)
Focus on creating a digital strategy to enable business success.
The ITIL 4 Digital and IT Strategy (DITS) certification is one of the two modules leading to the ITIL Strategic Leader designation.
ITIL DITS focuses on the importance and challenges of creating an appropriate digital strategy to enable the success of businesses and how it can (and should) be integrated to the IT strategy and aligned with the wider organization’s goals. It explores the use of ITIL framework to support organizations in their digital transformation journey by providing a structured and flexible approach for addressing service management challenges and utilising the potential of modern technology to get the most value from digital technology. It also adds a new perspective to the ITIL suite and elevates the discussion around ITIL concepts to the very strategic level among companies and business leaders.
ITIL4 Strategic Leader (ITIL SL) is a stream of two modules that are part of ITIL 4, the next evolution of ITIL.
The two modules are:
ITIL Strategic Leader recognizes the value of ITIL, not just for IT operations, but for all digitally-enabled services. Becoming an ITIL 4 Strategic Leader demonstrates that the you have a clear understanding of how IT influences and directs business strategy.
To obtain the designation ITIL 4 Managing Professional or ITIL 4 Strategic Leader, you must complete all modules in each stream, with ITIL Strategist Direct, Plan and Improve being a universal module for both streams.
After achieving the ITIL 4 Managing Professional designation, candidates only need to complete the ITIL 4 Leader Digital and IT Strategy module to achieve the ITIL 4 Strategic Leader designation.
You can get a good and quick idea of the new ITIL 4 Certification Scheme in the diagram below. To obtain the ITIL Managing Professional (MP) or ITIL Strategic Leader (SL) designations you must complete all modules in each stream, with ITIL Strategist Direct, Plan and Improve being a common module for both streams.
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This course is designed for anyone wanting to achieve the ITIL 4 Strategic Leader designation:
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ITIL® 4 Leader: Digital and IT Strategy Course (3 days) + Certificate Exam
Live Virtual Training Course Fee Includes:
There are two stages in the certification:
The first stage is successful completion of 4 short assignments of one hour each that will be highlighted during the course and completed subsequent to the course. These assignments are open book and assessed by the trainer. They require a 75% achievement (30 marks out of 40).
After successful achievement of the assignments the formal exam can be taken.
Participants will be provided with an online exam voucher to sit the exams at a time and date of their choosing within 3 months of the course. The web-proctored exams are available 24/7 and run by the examination institute PEOPLECERT.
*As of 01 February, 2022 paper-based exams will no longer be offered by PeopleCert the examination institute for ITIL®. All exams will be conducted online. During the course you will receive an exam voucher and instructions how to book the exam for a date and time of your choice within 3 months of the course. The exams are web-proctored by PeopleCert and are available 24/7.
The exam comprises:
ITIL 4 Foundation certification is a pre-requisite for this course.
If you have a group of people who can all be spared at the same time then private training is a GREAT way to go: