The ITIL® Certificate in Planning, Protection and Optimisation (PPO) Course is one of the four courses that fit into the capability stream for ITIL certification.
This certification is intended to enable the holders of the ITIL Foundation certificate in IT Service Management to acquire the skills needed to begin the practical application of the concepts, covered by this course, in support of the Service Management lifecycle.
The main focus of the course is covered by the Service Design volume of the IT Infrastructure Library® (ITIL®).
The core volume of Service Design provides guidance on the design of new or changed services for introduction into the live environment.
Individuals who have attained the ITIL Foundation certificate in Service Management and who wish to advance to higher level ITIL certifications
Individuals who require a practical understanding of the Planning, Protection and Optimisation processes and how they may be used to enhance the quality of IT service within an organisation
Operational staff involved in Capacity Management, Availability Management, IT Service Continuity Management, Information Security Management, Demand Management, and Risk Management who wish to enhance their role-based capabilities
Possession of one of the following is mandatory. Proof of these prerequisities SHOULD be uploaded onto the peoplecert website when you register for the exam and in any case before any exam results will be officially released by the exam board.
ITIL v3, 2011 or v4 Foundation.
ITIL v2 Foundation and v2/v3 Foundation Bridge.
The Planning, Protection and Optimisation Course provides in-depth practical advice and guidance on process structure, roles, functions and activities that will enable role focused capability and competency in relation to:
IT Service Continuity Management
Information Security Management,
Please be aware, this course also provides 35 Hours of Contact Education/Professional Development Units towards PMI PMP certification/re-certification