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BCS EXIN Foundation Certificate in SIAM

Course Details

Name BCS EXIN Foundation Certificate in SIAM
Description
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Location:
London - City
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Price:
£899.00 +vat
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Course ID:
460153

Overview

Service Integration and Management (SIAM®) is a management framework used to manage multiple service providers and to integrate them seamlessly to provide a single business-facing IT organisation. This three-day course, designed by QA's industry leading service management experts, is fully accredited by BCS EXIN and provides you with an initial foundation level introduction to SIAM® terminology and core principles.

Included

12-month BCS Associate membership (not available to previous members). Click here for terms and conditions.

Learning Objectives

Candidates will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental concepts of Service Integration and an understanding of bringing together multiple service providers to strive for a common goal, in order to support the client organisations’ agreed objectives for service delivery.

Specific Learning Objectives of the SIAM® Foundation Certificate address the following areas:

1 - Introduction to Service Integration and Management (SIAM®)

2 - SIAM® implementation roadmap

3 - SIAM® and its relation to other management practices

4 - SIAM® roles and responsibilities

5 - SIAM® practices

6 - Processes to support SIAM®

7 - SIAM® challenges and risks

Pre-Requisites

There are no specific pre-requisites for entry to this course and exam. However it is strongly recommended that candidates have good knowledge of IT Service Management terminology, for instance through a recognized IT Service Management framework.

Course Content

This certificated course consists of the following areas of learning:

Module - Introduction to Service Integration and Management [SIAM®]

Delegates will be able to :

1 - Outline the SIAM® fundamentals

2 - Outline the purpose and value of a SIAM® approach

3 - Describe (business) drivers for SIAM®

4 - Describe the SIAM® methodology and the various structures suggested for the service integrator layer

Module - Service Integration and Management Implementation Roadmap

Delegates will be able to:

1 - List the SIAM® implementation key stages and explain the main objectives and activities of these stages.

2 - Outline the main objectives, triggers, inputs, activities and outputs in the discovery and strategy stage

3 - Outline the main objectives, triggers, inputs, activities and outputs in the plan and build stage

4 - Outline the main objectives, triggers, inputs, activities and outputs in the implement stage

5 - Outline the main objectives, triggers, inputs, activities and outputs in the run and improve stage

Module - Service Integration and Management roles and responsibilities

Delegates will be able to:

1 - Explain SIAM® roles and responsibilities.

2 - Explain the SIAM® structural elements.

Module - Service Integration and Management practices

Delegates will be able to:

1 - Describe the people practices of managing cross functional teams

2 - Describe the process practices of integrating processes across service providers

3 - Describe the measurement practices of enabling and reporting on End to End Services

4 - Describe the technology practices of creating a tooling strategy

Module - Processes to support Service Integration and Management

Delegates will be able to :

1 - Outline the function of processes in a SIAM® ecosystem

2 - Understand the objectives and SIAM® considerations of the main processes that support Service Integration and Management

Module - Service Integration and Management challenges and risks

Delegates will be able to :

1 - Describe the importance of building the business case, the associated risks and mitigations

2 - Describe the importance of culture, collaboration and cooperation, the associated risks and mitigations

3 - Describe the importance of level of control and ownership, the associated challenges and mitigations

4 - Outline the importance of security, the associated risks and mitigations

5 - Describe the challenges associated with measuring success and its mitigations

6 - Describe the importance of trust/eliminating micro-management and level of control, the associated risks and mitigations

7 - Define the commercial challenges, the challenges with legacy contracts and their mitigations

Module - Service Integration and Management and other practices

Delegates will be able to :

1 - Describe the contribution of the following frameworks and standards to a SIAM® ecosystem: IT service management including ITIL® and ISO/IEC 20000, Agile, including Agile Service Management, DevOps, COBIT and Lean

London - International House

Description:

Location:

International House
3rd Floor
1 St Katharines Way
London
E1W 1UN

 

Directions:

International House is a premier training centre located close to Tower Bridge, between St Katharine Dock and the Tower of London.


Car parking

The nearest car park is the NCP at Whitechapel High Street.

Rail

  • London Fenchurch Street Rail – 12 minute walk
  • London Cannon Rail – 20 minute walk
  • London Bridge Rail – 25 minute walk 

Tube

  • Tower Gate Way -  8 minute walk 
  • Tower Hill – 10 minute walk
  • Aldgate - 15 minutes walk  
  • Aldgate East – 17 minute walk
  • Monument – 18 minute walk 
  • Bank - 22 minute walk  
  • London Bridge Underground – 25 Minute walk

Buses

Routes 42, 78 and RV1 use the Tower of London stop (TL) on St. Katharine’s Way, just outside International House.

Certification/Exam

There is a 60 minute, 40 question, multiple choice, closed book exam associated with this qualification to be taken on the afternoon of day 3 of the course.

The pass mark for this exam is 65% (26 out of 40).

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