The ITIL® Intermediate Qualification: Planning, Protection and Optimization (PPO) Certificate is a freestanding qualification, and is also part of the ITIL® Intermediate Capability stream, and one of the modules that leads to the ITIL® Expert Certificate in IT Service Management.
The Planning, Protection and Optimization (PPO) module is one of the qualifications in the ITIL® Service Capability work stream. The module focuses on the practical application of PPO practices in order enable capacity, availability, IT service continuity, information security and demand management. The PPO course is designed to develop organizations’ and individuals’ understanding of the ITIL Service Design processes. It can help ensure that new and updated services, service management systems and tools, technology architecture, processes and measurement systems, methods and metrics are designed to meet user needs and will require little further change once introduced.
The ITIL® certification scheme provides a modular approach to the ITIL framework, and is comprised of a series of qualifications focused on different aspects of ITIL best practice to various degrees of depth and detail. The tiered structure of the qualification offers candidates flexibility relating to the different disciplines and areas of ITIL and the ability to focus their studies on key areas of interest. There are five certification levels within the scheme:
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Hold the ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management (or other appropriate earlier ITIL and bridge qualifications) A basic IT literacy and around 2 years IT experience are highly desirable.
Candidates can expect to gain competencies in the following areas upon successful completion of the education and examination components related to this certification:
Students will gain in-depth knowledge of Planning, Protection and Optimization and hold a widely recognised qualification, if successful. Benefits to your organization: Individuals within a business will be able to demonstrate an ability and competency in managing the design of resilient, secure and available services in any situation. The benefits of those services by increasing the success rate for delivering change will be maximized. Benefits to you as an individual: You will learn about aspects of service management related to designing; resilience; redundancy; and capacity needs for services.