ITIL ​​Service Strategy Course

This online ITIL Service Strategy course is intermediate level, focusing on the importance of the strategic aspect of services within the IT service lifecycle. This certification will help you exhibit that you understand risks and success factors and have the knowledge to form and progress strategy within an organization or programme.

Please note that the Service Strategy exam will be withdrawn on the 1st January 2022

Course Overview

Get Service Strategy certified online at your own pace, at times that suit you – wholly online, this eLearning course is available on demand and provides you with the option to watch the videos as many times as you need to ensure that you fully understand the concepts before moving on.

90 or 150 days online access – spread the 21 hours of study over the period that best suits you. The flexibility of the on-demand learning allows you to learn at the times you’re available.

ITSM Zone’s accreditation from PeopleCert for this course is your guarantee that the material is accurate and relevant to the current syllabus.

Your access to online SS training provides you with e-Learning videos, quizzes, exercises, study tracker, study guides and official syllabus, plus official sample exams. No additional resources are required – everything that you need to understand the concepts and principles is included.

Tutor support is provided to all our students and is included in the course price. Our team is made up of qualified industry experts who have a wealth of knowledge and experience.

24/7 helpdesk on hand to help you whenever you need it. We’re proud of the support that we offer to our students, and we consistently receive an average rating of over 9/10 for the quality and speed of our support teams.

Includes free 30 minute Training+ Virtual Mentor session. With over 30 mentors available, we’re confident that we can provide a mentor with the right skills and experiences to answer your questions. This session is your opportunity to set the agenda and ask the expert for the answers that you need. Learn more about virtual mentors

Course Contents

This Intermediate level certification will offer you an introduction to Service Strategy including the Service Strategy principles and the Service Strategy processes.

22 Lessons

easy to absorb lessons covering ITIL terminology, structure, concepts and processes


video tutorials, study guides and quizzes

Study duration:

21 hours self-study with the Service Strategy core volume is recommended

Lessons in this training

  • Introduction to Service Strategy
  • Service Strategy principles
  • Service Strategy processes:
    • Financial Management for IT services
    • Service Portfolio Management
    • Demand Management
    • Business Relationship Management
    • Strategy Management for IT services
    • Governance
    • Organising for Service Strategy
    • Technology considerations
    • Implementing Service Strategy
    • Challenges, critical success factors and risks
    • Preparing for the exam

Course Samples

Course Pre-requisites

  • Delegates must hold the ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management (ITIL V3 or later, or ITIL V2 + the V2-V3 Foundation Bridge)
  • 21 hours of study via an accredited training solution – confirmed by your course completion certificate
  • 2 years IT experience is desirable
  • 21 hours of self-study using the Service Strategy core volume is recommended

Exam Details

Exam duration:

90 minutes

Exam format:

closed book, multiple choice

Exam delivery:

online, webcam proctored. Read more here

Exam pass mark:

70% (28/40 marks across 8 questions)

Exam language:

extra time is available for non-native English speakers.

Exam value:

3 ITIL credits

Exams must be taken by the 31st December 2021 and will not be available after this date


Recommended Package

90 days access + Exam + eBook

  • 90 Days Online Access
  • Online Exam
  • SS - Core volume online access

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USD $948 $869

Team Training

This training for teams
Book group training and receive:

  • Multi-user discounts
  • Dedicated account manager
  • ​Extended study periods available

Due to scheme regulations, this course can only be sold with the associated exam

The ITIL Foundation exam will be withdrawn on the 1st July 2021. You must have used your exam voucher before this date.

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​This course is also part of our popular ​ITIL Expert Package – Includes all the Lifecycle & Capability courses, all with 365 days access.

Who's it for

​Recommended for program and project managers, capture managers, service delivery managers and those with responsibility for account management, financial management or business development

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