ISO/IEC 20000 - Introduction


This one-day training enables participants to be familiar with the basic concepts of implementation and management of an IT Service Management System (SMS) as specified in ISO/IEC 20000-1:2005. The participant will learn the different components of an SMS, including the SMS policy, measuring performance, management’s commitment, internal audit, management review and continual improvement.


Who should attend?

  • IT Professionals wanting to gain a comprehensive knowledge of the main processes of an IT Service Management System (SMS)
  • Staff involved in the implementation of the ISO 20000 standard
  • Expert advisors in IT
  • Managers responsible for implementing an SMS
  • Auditors


Learning objectives

  • To understand the fundamentals of IT management
  • To know the interrelationships between ISO/IEC 20000-1:2005 and ISO/IEC 20000-2:2005
  • To know the key components of an IT Service Management System in an ISO/ 20000 context
  • To introduce the concepts, approaches, standards, methods and techniques allowing an effective management of a Service Management System in accordance with ISO 20000
  • To understand the relationship between the IT Service Management System, including the management processes and compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders of the organization
  • To understand the stages of the ISO 20000 certification process


Course Agenda

  • Introduction to the ISO 20000 family of standards family
  • Introduction to management systems and the process approach
  • Presentation of main processes of an SMS
  • Implementation phases of the ISO 20000 framework
  • Continual improvement of IT management
  • Conducting an ISO 20000 certification audit





Examination and Certification


General Information

  • A student manual containing over 100 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed to participants
  • A participation certificate of 7 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to participants