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ITIL®Intermediate Release, Control and Validation (RCV) Training in Irvine, CA, United States

With KnowledgeHut’s course, learn how to successfully apply RCV practices to your organization, improve business bottom lines and get noticed by your peers and management!

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The ITIL® Intermediate Qualification: Release, Control and Validation (RCV) Certificate is a free-standing qualification, and 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 certification is a reflection of the holder’s ability to apply RCV practices for successful planning, testing and implementation of new services meeting organizational and business requirements.

KnowledgeHut brings you a comprehensive workshop aimed at helping you successfully gain the certification and the skills to apply RCV in a real world situation. With excellent coaching and a courseware approved by PEOPLECERT, you will have the best resources to learn and understand the value and significance of this module.

The ITIL® credit system maps out the route to achieving the ITIL® Expert certification. To learn more, visit this link.


What you will learn:

On completion of this workshop and successful attempt of the examination, candidates will become proficient in:

  • The importance of service management as a practice concept and service transition principles, purpose and objective
  • The importance of  ITIL® release, control and validation while developing new services or changing existing services
  • How all processes in ITIL® release, control and validation interact with other service lifecycle processes
  • What are the activities, methods and functions used in each of the ITIL® release, control and validation processes
  • How to use the ITIL® release, control and validation processes, activities and functions to achieve operational excellence
  • How to measure ITIL® release, control and validation
  • The technology and implementation considerations surrounding  ITIL® release, control and validation
  • Change management as a capability to realize successful service transition
  • Service validation and testing as a capability to ensure the integrity and the quality of service transition
  • Service asset and configuration management as a capability to monitor and control configuration items relating to a service
  • Knowledge management as part of enhancing the on-going management decision support and service delivery capability
  • Change evaluation to evaluate risks and ensure meeting committed service performance
  • Release, control and validation process roles and responsibilities
  • Technology and implementation considerations
  • Challenges, critical success factors and risks associated with ITIL® release, control and validation
You will also get:
  • In-depth preparatory help for examination
  • Comprehensive and crisp courseware in downloadable format
  • Coaching by ITIL® certified experts
  • 4 credits toward ITIL® Expert certification and 30 PDUs for PMI® recertification
  • Post workshop assistance and support
  • A shot at the exam at no additional cost

Key Features

KnowledgeHut is an ATO of Peoplecert and a Certified Partner of Axelos
Aim for a first time pass of the ITIL® Intermediate RCV certification exam
Learn from ITIL® certified experts in a boot camp session
Understand the core practices of the RCV module and its implementation for business success
Your exam fee is included in the workshop fee
Get 4 credits toward ITIL® Expert certification and 30 PDUs for PMI® recertification

Certification

Prerequisites:

In order to attend the workshop, you must have:

  • ITIL® Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management or an earlier ITIL® (V2) Foundation plus Foundation Bridge

In order to appear for the examination participants must:

  • Have completed a 30-hour accredited course from an ITIL® Accredited Training Provider, such as this course on ITIL® Release, Control and Validation offered by KnowledgeHut
  • Hold the ITIL® Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management (or other appropriate earlier ITIL® and bridge qualifications)
Certification:

In order to achieve ITIL® Release, Control and Validation (RCV) certification, candidates must appear for the exam and gain 70% pass mark.

The Exam:
  • 90 minute ‘closed book’
  • Eight multiple choice, scenario-based questions
  • Pass mark is 70% (28/40)

Curriculum

  • The purpose, objectives and scope of service transition lifecycle phase
  • The RCV processes in relation to service transition
  • Activities related to overall transition planning and ongoing support
  • The end-to-end process flow for change management , including its policies, design strategy, concepts, activities, and interfaces with other processes
  • A measurement model and the metrics that would be used to support change management within RCV practices
  • The benefits and business value that can be gained from change management and the challenges and risks to be managed
  • The end-to-end process flow for service asset and configuration management, including its policies, design strategy, concepts, activities and interfaces with other processes
  • A measurement model and the metrics that would be used to support service asset and configuration management within RCV practices
  • The benefits and business value that can be gained from service asset and configuration management and the challenges and risks to be managed
  • The end-to-end process flow for the SVT process, including its policies, concepts, activities and interfaces with other processes
  • Test modeling techniques and testing concepts and how these test components are used to ensure service quality
  • A measurement model and the metrics that would be used to support service validation and testing within RCV practices
  • The benefits and business value that can be gained from SVT and the challenges and risks to be managed
  • The end-to-end process flow for release and deployment management, including its policies, concepts, phases, activities and interfaces with other processes
  • Release and deployment models and related activities (for example, planning, build, pilots, test, transfer, deployment, retirement) and how these activities ensure service quality
  • A measurement model and the metrics that would be used to support release and deployment management within RCV practices
  • The benefits and business value that can be gained from release and deployment management
  • The end-to-end process flow for request fulfilment, including its policies, concepts, activities, and interfaces with other processes (for example, RDM, SACM and change management)
  • Request fulfilment models and related activities and how these activities help to ensure quality service within RCV
  • A measurement model and the metrics that would be used to support request fulfillment within RCV practices
  • The benefits and business value that can be gained from request fulfillment and the challenges and risks to be managed
  • The end-to-end process flow for change evaluation, including its policies, concepts, activities interfaces with other processes
  • Perspectives and considerations for evaluating the effectiveness of a service change
  • A measurement model and the metrics that would be used to support change evaluation within RCV practices
  • The benefits and business value that can be gained from change evaluation and the challenges and risks to be managed
  • The end-to-end process flow for knowledge management, including its policies, concepts, activities and interfaces with other processes (for example CSI processes)
  • Related concepts (for example, data-information-knowledge-wisdom (DIKW)) and how these help to ensure knowledge transfer and improved decision-making
  • The benefits and business value that can be gained from knowledge management and the challenges and risks to be managed
  • Generic roles that support service transition and the RCV processes
  • The roles and responsibilities related to transition planning and support, change management, service asset and configuration management, service validation and testing, release and deployment management, request fulfilment, change evaluation, and knowledge management. Where and how these are used, as well as how they fit within the context of service transition

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Frequently Asked Questions

Please send in an email to support@knowledgehut.com, and we will answer any queries you may have!

ITIL® has been recognized as a quality benchmark in service management and is used by organizations to improve their ITSM practices. Implementation of ITIL® best practices has led to drastic improvements in cost reduction, quality of end products and customer services and experience. The ITIL® RCV is not only an independent qualification but 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. KnowledgeHut is an ATO of PEOPLECERT and a Certified Partner of Axelos to conduct ITIL® trainings and hence you will receive the best resources and coaching from experts certified in ITIL®. You will be thoroughly prepared to appear for the examination and gain the practical experience needed to shine at the workplace. The demand for ITIL® qualified professionals is now very high and getting the certification can help you land lucrative job roles and salaries.

There are two channels for becoming an ITIL® Expert. The Life Cycle modules route covers the following certifications:

  1. ITIL® Foundation
  2. ITIL® Intermediate Service Operation (SO)
  3. ITIL® Intermediate Service Strategy (SS)
  4. ITIL®Intermediate Service Design (SD)
  5. ITIL® Intermediate Service Transition (ST)
  6. ITIL® Intermediate Continual Service Improvement (CSI)

The Capability modules route covers the following certifications:

  1. ITIL® Intermediate Release Control & Validation(RCV)
  2. ITIL® Intermediate Planning Protection and Optimization (PPO)
  3. ITIL® Intermediate Operational Support and Analysis (OSA)
  4. ITIL® Intermediate Service Offerings and Agreements (SOA)
  5. ITIL® Managing Across the Lifecycle (MALC)

A total of 22 credits are required to be eligible for ITIL® Expert level. A mix of modules from Life Cycle and Capability channels is allowed provided there is no overlap of syllabus units.

Sample papers shall be shared during the training along with the student manual.

No, there is no online/virtual course for this. The ITIL® RCV certification requires in-depth knowledge of the ITIL® framework which you get from our certified experts who lead the workshop.

You will get 4 credits toward ITIL® Expert certification and 30 PDUs for PMI® recertification.

PDUs are credits awarded by the Project Management Institute. They recognize your dedication to the Project Management world through the award of credits for every educational effort you make throughout your career. Every PMI® certification, except the CAPM®, requires you to earn a specific number of PDUs per three-year certification cycle.

No, your course fee includes the certification exam fee.

You are welcome to revise the choice of city, place and date for any classroom training, if required. However, if it is cross-country, then there will be a revision in the training fee.

Any registration cancelled within 48 hours of the initial registration will be refunded in FULL (please note that all cancellations will incur a 5% deduction in the refunded amount due to transactional costs applicable while refunding) Refunds will be processed within 30 days of receipt of written request for refund. Kindly go through our Refund Policy for more details: http://www.knowledgehut.com/refund

It is easy to enrol for the training online. There are several options to pay either through your debit/credit card that includes Visa Card, MasterCard; American Express or - via PayPal. Payment receipt will be issued to the candidate automatically by email.

This workshop and the subsequent certification will benefit:

  • Release Managers, Security Administrators, IT Operations Managers, Database Administrators, Security Managers and others who need an understanding of the Release, Control and Validation processes and of how they may be used to enhance the quality of IT service development and delivery within an organization.
  • IT professionals who are working in organizations that have adopted ITIL for service improvement

Those seeking to gain the ITIL Expert Certification in ITSM or higher ITIL certifications for which this is a prerequisite

ITIL®Intermediate Release, Control and Validation (RCV) Course in Irvine, CA

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