ITIL® 4 Direct, Plan and Improve

Certification course and exam voucher

What will you learn?

The price includes 2 days of virtual training, study materials, quizzes, practice exams, and an exam voucher.

Course Content

This module provides people with the practical skills needed to build a “learning and improving” IT organization with a strong and effective strategic direction.
The module covers the impact of Agile and Lean ways of working and how they can be used to benefit the organization.
This will provide practitioners with a practical and strategic method to plan and drive continual improvement with the flexibility they need.

Course materials include:

  • Presentation materials and additional notes to them
  • Assignments
  • Exam tips and hints
  • Trial exam.

Course structure:

  • Introduction
  • ITIL® 4 Overview
  • Direct, Plan and Improve Overview
  • Key Concepts
  • Scope of Control
  • Governance, Compliance and Risk
  • Continual Improvement
  • Communication and Organizational Change Management
  • Measurement and Reporting
  • Value Streams and Practices
  • Wrap up & Review.

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Who is it aimed at?

  • Service / process / practice owners.
  • Business managers.
  • Consultants, auditors, trainers and other specialists from specialized integrator companies.
  • Heads of IT departments and service organizations
  • Professionals with significant experience in IT service management who want to learn more about the strategic and tactical “long-term” elements of ITIL®.

What is included?

Virtual Training

Virtual training at the Ditum Group is a distance course in which the trainer works with the online audience in "live" : he shares his experience, explains educational material using examples, answers questions, during exercises checks the progress in understanding the material studied and identifies gaps for them filling.

Downloadable study guide

You can download the course materials in PDF format, which are great for self-study.


You will be able to download a glossary of terms used in this course. And also syllabus for the exam. These will help you pass the exam.

Exam voucher

Our course includes the PeopleCert Proctoring Certification Exam voucher ($477 value)The voucher expires 12 months from the date of purchase. After purchasing the course, we will send you a voucher to your email within 1 business day.


After each section, you will be able to consolidate the material studied with the help of quiz questions. This will help ensure the best preparation results.

Sample exams

At the end of the course, you will have the opportunity to take sample exams to test your knowledge before the actual exam.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the key concepts of Direct, Plan and Improve
  • Understand the scope of what is to be directed and/or planned, and know how to use key principles and methods of direction and planning in that context
  • Understand the role of Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) and know how to integrate the principles and methods into the service value creation system
  • Understand and know how to use the key principles and methods of continual improvement for all types of improvement
  • Understand and know how to use the key principles and methods of Communication and Organizational Change Management to direct, plan and improve
  • Understand and know how to use the key principles and methods of measurement and reporting in direction, planning and improvement
  • Understand and know how to direct, plan, and improve value streams and practices
  • Prepare for the ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan and Improve certification exam.

Course prerequisites

  • ITIL® 4 Foundation certification
  • It is mandatory to have attended an accrefited ITIL® 4 Specialist: Direct, Plan and Improve training course.

About ITIL®

ITIL® has become the standard in IT service management worldwide. ITIL® helps all organizations, regardless of their industry or business sector, deliver their IT services in the most efficient and cost-effective manner. The framework focuses on IT service management best practices and efficient operations and is used by both government, commercial and non-profit organizations.

Accredited course

Our ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan and Improve course is accredited by Peoplecert. This course focuses on core competencies that managers and line employees must develop and apply throughout their careers in service management. Candidates will find ideas and methods they can use to become better leaders and individuals, and on which they can draw in the future.


The exam is a test and consists of 40 questions. To successfully pass the exam, you need to score 28 out of 40 points (70%).

The exam duration is 90 minutes + 23 minutes for candidates taking the exam in a language other than their native language.

Bloom level: 2-3.

Closed book exam.

To register for the exam, you must submit an application in advance and make 100% prepayment 10 days before the start of the exam. Fill out the exam registration form.

Exams can be paper based and can be taken at our Center or you can purchase a voucher to take an online exam. Successful passing of the exam is confirmed by an international certification. 

From 01.11.2019, AXELOS and PEOPLECERT have established a mandatory rule: every student of any ITIL® training course must buy an exam too (to take it or not, and when to take it, the student can decide for himself). Please do not forget to order the corresponding exam when ordering a course. Additional information can be obtained by leaving a request. This rule applies to all ITIL® training courses. It is valid for all training centers.

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Accredited course

Ditum Group является аккредитованной обучающей организацией для сдачи сертификационного экзамена ITIL® 4 Direct, Plan and Improve.

ITIL affiliate

All our courses are rigorously reviewed by an accreditation body prior to publication. You can rest assured that you are receiving the highest quality training at an affordable price.

More information on ITIL® 4

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The ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan and Improve course is aimed at managers of all levels involved in shaping direction and strategy or developing a continually improving team. It will cover both practical and strategic method for planning and delivering continual improvement with necessary agility.

The ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan and Improve is a universal module that will be a key component of the ITIL® 4 Managing Professional and ITIL® 4 Strategic Leader streams.

Accredited training for the ITIL® Managing Professional modules is required to ensure a complete understanding of the underlying material. ITIL® 4 Foundation is a prerequisite for all Managing Professional and Strategic Leader modules.

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Certified courses prepare for exams. Some courses above the Foundation level require mandatory courses from accredited organizations.

Yes, according to the rules of Axelos (the British company that owns ITIL®), not only organizations, but also every trainer and training material must be accredited. Accreditation is issued through a single examination institute Peoplecert.

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