Configuration Management Specialist™

Quote from a Raving Fan:

“ The training is excellent. This course should be required for any company that will be implementing Configuration Management. The reference materials are very detailed.”
COURSE OVERVIEW

A properly managed and implemented configuration management process provides valuable information about the delivery and quality of IT services. Yet, many organizations struggle with the complexity involved in establishing and maintaining this critical service management capability.

This two-day certification course goes beyond establishing a service component repository (SCR) and takes a deep dive into the design, deployment, and management required for a sustainable configuration management process. Based on our consultants’ decades of real-world experience helping IT organizations, this practical course will help you identify critical success factors related to reaching your organizational goals and establish approaches to overcome design, deployment, and ongoing process management issues.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon the successful completion of this course, you will have the ability to:

  • Understand industry best practices related to configuration management
  • Define and apply data governance and management principles to your configuration management solutions
  • Define the differences, relationship, and dependencies between configuration management and IT asset management
  • Define and model IT services within a configuration management database
  • Understand and apply SCR data modeling and design techniques
  • Understand how to design the configuration management process to support and integrate with other key IT management practices such as:
    • IT asset management
    • Budgeting and costing
    • Service level management
    • Monitoring and alerting
    • Incident and problem management
  • Adopt and adapt principles, as well as how to approach configuration management automation and data source federation
  • Identify critical configuration management governance and management roles such as service owners, domain owners, and configuration management managers
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Configuration managers, product and service owners, asset management owners, information and security management roles, business analysts, IT process designers, data architects, IT consultants, IT project managers

PREREQUISITES

There is no prerequisite for this course, although it is strongly recommended that participants understand basic IT service management concepts.

EXAM & CERTIFICATION

This course prepares participants for the examination leading to the Configuration Management Specialist certificate, granted by Professional Designations:

  • The exam is 60 minutes in length and is a 40-question, multiple-choice, closed-book exam
  • A mark of 65% (26 correct answers) is required to pass the exam
  • You will receive an exam voucher for the web-based exam, to be scheduled following the course.
  • Upon completion of this course, you may apply for self-directed learning PDUs through PMI. A letter of attendance is available upon request.
COURSE E-MATERIALS

Material for this course will only be provided as downloadable soft-copy files that can be viewed on a variety of devices. Attendees may print a hard copy of the files in whatever format best meets their needs and can use the files under the Pink Elephant Terms of Use.

MULTIPLE OPTIONS FOR HOW YOU CAN ATTEND THIS COURSE

If you would like more information on any of these options below, please call us at 1-888-273-PINK, email us at info@pinkelephant.com, or ask your questions via our convenient Chat window at the bottom-right-hand corner of this page.

Training Method Description Purchase Options
Self-Paced Online (SPO) 
Learn at your own pace from your computer, anywhere at any time. Get the FULL course in an e-learning format for 12 months. If you are an individual:
  • Purchase below in the shopping cart.

If you are looking to train your team:

  • Purchase a Team SPO Training Pass – purchasing your seats in bulk means volume discounts, which vary depending on how many seats you purchase at once.
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Public, Virtual Web-Based On specific dates throughout the year; hosted live, online, with our expert instructor. If you are an individual:
  • Purchase below in the shopping cart.
If you are looking to train your team:
  • Purchase a Team Public Training Pass – purchasing your seats in bulk means volume discounts, which vary depending on how many seats you purchase at once.
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Team Training On dates convenient to you; exclusively for your team, hosted live online or at your location with our expert instructor.

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SHOPPING CART

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Option 3 – Self-Paced Online

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Course Summary

Duration
Public / In-House: 2 Days

Self-Paced Online: 12 Months

Formats Offered:
Self-Paced Online

Public
  • Web-Based
In-House
  • Live Classroom
  • Web-Based

Exam Provider:
Professional Designations

Course Dates for Configuration Management Specialist™
How
When
Where
Course Fee
Self-Paced Online
Self-Paced
Anytime
Anywhere
USD 835.00
Public Dates - Virtual Classroom
Virtual
Mar 18-19 2024
Web-Based
USD 2,020.00
Public Dates - Virtual Classroom
Virtual
Jun 10-11 2024
Web-Based
USD 2,020.00
Public Dates - Virtual Classroom
Virtual
Sep 16-17 2024
Web-Based
USD 2,020.00
Public Dates - Virtual Classroom
Virtual
Dec 05-06 2024
Web-Based
USD 2,020.00