IT Service Management

Qualification: Postgraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Duration: 14 weeks
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Awarded by: Australian Computer Society
Course Unit A course unit is a single subject offered as part of a program of study, but can be completed individually. You may receive Recognition of Prior Learning for studying this unit.

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About this unit

The IT Service Management unit from Open Universities Australia and the Australian Computer Society will aid your understanding of IT service management and its importance in the modern world, of business operations. The unit teaches you the best practices from ITIL, ISO/IEC 20000, CoBIT and other essential frameworks in IT service management.

As well as noting the essential aspects of working in IT, the unit will ensure you comprehend the risks and the importance of management when initially setting up such a process and some of the issues that may prevent effective management. The unit will look at the best sorts of management for individual workplaces and will walk you through the costs of such a system.

The unit will also look at the transitions from one system to the other, the key aspects of writing a business pitch, what service suits different business strategies and the ways you can continually improve your service.

Eligibility

To be eligible to enrol in this unit you must meet the following criteria:

  • You must be accepted into Computer Professional Education Program

AND

  • It is recommended that you have completed Risk Management: Professionalism and Compliance

Areas of study

In this IT Service Management unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Introduction to IT service management
  • Service strategy
  • Writing a business case
  • Service design
  • Service transition
  • Service operation
  • Continual service improvement
  • Related standards
  • Revision

Course pathways

This unit is an approved elective in the following course:

  • Computer Professional Education Program, Australian Computer Society

Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.

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How will this unit advance my career?

This unit is exceptionally popular with IT professionals currently in work or looking for work in a large corporation or business. This unit could lead to working in IT, or in the development of new security systems for businesses. This unit is based on ITIL best practices and could prove beneficial if you manage your own business, or if you wish to further your knowledge of computer systems.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in IT Service Management from Australian Computer Society.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
  • There are no government loans available for this unit.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA's full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

There are no government loans available for this unit

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