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In an increasingly interconnected and complex IT environment, IT management is under pressure to deliver more agile IT services and adapt to change. Organizations are adopting strategies that include cloud computing in order to meet these challenges and offer repeatable, flexible and scalable services. Service Management professionals are challenged to help organizations optimally ensure measurable service delivery and management in cloud environments.

The Cloud Service Manager course enables participants to design and deliver cloud services. This training is delivered as a 3-day classroom program. The course provides a hands-on, practical approach to understanding how cloud computing and cloud-based services impacts operational processes, and how to adapt existing processes to deliver better services.

The Cloud Service Manager course prepares candidates for the Professional Cloud Service Manager (PCSM) exam voucher is included and provided by the Cloud Credential Council. The Cloud Service Manager course is endorsed, recognized and supported by several key technology vendors and Standards bodies. 

 

Learning Objectives:


At the end of this Cloud Service Manager course, participants will gain competencies in, and be able to:

  • Recall cloud service management terminology, definitions, and concepts.
  • Explain basic terminology related to cloud service management.     
  • Analyze an organization’s strategic assets and capabilities to successfully design, deploy, and run cloud services.     
  • Identify and explain important roles involved in cloud service management.
  • Compare the relationship between cloud provider and cloud consumer.
  • Differentiate between potential risks and benefits of adopting a cloud strategy.
  • Produce an initial cloud adoption strategy.
  • Illustrate the benefits and drive the adoption of cloud-based services within an organization.
  • Identify strategies to reduce risk and remove issues associated with the adoption of cloud computing and cloud-based services.
  • Analyze the impact of demand and how to “right-size” cloud services at the design stage.
  • Outline what a cloud marketplace is and differentiate between the consumer’s and provider’s perspective of a cloud marketplace.
  • Analyze effective demand management across cloud-based service models.
  • Illustrate the benefits, risks and issues of Dev-Ops within an IT organization.
  • Select appropriate structures for designing, deploying, and running cloud-based services within traditional IT organizations.
  • Outline the various pricing models for cloud services.
  • Examine the challenges with purchasing cloud-based services.       
  • Diagram a hybrid IT cost model.        
  • Discover key governance requirements of cloud service provision.                          
  • Model cloud service management principles into ICT operations and IT service management.
  • Demonstrate how to link cloud value back to IT strategy.
  • Name a number of popular and relevant IT frameworks and standards.
  • Predict the complexities involved in designing, deploying, and running cloud services.       
  • Compare and contrast cloud service management with traditional IT service management in the existing IT organization.

 

Did you know…

In June 2018, cio.com listed the Cloud Credential Council certifications as one of the most valuable Cloud certifications in the market today (report available on these links einpresswire and cio.com).  A core value of the CCC is to enable digital-ready professionals and organisations.

GuruTeam is Ireland’s CCC Accredited Training Partner, offering public and private instructor-led courses in Ireland, UK and Europe.

Testimonials:

"The course was held at the highest possible standards, and the instructor was excellent, well prepared, well informed and clearly an SME. Top marks.”  Live Online December 2021

“This course was an excellent insight into the Cloud Service Management world and equips me with the tools to go back to my company and build upon it.” Onsite January 2019

CCC Cloud Service Manager Certification Training

Course Code

GTC13

Duration

2 Days (plus 2 hours exam prep on Day 3)

Accreditation

Professional Cloud Service Manager Certification

 

What is the CCC Professional Cloud Service Manager certification?

The Professional Cloud Service Manager (PCSM) certification from the Cloud Credential Council (CCC) is the first course in the world focused on IT Service Management for Cloud Computing. This certification is globally known as the standard of achievement for service management professionals involved with cloud-based solutions. Organizations that employ PCSMs will have experts on board that can help maximize the business opportunities that cloud is creating.

Why get certified?

CCC’s PCSM designation is a globally recognized certification for Service Management professionals. Being PCSM-certified showcases your service management experience in a cloud environment, relevant skills and knowledge, and demonstrates you are capable to manage the various stakeholders within the enterprise.

  • Cloud Service Manager aligned to ITIL
  • Provides advice on how to adapt ITIL processes for Cloud Computing
  • Introduces new approaches not provided by ITIL
  • PCSM was designed to complement and work with organisation’s adoption of ITIL and ITSM
  • Course syllabus, content, course book and white paper written by ITIL Master

Target Audience

This CCC Cloud Service Manager Certification Training course will be of interest to:

  • IT Managers and CIOs
  • Service Managers (with or without an ITIL background)
  • Service Management Professionals
  • Cloud Strategy and Management Consultants
  • Service Architects, Technical Pre-Sales Consultants
  • IT Professionals

Attendee Requirements

There are no formal prerequisites. However, it is recommended that participants are conversant with cloud concepts and vocabulary.

Participants further benefit from a strong background in IT service management; who have one or more ITIL certifications or practical experience in applying ITIL and IT service management best practices.

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Course Description

In an increasingly interconnected and complex IT environment, IT management is under pressure to deliver more agile IT services and adapt to change. Organizations are adopting strategies that include cloud computing in order to meet these challenges and offer repeatable, flexible and scalable services. Service Management professionals are challenged to help organizations optimally ensure measurable service delivery and management in cloud environments.

The Cloud Service Manager course enables participants to design and deliver cloud services. This training is delivered as a 3-day classroom program. The course provides a hands-on, practical approach to understanding how cloud computing and cloud-based services impacts operational processes, and how to adapt existing processes to deliver better services.

The Cloud Service Manager course prepares candidates for the Professional Cloud Service Manager (PCSM) exam voucher is included and provided by the Cloud Credential Council. The Cloud Service Manager course is endorsed, recognized and supported by several key technology vendors and Standards bodies. 

 

Learning Objectives:


At the end of this Cloud Service Manager course, participants will gain competencies in, and be able to:

  • Recall cloud service management terminology, definitions, and concepts.
  • Explain basic terminology related to cloud service management.     
  • Analyze an organization’s strategic assets and capabilities to successfully design, deploy, and run cloud services.     
  • Identify and explain important roles involved in cloud service management.
  • Compare the relationship between cloud provider and cloud consumer.
  • Differentiate between potential risks and benefits of adopting a cloud strategy.
  • Produce an initial cloud adoption strategy.
  • Illustrate the benefits and drive the adoption of cloud-based services within an organization.
  • Identify strategies to reduce risk and remove issues associated with the adoption of cloud computing and cloud-based services.
  • Analyze the impact of demand and how to “right-size” cloud services at the design stage.
  • Outline what a cloud marketplace is and differentiate between the consumer’s and provider’s perspective of a cloud marketplace.
  • Analyze effective demand management across cloud-based service models.
  • Illustrate the benefits, risks and issues of Dev-Ops within an IT organization.
  • Select appropriate structures for designing, deploying, and running cloud-based services within traditional IT organizations.
  • Outline the various pricing models for cloud services.
  • Examine the challenges with purchasing cloud-based services.       
  • Diagram a hybrid IT cost model.        
  • Discover key governance requirements of cloud service provision.                          
  • Model cloud service management principles into ICT operations and IT service management.
  • Demonstrate how to link cloud value back to IT strategy.
  • Name a number of popular and relevant IT frameworks and standards.
  • Predict the complexities involved in designing, deploying, and running cloud services.       
  • Compare and contrast cloud service management with traditional IT service management in the existing IT organization.

 

Did you know…

In June 2018, cio.com listed the Cloud Credential Council certifications as one of the most valuable Cloud certifications in the market today (report available on these links einpresswire and cio.com).  A core value of the CCC is to enable digital-ready professionals and organisations.

GuruTeam is Ireland’s CCC Accredited Training Partner, offering public and private instructor-led courses in Ireland, UK and Europe.

Testimonials:

"The course was held at the highest possible standards, and the instructor was excellent, well prepared, well informed and clearly an SME. Top marks.”  Live Online December 2021

“This course was an excellent insight into the Cloud Service Management world and equips me with the tools to go back to my company and build upon it.” Onsite January 2019

Course Outline

MODULE 1: Course Introduction

MODULE 2: Cloud Service Management Fundamentals

2.1 History of Cloud Computing

2.2 Basics of Cloud Service Management

2.3 Service Perspectives

2.4 Relationship with IT Service Management (ITSM)

2.5 Cloud Service and Support Models

MODULE 3: Cloud Service Management Roles

3.1 Cloud Management Roles

3.2 Service Management Roles

3.3 Organizational Roles

MODULE 4: Cloud Service Strategy

4.1 Cloud Strategy Fundamentals

4.2 Key Drivers for Adoption

4.3 Risk Management Overview

MODULE 5: Cloud Service Design, Deployment, and Migration

5.1 Basics of Cloud Service Design

5.2 Dealing with Legacy Systems, Services, and Applications

5.3 Benchmarking of Cloud Services

5.4 Cloud Service Capacity Planning

5.5 Cloud Service Deployment and Migration

5.6 Cloud Marketplace

MODULE 6: Cloud Service Management

6.1 Cloud Service Management Perspective

6.2 Cloud Service Level Management and Service Assurance

6.3 DevOps in a hybrid IT and Cloud Computing Environment

6.4 Managing Cloud Service Configurations

6.5 Change Management for Cloud Computing Environments

6.6 Reacting to Demand for Cloud Services

MODULE 7: Cloud Service Economics

7.1 Pricing Models for Cloud Services

7.2 Procurement of Cloud Based Services

7.3 Cloud Service Charging

7.4 Cloud Cost Models

MODULE 8: Cloud Service Governance

8.1 Basic Governance Definitions

8.2 Cloud Governance Framework

8.3 Cloud Governance Considerations

MODULE 9: Showing the Value of Cloud Services

9.1 Understanding the Value of Cloud Services

9.2 Linking the Value of Cloud Services to Strategy

9.3 Measuring the Value of Cloud Services

MODULE 10: Popular Service Management Frameworks

10.1 Best-Practice Frameworks

10.2 ISO Standards

10.3 Governance Frameworks

10.4 Cloud Standards

MODULE 11: Exam Preparation Guide

Mock Exam

Day 1  

  • Course Introduction   
  • Cloud Service Management Fundamentals   
  • Cloud Service Management Roles   
  • Cloud Service Strategy       

 Day 2    

  • Cloud Service Design, Deployment and Migration    
  • Cloud Service Management (Part 1)   
  • Cloud Service Management (Part 2)   

Day 3

  • Cloud Service Economics
  • Cloud Service Governance
  • Showing the Value of Cloud Services to the Business
  • Popular Service Management Frameworks
  • Certification Exam Preparation
Exam

The CCC Cloud Service Manager Certification Training is the most recognized and well-respected professional certification provided by the Cloud Credential Council (CCC). Professional certifications are awarded to candidates who have completed an approved certification-training program.

Information on recommended follow-on training courses, including approved technology certification, is available from the Cloud Credential website www.cloudcredential.org

 

Exam Format: Web based, Closed Book

Question: 25 scenario-based questions

Pass score: 65%

Duration: 75 minutes. For non-native speakers an additional 15 minutes is available.

Proctoring: Instructor, Live or webcam

Learning Path

There are a number of options of suitable follow-on courses, depending on your business needs. If you wish to discuss your training objectives at any time please Contact Us for further details.

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