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The basic skillsets in the ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) module are critical to gain alignment between strategy and operational execution. Following the ITIL® 4 guiding principle, Focus on value, helps people to agree on what the most important things for the organisation are, both internally and externally – to co-create value for customers and other stakeholders.

It is a key component in both the ITIL® 4 Managing Professional (MP) and ITIL® 4 Strategic Leader (SL) streams, which assesses your ability to build and implement an effective IT and digital strategy that can tackle digital disruption and drive success.

Our ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) online training package comes with 180 days access to the online training portal. It will take you around 18 hours of studying to complete the training content.

The ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) module provides guidance on embedding continual improvement into the organisational culture. Direct, Plan and Improve helps with planning work, improving products, and managing change. The lessons will cover the following topics:

  • 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 system.
  • Understand and know how to use the key principles and methods of continual improvement for all types of improvements.
  • Understand and know how to use the key principles and methods of communication and organisational change management to direction, planning, and improvement.
  • 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.

Our ITIL® 4 Strategist Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) online training package is suitable for:

  • Continuous Improvement Manager
  • Change Manager
  • Capacity Manager
  • IT Operations Manager
  • Cloud Architect
  • Enterprise Architect
  • Service Portfolio Manager
  • Service Designer
  • Risk Manager
  • Information Security
  • Compliance Manager
  • Cloud Systems Engineer

Our ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) online training package includes the following:

  • Learning modules with interactive lessons.
  • High quality videos for each lesson.
  • Exam simulations with feedback.
  • Exercises, tasks and games to consolidate your learning.
  • ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) exam voucher. 

Read the PeopleCert Official Guidance for Windows Devices and MacOS Devices for a step-by-step guide on how to take your online proctored examination.

You must hold the ITIL® 4 Foundation certificate as a prerequisite, so we advise that you purchase access to our ITIL® 4 Foundation online training package.

It is recommended that you revise your ITIL® 4 Foundation level materials as it will help to reinforce your existing level of knowledge of ITIL® 4.

ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) Examination:

The ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) examination will comprise of:

  • Duration 90 minutes, closed book
  • Number Of Questions: 40
  • Marks: Each question is worth 1 mark. There are 40 marks available. There is no negative marking.
  • Pass Mark: is 70% or higher – 28/40 marks or above

Read the PeopleCert Official Guidance for Windows Devices and MacOS Devices for a step-by-step guide on how to take your online proctored examination.

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  • Be current and valid – ID containing dates that have expired are not allowed.
  • Be an original, not a photocopy.
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  • Match the information you gave when you booked your online exam.
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  • Contain your First/Middle Name(s) and Last Name in English (Latin) characters.

Please Note: Electronic IDs will not be accepted.

From 01 January 2023: All PeopleCert certifications will need to be renewed after three years. You can do this by retaking the examination before the renewal date, collecting professional development points via MyAXELOS or taking further certifications before the renewal date. If you make the decision to not renew your certification, you will not be removed from the Successful Candidate Register (SCR). You will remain on the Successful Candidate Register (SCR), however it will be flagged that your certification is not up to date.

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ITIL® 4 Strategist Direct, Plan & Improve Certificate

Our ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) training package 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 elements.

ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) Online FAQS

To obtain the ITIL® 4 Managing Professional (MP) certification, you need to complete the following four ITIL® 4 training courses and examinations: ITIL® 4 Specialist: Create, Deliver & Support (CDS) Online, ITIL® 4 Specialist: Drive Stakeholder Value (DSV) Online, ITIL® 4 Specialist: High Velocity IT (HVIT) Online and ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) Online.

To obtain the ITIL® 4 Strategic Leader (SL) certification, you need to complete the following two ITIL® 4 training courses and examinations: ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) Online and ITIL® 4 Leader: Digital & IT Strategy (DITS).

Absolutely! You can become certified with our ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) online training package for £1395 + VAT, which includes the formal proctored examination.

ITIL® 4 still has most of the core elements of ITIL® V3, and existing guidance will be recognisable in parts of ITIL® 4, however the are no direct like-for-like modules between the two existing ITIL® certification schemes.

ITIL® 4 certifications help you to compete in a complex market and ensure that you stay relevant. It will ensure that you understand widely-used concepts, terms, and practices to improve your organisation's growth.

The ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) proctored examination is taken over ninety minutes and comprises of forty multiple-choice questions. In order to get your ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) certificate, you must score 70% or 28/40 to pass the exam. With Purple Griffon, sitting your ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) exam is now easier than ever.

From 01 January 2023: All PeopleCert certifications will need to be renewed after three years. You can do this by retaking the examination before the renewal date, collecting professional development points via MyAXELOS or taking further certifications before the renewal date. If you make the decision to not renew your certification, you will not be removed from the Successful Candidate Register (SCR). You will remain on the Successful Candidate Register (SCR), however it will be flagged that your certification is not up to date.

The ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) proctored examination is a closed book examination with no notes.

The ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) exam can be taken in English, Chinese, French, German and Spanish.

Our ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) online training course covers the influence and impact of Agile and Lean ways of working, and how they can be leveraged to an organisation's advantage. It will provide ITIL® Practitioners with a practical and strategic method for planning and delivering continual improvement with necessary agility.

To be awarded the ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) certification, you must complete ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) certification training, and when you feel comfortable, take the ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) proctored exam. If you score 70% or 28/40 correct answers in the exam, then you will receive your ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) certificate.

The ITIL® 4 Foundation certificate is the prerequisite for the ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) training course.

Read the PeopleCert Official Guidance for Windows Devices and MacOS Devices for a step-by-step guide on how to take your online proctored examination.

If you are preparing to take, or are registered to take an online exam with live invigilation, please take the time to read the PeopleCert Identification Policy.

The ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) certification is governed and maintained by PeopleCert. PeopleCert delivers exams in more than 200 countries, in 25 languages, through its state-of-the-art assessment technology.

As Of 01 April 2023: Purple Griffon is now offering complimentary Take2 on all ITIL® 4 and PRINCE2® examinations. Take2 is one free exam resit should you fail on your first attempt at the examination.

ITIL® 4 certifications help you to compete in a complex market and ensure that you stay relevant. It will ensure that you understand widely-used concepts, terms, and practices to improve your organisation's growth.

Our ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) training course is suitable for professionals continuing their ITIL® 4 certification journey after ITIL® 4 Foundation.

After you have completed the ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) module, you can move towards ITIL® 4 Managing Professional (MP) or ITIL® 4 Strategic Leader (SL) status and take the associated training courses and examinations.

You will have access to our ITIL® 4 Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) online training course for 180 days from first-login to our training portal. If you would like your access to be extended, there might be some costs involved.

IT Service Management (ITSM) refers to the activities involved in implementing, managing, and delivering the lifecycle of IT services. ITSM is used to make sure the right mix of people, processes, and technology is in place to provide business value. IT Service Management doesn't just help with solving day-to-day issues. It can increase value and cost efficiency and reduce the impact of incidents on the business. IT Service Management is the art of making businesses run.

ITIL® is used by millions of professionals all around the World, and ITIL® has been adopted by thousands of organisations, such as NASA, Microsoft, and HSBC. ITIL® is a set of practices, which focus on aligning IT services with the needs of the business. ITIL® provides comprehensive and practice guidance to establish a service management system. The ITIL® Framework will help businesses and professionals get optimal value from IT and digital services. The main focus of ITIL® is to maximise value to customers by aligning IT resources with business needs.

ITIL® 4 is the latest version of the ITIL® Framework, which was released in February 2019. ITIL® 4 is highly value-centric and focuses on bringing different stakeholders in the organisation together to create value for the customer. With new frameworks growing in popularity, such as SIAM™ and VeriSM™, the previous version of ITIL® (ITIL® V3) had to step up its game and improve the way it dealt with challenges brought on by digital disruption. ITIL® 4, the current version of ITIL®, takes all of the best parts from ITIL® V3 and creates a framework that focuses on delivering tailor-made solutions for organisations through "practices" instead of "processes." Also, Agile, DevOps, and Digital Transformation all play a role in the new ITIL® 4 Framework. The key elements of ITIL® 4 are the four dimensions, the guiding principles, the move from processes (ITIL® V3) to practices (ITIL® 4), and the service value system.

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