The ITIL® Intermediate Qualification: Planning, Protection and Optimisation Certificate is a freestanding qualification but is also part of the ITIL® Intermediate Capability stream, and one of the modules that leads to the ITIL® Expert Certificate in IT Service Management.
The purpose of this training module and the associated exam and certificate is, respectively, to impart, test, and validate the knowledge on industry practices in service management as documented in the ITIL® Service Lifecycle core publications.
The ITIL® Certificate in Planning, Protection and Optimisation is intended to enable the holders of the certificate to apply PPO practices during the service management lifecycle and specifically in the following key ITIL® process and role areas:
- Capacity management
- Availability management
- IT service continuity management (ITSCM)
- Information security management
- Demand management