ITIL® v4 Leader: Digital & IT Strategy (DITS)

  • For aspiring and practising IT Service Management (ITSM) Leaders
  • Specialise in the UK and the world’s most widely accepted approach to ITSM
  • Enhance your confidence and skills to become a Leader in IT Service Management
  • Qualify and validate your skills with the support of expert Tutors, Study Coaches, and Recruitment Advisors

    ITIL® v4 Leader: Digital and IT Strategy

    ITIL® is similar to a toolbox for a handyman: handymen use tools from a toolbox to complete different tasks, just as the ITIL® qualification provides you with processes and best practices for IT service management.

    The ITIL® Leader: Digital and IT Strategy course teaches you how to craft a digital vision – and how to shape IT & organisational strategies. Ideal for C-Level Executives, Department Heads, and Directors, this certification is the epitome of Digital and IT Strategy within the organisational context.

    ITIL® Digital and IT Strategy will teach you how to develop a cross-organisational digital strategy, curate a digital vision, drive excellence across the business, react to digital disruption, enable a sustainable organisation, and manage risk – strategically.

    Why study with us?

    • Stay motivated and manage your time effectively through regular one-to-one follow-ups with your certified Tutor and Study Coach
    • You have 24/7 access to your online courses, so you can study at your own pace and save on travel costs (plus an exclusive AI Tutor Bot for round-the-clock questions)
    • Your official certification means that your experience is validated through industry-recognised material and highly valued in the UK (and the world!)
    • Your Exam Simulator will prepare you for your official exam by providing all the conditions for sitting and passing your exam successfully, as well as your end-module quizzes
    • A Simulated Project Assignment gives you the opportunity to virtually shadow a Project Manager and gain real-world, practical experience
    • Your Student Community Forums give you the opportunity to share questions, ideas, and knowledge with other professionals studying this certification
    • Your CV and LinkedIn profile will receive complete makeovers from your Recruitment Advisor to make sure you maximise your chances of securing rewarding opportunities
    • Career and recruitment support gives you advice on how to secure and succeed in job interviews, including mock interviews and exclusive interview preparation tailored toward your prospective company and role
    • Your expert Career Consultant will help you choose the right certification, and combine it with strategic guidance to make sure you achieve success in your professional journey

    Avoid the negative effects of making the wrong decision about your development journey, have an open Q&A with an expert. 

    What’s included?

    • Consultation with a Career Consultant to corroborate your course choice
    • Unlimited, 12-month access to the ITIL® v4 Leader: Digital and IT Strategy Course
    • Official ITIL® v4 Leader: Digital and IT Strategy Exam
    • The ITIL® v4 Leader: Digital and IT Strategy Core Guidance eBook with your exam purchase
    • Certified Tutor to provide assistance with course queries
    • Access to a full Support Team for assistance with examination, notes, and study queries
    • 1 months’ free subscription to MyAxelos filled with industry news, case studies, exam preparation materials, tools & templates, and digital badges
    • A professional CV rewrite
    •  A LinkedIn profile overhaul to maximise your new networking opportunities

    Certification: ITIL® v4 Leader: Digital and IT Strategy (DITS)

    Vendor: PeopleCert on behalf of Axelos

    Course prerequisite: You will need the ITIL® v4 Foundation certification and have attended accredited training before you will qualify to complete this qualification.

    Study time: 20 – 30 hours

    Certification details

    ITonlinelearning is partnered with ILX, a verified PeopleCert & Axelos Accredited Training Organisation (ATO), which means that this certification has been rigorously assessed and approved to meet industry standards.

    Accrediting body
    PeopleCert is the global leader in the delivery of examination and accreditation services, delivering millions of exams in over 200 countries for over 20 years. PeopleCert develops and delivers market-leading Business & IT and Language exams worldwide, enabling individuals to reach their full potential and realise their life ambitions through learning.

    In July 2021, PeopleCert acquired Axelos, a joint venture company created in 2013 by the Cabinet Office on behalf of Her Majesty’s Government (HMG) in the United Kingdom and Capita plc (CPI.L).

    Certification expiry
    As of 2023, PeopleCert Best Global Practice certifications need to be renewed after 3 years of having obtained your qualification. This is to ensure your certification remains in line with current best practices within your industry.

    We are an Accredited Training Organisation (ATO) for the UK’s most esteemed learning providers

    Our courses have been developed in collaboration with industry-leading experts and are created by ITonlinelearning for you, exclusively.

    ITIL® Leader: Digital & IT Strategy

    What You Will Learn

    ITIL®, which stands for Information Technology Infrastructure Library, is a set of best practices for IT service management.

      ITIL Guiding Principles

      Upon completion of this learning objective, you will demonstrate your proficiency in applying the ITIL Guiding Principles to make informed Digital and IT Strategy (DITS) decisions. You will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively utilise the guiding principles within the context of digital and IT strategy, enabling you to align organisational objectives, optimise resource allocation, and drive successful outcomes in digital and IT initiatives.

      Digital Disruption

      You will gain the ability to leverage digital strategy effectively in response to digital disruption. You will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to analyse and understand digital disruptions, identify emerging trends, and develop strategic approaches to navigate and capitalise on digital opportunities. By leveraging digital strategy, you will be equipped to adapt to the evolving digital landscape, seize competitive advantages, and drive innovation within your organisation.

      Creating Value

      Upon completion of this learning objective, you will develop a comprehensive understanding of the relationships between Digital and IT Strategy (DITS) and the Service Value System. You will grasp how DITS initiatives align and integrate with the Service Value System, enabling you to create and deliver value effectively. By understanding these relationships, you will be equipped to strategically leverage DITS to enhance service management practices, optimise resource allocation, and ultimately drive value creation for both the organisation and its customers.

      Remaining Viable

      You will possess the skills to effectively utilise DITS in order to maintain viability in digital disruption-driven environments, achieve market relevance, and attain operational excellence. You will learn how to analyse market dynamics, identify digital disruptions, and develop strategic approaches to adapt and thrive in rapidly changing landscapes. By leveraging DITS, you will be able to drive innovation, establish competitive advantages, and optimise operational processes, thus positioning your organisation for sustained success in the face of digital disruption.

      Risks and Opportunities

      You will develop a keen understanding of potential risks that may arise during DITS initiatives, enabling you to proactively assess, mitigate, and manage those risks. Additionally, you will gain the skills to identify and capitalise on opportunities presented by DITS, empowering you to leverage emerging technologies, trends, and market conditions to drive innovation and competitive advantage. This knowledge will equip you to make informed decisions, effectively navigate uncertainties, and maximise the benefits of DITS for your organisation.

      Risks and Opportunities

      You will be able to define, advocate, and implement Digital and IT Strategy (DITS). You will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to articulate a clear and comprehensive DITS framework aligned with organisational goals and objectives. Furthermore, you will be able to effectively advocate for the adoption and implementation of DITS within your organisation, gaining the support and engagement of stakeholders at all levels. By leveraging your understanding of DITS principles and best practices, you will be equipped to implement and execute DITS initiatives, driving digital transformation, and ensuring the strategic alignment of digital and IT capabilities with organisational objectives.

      Your Success is Assured

      Expert Career Consultants

      Our expert Career Consultants select qualifications that align perfectly with your aspirations by collaborating with you to identify your desired end-goal.

      Certified Tutors

      Our certified Tutors are there to assist you with course questions, exam queries, and revision so you have all the support you need to ace your exams.

      Study Coaches and Mentors

      Your Study Coach and Mentor is dedicated to guiding and supporting you throughout your journey by providing motivation, encouragement, and monitoring progress.

      Experienced Recruitment Advisors

      Your Recruitment Advisor will provide you with the tools you need to succeed, like an industry-oriented CV, Linkedin profile overhaul, and exclusive resources.

      The Key to Your Success

      Your Expert Career Consultant has received extensive training in the solutions we offer, and they understand that making the wrong choice can have a negative impact on your career, and overall well-being. They’re here to: 

      • Get to know you, your goals, and your experience 
      • Help you through the best options for you
      • Make sure you choose the right path: financially, psychologically, and professionally. 
      Meet your Team

      Career and Progression Prospects

      IT Service Management is used in a plethora of sectors, but here are a few roles you’re qualified to explore with this certification:

      Service Desk Manager

      Information Security Officer

      ICT Consultant

      IT Manager

      IT Change Analyst

      IT Solutions Technician

      Why Choose ITonlinelearning?

      Customer-Approved Service since 2007

      You will benefit from our perfected learning & development formula by enjoying support that forms the crux of our values and mission. Our TrustScore of 4.9 has remained consistent with thousands of 5-star reviews, so we’re happy to report that our customers agree.

      An Endorsed Qualification & Reputation

      When we say accredited, we mean that official experts from our licensed organisations have evaluated and approved our training material to ensure it meets their refined standards. These qualifications thus make you a credible and reliable professional.

      Tailored Advice & Consulting

      There is no one-size-fits-all approach to achieving personal and professional goals. You deserve career consulting and employability advice tailored toward your specific skills, experience, and aspirations – luckily, this is our forte.

      Full Student Success Team

      To drive your success forward to the finishing line of your goals, our team comprises of professionals available at the press of a button to provide clarity on questions you have regarding your exam booking and preparation, portal and logins, assignments, as well as quizzes. You can also access one-to-one Tutor and Mentor Support so that your queries can be resolved swiftly and comprehensively. Our Tutors are experienced and certified in their fields, too!

      Bolster Your Income Potential & Job Security

      Your certification will provide you with a significant competitive advantage by validating your skills and knowledge – with that, you can either contribute toward your current company or grow in another one.

      Finance that suits your lifestyle

      You shouldn’t have to sacrifice your lifestyle in order to advance your skills. With your development at the forefront of our mission, we have personalised financing options so that you can live comfortably whilst investing in your future.

      View Our Success Stories

      Our TrustScore maintains a steady rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars for excellent service, but don’t take our word for it.

      Projecting Your Salary

      We want to help you achieve the best outcome in your studies so that you can flourish in your selected development pathway.

      £29.6K /

      per year

      Service Desk Analyst

      £41.6K /

      per year

      Service Manager

      £49.1K /

      per year

      Senior Service Manager

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      ITIL® v4 Leader: Digital & IT Strategy (DITS)
      Frequently Asked Questions

      You have questions, and we have all the answers

      ITIL v4 Leader: Digital & IT Strategy (DITS) is a certification within the ITIL v4 certification scheme. It is designed to equip professionals with advanced knowledge and skills in developing and implementing digital and IT strategies aligned with organisational goals and objectives.

      The ITIL® v4 Leader: Digital and IT Strategy is best-suited for leaders including Directors, Department Heads, and aspiring C-Level professionals.

      The ITIL® DITS certification is assessed and awarded by means of an examination. This exam comprises of 30 multiple choice questions (meaning you will have to select your answers from the options you are provided with). Your exam will be 60 minutes long, and you will be required to score 70% (21 out of 30) or higher in order to pass. This is a closed-book exam.

      The DITS certification empowers you to stay ahead in the dynamic digital landscape and make a meaningful impact in driving business excellence through digital and IT strategies.

      As of 2023, PeopleCert Best Global Practice certifications need to be renewed after 3 years of having obtained your qualification. This is to ensure your certification remains in line with current best practices within your industry.