Apollo 13 (onsite or online)
A business simulation game is a form of experiential learning, or learning-by-doing. People learn, in a number of game rounds, to translate theory into practice. They learn how to use the theory to achieve measurable results.
- Improve your ITSM performance
- Increase Customer and Service Focus
- Get more out your ITSM/ITIL training
- Learn how improve Processes to realise demonstrated value and reduce business risk
With the growing importance of IT to all organisations ITSM is becoming a strategic capability. Many organisations have adopted and invested heavily in ITSM best practice frameworks such as ITIL. Many are struggling and are not achieving the hoped for value, worse still their lack of ITSM capabilities are presenting a risk to their business. Despite the massive investments in ITSM training and certification we still struggle to translate the theory into practice and translate the ITSM knowledge into results.
Most of the training is focused on getting certified, which means, “Train to pass the exam”. But we forget to teach the students how to apply the theory in their day-to-day work.
- The number 1 reason for ITSM initiatives failing is ABC (Attitude, Behavior, Culture). There is too little attention in training on dealing with this. Creating buy-in, overcoming resistance, empowering people to change.
- Many organizations see ITSM improvements as ‘Implementation projects’ and fail to embed CSI (Continual Service Improvement) as a core capability within the culture of the organization.
- IT is too internally focused. We forget to focus on the Customer and the Business.
- There is too little focus on aligning processes to business needs and too little ability to measure and demonstrate the value.
Objectives The learning objectives are dependent upon what your organization is trying to achieve, where you are on your ITSM journey and the problems and issues you are trying to solve. These are some of the objectives achieved during this training:
- Learn how to apply ITSM best practices and learn the essence of ITSM;
- Learn how to measure and improve your performance;
- Learn how to stay customer focused and set the right priorities based on customer impact;
- Develop communications and team competences.