Difference between ITIL V3 syllabus and ITIL 2011 syllabus?

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Peter_78
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Thu Jan 17, 2013 12:04 am

Hi,

What is the basic difference between ITIL V3 syllabus and ITIL 2011 syllabus?


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Thu Jan 17, 2013 1:57 am

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The v3 syllabus is based on the initial version of ITIL after the re-organization from the previous version where the concentration was on Service Delivery and Service SUpport. The v3 of ITIL changed that model to reflect on how ISO 20000 worked

The 2011 syllabus is based on the updated and changed version of ITIL v3. The changes were a combination of correction of omissions and addd more details.
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Sat Jan 19, 2013 1:28 am

i have done my certification in 2011 so do i need to upgrade myself through an exam when the new certification comes up.i was told by my training provider itilstudy that the certification is for life
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Sat Jan 19, 2013 6:13 pm

It would be mad to do it again for such trivial differences. The foundation course is e mere overview of ITIL. An introduction to the concepts from which more detailed work can begin.
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Wed Jan 23, 2013 12:50 am

Had a quick question have the older certifications like v2 v1 have been phased out. My friend has one in v1. Someone please suggest
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Wed Jan 23, 2013 3:17 am

The way i understand is that if a person is ITIL Foundation certified(be it v1 or v2 or v3), then he/she does not need to go for ITIL 2011 foundation again.

Yes, its true that v1 and v2 has already phased out. You will find ATOs who provide v3 and the better ones provide the latest 2011 version.
What I would suggest your friend is to go through some online Foundation v2011 papers and if interested can go ahead with Intermediate level.

I hope you have got your answer...
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Wed Jan 23, 2013 4:18 am

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If you hold the v1 or v2 Foundation (I do), it is still valid

However, if you want to take the ITIL 2011 Intermediate courses / exams, you have to take the ITIL 2011 Foundation Exam

I hold the v2 Service manager;s certification - the Red Badge

I need to take the Foundation course in order to take the MALC exam and either CSI or SS in order to get the Expert

This is becasue the 2011 ITIL covers a lot more

If you check the OGC Best Practice Management site, it will explain this under the qualifications section
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Tue Oct 01, 2013 8:49 am

Peter_78 wrote:Hi,

What is the basic difference between ITIL V3 syllabus and ITIL 2011 syllabus?
ITIL 2011 is an update of ITIL V3 - not a completely new version - but the changes are significant enough
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ITIL 2011 is an updated version of ITIL V3. As of Jan 1st 2012, new exams were offered that reflect the 2011 content rather than the (2007) V3 content.

If you've studied for the Foundation against the old syllabus, I would recommend you download the new syllabus from the ITIL Official Site and decide how much extra study you need to do.

If you have studied with a training provider they may give you access to updated materials too so it's worth asking them
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