Whether your field is architecture or information technology, successful planning involves a carefully crafted set of steps to planned and measurable goals. In todays fast-paced business environment, this is no simple task. As deadlines get tighter and budgets get smaller, organizations turn to their managers to do more with less. Therefore, successful managers need to replenish their supply of best practices knowledge, practical skills, insightful strategies, and cutting edge concepts to remain a valuable asset to their company. Our programs will add a unique set of best practices knowledge combination the capabilities of ITIL® Framework and Project Management (PMBOK®) to your knowledge base. We will work with you facilitating your understanding of the combined capabilities of ITIL® and Project Management in order to implement a more effective Service Management Practice Among other elements, the program will explore and discuss the following areas:- Dependencies among both practices – ITIL® lifecycle progressive phases – Project Management 9 work areas – Implementation issues related to ITSM programs – Program management office and its benefits – Continuous improvement approach ITIL® is a set of best practices guidance that has become a worldwide-adopted framework for Information Technology Services Management (ITSM) by many Public & Private Organizations. Since early 1990, ITIL® has been evolving from focusing on Functions and Processes under versions 1 and 2 to focusing on the Full Service Lifecycle Management under version 3. In addition to the existing benefits of aligning IT goals and objectives with the business, improving quality and reducing cost of operation; ITSM and ITIL® now emphasizes the following areas: – Assist in transforming IT Service Management onto a strategic business asset – Assist in defining and managing the complete lifecycle of IT Service Management Process – Provide guidance on the development of Services Strategy, the development of Service Design, the Transition of Services from current to desired state, the Implementation and the Continuous improvement of the those Services The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) constitutes the official Project Management Institute (PMI®) standards and is used to define the minimum knowledge an individual must possess to be considered a candidate for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) accreditation.