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The ITIL® 4 Managing Professional transition module is designed to allow qualified ITIL v3 professionals to easily transition across to ITIL 4 with just one course and one exam. Upon successfully passing the exam you will gain the designation of ITIL® 4 Managing Professional. In addition to fully preparing you for this exam, this 4-day transition module will provide you with a thorough understanding of how to create, deliver, and support services and drive stakeholder value in the ITIL® 4 context.

The ITIL® 4 Managing Professional Qualification

In the new ITIL® 4 scheme there are two professional qualifications: Managing Professional (MP) and Strategic Leader (SL):


The Managing Professional is the next level of ITIL 4 to be released after ITIL 4 Foundation.  It targets IT practitioners working within technology and digital teams across businesses and provides practical and technical knowledge about how to run successful IT-enabled services, teams and workflows.

ITIL Managing Professional comprises 4 specialist modules:

  • ITIL 4 Specialist - Create, Deliver and Support
  • ITIL 4 Specialist - Drive Stakeholder Value
  • ITIL 4 Specialist - High Velocity IT
  • ITIL 4 Strategist - Direct Plan and Improve

The last module ITIL Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve  is common to both the MP and SL streams. For those new to ITIL, the specialist modules will all be available to be taken individually according to needs (once Foundation has first been attained).

For those already well-qualified in the ITIL v3 scheme (holding 17 or more credits) the ITIL 4 Managing Professional Transition Module has been designed to take into account all your existing knowledge and to provide a straightforward way to transition your qualifications into the ITIL 4 scheme with just one course and one exam.

Learning outcomes

The Managing Professional Transition covers 30%-40% of:

  • Foundation
  • Create, Deliver and Support
  • Drive Stakeholder Value
  • High Velocity IT
  • Direct Plan and Improve

It is mainly focused on the new areas in ITIL 4 with very little content related to practices. Candidates who want to understand practices in detail should read up on these in their own time.

The Managing Professional Transition provides experienced practitioners with the MP designation but does not fully certify the same detailed level of knowledge. It is recommended that candidates also read the ITIL 4 publications.

Who should attend

The ITIL 4 Managing Professional Transition course is designed for

  • Practitioners with significant experience in IT service management who also have 17 points or more on the ITIL V3 scheme
  • Those holding ITIL expert, even if achieved via the previous bridge exam
Scenario 1: I am ITIL v3 Foundation certified and have obtained two or more ITIL v3 Intermediate level certifications.

Continue with more ITIL v3 Intermediate modules to obtain at least 17 credits (including v3 Foundation), to be eligible to attend the transition module Managing Professional Transition. You will be awarded the designation of ITIL® Managing Professional when you pass the Managing Professional Transition module.
ITIL v3 Intermediate modules will be available until 2020, date to be announced by Axelos and Peoplecert. For information on dates please contact ALC Customer Service.

Scenario 2: I am v3 ITIL Expert.

Take the ITIL Managing Professional Transition module to achieve the ITIL® Managing Professional designation.
After achieving the ITIL Managing Professional designation, if you are interested in pursuing the ITIL® Strategic Leader designation, you would only need to complete the ITIL Leader Digital & Strategy module.  Once you have completed both streams, you are eligible to move towards ITIL® Master.

Course contents

1.  Create, Deliver, and Support
  • Planning and building a service value stream to create, deliver, and support services
  • How relevant ITIL practices contribute to the creation, delivery and support across the SVS and value streams
  • How to create and deliver support services
  • How to coordinate, prioritise and structure work and activities to create deliver and support services, including managing queues and backlogs, and prioritising work
2.  Drive Stakeholder Value
  • Customer journeys - concept and design
  • Stakeholder relationship
  • Shape demand and define service offerings
  • Onboard and offboard customers and users
  • Ensuring continual value co-creation (service consumption / provisioning)
  • Realise and validate service value
3.  High Velocity IT
  • Concepts regarding the high-velocity nature of the digital enterprise, including the demand it places on IT
  • Understand the digital product lifecycle in terms of the ITIL 'operating model'
  • How to create, deliver and support services
4.  Direct, Plan & Improve

This module is common to both  the Managing Professional (MP) and Strategic Leader (SL) streams.

Course fees

Fees per person

$2,560 + GST

Fees include:

  • Comprehensive ALC course workbook, quality colour printed
  • Official Axelos ITIL 4 Foundation Textbook Hard Copy
  • Official exam ITIL 4 Managing Professional Transition
    • Live Virtual Training: Online Examination Voucher. Please note that the ITIL MPT Exam retires on 30 September, 2022. As such, participants must sit their exam prior to this date.

*The course fee does not include the ITIL 4 Managing Professional Package of textbooks as they are not necessary for the course. If you would like a set for your reference the package can be purchased via ALC in hard copy format.

Live Virtual Training – Participants will be provided with an online exam voucher to sit the exams at a time and date of their choosing. The web-proctored exams are available 24/7 and run by the examination institute PEOPLECERT. Please note that the ITIL MPT Exam retires on 30 September, 2022. As such, participants must sit their exam prior to this date.