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ITIL® 4 Leader: Digital & IT Strategy (DITS)

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18 hours
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6 months
ITIL 4 Leader: Digital & IT Strategy
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‘ITIL Leader: Digital & IT Strategy (DITS)’ is a new module in the ‘ITIL: Strategic Leader (SL)’ stream. With IT and digital management now forming a cornerstone of corporate strategic thinking, career IT managers often require a business-centric understanding of IT service management (ITSM). The ITIL DITS syllabus looks at how digital and IT strategy helps to keep organizations viable and competitive even in disruptive digital marketplaces. This, in turn, helps to optimize the business value generated by IT, not only ensuring that end-users can enjoy higher-quality services but also keeping stakeholders happy.

This course was designed to prepare students to sit and pass the ITIL Leader: Digital & IT Strategy (DITS) certification exam. The course also features insight from several highly experienced subject matter experts on how to apply the tools and best practices from the syllabus in real-world companies. By passing the exam, students will verify their understanding of top-level IT strategy, allowing them to begin making more strategic contributions to their businesses.

The course itself was created by the award-winning online training team at Good e-Learning. As a certified Market Leader for online ITIL training, Good e-Learning has a sterling reputation for providing world-class corporate e-learning experiences. The course includes a number of engaging assets, including instructor-led videos, knowledge checks, practice exams, and downloadable materials for studying offline. Courses can be accessed via the free Go.Learn app, and the Good e-Learning support team is fully qualified to answer questions on syllabus content. When a student is ready, they can also contact Good e-Learning to request a FREE exam voucher.

By the end of the course, students will be fully prepared to sit and pass the ITIL 4 DITS examination.


ITIL 4 Leader: Digital & IT Strategy

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Course duration

The course includes over 18 hours’ worth of training materials. Students have access for six months following the point of purchase.

Course outline

The course is split over several modules:

  • Welcome to ITIL 4 Strategic Leader: Digital & IT Strategy
  • Module 1: Essential Components / The Journey Starts Here
  • Module 2: What is Digital & IT Strategy?
  • Module 3: Where are we now?
  • Module 4: Where do we want to be?
  • Module 5: Are we ready?
  • Module 6: How do we get there?
  • Module 7: Essential Strategic Factors: Innovation
  • Module 8: Essential Strategic Factors: Risk
  • Module 9: Taking Action
  • Module 10: Did we get there?
  • Module 11: Digital Leadership
  • Module 12: ITIL 4 Leader: Digital & IT Strategy Wrap-up
  • Module 13: Practice Exams

Benefits of ITIL DITS

These days, IT and digital elements have become crucial considerations when it comes to creating, implementing, and adapting business strategies. The world’s most successful businesses are always ready to evolve in the face of digital and technological disruption, and IT managers play a key role in aligning IT capabilities with new corporate objectives.

The ITIL 4 DITS syllabus is based on the latest insight from successful ITIL practitioners. Students learn to specify strategic goals before devising comprehensive plans on how to get from A to B. It also covers several tools and processes for dealing with risk, innovation, and leadership responsibilities, as well as how to assess the success of strategic initiatives.

Passing the ITIL DITS certification exam is a prerequisite for earning the ‘ITIL Strategic Leader (SL)’ certification, along with becoming an ‘ITIL Master’. Successful candidates will be able to use the insight gleaned from the syllabus to contribute towards strategic decision-making and value creation. With enough experience, this can also qualify them for additional responsibilities, as well as higher-paying roles.


Is this course accredited?

This course has been fully accredited by APMG International.

What are the course prerequisites?

Students are required to pass the ITIL 4 Foundation certification exam before they can sit the exam for ITIL 4 DITS or any other intermediate modules.

Does the course contain exams?

This course comes with a number of training assets designed to help students prepare for the ITIL 4 DITS exam. These include regular knowledge checks, practice exams, and instructor-led videos.

At the end of the course, students can test themselves using the practice exams provided. When they feel ready, they can also contact the Good e-Learning support team to request a FREE exam voucher.

How long until I receive course confirmation details?

Students should receive course confirmation details, along with course access, immediately after the point of purchase.

How long will I have access to materials?

Students have access to the course for six months following the point of purchase.

Who provides this course?

This course is provided by Good e-Learning.

What support does Good e-Learning offer?

The Good e-Learning support team is qualified to answer questions on both course content and technical issues. They will typically respond to queries within 24 hours. Students can also contact Support to request a FREE exam voucher or resit.

What does the course include?

The course includes a number of training assets designed to help students along:

  • Exam simulator
  • Revision modules
  • Interactive videos
  • Podcasts
  • Downloadable resources for offline study
  • Full mobile compatibility (via Go.Learn app)

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for career-minded IT managers, as well as business managers who require a more comprehensive understanding of how IT contributes towards strategic value. For anyone interested in becoming an ITIL Strategic Leader or ITIL Master, passing the ITIL 4 DITS exam will be mandatory.


Students are required to pass the ITIL 4 Foundation certification exam before they can sit the exam for ITIL 4 DITS or any other intermediate modules.

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