PV203 IT Services Management

Faculty of Informatics
Spring 2016
Extent and Intensity
2/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: z (credit).
RNDr. Stanislav Michelfeit (lecturer), Mgr. Jitka Kitner (deputy)
Guaranteed by
doc. RNDr. Eva Hladká, Ph.D.
Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Supplier department: Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Mon 18:00–19:50 D2
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
This subject shows the emergence of service science, a new multidisciplinary area of study, to address the challenge of becoming more systematic about innovating in services. The subject points out solutions and proccesses mainly used in area of IT services.
At the end of the course students should be able:
to understand the paradigm shift from goods economy to service economy;
to undestand outsourcing and data centers services;
to formulate a Service Level Agreement;
to understand the SaaS - Software as a Service approach.
  • Service science
  • IS/IT outsourcing
  • Delivery center model
  • Customer Support Center
  • Server System Operations & Desktop Client Support
  • Practical exercise
  • Network Services Delivery
  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library
  • Outsourcing Infrastructure Services, Customer Support Services
  • Further development of IS/IT outsourcing services
  • Case studies from IBM Integrated Service Delivery Centre
  • Internet
Teaching methods
lectures, class discussion, presentations by professionals in the domain
Assessment methods
Successful completion of the course is to commit 2 of 3 homework assigned. The exam is the test containing 30 questions. It is required to achieve 60% correct answers.
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Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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