ITIL® SL recognizes the value of ITIL®, not just for IT operations, but for all digitally-enabled services. Becoming an ITIL® 4 Strategic Leader demonstrates that the you have a clear understanding of how IT influences and directs business strategy.

To obtain the designation ITIL® 4 Managing Professional or ITIL 4 Strategic Leader, you must complete all modules in each stream, with ITIL® Strategist Direct, Plan and Improve being a universal module for both streams.

After achieving the ITIL® 4 Managing Professional designation, candidates would only need to complete the ITIL® 4 Leader: Digital and IT Strategy module to achieve the ITIL® 4 Strategic Leader designation.

ITIL® 4 Strategic Leader (ITIL® SL) is a stream of two modules that are part of ITIL® 4, the next evolution of ITIL®.

The two modules are: