New online training for Service Support Manager

New online training for Service Support Manager

Micro Focus Education is pleased to announce a new online digital learning course

SSM 100 – Service Support Manager Essentials

Course Features

• Developed with Micro Focus ART

• Self-paced, with tracking and graded exam

• Interactive software simulations with voice-over and closed captioning

• Online resources include exercise scenarios and process app workflows

Course Registration

$300 for online access for 1 year; Free for Micro Focus employees

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Course Description

This course provides the concepts and skills to work with Service Support Manager (SSM) applications and to configure Service Request Center (SRC).

Audience/Job Roles

This course is intended for Service Support Manager (SSM) users and administrators.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

• Work with Incidents, Problems, and Change Requests 

• Configure and use CMS for asset management

• Configure and use SRC for service fulfillment


Course Topics



Module 1: Understanding SSM Concepts

·         Identify and explain SSM terms and concepts

·         Identify how SSM supports ITIL

·         Explain the functions and relationships between SSM applications

·         Identify the function of SRC

Module 2: Working with Incidents and Problems

·         Submit an Incident

·         Associate an Incident with a Configuration Item

·         Assign an Incident to a Queue

·         Escalate an Incident

·         Associate an Incident with a Problem

·         Assign a Problem to a Technical SME

·         Investigate and Resolve a Problem

Module 3: Working with Change Requests

·         Submit a Change Request

·         Assign a Change Request to a Change Manager

·         Perform a Risk Analysis

·         Link a Change to an Incident and a Problem

·         Approve a Change

·         Assign a Change to an Implementation Team

·         Publish a Knowledge Base Article about a Change

Module 4: Creating Configuration Items

·         Create a record for an Asset

·         Transition an Asset from Planning to the Acquired state

·         Link an Asset to a new Configuration Item

·         Transition a CI from Classification to the Active state

Module 5: Customizing SRC

·         Change the Service Request Center logo

·         Add a URL tab to SRC

·         Add a Service Request to SRC

Course Assessment

·         Test your understanding of SSM terminology and concepts


Learning Path

SSM is built and administered with Solutions Business Manager and uses the SBM runtime engine. It is recommended that the SSM student also attend SBM training.

• SBM 100 – SBM Essentials

• SBM 120 ‒ SBM for Users

• SBM 200 – Designer and Administrator

• SBM 300 ‒ Advanced Designer

• SBM 400 ‒ Orchestration and Scripting



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