EXIN Application Management Foundation with reference to ASL

Application management involves management, maintenance and renewal of applications (application software and the data structures) in a professionally responsible manner. The exam EXIN Application Management with reference to ASL tests basic knowledge and understanding of Application management.

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ASL is the key to application administration and management. The framework of the Application Services Library includes the processes and activities that come into play in application management. From management to maintenance and renewal. New releases of software are being rolled out at ever increasing frequencies which means that application management is become more and more important. Participants can use the EXIN Application Management Foundation with reference to ASL certificate to prove that they are familiar with the conceptual framework, processes and activities of application management.


The topics of the module are:

* the context of Application Management
* the content and structure of Application Management
* the application of Application Management

Target group

The module is intended for people working in application management on a daily basis: application managers, functional and technical designers, programmers, testing staff, team and project managers.


Application management is a mission-critical factor: it demands a structured and professional approach. The Application Services Library offers tools for managing, maintaining and renewing applications. The EXIN Application Management Foundation with reference to ASL certificate fits in well with EXIN Cloud Computing Foundation and EXIN IT Service Management based on ISO/IEC20000.

Exam content

The context of Application Management: 23%
The processes of Application Management: 67%
The use of Application Management: 10%

Examination details

Number of questions: 40
Pass mark: 65% (26 of 40)
Open book/notes: no
Electronic equipment permitted: no

Contact hours
The minimum number of contact hours for the course is 15. This number includes group assignments, exam preparation and short coffee breaks. Not included are: homework, the logistics related to the exam session, the exam session and lunch breaks.

At least six months’ experience in an application management environment.

Examination type: Computer based multiple-choice questions
Estimation study load: 60 hours
Practical assignments: Not applicable
Time allotted for examination: 60 minutes