Sysop is a new breed of IT educator. The company champions the alignment of IT with business, promotes the pivotal role of the IT professional and believes that the primary purpose of training and education is to change behaviour in the workplace. Sysop's mission is to provide a more creative and stimulating, world class educational environment that addresses vital areas of IT service management. The company's training and education is designed to make ITIL more accessible, digestible and relevant for its clients, while its practical workshops can be tailored to the specific needs of the client organisation. Founded in 1985 and headquartered in Heywood, near Manchester, Sysop operates internationally with associates in Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, Italy, Egypt, France, Ireland, and Saudi-Arabia, Singapore, Australia and Malaysia.