DevOps Leader® (DOL) Certification Training

Course 3686

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Exam Voucher: Yes
  • Language: English
  • Level: Intermediate

The DevOps Leader course is a unique and practical experience for participants who want to take a transformational leadership approach and make an impact within their organization by implementing DevOps. Leading people through a DevOps evolution requires new skills, tools, innovative thinking, and transformational leadership. Leaders up, down and across an organization must align and collaborate to break down silos and evolve the organization.

The course highlights the human dynamics of cultural change and equips participants with practices, methods, and tools to engage people across the DevOps spectrum through the use of real-life scenarios and case studies. Upon completion of the course, participants will have tangible takeaways to leverage when back in the office such as understanding Value Stream Mapping.

The course was developed by leveraging key DevOps leadership sources to extract real-life best practices in leading DevOps initiatives and has been designed to teach the key differences and emerging practices for DevOps ways of working through leadership in a fast-paced DevOps and Agile environment.

This certification positions learners to successfully complete the DevOps Leader exam.

DevOps Leader Training Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

DevOps Leader Training Information

In this DevOps Leader course, you will learn how to:

  • Understand differences between DevOps IT and Traditional IT.
  • Identify ideas for organizing workflows.
  • Focus on value outcomes.
  • Drive cultural and behavioral change.

Recommended Experience

An understanding and knowledge of common DevOps terminology and concepts and related work experience are recommended.

Exam Information

  • The exam Duration is 60 minutes
  • Exams are open book and web-based

To maintain the certification's value and integrity, all candidates must attend approved DOI classes through one of the DOI REPs (Registered Education Providers) to be eligible to sit the exam.

DevOps Leader Course Outline

  • Current Definitions of DevOps
  • Benefits of DevOps
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Psychological Safety and Neuroscience
  • Mindset, Mental Models and Cognitive Bias
  • Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) and DevOps
  • How DevOps Differs
  • DevOps Kaizen
  • Building Safety In
  • Avoiding Measure to Target
  • Creating a Current Value Stream Map
  • The Improvement Kata and Experiments
  • Creating a Future Value Stream Map
  • Conway's Law
  • Desired Outcomes of DevOps
  • DevOps TOM Design Principles
  • Organizational Change in Large Enterprises
  • Empowering People
  • Broadcasting Outside of Your Organization
  • The DevOps Business Case
  • Culture and Climate
  • A High-Trust Culture
  • Kolb’s Learning Styles

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DevOps Leader FAQs

  • Anyone starting or leading a DevOps cultural transformation program
  • Anyone interested in modern IT leadership and organizational change approaches
  • IT team leaders, managers, directors, and business stakeholders
  • Practitioners and change agents
  • DevOps tool providers, systems integrators, and consultants

The course earns 16 PMI PDUs (Although DOI has not currently been issued an official code to submit for PMI PDU credit, you can submit for credit successfully through the “Other” category on the PMI website. Essentially, 1 PDU credit per hour of instructor-led training. So, in the case of the DevOps Foundation, 16 credits would be applicable.)

DevOps Institute certifications expire two years from the date earned and must be renewed before that expiration date. For an individual’s first DevOps Institute certification, 30 CEUs are required to maintain an active certification.  For individuals who hold more than one DevOps Institute certification, an additional 6 CEUs will be required for each additional certification. 
Learning Tree offers a variety of DOI CEU-eligible training to help you maintain your certification. View the list of DOI CEU-eligible training courses.

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