Certified DevOps Leader (DOL) Training

  • Learn via: Classroom
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Price: From $1,872+VAT
Upcoming Training
$1,872+VAT
01 October 2023
2 Days
We can host this training at your preferred location. Contact us!

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.

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

The learning objectives for DOL include a practical understanding of:
  • DevOps and time to value
  • Mindset and mental models
  • Key differences between DevOps IT and traditional IT
  • Target operating models and organizational design
  • Performance management, rewards and motivation
  • Preparing investment cases
  • Focusing on value outcomes
  • Ideas for organizing workflows
  • Empowerment and participation
  • Defining meaningful metrics
  • Value stream mapping
  • Driving cultural and behavioral change

Learner Materials
  • Sixteen (16) hours of instructor-led training and exercise facilitation
  • Learner Manual (excellent post-class reference)
  • Participation in exercises designed to apply concepts
  • Comprehensive glossary
  • Access to additional sources of information and communities
Certification Exam
Successfully passing (65%) the 90-minute examination, consisting of 40 multiple-choice questions, leads to the candidate’s designation as a certified DevOps Leader (DOL). The certification is governed and maintained by the DevOps Institute.
The course fee includes the open book, Online Proctored exam. Delegates will receive a voucher for this exam which they can sit, at their convenience, post course.
Course Introduction
  • Course Goals
  • Course Agenda
DevOps and Time
  • What Is DevOps?
  • Why Do DevOps
  • Companies Doing DevOps
  • The Magic Equation
Key Differences Between DevOps IT and Traditional IT
  • What Sets DevOps IT apart from Traditional IT
  • How DevOps IT is Organized Differently
  • How to Perform to a Different Standard
  • How to Use Different Measurements
Becoming a DevOps organization
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Redesigning An Organization for DevOps
  • Design Principles
  • Focus
  • Work
  • Information
  • Metrics
Value Stream Mapping
  • What is Value Stream Mapping?
  • Why Do We Need to Use this Framework?
  • Types of Maps
  • How to Create a Value Stream Map?
  • Types of Data to Collect
  • How to Handle Exceptions
Value Stream Mapping Exercise
Squad Organizational Model
  • Conway's Law
  • The Problem with Silos
  • Spotify’s Squad Organization Model (Structure, Roles)
  • Squads
  • Tribes
  • Chapters
  • Guilds
  • How to Reorganize in Order to Move to this Model
Managing Cultural Change
  • What is Culture and How Does it Impact Performance?
  • Types of IT Culture
  • Cultural Traits of a DevOps Organization
  • How to Manage Change
Culture and its Impact on Performance
  • Types of IT Culture
  • What is a DevOps Culture
  • How To Manage Change
  • The Three Phases Of Change
  • Types of Changes That Need to be Implemented
Popular DevOps Tools and Practices
  • DevOps Tools Periodic Table
  • Top DevOps Tool Categories
  • Common and Popular Practices


Contact us for more detail about our trainings and for all other enquiries!

Upcoming Trainings

Join our public courses in our Istanbul, London and Ankara facilities. Private class trainings will be organized at the location of your preference, according to your schedule.

Classroom / Virtual Classroom
01 October 2023
Istanbul, Ankara, London
2 Days
Classroom / Virtual Classroom
05 October 2023
Istanbul, Ankara, London
2 Days
Classroom / Virtual Classroom
15 October 2023
Istanbul, Ankara, London
2 Days
Classroom / Virtual Classroom
17 October 2023
Istanbul, Ankara, London
2 Days
Classroom / Virtual Classroom
26 October 2023
Istanbul, Ankara, London
2 Days
Classroom / Virtual Classroom
27 October 2023
Istanbul, Ankara, London
2 Days
Classroom / Virtual Classroom
01 November 2023
Istanbul, Ankara, London
2 Days
Classroom / Virtual Classroom
02 November 2023
Istanbul, Ankara, London
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