DevOps Leader (DOL)® Training

Become a leader who motivates, innovates and leads DevOps transformation

  • Understand the key differences between DevOps IT and traditional IT 
  • Define meaningful metrics, manage culture change, and implement value stream mapping 
  • Prepare for the DevOps Leader certification exam and clear it on your first attempt 
  • 350,000 + Professionals trained
  • 250 + Workshops every month
  • 100 + Countries and counting

Become a Skilled Change Agent

For a DevOps change to be successful, there must be a change not just in existing processes but even in the culture and mind-set of the organization and its employees. The human factor is the most important element in a change process and leaders must ensure that the right practices, methods and tools are adopted to bring about this change.

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  • 16-Hour Live, Instructor-Led Online Training

  • 16 SEUs and PDUs on Course Completion 

  • Industry-Validated Courseware

  • Hands-on Learning with Group Exercises

  • Prepare For DevOps Leader Certification Exam

  • Digital Library of Learning Resources

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Interact and engage with certified instructors with a wealth of industry experience and a mastery of the subject

Advanced Curriculum

Learn from the latest, most up-to-date curriculum, designed with industry needs in focus

Hands-On Training

Learn with the help of practical individual and group exercises, quizzes, and activities

Strengthen Foundations

Learn concepts from scratch by learning through step-by-step guidance and detailed feedback

Continual Learning Support

Choose from webinars, e-books, tutorials, and more to strengthen your learning



There are no prerequisites to attend this course 

Who Should Attend This Course

IT Team Leaders



Business Stakeholders

Change Agents

Tool Providers

Systems Integrators

DevOps Consultants

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What You Will Learn

DevOps and Time

Understand what DevOps is, why it's so popular, and its benefits. Learn about companies implementing DevOps.

DevOps IT and Traditional IT

Understand what Sets DevOps IT apart from Traditional IT and how DevOps IT is organized differently.

Becoming a DevOps organization

Learn about Transformational Leadership, and what goes into redesigning an organization for DevOps.

Value Stream Mapping

Understand what Value Stream Mapping is and why it's so popular.  Learn how to create a Value Steam Map.

Squad Organizational Model

Explore Conway's Law, Spotify’s Squad Organization Model (Structure, Roles), Squads, and Tribes.

Culture and Performance

Gain a full understanding of what a DevOps culture is, how to manage change, and the three phases of change.

Transform Your Workforce

Create a DevOps Organizational Culture

Redesign your organization, its employees, and its practices for DevOps. Improve team performance and focus on what really matters. 

  • Custom Training Solutions 
  • Experiential Learning 
  • Learn by Doing Approach 
  • Immediately Applicable Skills

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Course Curriculum

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  • Course Goals 
  • Course Agenda 
  • What Is DevOps? 
  • Why Do DevOps? 
  • Companies Doing DevOps 
  • The Magic Equation
  • 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 
  • Transformational Leadership 
  • Redesigning An Organization for DevOps 
  • Design Principles 
    • Focus 
    • Work 
    • Information 
    • Metrics
  • 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
  • Creating Value Stream Maps 
  • 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 
  • What is Culture and How Does it Impact Performance? 
  • Types of IT Culture 
  • Cultural Traits of a DevOps Organization 
  • How to Manage Change 
  • 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 
  • DevOps Tools Periodic Table 
  • Top DevOps Tool Categories 
  • Common and Popular Practices 
  • Understand what matters for stakeholders 
  • Delivering business value via DevOps 
  • Resources to speed DevOps understanding 
  • Exam Requirements, Question Weighting and Terminology List 
  • Sample Exam Review 

DevOps Leader Training FAQ

DOL Training

During this 16-hour course, a variety of topics will be covered with the aim of educating you on the DevOps philosophy, its concepts, and benefits, and giving you all you need to become a skilled DevOps facilitator/change agent. You will get a practical understanding of the following concepts on course completion: 

  • DevOps and time to market 
  • The business and IT perspectives 
  • Key differences between DevOps IT and traditional IT 
  • Planning and organizing 
  • Understanding performance and culture 
  • Measurement differences 
  • Designing a DevOps organization 
  • Focusing on what matters 
  • Ideas for organizing workflows 
  • Sharing information 
  • Defining meaningful metrics 
  • Value stream mapping 
  • The Spotify Squad model 
  • Managing culture change 
  • Popular tools and key practices 
  • Putting it all together 

An indicative list of participants would include: 

  • Anyone involved in cultural transformations and organizational change 
  • IT team leaders, managers, directors, and business stakeholders 
  • Practitioners and change agents 
  • Tool providers and systems integrators 
  • DevOps consultants

There are no prerequisites to attend this course. Learners need to successfully pass the DevOps Leader certification exam to get the DevOps Leader Certification. 

DevOps Leader Exam

The DevOps Leader Certification exam is a 60-minute examination, consisting of 40 multiple-choice questions. The passing score is 65%, achieving which you will get the DevOps Leader Certification. The certification is governed and maintained by the DevOps Institute.  

Workshop Experience

Currently, all our courses are offered online as live, interactive, trainer-led sessions where you will get to learn directly from the trainer with opportunities to discuss and clear doubts. 

Our instructors are DevOps leaders with several years of industry experience. They also have hands-on experience and will be able to tell you the practical aspects of what you are learning.  

Our courses are delivered through live interactive virtual classrooms. Our training focuses on interactive learning, split across hands-on exercises, discussions, and team collaboration, all facilitated by DevOps experts. The focus is on finding practical solutions to real-world scenarios in various strategic environments, both big and small.  

No, you do not need to record the sessions, the sessions will be auto recorded on our LMS, you will be able to refer to them. 

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