Training: DevOps Leader – DOI



DevOps Leader® is a freestanding, closed-book certification from DevOps Institute. The purpose of the certification and its associated course is to impart, test and validate knowledge of DevOps Leader, vocabulary, principles, practices and values. DevOps Leader is intended for anyone involved in cultural transformations and organizational change including IT team leaders, managers, directors and business stakeholders, practitioners and change agents, tool providers and systems integrators and DevOps consultants.

Participant profiles

  • DevOps Consultants
  • DevOps Engineers
  • IT Directors
  • Lean Coaches
  • Product Owners
  • Scrum Masters


  • Understand the key differences between DevOps IT and traditional IT
  • Target operating models and organizational design
  • Manage performance, rewards and motivation
  • Focus on value outcomes
  • Have ideas for organizing workflows


  • Baseline knowledge and understanding of common DevOps definitions and principles

Course content

Module 1: DevOps and Transformational Leadership

  • Lesson 1: Current Definitions of DevOps
  • Lesson 2: Benefits of DevOps
  • Lesson 3: Transformational Leadership


Module 2: Unlearning Behaviors

  • Lesson 1: Psychological Safety and Neuroscience
  • Lesson 2: Mindset, Mental Models and Cognitive Bias
  • Lesson 3: Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) and DevOps


Module 3: Becoming a DevOps Organization

  • Lesson 1: How DevOps Differs
  • Lesson 2: DevOps Kaizen
  • lesson 3: Building Safety In


Module 4: Measure to Learn

  • Lesson 1: Avoiding Measure to Target
  • Lesson 2: Creating a Current Value Stream Map


Module 5: Measure to Improve

  • Lesson 1: The Improvement Kata and Experiments
  • Lesson 2: Creating a Future Value Stream Map


Module 6: Target Operating Models and Organizational Design

  • Lesson 1: Conway’s Law
  • Lesson 2: DevOps TOM Design Principles


Module 7: Articulating and Socializing Vision

  • Lesson 1: Organizational Change in Large Enterprises
  • Lesson 2: Empowering People
  • Lesson 3: Broadcasting Outside of Your Organization


Module 8: Maintaining Energy and Momentum

  • Lesson 1: The DevOps Business Case
  • Lesson 2: Culture and Climate
  • Lesson 3: A High-Trust Culture


  • Official DevOps Institute documentation
  • Learner Manual (excellent post-class reference)
  • Course slideware
  • Value Added Resources
  • Glossary

Lab / Exercises

  • Official DevOps Institute exercices


This course prepares to the exam:

  • DevOps Leader (DOL)®
  • Exam Type: Multiple choice questions
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Passing Score: 65%

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Prix de l'inscription
CHF 1'950.-

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