The learning objectives for DevOps Leader 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.
The target audience for the DevOps Leader course are professionals including:
- Anyone starting or leading a DevOps cultural transformation program.
- Anyone interested in modern IT leadership and organizational change approaches.
- Business Managers.
- Business Stakeholders.
- Change Agents.
- DevOps Consultants.
- DevOps Engineers.
- IT Directors.
- IT Managers.
- IT Team Leaders.
- Lean Coaches.
- Product Owners.
- Scrum Masters.
- System Integrators.
- Tool Providers.
Devops Leader Examination Design
- Number of questions: 40.
- Type of questions: multiple choice.
- Marks: 40 marks available.
- Provisional pass mark: 65% or higher.
- Duration: 90 minutes (112 for non-native speakers).
- This is a ‘closed book’ examination.
The DevOps Leader Certification Exam takes place the last day of the course, the second day, in the afternoon. Open-course participants may need to bring their laptop in order to take the online exam.
Familiarity with IT terminology and IT related work experience are recommended. The Foundation exam must have been passed.
The pre-reading material will be available before the beginning of the course, participants are encouraged to study it before the beginning of the course. Good knowledge of English is mandatory.
The following DevOps Leader course material is included for this event:
- Pre-Event Study Materials.
The event preparation materials include a structured Pre-Event Study Guide- available online.
- DevOps Leader Event Handout.
This handout contains case study, exercises and solutions, DevOps Leader test-exams and hints & tips for the DevOps Leader Examination.
- DevOps Leader Learner Manual ebook.
Learner Manual ebook (excellent post-class reference)
Access to additional sources of information and community.