DevOps Leader (DOL)


Course Overview

Introduces new and innovative ways to organize and manage value streams using DevOps practices. Tailored for those engaged in a DevOps evolution.

Who should attend

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
  • Consultants
  • DevOps Consultants
  • DevOps Engineers
  • IT Directors
  • IT Managers
  • IT Team Leaders
  • Lean Coaches
  • Practitioners
  • Product Owners
  • Scrum Masters
  • System Integrators
  • Tool Providers


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

Course Content

Course Introduction
  • Course Goals
  • Course Agenda
Module 1: DevOps and Transformational Leadership
  • Current Definitions of DevOps
  • Benefits of DevOps
  • Transformational Leadership
Module 2: Unlearning Behaviors
  • Psychological Safety and Neuroscience
  • Mindset, Mental Models and Cognitive Bias
  • Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) and DevOps
Module 3: Becoming a DevOps Organization
  • How DevOps Differs
  • DevOps Kaizen
  • Building Safety In
Module 4: Measure to Learn
  • Avoiding Measure to Target
  • Creating a Current Value Stream Map
Module 5: Measure to Improve
  • The Improvement Kata and Experiments
  • Creating a Future Value Stream Map
Module 6: Target Operating Models and Organizational Design
  • Conway s Law
  • Desired Outcomes of DevOps
  • DevOps TOM Design Principles
Module 7: Articulating and Socializing Vision
  • Organizational Change in Large Enterprises
  • Empowering People
  • Broadcasting Outside of Your Organization
Module 8: Maintaining Energy and Momentum
  • The DevOps Business Case
  • Culture and Climate
  • A High-Trust Culture
  • Kolb’s Learning Styles
Additional Sources of Information
Exam Preparations
  • Exam Requirements, Question Weighting, and Terminology List
  • Sample Exam Review

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

2 days

  • 1,490.— €
Classroom Training

2 days

  • Germany: 1,490.— €
  • Switzerland: CHF 1,290.—


Instructor-led Online Training:   Course conducted online in a virtual classroom.


Time zone: Central European Time (CET)   ±1 hour

Online Training Time zone: British Summer Time (BST)
Online Training Time zone: British Summer Time (BST)
Online Training Time zone: British Summer Time (BST)
Online Training Time zone: British Summer Time (BST)
Online Training Time zone: Central European Time (CET)
Online Training Time zone: Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)