FinOps - Certified Practitioner

Duration

Duration:

Only 2 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

27/3/2023 (Monday)

Overview

This accelerated FinOps Certified Practitioner course, allows individuals in a large variety of cloud, finance and technology roles to validate their FinOps knowledge and enhance their professional credibility.

You will develop an understanding of FinOps, its practice areas, and how it’s applied to enhance business value from cloud spend. Organizations undergoing a public cloud-first strategy or who are in the midst of a public cloud migration will also benefit greatly.

At the end of this course, you’ll achieve your FinOps Certified Practitioner certification.

Through Firebrand’s Lecture | Lab | Review methodology you’ll certify at twice the speed of traditional training and get access to courseware, learn from certified instructors, and train in a distraction-free environment.

40% faster

Distraction-free environment

Audience

This course is ideal for those who plan to hold a position on a FinOps team or support FinOps or cloud financial management, or if you support FinOps teams as consultants, vendors, or trainers.

This course is suitable if you are any of the following:

  • Cloud Budget Owner
  • FinOps practitioners, such as a FinOps Analyst, Director of Cloud Optimization, Manager of Cloud Operations or Cloud Cost Optimization
  • Data Analyst
  • Principal Systems Engineer, Cloud Architect, Service Delivery Manager, Engineering
  • Manager or Director of Platform Engineering, Senior Enterprise Architect (EA) or EA Leader Finance and Procurement team members, including Technology Procurement Manager, Global Technology Procurement, Manager Cloud Cost Optimization, Financial Planning and Analyst Manager, and Financial Business Advisor IT Program and Portfolio Management Leader
  • Technology leaders, such as a Head of Infrastructure, Head of Cloud Center of Excellence, CTO or CIO Head of IT Finance (CFO of IT, VP/Dir. IT finance) or FP&A professional supporting cloud
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Benefits

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified fast. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams**, accommodation* and meals*. No hidden extras.
  4. Pass first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified over 100,000 professionals
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts

Curriculum

FinOps Certified Practitioner

  • FinOps Certified Practitioner Introduction

This module covers how to locate resource materials and identify the mission of FinOps.

  • Cloud Changes IT

This module covers why companies have adopted cloud.

  • What is FinOps

This module introduces the practice of FinOps.

  • FinOps Framework & Principles

This module focuses on important operational concepts related to FinOps practice.

  • FinOps Personas & Teams

In this module, you will learn about the different stakeholders a FinOps team works with.

  • FinOps Domains & Capabilities

This module covers the six domains of FinOps capabilities.

  • Motivations & Common Language

FinOps capabilities are the WHAT of FinOps. In this section we cover the six categories of FinOps capabilities and how the match up to the FinOps lifecycle.

  • Anatomy of a Cloud Bill

In this module, you will learn about the massive amount of information presented in the Cloud Bill.

  • Running a FinOps Team

This module covers the basic elements of running a FinOps team.

  • FinOps Inform Phase

In the Inform Phase, we create and use the tags/labels, account hierarchy and other taxonomy we created to allocate all costs in order to get a near-real time view of our current cloud usage.

  • FinOps Optimize Phase

In the optimize phase we target, define, and document optimization opportunities.

  • FinOps Operate Phase

The Operate Phase is where we take action to achieve the goals (from Optimize) and the company’s internal processes are engaged.

  • Maturing FinOps

At the end of this lesson you will be able to describe methods to build success in a FinOps practice.

Exam Track

At the end of this accelerated course, you’ll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

FinOps Certified Practitioner

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Format: 50 multiple choice questions, not proctored
  • Passing score: 75%

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.

Prerequisites

Before attending this accelerated course, you should:

  • Understand the basics of how cloud computing works, know the key services on your cloud providers, including their common use cases, and have a basic understanding of billing and pricing models.
  • Be able to describe the basic value proposition of running in cloud and understand the core concept of using a pay-as-you-go consumption model.
  • Have a base level of knowledge of at least one of the three main public cloud providers (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud). For AWS, we recommend AWS Business Professional training or, even better, the AWS Cloud Practitioner certification.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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"This is the second course I have attended with Firebrand and on both occasions I found them to be presented well with excellent instructors. No shortcuts were taken which meant I was ready to take my exams at and pass them first time. I will continue to use Firebrand for my training needs in future."
Martin Bassett, CoreFiling Ltd. (25/1/2023 (Wednesday) to 27/1/2023 (Friday))

"Overall it was a very good experience. Would like to thank the instructor, his approach, the way he structured the days, the approach and paced really helped."
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"Thanks Jack for being patient and breaking everything down in ways that we could all understand & remember!"
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