DevOps Training Series: DevOps Leader (DOL) - HKPC Academy
DevOps Training Series: DevOps Leader (DOL)
HKPC Building 78 Tat Chee Avenue Kowloon
Mr CHAN, Tel:2788 5800


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

It is a unique and practical experience for those who want to take a transformational leadership approach and make an impact within their organisations by implementing DevOps.

Leading people through a DevOps evolution requires new skills, tools, innovative thinking, and transformational leadership.

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Course Overview

Highlighting the human dynamics of cultural change and equips participants with practices, methods, and tools to engage people across the DevOps spectrum through the use of real-life scenarios and case studies. Participants will have tangible takeaways such as understanding Value Stream Mapping.

The course was developed by leveraging key DevOps leadership sources to extract real-life best practices in leading DevOps initiatives and designed to teach the key differences and emerging practices for DevOps ways of working through leadership in a fast-paced DevOps and Agile environment. This course positions participants to successfully complete the DevOps Leader exam.

Date & Time

Date: 30-31 Oct 2023

Time: 09:30 – 17:30


Cantonese, supplemented with English terminology

Course Fee

HK$9,900*  (May apply up to HK$6,600* subsidy)
*Maximum saving, with the final grant subjects to approval.

Course Objectives

The learning objectives 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

Certification Exam

Successfully passing (65%) the 60-minute examination, consisting of 40 multiple-choice questions, leads to the SRE (Site Reliability Engineering) Foundation certificate. The certification is governed and maintained by the DevOps Institute.

Target Audience

  • Anyone starting or leading a DevOps cultural transformation program
  • Anyone interested in modern IT leadership and organizational change approaches

The target for IT professionals including:

  • Business Managers
  • Business Stakeholders
  • Change Agents
  • Consultants
  • DevOps Practitioners
  • IT Directors
  • IT Managers
  • IT Team Leaders
  • Product Owners
  • Scrum Masters
  • Software Engineers
  • Site Reliability Engineers
  • System Integrators
  • Tool Providers


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


Paulino KOK has over 30 years of technology working experience in various positions from application development, infrastructure technology, portfolio, program & project management, service management, security & risk management, leadership coaching, innovation design thinking facilitation, employment engagement & HR people operations, and agile & digital transformation. He has worked for both financial, manufacturing and retail industries for multi-national companies, two are components of the Dow Jones Industrial Index and Fortune 100 Best Companies.

Paulino is an accredited Trainer of  DevOps Institute.