FinOps Certified Practitioner - Crash Course

Learn the fundamentals of FinOps and prepare for the Linux Foundation's FinOps Certified Practitioner Exam. 

 The FinOps certification allows individuals in a large variety of cloud, finance and technology roles to validate their FinOps knowledge and enhance their professional credibility.

This course covers the full objectives of the certification to help you prepare and pass the exam. 

The course provides over 5 hours of course content, online practice questions, a full practice test and a complementary Practice Question eBook.



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Course Overview

 And if you’re interested in taking the FinOps exam, you’ll also get a concise reference guide and practice questions to help you prepare.

What's Included?

  • 5 hours on-demand video with demos/whiteboards
  • 4 downloadable resources (including 50 practice question eBook)
  • Accredible Certificate of Completion

Who is This Course For?

  • Cloud Computing Professionals
  • IT Professionals that manage cloud.
  • C-Level Executives
  • Business Unit Leads, Application Stakeholders, etc  
  • Procurement Professionals

What You'll Learn

✔  Understand why FinOps is a cultural practice and the operating model is the most efficient way for teams to manage their cloud costs.  

✔  How to understand and control your cloud spending but also use the data collected to make money.

✔  Identify the proper tools to use in major cloud providers for managing costs.

✔ How cloud spending can drive more revenue, signal customer base growth, enable more product and feature release velocity, or even help shut down a data center.

✔ Understanding Cloud Usage and Cost Modeling, Cost Allocation and Resource Planning.

 ✔Understand how the organization acts and automates to manage cloud use within the context of other IT Finance activities, and integrates FinOps capabilities with existing organizational processes, organizational units, and technology.

✔ Understand how the organization works to define its pricing model goals, uses historical data to make pricing model adjustments by buying commitment based discounts, and works to manage the pricing aspects of services it is using in the cloud.


  • Participants should have cloud accounts to run and collect data on cloud spending.

Course content