FinOps Certified Practitioner - Crash Course

Learn the fundamentals of FinOps and why its so critical to have FinOps knowledge today as a Cloud professional. The course will also prepare you for the Linux Foundation's FinOps Certified Practitioner Exam. 

The industry leading 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

FinOps knowledge is now a must have requirement for an every increasing number of Cloud professionals as well as IT professionals.  Companies are ever challenged managing their cloud costs and need skilled professionals. 

Did you know that the average salary of a FinOps professional was $115,229 as of August 2022! 

This course is for you if your wanting to learn more about FinOps or your preparing for the industry leading FinOps certification from the FinOps Foundation.  

This course will cover the full objectives of the exam and also provide resources to prepare.

You'll 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)
  • Mock Exam (50 Questions)
  • 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