A 1-day course for technical managers

Don't be like Dilbert's boss!


Lead your team to the Cloud!

Learn the fundamentals of cloud computing, its benefits and how to begin your digital transformation and journey to the cloud.

Cloud computing provide IT services (servers, storage, databases, network, software) via the Internet to deliver faster innovation, flexible resources and cost savings at scale and you only pay for the services you use, thus reducing your operating costs.


  • Understand the fundamentals of cloud computing
  • Understand typical use cases
  • Governance planning and cost control
  • Plan the journey to the Cloud
  • Implementing best pratices and new techniques

This is a non technical, lecture-style presentation with time for interactions and discussions. No need to bring a laptop. All concepts covered can be applied to Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure.

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Graduation Cap

Day 1

  • Cloud computing principles
    • Agility, flexibility, elasticity, speed
    • Cloud use cases
    • Load patterns
    • Scaling
    • Costs: CAPEX vs OPEX
  • Type of services
    • Infrastructure as a Service
    • Containers as a Service
    • Platform as a Service
    • Function as a Service
    • Software as a Service
  • Type of clouds
    • Public
    • Private
    • Hybrid
  • The 3 major providers
    • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    • Microsoft Azure
    • Google Cloud Platform
  • Let’s talk about some Cloud myths
  • Compliance and certifications in the Cloud
  • Planning the journey to the Cloud
    • Define the triggers and the objectives
    • Technical assessment
    • Train
    • Architect
    • Migrate
    • Assess
    • Adapt
    • Validate
    • Adjust
  • Governance
    • Cost and resource management
    • Staying in control
    • Cloud native governance
    • Create and manage controlled sandboxes
  • Implementing best practices
    • DevOps
    • Continuous integration/deployment
    • Automation
  • Implementing new techniques
    • Microservices
    • Serverless
    • Containers and orchestrators
  • Cloud Native
    • What is cloud native
    • Speed and agility
    • The road to cloud native
  • Wrap-up



I.T. Team Managers

This non-technical course is aimed at I.T team managers (infrastructure and/or development) and team leads wishing to discover the possibilities of the Cloud and how to undertake the journey to cloud computing.


Our prices are in Canadian dollars.

In the USA? You can attend our virtual classes and take advantage of the 30% exchange rate!

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Organize private virtual courses for your company! (minimum 4 participants)

COVID-19 NOTE: All our public in-person classes have been postponed. The following classes are all virtual with a live instructor. You get the same training experience and the same interaction with the trainer.


Use the following codes to get 20% off the regular registration fee

Class Discount Code Valid until
K8s on Azure - June 15-16-17 2020 - Eastern Time EARLYBIRD-9DR3CP May 29, 2020
K8s - June 22-23 2020 - Mountain Time EARLYBIRD-35DHWM June 6, 2020
K8s on Azure - July 6-7-8 2020 - Pacific Time EARLYBIRD-78AEJ1 June 19, 2020
K8s - 13-14 Juillet 2020 - Heure de Montréal - FR EARLYBIRD-HSDXKW 26 Juin 2020