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 regular prices: 1-day $495, 2-day $995, 3-day $1,495.

Register early and save 20% with the early bird special pricing.

In Montreal, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec City? Contact us if you want Kubernetes Academy in your city!

You can also host our courses at your company! (minimum 6 participants, 3 in the Montreal area)

Docker containers and Kubernetes on Azure | 3-day - Montreal EN

Montreal March 24-25-26 2020

$1,195.00 early bird special valid until 02/21/2020.

Démystifiez l'infonuagique | 1 jour - Québec FR

Québec 6 avril 2020. En français.

Tarif lève tôt $395.00 en vigueur jusqu'au 1er mars 2020.

Conteneurs Docker et Kubernetes | 2 jours - Québec FR

Québec 7-8 avril 2020

Tarif lève tôt $795.00 en vigueur jusqu'au 13 mars 2020.

Docker containers and Kubernetes | 2-day - Toronto

Toronto April 29-30 2020

$795.00 early bird special valid until April 3rd.

Conteneurs Docker et Kubernetes | 2 jours - Montréal FR

Montréal 5-6 mai 2020

Tarif lève tôt $795.00 en vigueur jusqu'au 10 avril 2020.

Docker containers and Kubernetes | 2-day - Ottawa EN

Ottawa May 2020

To be announced