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DevOps: Collaboration and ChatOps MicroCert

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Number of Courses


Total Contact Hours

18 Hours (1.8 CEUs)

Total Cost


DevOps is an area of growth in the IT field across industries. The curriculum for this program is for beginners, those who would like to see if this career is for them. It has been organized for those with or without a college degree who would like an overview of the profession along with an understanding of major principles of DevOps.

Cross-functional collaboration is critical and vital in today’s businesses. Learners will understand the basics of Collaboration, why we use Collaboration, how it helps the organization in implementing collaboration tools and techniques, and its advantages. Learners will also understand the basics of ChatOps, the benefits of ChatOps, and how organizations can adapt ChatOps to increase efficiencies with these cross-functional tools.

This program is part of the DevOps Engineer Certificate program.

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Course Listing

Although not required, it is advised to take the courses in this order:

  • CODVO - Introduction to DevOps (Online)
  • CODDF - Fundamentals of Collaboration and ChatOps (Online)
  • CODDA - Applications of Collaboration and ChatOps (Online)

Each course is $395. Payment is due prior to beginning your course. There are also other payment options available.

Note: Prices are subject to change. Contact an Enrollment Coach to see what savings you may qualify for.


Each online course in this program must be completed within 4 weeks. Each course includes unique learning objectives and outcomes and is completed entirely online.


These online courses require access to a computer with Internet access, email, an Internet browser (Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox recommended), MS PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Digital Badge Details

Successful completion of all courses within the program earns you an official LSU digital badge to show off your skill sets. This badge can be used to bulk up your online résumé and showcase your expertise in the topic. Badges are distributed through Badgr. For more information on digital badges, visit the LSU digital badge page. If you have completed this program, request your badge.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction to DevOps (Online)

  • Explain the culture of DevOps
  • Explain different approaches or frameworks used to complement DevOps culture
  • Identify DevOps concepts, technology tools, and languages utilized within DevOps teams
  • Plan for a career in the field of DevOps

Fundamentals of Collaboration and ChatOps (Online)

  • Explain how collaboration and ChatOps are part of the DevOps process and culture
  • Differentiate between tools to apply DevOps concepts
  • Infer best practices in DevOps and collaboration and ChatOps

Applications of Collaboration and ChatOps (Online)

  • Use tools to apply DevOps processes
  • Describe user roles in DevOps and Collaboration and ChatOps
  • Infer solutions to real-world problems within DevOps organizations
  • Explain how Collaboration and ChatOps is part of the DevOps process and culture