Course Description

This course will help you to understand the basics of collaboration, why we use collaboration, how it helps the organizations in implementing collaboration tools and techniques and its advantages. You will also learn about collaboration and the culture of DevOps (globalization), DevOps values, its principles, methodology and how collaboration and DevOps processes are linked together, along with the best practices in collaboration. You will also learn to understand the basics of ChatOps, the benefits of ChatOps, and how organizations can adapt ChatOps to increase the efficiencies with these cross-functional tools. You will be proficient with various technologies in ChatOps, their uses, benefits, using ChatOps in the DevOps process, and the best practices. In addition, you will learn more about collaboration tools and how to collaborate with your teams easily and quickly. There are many online and offline tools available today to get your business organized, referred to as Collaboration tools. With collaboration in the workplace, your employees can work more closely together. Collaboration improves efficiency and increases productivity, but only when the right set of tools are selected.

Course Objectives:

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


  • This online course requires access to a computer with internet access, email, an Internet browser (Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox recommended), MS PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat Reader.


  • Online format with four weeks to complete the course.

LSU’s certificate program is your opportunity to gain applicable knowledge and skills in a convenient format online. They are designed for individuals who want to gain a new set of skills to immediately apply in the workplace. With each completion of a MicroCert, you will receive a digital badge to publicize your achievement in your specialization that can be shared online on platforms like LinkedIn. The courses you take can start you on the path toward your professional goals.

To earn a MicroCert, you must complete 3 online self-paged – 6 hour courses. The Introduction to DevOps course and a 2 concept courses: A fundamentals and an applications course. Each course will be 6 hours for a total of 18 hours. Students will receive a digital badge from LSU Online & Continuing Education that can be used for online résumés, personal websites or social media.

For more information about this course, email Answers or call 833-280-5634.


Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Fundamentals of Collaboration and ChatOps (Online)
Once you are registered, you have 31 days to complete this course
Instruction Method
Course Fee(s)
CODDF non-credit $395.00

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