Finops Cloud Platform Cost Management


Cost management is a challenge with cloud platforms, with a new consumption-based model dominated by OPEX, is stark contrast with the op-premises model make mainly of CAPEX, fixed hardware, and licenses costs. After this module, students will acquire a good understanding of the new model, and how it can be managed and optimized in Azure. Azure is taken as an example and the processes can be transplanted to AWS and Google.

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Start date

January 30, 2024

End date

January 30, 2024

Language(s) of the training


Languages spoken by the coach(es)

English, French


Davy Detaille


• What is a cloud platform?
• Why are we moving to the cloud platform?
• Cloud-related financial risks
• FinOps Framework
• Cost model and transition
• Typical Costs Evolution
• Enterprise agreement vs. CSP
• Multi-Cloud
• Understanding pricing
• Assign costs to budgets
• Costs analysis/optimisation/monitoring and alerting
• Governance & Policies
• Best practices


Learners are able to get the fundamental understanding of:

  • What is FinOps Framework?
  • What are the different cost models and how do they evolve?
  • The different prices of cloud provider
  • How to analyze, optimize and monitor costs
  • What is governance?
  • Best practices in FinOps Management

Learning Outcomes

  • You’ll understand why it’s important to manage costs when adopting the cloud
  • You’ll understand how implementing FinOps frameworks can help you control costs
  • You‘ll learn the fundamentals of FinOps analysis (analysis, optimization and monitoring) and governance


Day 1/1: 30-01-2024: 09:00 – 17:00

Format and Location

This course takes place ON-SITE

Terres Rouges building

14, porte de France
L-4360 Esch/Alzette




The module ‘Introduction to Cloud computing’ and at least one of the following modules: AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals; Google Cloud Fundamentals or equivalent skills

Additional Info

This course is part of the training track “Your Journey to the Cloud”.


We recommend you to follow the courses as follows:


Introduction to Cloud Computing
AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
Google Cloud Fundamentals
DevOps Fundamentals
Finops Cloud Platform Cost Management


This training does not have any assessment or exams; a certificate of participation will be issued to participants.

Esco Skills

cloud technologies, migration, cost management

Esco Occupations

chief executive officer, chief operating officer, ICT intelligent systems designer, software analyst, ICT system administrator, ICT security consultant, ICT disaster recovery analyst, financial manager