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Course Code: 821433

AWS Cloud Essentials For Business Leaders

Get introduced to cloud concepts and advantages of AWS.

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Course Description

In this course, you will learn the fundamental concepts of cloud computing and how a cloud strategy can help companies meet business objectives. It explores the advantages and possibilities of cloud computing. It also introduces addresses concepts such as security and compliance to help facilitate better discussions with line of business (LOB) professionals, information technology (IT) LoB, IT leaders, and executives. 

About this course

What You'll Learn?

Explain the role of information technology (IT) in an organization for business transformation 

  • Explain the customer value proposition for using the cloud across industries 
  • Define key characteristics of cloud computing 
  • Explain the cloud business model
  • Identify key security practices of cloud computing
  • Frame the cloud business value using the Cloud Value Framework 

Who Needs to Attend?

Line of Business (LoB) owners, IT leaders, and executives 


No prior IT experience or cloud experience is required 

Course Outline

Module 1: Course Introduction 

Module 2: Information Technology for Business Transformation 

  • Role of IT in an organization for business transformation 
  • Brief history of IT 
  • Legacy approach to IT 
  • What drives customers to move from traditional infrastructure to the cloud 

Module 3: Cloud Computing 

  • Define cloud computing 
  • Key characteristics of cloud technology 
  • The cloud business model 
  • Key security practices within the cloud 

Module 4: Business Value of the Cloud 

  • The customer value proposition 
  • Identify who is using cloud computing 
  • Industry trends 
  • Customer examples 

Module 5: The Cloud Value Framework 

  • Introduction to the Cloud Value Framework 
  • Cost Savings 
  • Staff Productivity 
  • Operational Resilience 
  • Business Agility 

Module 6: Business Value Activity 

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