AWS Cloud Essentials for Business Leaders

This course is for business leaders who seek an overall understanding of the fundamental concepts of cloud computing. Learn how a cloud strategy can help you meet business objectives. The course dives into the business value of the cloud through customer examples, exploring industry trends, and the Cloud Value Framework, which helps you understand the business value of building on AWS by assessing cost and value impact.

Target Audience:

  • Line of Business (LoB) owners 
  • IT leaders
  • Executives

Course Objectives:

In this course, you will learn to:

  • 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

Course Content:

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 FSI 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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