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AWS Business Essentials

  • Course Code GK1978
  • Duration 1 day

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

  • Company Event

    Event at company

  • Public Classroom

    Traditional Classroom Learning

  • Virtual Learning

    Learning that is virtual

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Course Overview

Amazon Web Services AWS Business Essentials helps IT business decision makers understand the benefits of cloud computing and how a cloud strategy can help you meet your business objectives. In this course we discuss the advantages of cloud computing for your business and the fundamentals of AWS, including financial benefits. This course also introduces you to successful cloud adoption frameworks so to help you consider the AWS platform within your cloud computing strategy. 

Course Schedule

    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 11-11 May, 2018
    • Location: Virtual


    • Delivery Format: Public Classroom
    • Date: 11-11 May, 2018
    • Location: Southampton


    • Delivery Format: Public Classroom
    • Date: 11-11 May, 2018
    • Location: Manchester - Embankment Business Park


    • Delivery Format: Public Classroom
    • Date: 11-11 May, 2018
    • Location: Stirling


    • Delivery Format: Public Classroom
    • Date: 11-11 May, 2018
    • Location: Leeds


Target Audience


This course is intended for:

IT Business Decision-Makers

Individuals who are new to working with AWS

Course Objectives


This course is designed to teach you how to:

  • Identify the value and benefits of the AWS cloud
  • Recognize the valuable ways that the AWS platform can be used
  • Understand the robust security capabilities, controls, and assurances in place to maintain security and data protection
  • Articulate the financial impact the AWS cloud can have on an organisation’s procurement cycle, cost management, and contracts, while minimising risks associated with consumption-based pricing models

Course Content


This course will cover the following concepts:

  • Benefits of Cloud Computing and Defining Your Cloud Strategy
  • Introduction to the AWS Cloud
  • Security and Compliance
  • Cloud Financials
  • Migrating to the Cloud: Next Steps

Course Prerequisites


We recommend that attendees of this course have the following:

  • A working knowledge of IT infrastructure concepts
  • Familiarity with basic finance concepts
  • Familiarity with basic IT security concepts