No prior IT experience or cloud experience is required.

    Skills Gained

    • Explain the role of information technology (IT) in an organization for business transformation
    • Explain the customer value proposition for using the cloud in the financial services industry (FSI)
    • Define key characteristics of cloud computing
    • Explain the cloud business model
    • Identify key FSI security practices of cloud computing
    • Frame the cloud business value using the Cloud Value Framework

    Who Can Benefit?

    Line of business (LOB) owners, information technology (IT) leaders, and executives

      Outline for AWS Cloud Essentials for Business Leaders – Financial Services Training

      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 FIS 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

        • Using a fictional customer case study, we review and apply lessons learned from the course