The course addresses concepts such as security, fraud detection, analytics, and compliance to help facilitate discussions with line of business (LOB) professionals, information technology (IT) leaders, and executives


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


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


No prior IT experience or cloud experience is required.


Half Day

Outline for AWS Cloud Essentials for Business Leaders Financial Services Training

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