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SKU: AWS-DYCFMF

$1,350.00

In the AWS Cloud for Finance Professionals course, students will learn how AWS helps finance professionals adopt cloud in a fiscally responsible manner. They will gain the foundational knowledge that they need to manage, optimize and plan their cloud spend, and influence their organization’s builders to be more accountable and cost-conscious. Participants will also learn how they can use AWS to innovate within their finance organizations.

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Overview:

In the AWS Cloud for Finance Professionals course, students will learn how AWS helps finance professionals adopt cloud in a fiscally responsible manner. They will gain the foundational knowledge that they need to manage, optimize and plan their cloud spend, and influence their organization’s builders to be more accountable and cost-conscious. Participants will also learn how they can use AWS to innovate within their finance organizations.

Course Objectives:

In this course, students will learn how to:

  • Define cloud business value
  • Estimate costs associated with current and future cloud workloads
  • Use tools to report, monitor, allocate, optimize, and plan AWS spend
  • Optimize cloud spending and usage through pricing models
  • Establish best practices with Cloud Financial Management (CFM) and Cloud Financial Operations (Cloud FinOps)
  • Implement financial governance and controls
  • Drive finance organization innovation

Audience:

This course is intended for enterprise finance stakeholders who want to learn how to maximize cloud business value, how to employ Cloud Financial Management best practices, and how finance teams can innovate with AWS.

Pre-requisites:

We recommend that attendees of this course have completed the following learnings:

  • AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials
  • AWS Cloud Essentials for Business Leaders

Outline:

Course introduction

Module 1: Introduction

  • Activity 1.1: Cloud value metrics
  • Activity 1.2: Cloud Financial Management outcomes

Module 2: Planning and Forecasting

  • Activity 2.1: Build and refine a cost estimate

Module 3: Measurement and Accountability

Module 4: Cost Optimization

  • Activity 4.1: Cost optimization

Module 5: Cloud Financial Operations

  • Activity 5.1: Organizational models

Module 6: Financial Transformation and Innovation

  • Activity 6.1: Solutions for financial innovation

Module 7: Resources and Next Steps

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Length

2 days