AWS Cloud for Finance Professionals

Duration : 2 Days (16 Hours)

AWS Cloud for Finance Professionals Course Overview:

The AWS Cloud for Finance Professionals course equips finance professionals with the knowledge to adopt Amazon Web Services (AWS) in a fiscally responsible manner. Participants will learn to manage, optimize, and plan cloud spend while driving accountability and cost-consciousness within their organizations. The course also explores how AWS can be leveraged to drive innovation in finance functions.

Course Level: Fundamental

Intended audience:

The AWS Cloud for Finance Professionals course is designed for enterprise finance stakeholders seeking to maximize cloud business value, implement CFM (Cloud Financial Management) best practices, and foster innovation within finance teams using AWS. The course provides the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively leverage AWS for financial optimization and drive innovation within the finance domain.

Module 1: Introduction
  • Cloud spending decisions
  • AWS pricing
  • Cost drivers
  • AWS Well-Architected Framework
  • AWS Cloud Value Framework
  • Activity 1.1: Cloud value metrics
  • Cloud Financial Management
  • Activity 1.2: Cloud Financial Management outcomes
  • Estimate cloud workload costs
  • Activity 2.1: Build and refine a cost estimate
  • Budget and forecast cloud costs
  • Improve cloud financial predictability
  • KPIs and unit metrics
  • Cost visibility and monitoring
  • Demonstration 3.1: Tools for cost visibility, tools for cost monitoring
  • Cost allocation and accountability
  • Cost allocation building blocks
  • Usage optimizations
  • Commitment-based purchase options
  • Activity 4.1: Cost optimization
  • Organizational change for CFM
  • Organization models for CFM
  • Activity 5.1: Organizational models
  • Establish a cost-aware organizational culture
  • Governance, control, and agility
  • AWS governance and control building blocks
  • Automated-based governance using AWS services
  • Keys to financial innovation
  • Financial transformation
  • Activity 6.1: Solutions for financial innovation
  • Module resources
  • Next steps

Course Prerequisites:

We recommend that attendees of this course have:

Q: What is the AWS Cloud for Finance Professionals training?

A: The training is a specialized program designed to equip finance professionals with the knowledge and skills to leverage cloud computing and AWS services to optimize financial operations, improve cost management, and enhance financial data analytics. The training focuses on addressing the unique needs and challenges faced by finance teams in adopting and implementing cloud solutions.

A: This training is suitable for finance professionals, including financial analysts, controllers, finance managers, CFOs, and anyone involved in financial operations and decision-making within organizations. It is designed to provide finance professionals with the understanding and tools to leverage the cloud for financial data management, analysis, and reporting.

A: The training covers a wide range of topics, including an introduction to cloud computing, AWS services relevant to finance, financial data management and storage on AWS, cost optimization strategies, data analytics and reporting, compliance considerations, and leveraging machine learning for financial forecasting. The training also explores real-world use cases and best practices for finance teams in the cloud.

A: While basic familiarity with cloud computing concepts can be beneficial, no technical background is required for this training. The program is designed to provide finance professionals with a practical understanding of how to leverage cloud technologies without requiring extensive technical knowledge.

A: The training equips finance professionals with the skills and knowledge to harness the power of cloud computing and AWS services for financial operations. It enables you to optimize financial processes, improve cost management, and leverage data analytics to drive better financial insights and decision-making. This expertise positions you as a valuable asset to your organization and enhances your career prospects within the finance field.

A: Yes, we offer online training options for this training.

A: The training empowers finance professionals within your organization to leverage cloud computing and AWS services for enhanced financial operations.

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This course comes with following benefits:

  • Practice Labs.
  • Get Trained by Certified Trainers.
  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
  • Digital courseware
  • Experience 24*7 learner support.

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