AWS Cloud for Finance Professionals Training

  • Learn via: Classroom
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Price: From €2,775+VAT
We can host this training at your preferred location. Contact us!

Gain the foundational knowledge that you need to manage, optimize and plan your cloud spend, and influence your organization’s builders to be more accountable and cost-conscious from an expert AWS instructor. In this 2-day, classroom training course you will learn to innovate within your finance organization.

In this course, you will learn how finance professionals can use Amazon Web Services (AWS) to adopt cloud in a fiscally responsible manner. You will gain foundational knowledge to help you manage, optimize, and plan cloud spend. You will learn how to influence your organization’s builders to be more accountable and cost conscious. Finally, you will consider how you can use AWS to innovate in your finance organization.
Who should take this course
  • Enterprise finance stakeholders who want to learn how to:
  • Maximize cloud business value
  • Use CFM best practices
  • Help finance teams innovate with AWS

  • Cloud Computing and AWS from the digital version of AWS Cloud for Finance Professionals
  • We recommend that attendees of this course have taken AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials and AWS Cloud Essentials for Business Leaders.

  • 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

Activities
This course includes presentations, activities, demonstrations, videos, assessments, and group exercises
Day 1

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
Module 2: Planning and Forecasting
  • Estimate cloud workload costs
  • Activity 2.1: Build and refine a cost estimate
  • Budget and forecast cloud costs
  • Improve cloud financial predictability
Module 3: Measurement and Accountability
  • 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
Day 2
Module 4: Cost Optimization
  • Usage optimizations
  • Commitment-based purchase options
  • Activity 4.1: Cost optimization
Module 5: Cloud Financial Operations
  • 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
Module 6: Financial Transformation and Innovation
  • Keys to financial innovation
  • Financial transformation
  • Activity 6.1: Solutions for financial innovation
Module 7: Resources and Next Steps
  • Module resources
  • Next steps



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Upcoming Trainings

Join our public courses in our Istanbul, London and Ankara facilities. Private class trainings will be organized at the location of your preference, according to your schedule.

Classroom / Virtual Classroom
11 June 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
2 Days
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25 July 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
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08 August 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
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18 August 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
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22 August 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
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25 August 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
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05 September 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
2 Days
Classroom / Virtual Classroom
12 September 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
2 Days
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