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AWS Partners: build your AWS knowledge with free training for sales professionals

We’re introducing a new digital training series called Solutions Training for Partners: Sales Best Practices to introduce sales professionals at AWS Partner organizations to cloud concepts and help support their business development. These 30-minute, fundamental courses also cover the AWS solutions that customers leverage most to innovate and transform their business, such as AWS analytics, […]

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Top Posts of 2020 on the Training and Certification Blog

We kicked off the AWS Training and Certification Blog in March of 2020 with the purpose of sharing news and updates about AWS Training, AWS Certification, and our cloud skills education programs—for learners of all skill levels. Our articles seek to keep you informed, whether you’re an individual who wants to grow your cloud knowledge […]

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ICYMI: December and January news from AWS Training and Certification

Below is a summary of AWS Training and Certification news and updates for the months of December 2020 and January 2021. Dive in and explore more training content, stories, and resources. Skills Development Amazon Commits to providing free cloud skills training to 29 million people globally by 2025 At re:Invent 2020, we announced our commitment […]

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AWS Partners: Learn how to establish continuous governance and management at scale

To stay competitive, organizations must innovate faster and operate more efficiently. IT departments are under pressure to simplify their end-to-end life-cycle management, support business agility, and empower builders. However, they often must choose between governance control and business agility. Cloud IT teams and builders typically have different objectives. Cloud IT teams want governance and control, […]

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ICYMI: November news from AWS Training and Certification

Below is a summary of AWS Training and Certification news and updates for the month of November. Dive in and explore more training content, stories, and resources. Events AWS Training and Certification at AWS re:Invent 2020 Explore and take advantage of skill-building resources from AWS Training and Certification during re:Invent. You can go from learning […]

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Don’t miss these AWS Training and Certification resources at re:Invent 2020

You don’t want to miss this year’s AWS re:Invent virtual conference. In addition to being free for all participants, it spans three weeks from December 1-18 and includes five keynotes, 18 leadership sessions, and unlimited access to hundreds of breakouts. Over the three weeks, there will be 500+ sessions covering core AWS services and emerging […]

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Removing barriers and creating builders

Last month, Maureen Lonergan, director of AWS Training and Certification, delivered the keynote speech at the Women in IT Awards NYC. The event, in its third year, recognizes the dedication and efforts of women and allies in the tech community. Maureen shared the importance of removing barriers and creating builders through education and training to […]

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ICYMI: October highlights from AWS Training and Certification

Below is a summary of AWS Training and Certification news and updates for the month of October, including all our new courses launched this month. Dive in and explore! Enterprise skills development CloudCheckr staff earn more than 80 AWS Certifications in 80 days CloudCheckr, an AWS Partner, recently validated its employees’ cloud expertise by completing […]

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Training tech workers for the future – a conversation with Maureen Lonergan

This week, Maureen Lonergan, director of AWS Training and Certification was a guest on NPR podcast “Can Do” discussing the future of technology training. Technology represents 10% of the US economy and 8% of its workforce, and it’s America’s fastest growing economic sector. As readers of this blog, you’re aware that there’s a gap in […]

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New Amazon Connect digital courses for developers

Editor’s Note: updated from original publish date (20 August 2020) to reflect a new Amazon Connect digital course below. We now offer seven courses to help customers and AWS Partners build their skills in Amazon Connect. Amazon Connect is a simple, scalable solution that enables businesses to have a fully operational contact center that can […]

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