APN Partner Learning Path: AWS Business Professional

Built for individuals to gain a basic understanding of AWS services and core business value propositions.

With the AWS Business Professional Learning Path, start by achieving AWS Business Professional and AWS Cloud Economics accreditations to confirm you understand the fundamentals of AWS. Then advance to additional training by workload or solution area.

Learn more about the courses in each learning progression below.

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  • Follow this recommended sequence of courses and exams to build your AWS Cloud skills in this Learning Path.

    AWS Business Professional

    This course covers a basic understanding of AWS, the key services that comprise AWS, and core business value propositions. Online modules help build the foundation to effectively leverage AWS solutions to customers.

    Digital  |  3.5 hours

    AWS Cloud Economics

    This course introduces partners to the benefits of migrating their customers to the AWS Cloud. Partners will learn about cost savings and data center economics in relation to cloud computing.

    Classroom | 4.5 hours
    Digital | 2.5 hours

    AWS Solutions Training for Partners: Foundations (Business)

    This course was designed specifically to help new APN Partners build their business with AWS. Partners will learn how to address customer business challenges through AWS best practices and position the benefits of AWS Cloud with their customers.


    Classroom  | 1 day
    Digital  |  3 hours

    AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials (Second Edition)

    Learn about the fundamentals of the AWS Cloud, build your cloud skills, and grow your professional credibility by taking this free digital self-paced course when and where it’s convenient for you. 

    Digital  |  4.5 hours

    AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

    This exam enables individuals with an overall understanding of the AWS Cloud to validate their knowledge with an industry-recognized credential. This exam covers four domains, including: cloud concepts, security, technology, and billing and pricing

    Exam  |  1.5 hours

  • Additional Training

    AWS Professional Services: Cloud Adoption Framework

    AWS Cloud Adoption Framework (AWS CAF) training is designed to provide an overview of the AWS CAF and the AWS CAF Alignment Workshop. This one-day workshop mixes theory and practice, providing attendees with working knowledge of the AWS CAF and the ability to facilitate the AWS CAF Alignment Workshop.

    Classroom  |  1 day

    AWS Professional Services: Cloud Advisory

    This course teaches you how to build a compelling business case for cloud adoption, and how to accelerate customer's cloud adoption process. You will learn how to apply the cloud economics concepts to a business case; and perform a Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), and a Total Cost of Migration (TCM) exercise.

    Classroom  |  2 days

    AWS Technical Professional

    This course covers fundamental, technical knowledge of AWS cloud computing, global infrastructure, services, common solutions, migration, security, and compliance.

    Digital  |  4.5 hours

    Solutions Training for Partners: Foundations (Technical)

    This course is intended to introduce the basic skills needed to lead pre-sales, AWS technical engagements with customers. Using a simple, case-study-based approach, this course will present the frameworks, techniques, and guidelines critical to capturing requirements and translating those requirements into AWS solutions.

    Classroom  | 1 day
    Digital  |  3 hours

    Additional Free Digital Training

  • Solutions Training for Partners Available by Workload or Solution

    AWS Solutions Training for Partners: Foundations - Public Sector - Business

    This partner course was designed specifically for AWS Partner Network (APN) with business in the public sector. By learning about AWS best practices specific to public sector organizations, APN Partners can have clear and concise prospecting conversations with customers.

    AWS Solutions Training for Partners: Microsoft Workloads on AWS (Business)

    This course was designed for partners with a foundational understanding of cloud technology. Partners will learn about the specific benefits of moving Microsoft workloads to AWS.

    AWS Solutions Training for Partners: SAP on AWS (Business)

    This course will provide APN Partners with new market data, case studies, and customer engagement models to help partners identify SAP workload opportunities for their customers.

    AWS Solutions Training for Partners: Amazon Connect (Business)

    This course introduces the business benefits of setting up a cloud-based contact center using Amazon Connect. You will learn how to discuss the value proposition of Amazon Connect with your customers and explain the pricing model.

    AWS Solutions Training for Partners: Big Data and Analytics

    This course focuses on AWS best practices that align AWS case studies and solutions with Big Data & Analytics challenges faced by small-medium and enterprise businesses.

    AWS Solutions Training for Partners: Desktop and Application Streaming (Business)

    This course introduces the benefits of using AWS for end user computing (EUC) needs. The course highlights the EUC market trends, use cases, and opportunities. You will learn about the AWS EUC solutions and customer success stories.

    AWS Solutions Training for Partners: Machine Learning on AWS (Business)

    This course focuses on establishing knowledge to effectively engage with customers in positioning AWS for machine learning (ML) workloads.

    AWS Solutions Training for Partners: Migrating to AWS (Business)

    This course focuses on how to identify and qualify enterprise workloads for cloud migration, assess migration readiness, and build a compelling business case for cloud migration.

    AWS Solutions Training for Partners: VMWare Cloud on AWS (Business)

    This course was built to provide APN Partners an introduction to the VMware Cloud on AWS. Partners will learn the key benefits and use-cases to identify and qualify VMware Cloud on AWS opportunities.

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