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Cloud Computing for Business Leaders

Executive Program

Gain the technical understanding to make tough, IT-driven decisions that unlock the value of cloud computing in your organization.

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  • Estimated time
    4 - 8 Weeks

    At 5 hours/week

  • Enroll by
    December 7, 2022

    Get access to the classroom immediately upon enrollment

  • Prerequisites
    Word Processors, Spreadsheets, Presentation Tools

What you will learn

  1. Cloud Computing for Business Leaders

    4 - 8 weeks to complete

    This program will focus on the unique knowledge and skills that business leaders need to unlock the value of cloud technologies in their organizations, or enable a more cloud-native department that leverages cloud computing to drive growth and create operational efficiencies.

    Prerequisite knowledge

    1. Introduction and Business Case for Cloud Computing

      Compare and contrast public, private and on-prem hosting of services through the different deployment and service model of the cloud. Explain how traditional models for determining cloud ROI using a TCO are only minimally effective. Learn the major migration strategies that allow a business at any stage of technology to begin moving towards the cloud.

      • Organizational Capability Building for Cloud

        Learn required changes in your staff skill set, your existing processes and practices and your organizational culture to unlock the best value from the cloud. Learn how to drive these changes effectively in your organization. Learn to use the target state model to help determine your current state and how to use the CCoE virtual structure as the change agent to drive cloud adoption across the enterprise. Learn how to jump start the culture in your technology teams by moving your current operating model to a DevOps or DevSecOps model. Learn a new model or a cultural practice for Cloud Financial Management, bringing together finance, procurement, and engineering teams to manage cloud spend.

        • Cloud Governance Model - Strategy and Implementation

          Learn how to maximize business value while minimizing risks to your organization by defining an organization wide governance model. Learn key risk areas such as security, compliance and cost management and how to put automated controls to manage risks without compromising business agility. Dive deep into each of these areas (security, compliance, cost) to understand the risks and mechanisms provided by cloud providers to help you build a governance model on top to manage the risks. Learn how the requirements of skills, processes, and culture are complementary to governance mechanisms.

          • Cloud Innovation and Futures

            We will look at the increased pace of innovation and how it is driving disruption in all industries. Learn some fundamental cloud innovations that may help you innovate in your business. Serverless, Containers, IOT, AI, Data Analytics, Edge computing, Blockchain, Quantum computing are major cloud innovation areas today that you can adopt.

            • CAPSTONE PROJECT

              Students will leverage the key learning objectives covered in the program to build a cloud strategy for a fictitious retail company based a variety of inputs.

          Learn with the best.

          Learn with the best.

          • Sanjay Agrawal

            Founder & CEO, TropoScale LLC

            Sanjay has over 20 years of experience with companies such as AWS, Microsoft and Sun Microsystems building engineering teams, defining products, founding new businesses, and advising CxOs of large enterprises to adopt new technology.

          All our programs include:

          • Real-world projects from industry experts

            With real-world projects and immersive content built in partnership with top-tier companies, you’ll master the tech skills companies want.

          • Technical mentor support

            Our knowledgeable mentors guide your learning and are focused on answering your questions, motivating you, and keeping you on track.

          • Career services

            You’ll have access to Github portfolio review and LinkedIn profile optimization to help you advance your career and land a high-paying role.

          • Flexible learning program

            Tailor a learning plan that fits your busy life. Learn at your own pace and reach your personal goals on the schedule that works best for you.

          Program offerings

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            • Real-world projects
            • Project reviews
            • Project feedback from experienced reviewers
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            • Technical mentor support
            • Student community
          • Career services

            • Github review
            • LinkedIn profile optimization

          Succeed with personalized services.

          We provide services customized for your needs at every step of your learning journey to ensure your success.

          Get timely feedback on your projects.

          • Personalized feedback
          • Unlimited submissions and feedback loops
          • Practical tips and industry best practices
          • Additional suggested resources to improve
          • 1,400+

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          • 2.7M

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          • 88/100

            reviewer rating

          • 1.1 hours

            avg project review turnaround time

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