Cloud Necessities Level 1
Gain an understanding for cloud and learn a skill through practical experience to identify cloud migration opportunities and present a business case for such an opportunity within a company of your choosing.
Time left to enrol
Next class: Refer to timetable
2 (in-class) + 3 (self) hours per week
The spend on cloud providers is forecasted to increase to $178 billion in 2022 from $141 billion in 2021.
This is the first of three levels in the Arascina Cloud Necessities Program™ aimed at upskilling non-techies in cloud. You will learn the essentials of cloud terminology, strategy and opportunities, partnering with cloud providers and the financial, risk and security angle of cloud technology.
In the practical project, you will identify a cloud migration opportunity and write a business case to an Executive Committee and the Board of Directors for a given industry or company of your choice. This will make you fit to apply cloud opportunity identification and pitching to lead cloud projects and transformations.
As we go more digital, cloud adoptions can be a strategy your business way want to incorporate. Having a strong fundamental base for identifying such opportunities in a timely manner and assessing whether it is fit-for-purpose can accelerate your business growth.
What you get
The adoption of Cloud can offer a number of advantages, including faster time to market, scalability,
cost savings, enhanced security and access controls.
Value to you
Your base in cloud
As we go more digital, cloud adoptions can be a strategy your business way want to incorporate.
Having a strong fundamental base for identifying such opportunities in a timely manner and assessing whether it is fit-for-purpose can accelerate your business growth.
This course will teach you how to identify and establish a case in order to present to your Executive Committee or Board.
Save time and money
You will receive a burst of knowledge and be taught how to apply cloud principles in the identification and presentation of opportunities for a cloud migration. Short and sharp at only 5 weeks part-time.
Acquire practical skills for your role
You can read theory anywhere. This course shows you how to apply it through worked examples in class and a project that simulates what you would be required to do in your role.
Open doors to new opportunities
This course will provide you with additional skills to be a step ahead in your chosen profession, increasing your value and consideration for future career opportunities.
Connect with global peers
It’s nice to know there are other like-minded learners like you. What better way than to learn socially together and build your network globally.
Best suited for
No size fits all, we get it. But here is how we have tailored this course with you in mind. Whomever you are, we welcome all learners.
You're awesome in your profession
You know the ins and outs of your profession without a doubt, yet you want to stay relevant and a step ahead of technological change.
You're a business leader
You have a vision for the future. Now you want to be empowered and lead the change in a sustainable and secure way.
You're driving change
You have a great technology team in your workplace. With the level of digital transformation, you think it’s best to be able to talk the same language.
How is this different from other online courses?
This course will provide you with immersive learning, critical thinking and you walk away with a skill that you can use in your job/role.
If you are looking for a few videos to watch followed by a multiple choice quiz to get a certificate, then this course is likely not for you.
How will this course be delivered?
Classes are run live online with an instructor. An orientation pack will be provided one week prior to classes commencing, which includes your confirmed weekday for the instructor-led class.
This ensures you receive direct access to leading expertise and can ask questions in class, thereby reinforcing your learning as you go.
Which cohort do I get?
As a learner, we want you to get the maximum benefit from your global cohort-learning experience:
- Upon registration, you will be assigned into a small cohort for optimal instructor-led, online face-to-face classes; and
- Each week, you will have the opportunity to be learning with like-minded peers as part of a community of other cohorts.
An orientation pack will be provided one week prior to classes commencing, which includes your confirmed weekday for the instructor-led class.
How do I get the skills badge
To receive the skills badge, you will be required to:
- Attend all instructor-led classes
- Satisfactorily complete all course activities
- Satisfactorily complete and submit all elements of the practical project(s)
Will this be awareness or knowledge or skills?
Arascina bridges the gap between knowledge and application so that you walk away with knowledge and skills to use in your job role.
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