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Cloud Essentials with Simulation

The Cloud Essentials course with Cloud Challenge Business Simulation is a 2-day, interactive, classroom-based learning experience. The course provides a balanced curriculum and addresses the business and technical perspectives of Cloud Computing. It will also explain how to adopt, operate, and govern the cloud. The course enables participants to successfully complete the associated CompTIA® Cloud Essentials exam to become Cloud Essentials Certified. In addition, the course compliments the Virtualization Essentials course, which they can do either before or after the delegate has taken the Cloud Essential course.

Course Fact Sheet –Cloud Essentials

Cloud Essentials CourseTM

+ “Cloud Challenge” Business Simulation

 11 PDUs (Cloud Essentials) + 4 PDU’s (Business Simulation Online Game)

 

The Cloud Essentials course with Cloud Challenge Business Simulation is a 2-day, interactive, classroom-based learning experience. The course provides a balanced curriculum and addresses the business and technical perspectives of Cloud Computing. It will also explain how to adopt, operate, and govern the cloud. The course enables participants to successfully complete the associated CompTIA® Cloud Essentials exam to become Cloud Essentials Certified. In addition, the course compliments the Virtualization Essentials course, which they can do either before or after the delegate has taken the Cloud Essential course.

 

  • This course has been designated as CompTIA Approved Quality Content
  • Cloud Essentials courseware is tested by ProCert Labs

 

Course runs 9:00 – 17:00 each day – exam will be issued as voucher which is valid for 1 year

 

 

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define the common terminology used in cloud computing
  • Identify the characteristics of cloud computing and cloud services from a business  perspective
  • Identify the business value of cloud computing in the given case study
  • Explain the different deployment models in cloud computing
  • List the steps to successfully adopt cloud computing services
  • Identify the organizational capabilities that are relevant for realizing cloud benefits
  • List the impact and changes of cloud computing on IT service management
  • Identify the issues associated with integrating cloud computing into an organization’s existing compliance risk and regulatory framework.

 

Audience

  • IT Support Staff
  • IT Consultants
  • Business Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Small and Midsized Business Owners
  • Business Process Owners 
  • IT Developers
  • Service Providers
  • System Integrators
  • Architects
  • Specialist (IT, security, infrastructure, services, systems, test, and so on)
  • IT Management

 

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for this course, but it is recommended that the participants have some experience in the IT domain.

 

About the Examination:

  • Exam Format: Closed­book. Web­based format
  • Questions: 50 multiple choice questions
  • Passing Score: 80% (720/900)
  • Exam Duration: 75 minutes. 15 minutes extra time for non­native English speakers
  • Proctoring: Web proctoring 

 

About the Online Game:

 

Cloud Challenge Business Simulation Game Description:

The Cloud Challenge business simulation is an online, single-player serious game.  During the 4­hour game, players will experience the business changes caused by cloud com- puting and virtualization. Players will interact with business partners and stakeholders from IT and other departments, and will make strategic choices on cloud computing techniques that have an impact throughout the business. The game consists of multiple scenarios, each focusing on different topics from the cloud computing and virtualization e­learning courses. 

Approach:

Taking place in a fictional enterprise, the Cloud Challenge game gives insight into the application of cloud computing and virtualization in real­world scenarios. The game gives context  to the subject matter and delivers a fun, highly interactive experience to anchor the players’  knowledge of cloud computing and virtualization.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the relationships and differences between virtualization and cloud computing
  • Comprehend the characteristics of clouds and cloud services from a business  perspective
  • Demonstrate how the characteristics of cloud computing and virtualization lead to  business value
  • Explain the steps that lead to the successful adoption of cloud computing and  virtualization services
  • Identify the organizational capabilities that are relevant for realizing cloud benefits
  • Understand the impact and changes of cloud computing on IT service management
  • Explain and identify the issues associated with integrating cloud computing into an organization’s existing compliance risk and regulatory framework
  • Comprehend how to maintain strategic flexibility

 

 Timetable

Please note that this schedule is a guide, deviations from this plan are possible.

Day 1

Day 2

1. Course Introduction

6. Operating Cloud Computing

2. Introduction to Cloud Computing

7. Governing Cloud Computing

3. Business Perspective

8. Exam Preparation

4. Technical Perspective

9. Cloud Challenge Business Simulation

5. Adopting the Cloud Computing

 

 

 

  Location Start Date End Date Duration Availability Price
Dubai 2013-04-09 2013-04-11 3 days Available
$1,950.00


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