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CompTIA® Cloud Essentials™ Certification Course

Course Overview

The Cloud Essentials course 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 complements the Virtualization Essentials course, which they can do either before or after they’ve taken the Cloud Essentials course.

Course Duration

3 Days

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
Understand the common terms and definitions of cloud computing.
Understand the business benefits and business considerations of cloud computing.
Understand cloud computing from a technical perspective and recognize the various techniques, methods, challenges, and types of clouds.
Understand the impact and changes of cloud computing on IT service management.
Explain typical steps that lead to the successful adoption of cloud computing and understand the implications for organizations.
Recognize the compliance, risk, and regulatory consequences of cloud computing and its financial and strategic impact on an organization.
Course Approach

Scenario-driven learning has always been one of the key success factors of our courses because it puts participants in the right mindset to apply the principles in a realistic setting. The role-play activities included in this course present a real-world connect using situations that can occur in the day-to-day life of participants. Moreover, interactivities such as brainstorms, quizzes, and discussions add to the interactive nature of this course.

Target Audience

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

Course Prerequisites
There are no formal prerequisites; it is recommended that participants have experience in the IT domain.

Course Content and Structure

Day 1.
Course Introduction
Introduction to Cloud Computing
Business Perspective
Technical Perspective
Day 2.
Adopting the Cloud
Operating in the Cloud
Day 2.
Governing the Cloud
Exam Preparation

About the examination

The course includes an Exam Preparation module, preparing participants to complete the CompTIA Cloud Essentials™ Exam on the last day of the course.
The ComtTIA Cloud Essentials™ exam consists of 50 questions to be completed in 90 minutes, the passing score is 720 (on a scale of 900), and is web-based in the English language.

Course Student Material

Participants receive a copy of the classroom presentation material and the Student Handbook, which contains Reference Material. In addition, a Cloud Computing Foundation Sample Exam is provided.