Foundations - Technical (for AWS Business Partners only) (AWSFT-BP)

This course is for AWS Partners only, you must have a valid APN login to register. To book this course, please click on the "Register" button where you will be redirected to the AWS website, you must then login to APN to complete the registration process.

This course introduces the basic skills needed to lead pre-sales, AWS technical engagements with customers. After gaining a deeper understanding of AWS services and AWS Solution Architect roles, you will apply AWS best-practices frameworks, techniques, and guidelines in a customer case study, assessing customer needs, capturing requirements, and translating those requirements into an AWS solutions. 


In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Identify the roles and responsibilities of AWS Solution Architects
  • Apply the foundational principles of the AWS Well-Architected Framework
  • Anticipate and address customer concerns about digital transformation
  • Determine the appropriate AWS services for customer use cases
  • Design a basic solution using AWS services
  • Describe best-practices and architecture patterns for typical AWS solutions

Intended Audience

This course is intended for:

  • Partner Sales/ Solutions Engineers Prerequisites We recommend the following prerequisites:
  • AWS Business Professional accreditation
  • AWS Technical Professional accreditation

There is also self-paced training available for APN Bussiness Partners: AWS Skill Builder

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Course Outline

This course covers the following concepts, organized into 15 modules grouped into five sections:

Section 1: Introduction and AWS Solution Architect Foundations

  • Module 1: Customers Are Moving to AWS
  • Module 2: AWS Solution Architects
  • Module 3: You Know More Than You Realize
  • Module 4: AWS Architectural Concepts
  • Module 5: Building Blocks

Section 2: Customer Questions and the WellArchitected Framework

  • Module 6: Customer Questions
  • Module 7: The AWS Well-Architected Framework

Section 3: Solution Architecture Design 

  • Module 8: Architecting an AWS Solution Concepts
  • Module 9: Case Study: Customer Engagement
  • Module 10: Engaging Customers and Architecting Solutions
  • Module 11: Case Study: Architecting a Solution
  • Module 12: Case Study: Proposed Solution Architecture

Section 4: Exploring Solution Patterns and Architectures

  • Module 13: Customer Use Cases and Patterns

Section 5: Wrap Up

  • Module 14: Takeaways
  • Module 15: Next Steps