Course Curriculum

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    1. Introduction - Welcome To The Career Development Program

    • **REQUIRED** Now You're Enrolled

    • **REQUIRED** Complete the Student Enrollment Agreement

    • Disclaimer

    • **REQUIRED** Complete the Student Roster

    • Complete the LinkedIn Form

    • Quick Intro to the Training Dashboard

    • Don't Rush Yourself

    • Joining the Live Classes

    • **REQUIRED** Joining The Live Classes

    • Where to Find Class Recordings

    • Communication in the Program

    • Communications in the Program

    • Where is the Resume Work

    • **REQUIRED** Orientation August 24, 2022

    • Engineer Onboarding May 5, 2022

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    2. Getting To Know Yourself

    • Integrity

    • Patience

    • Trust

    • Mental Toughness

    • Submitting Assignment Instructions

    • Finding Your Cloud Career Goals - Worksheet

    • About Me Assignments

    • Overcoming Obstacles Worksheet

    • AWS Exam Guide

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    3. Let's Get Technical

    • Cloud Basic Principles

    • Tech: What is Cloud Computing

    • Tech: Intro to Networking

    • Tech: Intro to BGP

    • Tech: Intro to Security

    • Required Reading

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    Linux for Cloud Computing

    • Read This

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    4. Determining The Best Cloud Engineer Career Options For You

    • Building Your Career Development Plan

    • What Type Of Cloud Role Is Best For Me?

    • Cloud Engineer Career Mini-Presentation

    • Cloud Engineer Tech Mini-Presentation

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    5. Building Your Cloud Engineer Career Development Plan

    • Building Your Professional Development Plan

    • SWOT Analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats)

    • Setting Up SMART Goals (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Results Oriented, Time-based)

    • Steps To Success - Building Your Career Plan Timeline

    • Building Your Professional Development Timeline

    • Client Questionnaire

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    Technical Content Instructions

    • Technical Content Instructions

    • LABS: Accessing the Labs Remote labs

    • Hands On Labs Ideas

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    6. Becoming the Ultimate Cloud Engineer

    • LABS: Cloud Computing Infrastructure Labs - Getting Cloud Competent

    • LABS: Accessing The Labs

    • LABS: What is Virtualization & How To Set Up A Virtualized Server

    • LABS: Setting Up Server Virtualization - Step by Step

    • LABS: What Is A Container & How To Set Up A Container

    • LABS: How To Install Linux & Suggested Linux Labs

    • LABS: How To Install An Apache Web Server

    • LABS: Install Apache Commands

    • 4 E's of Leadership

    • Business Acumen

    • Emotional Intelligence & Controlling Your Emotions With Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) For Cloud Architects

    • Emotional Intelligence & Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) & Meditation For Could Architects

    • Developing Empathy

    • Non Technical Assignments, Disclaimer, CPT Handout and Thought Record Form

    • Box Breathing Exercise

    • Pranayama Breathing Exercise

    • Native Yoga Slow Flow Yoga Session

    • Native Yoga Athletic Yoga 60 Minutes

    • Completion

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    7. Learning To Capitalize On Your Strengths

    • LABS: How To Set Up MySQL Server

    • LABS: How To Set Up MySQL Commands

    • LABS: How To Set Up PHP

    • LABS: How To Set Up PHP Commands

    • LABS: Setting Up A Firewall On Ubuntu (UFW)

    • LABS: Setting Up A Network File System (NFS) Share

    • Bring Up Your Weaknesses

    • Play to Your Strengths

    • Self-Assessment Form

    • Peer Assessment Form

    • Special Skills Assessment Form

    • Mini-Presentation

    • Tech Essay

    • Life Experience Essay

    • Completion

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    8. Improving Verbal Communication

    • Emotional Intelligence

    • Becoming Open Minded

    • Non-Judgementalness

    • Empathy Assignment

    • Open-Mindedness Assignment

    • Reading People

    • Learning Styles

    • Learn How To Leverage Meetings To Enhance Your Career

    • LABS: How To Set Up A Linux File Server Using Samba

    • LABS: How To Set Up A Linux Based (OpenVPN) VPN Concentrator

    • LABS: Setting Up Active Directory - Learn Enterprise Identity & Access Management

    • LABS: How To Build Your Own OpenStack Ansible Cloud

    • LABS: How To Build Your Own Cloud with Openstack

    • Completion

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    9. Delivering The Right Message To The Right Audience

    • Executive Presence

    • Becoming CEO Relevant

    • Becoming CIO Relevant

    • Becoming Hiring Manager Relevant

    • Becoming Peer Relevant

    • Intro To Projects

    • LABS: Project - Healthcare Institution

    • LABS: Project - Healthcare Institution Submission

    • LABS: Project - Financial Firm Desiring A High Performance Hybrid Cloud Solution

    • LABS: Project - Financial Firm Submission

    • Completion

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    10. Building Your Personal Brand

    • How To Build Your Professional Brand

    • Developing Your Brand Building Content Calander

    • Social Media Cleanup

    • LABS: Project - Large Enterprise

    • LABS: Project - Large Enterprise

    • LABS: Project - Working With External Partners

    • LABS: Project - External Partners Submission

    • Completion

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    11. How To Get Your Resume In The Hands Of The Hiring Manager

    • Getting Your Resume Directly In The Hands Of The Hiring Manager

    • Resume Assignment

    • Sample CV

    • Tech Recruiter Feedback

    • Integrating Recruiter Feedback

    • LABS: Project - Extreme Performance Systems

    • LABS: Project - Extreme Performance Systems Submission

    • Completion

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    12. Authority Hacking - Learning To Leverage Experts To Build Your Professional Brand

    • Getting Your Expertise Noticed

    • Getting Published

    • Completion

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    13. Learn To Interview Like A Champion

    • Mastering The Interview

    • Thank You Note Sample

    • Post Interview Action Items

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    14. Practice Interviews - Technical Interviews

    • Practice Interviews

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    15. How & When To Negotiate A Higher Salary

    • Salary Negotiating Techniques

    • Pre-Negiotiation Checklist

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    Putting The Pieces Together For Your Ultimate Cloud Computing Career

    • Next Steps & Getting Hired