Cost savings and business benefits enabled by AWS Training and Certification

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This AWS commissioned Forrester Consulting Total Economic Impact™ study examines the business impact of AWS Training and Certification. Discover how AWS Partners detail the revenue stream improvements and operational efficiencies attributable to AWS Training and Certification.

Who should download:

  • Alliance leaders
  • AWS Cloud Practice leaders
  • Sales and Delivery leaders
  • Human Resources/Learning & Development leaders



The accelerated rate of digital transformation – and the demand for talent to support it – has widened the cloud skills gap. This represents both an opportunity and challenge for AWS Partners when prioritizing investments in training.

The study provides an evidence-based framework for quantifying the top and bottom-line improvements AWS Training delivers for system integrator partners. The interviewees results were combined into a single composite organization. Get details on how AWS Partners can grow revenue and profitability, while earning significant ROI in <6 months, by leveraging AWS Training and Certification programs.

Key Takeaways:

  • 229% Return on Investment
  • < 6 months payback
  • 17% increased win rate
  • 7% richer average deal size
  • 20% faster project delivery
  • 20-30% of vacancies filled with upskilling