Google Cloud for business

Learn to drive your business decisions in a cloud-first world, covering everything from the fundamentals of Google Cloud to data driven transformation and managing change.

The essentials

Business Transformation with Google Cloud

Why are so many people excited about cloud technology or data science? More importantly, what can it do for you, your team, and your business? Through this interactive on-demand course, you'll learn about core cloud business drivers, gain the knowledge and skills to determine whether business transformation is right for you and your team, and build short- and long-term projects using the “superpowers of cloud.”

Google Cloud Product Fundamentals

This course gives you the vocabulary needed to understand Google Cloud’s technology in order to support your organization’s digital transformation goals and provides an overview of Google Cloud’s core product offerings.You will learn how different Google Cloud solutions can help you and your organization create business value by modernizing IT infrastructure, building better and more secure applications, leveraging machine learning and cloud productivity tools, understanding cloud cost management, and more.

Data-driven transformation

Data Driven Transformation with Google Cloud

If you’re wondering what opportunities the cloud can provide to transform your business, then this course is for you. Aimed at leaders and business decision makers new to cloud, this course provides insight into how Google approaches digital transformation and the process of fostering innovation.

Managing Machine Learning Projects

Business professionals have a unique opportunity to lead or influence machine learning projects. Learn how to translate business problems into machine learning use cases and vet them for feasibility and impact, find out how you can discover unexpected use cases, recognize the phases of an ML project and considerations within each, and gain confidence to propose a custom ML use case to your team or leadership or translate the requirements to a technical team.

Change and culture

Leading change when moving to Google Cloud

Learn how you can lead your team through the change related to a Google Cloud deployment. In this course you will learn about some of the possible change impacts from the cloud, understand people’s natural reactions to change and the psychology behind them, and learn how Google Cloud provides a framework to manage this change with thoughtful guidance and communication.

Billing and cost management

Understanding your Google Cloud Costs

Learn how to set up a billing account, organize resources, and manage billing access permissions. In the hands-on labs, you'll learn how to view your invoice, track your Google Cloud costs with Billing reports, analyze your billing data with BigQuery or Google Sheets, and create custom billing dashboards with Data Studio.

Optimizing your Google Cloud Costs

Learn ways to control and optimize your GCP costs, including setting up budgets and alerts, managing quota limits, and taking advantage of committed use discounts. In the hands-on labs, you’ll practice using various tools to control and optimize your GCP costs or to influence your technology teams to apply the cost optimization best practices.

Resources

Look for the courses in the public classroom schedule or request a private session for your organization.