CloudSkills Train-the-Trainer

Learn How to Create Online Courses, Build a YouTube Channel, and Deliver Livestream Training Sessions

Livestreaming March 18th, 2021 | 12:00 PM EST - 1:30 PM EST

Learn how to create online courses, build a YouTube channel, and deliver livestream training sessions from a team of published authors who have created OVER 50 ONLINE COURSES reaching 500K+ online students.

This program starts on March 18th, 2021 and runs every Thursday afternoon from 12:00 PM EST - 1:30 PM EST for 6 weeks consecutively.

All sessions are recorded and available for replay. You can take your time to work through the program.

Lead Instructor: Mike Pfeiffer

Mike Pfeiffer is a twenty-year tech industry veteran who’s worked for some of the largest technology companies in the world including Microsoft and Amazon Web Services (AWS). Mike is a published author, international conference speaker, Microsoft Azure MVP, and host of the CloudSkills.fm podcast.

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Additional trainers for this event: Michael Levan

Course Outline


NOTE: All sessions are recorded and available for replay. You can take your time to work through the program.

Week 1: Trainer Foundations

March 18th, 2021 | 12:00 PM EST - 1:30 PM EST

In the first week of the program we’ll set the tone by covering the foundations of delivering great training. How do you deliver an effective presentation? How will you deliver your message? Learn how to package and transfer your knowledge to others through effective communication, and start building a strategy to create another stream of income for your personal brand.

Week 2: Instructional Design for Online Courses

March 25th, 2021 | 12:00 PM EST - 1:30 PM EST

Building an online course is a daunting task! Where do you even start? The answer lies in making use of solid instructional design principles. You see, when you’re organized it’s much easier to chip away at building your course. You just need a strategy. In week 2 we’ll show you how to write, script, and outline your entire online course idea. This includes both design theory and tactical implementation steps for capturing and producing premium grade training content.

Week 3: Filming, Editing, and Producing Video with Camtasia

April 1st, 2021 | 12:00 PM EST - 1:30 PM EST

When it comes to capturing and producing video, using a tool like TechSmith Camtasia is a great way to get up and running quickly. In week 3, we’ll show you how to hit the ground running with Camtasia, and you’ll learn how to capture audio and video, perform basic editing tasks, add callouts and annotations, and a ton more.

Week 4: Filming, Editing, and Producing Video with Premier Pro

April 8th, 2021 | 12:00 PM EST - 1:30 PM EST

Take your course production skills to the next level by building your proficiency with Adobe Premier Pro. In week 4, we’ll cover advanced production practices and you’ll learn how to capture audio and video, perform rapid timeline editing tasks, and produce high quality audio with Adobe Audition.

Week 5: Building a YouTube Channel

April 15th, 2021 | 12:00 PM EST - 1:30 PM EST

Everyone knows that the #1 communication modality is video, and it’s not hard to see that YouTube is completely dominating the internet. The good news is it’s never been easier to start your own YouTube channel. It’s a great way to connect with your audience, share your story, and build your personal brand. In week 5 we’ll show you how to create a YouTube channel, and how to monetize highly optimized videos built specifically for YouTube.

Week 6: Going Live & Turning Pro

April 22nd, 2021 | 12:00 PM EST - 1:30 PM EST

Let’s face it; most of us are terrified of public speaking! But the truth is you can make a big difference if you learn how to effectively communicate and share your ideas. Week 6 is all about taking wisdom from the field to help you deliver professional grade, live training sessions. You’ll learn effective communication skills, how to engage your audience, how to tell your story and build credibility, and also how to tactically execute a livestreaming strategy on Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and more!

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Feedback from active members of the CloudSkills Community

Both trainings were a great experience! Mike gathered some big names in the industry to speak on their specialties, I was truly honored to be able to learn from them.
Great training from experienced and knowledgeable trainers. The training material and demos mix the content with real-world scenarios which really accelerated my understanding.
Mike has done a fantastic job of assembling a group of subject matter experts to help guide you from the basics.
If you are serious and really want to go to next level of your career, I highly recommend to be part of CloudSkills.io.

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What the prerequisites for this course?

We recommend that you have basic sysadmin skills, along with a high-level understanding of software development. You do not need to be a programmer to succeed in this course.


Who is this for?

CloudSkills is for anyone looking to build the technical and soft-skills required to succeed in the tech industry today. We welcome everyone, regardless if you come from an "ops" or "dev" background, or even if you're switching careers.


Do I need access to public cloud platforms?

We are big believers in hands-on practice, however, having immediate access to a public cloud platform is not a requirement for this course. Sit back and watch, and feel free to follow along if you'd like.


How long will I have access to the course?

You will have full access to the recordings with your subscription. You watch videos, follow our proven step-by-step process, get results.


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