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3 FREE Ways to Accelerate Cloud Adoption [Infographic]

Gretchen Bulan
Senior Marketing Manager

With the announcement of Oracle University's FREE introductory education offerings, getting started with Oracle Cloud has never been easier.

Oracle SaaS application customers and anyone interested in learning Oracle Cloud can take advantage of multiple training formats that meet the preferences of any team or individual. These include:

  • Oracle LaunchPad - access an online training platform with thousands of topics, practice, gamification, community and more
  • Quick Start Live Events - take regularly scheduled, instructor-led sessions for SaaS essentials and product overviews
  • Guided Learning Starter Pack - try the in-application Guided Learning Solution with basic flows embedded directly in your application. 

Take a closer look below at these three new learning opportunities from Oracle University.  


3 FREE Ways to Accelerate Cloud Adoption with Platinum-Level Education

Studies show that multiple learning formats help employees absorb information and flexibility in learning is increasingly important in today’s workplace.1 

68% of workers say training and development is the most important workplace policy.2

Oracle University Platinum-level Education is tailored to the modern learner’s expectations, supporting overall training and career advancement goals.

1) Oracle LaunchPad

Cloud adoption starts with Oracle LaunchPad – a 24/7 digital learning platform, including:

  • Thousands of training topics on Oracle SaaS products
    • Total hours per product
      • Financials Cloud = 40 hours
      • HCM Cloud = 50 hours
      • Marketing Cloud = 25+ hours
      • Product Portfolio Management = 25+ hours
      • Sales Cloud = 70+ hours
  • Practice exercises
  • Quizzes
  • Ranks and badges to show achievement

Value of Oracle LaunchPad

  • Learn at your pace, on your schedule
  • Interact with other professionals in Oracle Communities
  • Take learning into your own hands: Trained employees attain desired skill levels faster than their untrained counterparts3

2) Quick Start Live Events

Regularly scheduled, live virtual sessions to introduce Oracle Cloud concepts, featuring:

  • ½ day sessions
  • Learn SaaS essentials and product overviews
  • Expert advice from Oracle instructors on education next steps 

Quick Start Benefits

  • Learn cloud fundamentals in a live setting
  • See and experience product navigation and demos
  • Increase your value to employers and customers: 29% of customers switch vendors due to lack of staff knowledge4

3) Guided Learning Starter Pack

In-context training embedded directly in Oracle Cloud applications, offering:

  • Basic step-by-step flows to demonstrate customized solution
  • Real-time assistance at ‘go-live’
  • Reduced overall training time
  • Technology that lets users “learn and do” at the same time

Starter Pack Advantages:

  • Experience basic flows that can be customized for unique company processes and policies
  • See how to reduce support requests from user errors
  • Increase productivity: Embedded learning can benefit busy employees who have about 1% of their work week to spend on training5

What Oracle Customers Say about Platinum-Level Education

“We have more than 100 users of Oracle tools and having a single location for relevant information and free education resources will allow us to use these tools in a more effective, productive, and successful way.”

-Robert Sukharev, Manager, Email Tools and Services, Digital Product Team, Information Technology, AIG

“I love that training will be free…having training opportunities available to help administer the system will benefit both Texas A&M University and Oracle. If we’re utilizing the product to its full functionality, we’ll be more satisfied and feel more confident that we’re getting a good return on our investment.”

-Peggy L. Carey, Director, Student Business Services, Texas A&M University

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