The Success of Cloud Adoption – It’s All About Effective Training

October 5, 2022 | 5 minute read
Lorin Bookout
VP Partner Enablement
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Oracle CloudWorld is just around the corner, and this year, learning opportunities start before the conference and continue after it ends. Take a look at some of the benefits that come with registering to attend Oracle CloudWorld in Las Vegas, October 17-20.

Start learning early

You can start learning before arriving at CloudWorld in Las Vegas. Your Oracle CloudWorld pass includes complimentary access to Oracle University’s digital training and certification for Oracle Cloud, a program worth US$4,995 annually, from your registration date to 60 days post-event, plus three free exam attempts to achieve Oracle certification.

Stay updated on the latest training and enablement trends

Attend Oracle University’s leadership sessions, and hear from Damien Carey, SVP of Oracle University and other executives on the latest advancements in enablement technology and training strategies designed to meet the evolving market needs.

Don't miss out on a special announcement
Join us for a session in the Plan.Adopt.Innovate. Theater on Tuesday focusing on How Enhanced Support Services for SaaS Can Accelerate Complex Transformations and to hear a special announcement on new resources available to all SaaS customers to improve cloud adoption. 

Get best-practice tips from Oracle Guided Learning customers

Hear how some of our key customers have used Oracle Guided Learning (OGL) to support cloud adoption and on-going change communications across their diverse application users, imcluding Baylor University and Northwell Health.

Join us in the Plan, Adopt, Innovate Community Theater to get best practice tips and use cases directly from these customers.

Learn in-person from Oracle University instructors and Oracle experts

Oracle’s top product experts will be leading over 700 training sessions on a variety of topics, ranging from Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) and Database to Cloud Applications including HCM, ERP, and CX.

Join Oracle University instructors at one of our short learning sessions (30-45 minutes) covering OCI fundamentals, or attend one of our comprehensive Deep Dive sessions (2 hours) covering OCI, security, and DevOps, and key Cloud Applications topics.

In the session catalogue use filters like ‘Session Type’, ‘Topic’ and ‘Job Role’ to narrow down the relevant sessions, and include search terms. Or scroll through Oracle University sessions to explore all training and digital adoption options.

Prepare for your certification exam… and take it!

On-site exams are back! Register to take any free Oracle certification exam during CloudWorld. Slots are limited, so visit us at the Oracle Exam Testing Center to sign up for your exam to secure your spot, available Tuesday through Thursday.

The Oracle Exam Testing Center is located in Marco Polo 807, The Venetian, Level 1.

To prepare for your exam, either on-site or after the conference, we recommend attending exam prep sessions for OCI and Data Management where we will highlight need to know content to prepare for the exams and provide you tips on how best to take and pass an exam.

Be the first to beta-test and earn the OCI Architect Professional 2023 special recognition badge and certificate. The OCI Architect Professional beta exam is a hands-on, performance based exam that assesses a candidate on a live OCI environment.

Exams are either 90 or 120 minutes. Below is a schedule of exam slots that will be available*. 


11:00 am - 1:30 pm

All 90-minute and 120-minute Oracle Exams. OCI Architect Professional Beta Exam

4 – 6 pm

All 90-minute Oracle Exams


10:30 am  - 1:00 pm

All 90-minute and 120-minute Oracle Exams. OCI Architect Professional Beta Exam.

1:30 – 3:30 pm

All 90-minute Oracle Exams

4 – 6 pm

All 90-minute Oracle Exams


9:00 – 11:30 am

All 90-minute and 120-minute Oracle Exams. OCI Architect Professional Beta Exam.

12:00 – 2:00 pm

All 90-minute Oracle Exams

2:30 – 4:30 pm

All 90-minute Oracle Exams

*Please note Japanese language and Chinese language Oracle Database, Java, and MySQL exams are not included.

Network with peers and the #OracleCertified community

To celebrate the Oracle Certified community, we want to say congratulations and thank you for showcasing your expertise by earning your credential and for being part of our community of learners. Stop by the Oracle University space in the CloudWorld Hub, The Venetian, Hall D, Level 2 to claim your free Oracle Certified t-shirt, get a complimentary headshot, plus, get support on how to showcase your Oracle skills by adding your badge on LinkedIn.

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Plan your time at CloudWorld to get the most out of your experience

Our team is excited to attend in person the first global Oracle conference in over 2 years.

Visit the Oracle University space in the CloudWorld Hub, located near the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and Oracle Database Hubs at The Venetian Conference and Expo Center. You can learn more about Oracle skills training and the Oracle Certification program, or view demos of our digital learning platform Oracle MyLearn, and Oracle’s digital adoption platform, Oracle Guided Learning.

We hope to see you at Oracle CloudWorld this October!

Lorin Bookout

VP Partner Enablement

After a successful career in marketing and communications, Lorin transitioned to learning and enablement. She is passionate about learning and fueling the growth of Oracle University’s educational platform and offerings. She helps Oracle partners transition to the Cloud through innovative enablement and adoption programs. She distinguishes herself by collaborating with customers and brainstorming new approaches to enterprise learning to help meet business objectives and achieve positive results.

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