A team of Amazonians will guide you to your next career step.

Welcome to BeSA program

This is a unique opportunity for you to be mentored by AWS Solution Architects to acquire skills to become a Solutions Architect.

Many people reach out to us to get started on learning AWS to become Solutions Architect, or, simply need help with achieving certifications for career progression. In this free program, we will focus on technical and behavioural concepts for becoming a successful Solutions Architect, help you upskill for certifications, and provide interview coaching support for opportunities inside and outside AWS.

Batch 05 is starting from 6-April-2024


Session Format:

This batch is a certification focused batch. We will focus on following certifications:

First 4 Weeks - AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

Next 8 Weeks - AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate

Batch 05 : Starting from 6-April

Week Certification Track Well-Architected Track Behavioural Track
Week 1 (06-April) Cloud practitioner - Domain 1 Are you well-architected? Learn and Be Curious

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Session schedule

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Meet the team

Ashish Prajapati


Ashish Prajapati is a technical instructor based in London, UK. He delivers a wide range of technical trainings to AWS customers across EMEA. Ashish has a deep background as a virtualization and cloud migration expert for companies of all sizes. This allows him to leverage his field knowledge into classroom by bringing real world examples to his students. He has created various technical resources which are listed on this website - Analogies Cloud.

Parna Mehta


Parna Mehta is an authorized Technical Trainer for the AWS Training & Certifications team based in India. A cloud enthusiast and passionate about helping individuals upskill and embark on their AWS journey. She is a mentor for the AWS CloudUp-for-Her world-wide Program, AWS AspireForHer-Tech4Her India program and AWS SheDares Star award recipient for being a role model for women career re-starters. Her interests include exploring new places, cuisines and art forms.

Prasad Rao


Prasad Rao is a Principal Partner Solutions Architect for AWS based out of UK. His focus areas are .NET Application Modernization and Windows Workloads on AWS. He leverages his experience to help AWS Partners across EMEA for their long term technical enablement to build scalable architecture on AWS. He also mentors diverse people who are new to cloud and would like to get started on AWS.


| Amit Arora | James Eastham | Kapil Dwivedi |

Laura Addison Nicole Demiray Rémy Sardin
Richard Colborne Sharique Kamal Zamira Jaupaj
Pilar Pinto

All there to guide you.


Batch 04 : Week 1 to Week 8 (Technical Track)

Week Foundational Track Specialist Track - Security A day in the life of an Amazonian
Week 1 (08-Jul) Datacenters Security Services in AWS Engagement Manager - Abhijeet Patwardhan
Week 2 (15-Jul) Virtualization Identify Security Scope Curriculum Developer - Julie Elkins
Week 3 (22-Jul) Network Devices Identity Management - Carel Grove Developer Advocate - Eric Johnson
Week 4 (29-Jul) x x x ability Protection at Edge - Qusay Al-Maatok Technical Trainer - Marco Tamassia
Week 5 (05-Aug) Encryption Encryption Services- Carel Grove Account Manager - Jonathan Nally
Week 6 (12-Aug) Disaster Recovery Detection - Parna Mehta Technical Account Manager - Laura Smith
Week 7 (19-Aug) DNS Remediation - Parna Mehta Software Developer - Pranav Chaudhary
Week 8 (26-Aug) Active Directory Well-Architected - Security Pillar Support Engineer - Nishant Buddhi

Agenda: Week 9 to Week 12 (Behavioural Track)

Week Session 1 Session 2
Week 09 (02-Sep) Individual Contributor (IC) or Manager: Which is Right for You? - Prasad Rao The subtle art of delivering public technical sessions - Faizal Khan
Week 10 (09-Sep) Unlocking the Blueprint to Becoming a Solution Architect - Ekta Parashar The art of Confident Communication - Dipika Singh
Week 11 (16-Sep) Effective Whiteboarding - Marco Tamassia How to Grow Your Social Media Presence and Boost your Career - Nishant Chahar
Week 12 (23-Sep) MOCK Interview Analysis - Mohammad Sharique Kamal The importance of human skills as a differentiator in technical roles