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Amazon Web Services

Introduction to Step Functions

Amazon Web Services and Amazon via AWS Skill Builder


AWS Step Functions is a low-code visual workflow service used to orchestrate Amazon Web Services (AWS) services, automate business processes, and build serverless applications. This course introduces the key components of Step Functions to help you get started managing workflows within an application.

Course level: Fundamental

Duration: 35 minutes


This course includes presentations and assessments.

Course objectives

In this course, you will learn to:

Describe the benefits and use cases for Step Functions

Define the components of Step Functions

Identify when to use Standard and Express Workflows

Intended audience

This course is intended for:


Cloud architects



Course outline

Introduction to Server less

What is AWS Step Functions?

Why use AWS Step Functions?

Amazon States Language

AWS Step Functions Workflow Studio

AWS Step Functions Security

Standard and Express Workflows

AWS Step Functions Use Cases

Knowledge Check



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