• 04:00 Hours
  • Self-paced
  • 1 Year

Certified Alexa Skill Developer

Learn to Develop Alexa Skills & Become a Master Skill Builder & Change the World.

Created By Toshendra Sharma
$0 (Free)
  • Bestseller
  • 4.5
  • Last updated 4 Feb, 2021
  • Language English


Certified Alexa Skill Developer, is an excellent training and certification course designed for individuals aiming to acquire expert-level knowledge as an Alexa skill developer. The training is well designed to acquaint individuals with the core concepts of Alexa programming, starting with the introduction of Alexa and understanding of Alexa ecosystem.

In Addition, the Alexa technologies such as Amazon Lambda, Amazon S3, etc are discussed. The self-paced training is inclined towards rendering hands-on working knowledge by building various projects. The training further advances to build custom skills like Blockchain Quiz game and Latest game release feed.

Who This Course Is For

  • Developers who would like to build and deploy Alexa Skills, and also get the "Meta" knowledge of how things work
  • Project Managers who need to know the building blocks of a Voice User Interface as well as an Alexa Skill, and how things fit together
  • Marketers who can leverage Voice User Interfaces to build superior experiences for their customers
  • Power Users who are interested in extending their Amazon Echo's capabilities, based on one's specific needs.
  • Curious Humans who would like to see Artificially Intelligent Systems that are shaping our world today
  • Anyone who would like to get fundamental knowledge on building next generation Conversational / Voice User Interfaces

Modules Included

Introduction to the course

  • Introduction to the course

Introduction to Alexa

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Prerequisites for Alexa Skill Development
  • Amazon Developer Portal Account Setup

Understanding Alexa and its Environment

  • Alexa and Alexa Enabled Devices
  • Alexa Skill and Alexa Skill Kit
  • How user interact with Alexa Skill

Overview of AWS Technologies

  • Amazon Lambda
  • Amazon S3
  • Amazon Polly
  • Serverless Computing

Building Your First Alexa skill

  • Alexa Skill Development Overview
  • Amazon S3, and First Lambda Functions
  • Create Lambda Function
  • Prepare Lambda Test Events to check S3 Connectivity
  • Test and Verify File Upload in S3 Bucket

Creating Your First Lambda Function

  • Configuring Custom Skill on Amazon Developer Portal
  • Deconstructing an Alexa Skill Statement
  • Extending Lambda Function
  • Your First Alexa Skill
  • Lambda Function to make Alexa Skill introduce itself
  • Preparing Intents, Slots, Utterances, and Data
  • Response Objects, Request Handlers and Actions in Lambda Function

Designing a voice Interaction Model

  • Creating a Voice Interaction Model
  • Pointers to building Voice Interface

Testing Your Alexa Skill

  • Testing Alexa skill using Amazon Echo
  • Developer Portal Service Simulator
  • Introduction to Amazon CloudWatch
  • Lambda Test Events to test Skill
  • Alexa App and Device Connectivity

Games of The Day Skill

  • Create your first Lambda Function
  • Development overview

What You'll Learn

  • Understand what is Amazon Alexa and its ecosystem
  • What are Voice Interaction Models, and how they can help you build a better and reliable voice interface
  • Know the technologies that work behind a voice activated interface
  • Deconstruct an Alexa Skill, and get clarity on what are Intents, Slots, and Utterances


  • A Computer with a Good Internet Connection.
  • Basic Programming Concepts (Use of variables, functions, conditional statements etc.)

Learning Outcome

  • Certification from Ashto academy
  • Create Your Own Custom Skills for Amazon Echo, Echo Dot Devices

Career Facts

  • Become a alexa skill developer




Toshendra Sharma Admin, Ashto Academy

I am a postgraduate in Computer Science (Cyber Security) from IIT Bombay and hold a keen interest in Cyber Security, Blockchain, AI & IoT, Electric Vehicle (EV) among other deeptech areas. At the application level, I love SaaS applications. Currently, I am the Founder & CEO of Tosh Innovations Private Limited, a Gurugram based Bootstrapped, Cash positive EdTech Company.

Tosh Innovations offers online educational certifications in deeptech areas. Tosh Innovations is a Bootstrapped company of 30+ young people who create exceptionally informative content for a global community. As a Deeptech educator, researcher, developer, and consultant, I hold strong knowledge and implementation understanding of new-age technologies that include Blockchain, Cybersecurity, Internet-of-Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligent, SaaS, Electrical Vehicle (EV), and many more. I am currently also working on Academical.ly, a B2B SaaS in EdTech.

I am enlisted in the Forbes Asia 30under30 list of 2018 in Enterprise Technology and Also, Forbes India, 30 Under 30 in 2016.

With over 11+ years of experience in entrepreneurship, management, business planning, financial analysis, software engineering, operations, and decision analysis, I have acquired the breadth and depth of knowledge needed to quickly understand entrepreneurs’ businesses and craft the most suitable solutions using the Technology.

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