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Overview
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    Certifications
    Upon completion of our cloud computing course you will receive certifications from MAHE and AWS Educate.
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    Comprehensive Cloud Computing Course
    Build strong foundation on Cloud Essentials, Cloud Foundry, Google Cloud, Open Stack, and specialize on AWS
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    Who Should Attend
    Technical graduates, IT professionals who want to learn how to design, implement, and manage cloud computing systems
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    Salary Packages
    A fresher with Cloud Computing skills earns an average of ₹6 lakhs per year
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    Online Live Sessions by Experts
    Get trained by cloud computing experts through online live sessions
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Certifications
Upon completion of our cloud computing course you will receive certifications from MAHE and AWS Educate.
manipal overview icon
Comprehensive Cloud Computing Course
Build strong foundation on Cloud Essentials, Cloud Foundry, Google Cloud, Open Stack, and specialize on AWS
manipal overview icon
Who Should Attend
Technical graduates, IT professionals who want to learn how to design, implement, and manage cloud computing systems
manipal overview icon
Salary Packages
A fresher with Cloud Computing skills earns an average of ₹6 lakhs per year
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Online Live Sessions by Experts
Get trained by cloud computing experts through online live sessions
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Course Curriculum
1.1 Cloud Essentials
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Introduction to Cloud Computing
Components of Cloud Computing & Cloud Infrastructure
Technical Components of Cloud Computing
Overview of Cloud: Current Trends
Overview of Cloud Security

1.2 Cloud Platform Introduction
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Cloud platform introduction
Cloud Foundry
Cloud Foundry Architecture & management & Application Architecture
Google Cloud Platform Essentials

1.3 OpenStack Platform
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Introduction to Virtualization & OpenStack
Key Stone, Glance & Horizon
Nova and Neutron
Cinder and OpenStack administration

2.1 Introduction to Emerging Technologies
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DevOps Introduction
IoT (Internet of Things)
Introduction to Big Data
Introduction to Machine Learning

2.2 Specialization - Amazon Web Services (AWS): AWS Foundation & Architecture
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Introduction to Cloud Computing and AWS Global Infrastructure & AWS IAM
Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Core Knowledge-VPC, Security Groups, NACL, Elastic IP, NAT, VPN, VPC Peering, D.
Connect
AWS's Elastic Block Store (EBS)
Elastic Load Balancer (ELB)
Auto Scaling
Relational Database Service (RDS)
Simple Storage Service (S3)
AWS Services
Application Load Balancer

2.3 Specialization - Amazon Web Services (AWS): AWS Solutions for Emerging Technologies
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AWS & DevOps
AWS & BigData
AWS & IoT
AWS & Machine Learning

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Frequent Questions we get
Is the program approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) or University Grants Commission (UGC)?
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The 6 months Post Graduate Certificate Program in Cloud Computing is conferred by Manipal Academy of Higher Education – which is a deemed university, which has the authority to start such programs under its purview. So we need not require a separate approval/recognition. Moreover, the curriculum is designed collaboratively with AWS Educate which gives you an industry recognition.

Is it an online or classroom program?
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This e-learning cloud computing program will have a unique blend of online live sessions with experts, guided online training, hands-on practices, and case studies with real-world scenarios. So there will be web-based interaction with our faculty during the webinars, followed by cloud computing video lectures, assignments and submission.

I have scored less than 50% in class 10 & 12 but have scored more than 50% in graduation. Am I eligible to enrol in the program?
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Yes, you are eligible to enrol in the program.

I have completed B.Tech but I do not have 50% in my graduation. Am I eligible to enrol in the program?
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No. As per University norms, minimum 50% in graduation is required to apply for this online cloud course.

I have completed my graduation in B.Com/BA/BBA, can I do this course?
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Yes, but you should have few basic skills of IT specifically on Operating Systems and Networking.

Will I get 100% placement guarantee?
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No. We provide placement assistance but there will be no guarantee. 

Is there any application Fee for the program?
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No. There is no application fee applicable in this program.

Can I get a discount on the course fee?
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No, we do not offer any discount. 3% fee waiver on program fee is given on lump sum payments. 

Are there any instalments facility in the fee?
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We do have instalment facility in the program. Please reach out to your counsellor for further detail.

Can there be a refund of fees after admission or if I withdraw from the course?
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Yes, refund of Program fees is available up to 15 calendar days from the date of commencement of the program, after deducting some processing fees. In the case of instalment payment, only 1st inst. is refunded. No refund request will be processed for further instalments. Please go through our refund policy on our website, for more details.

Does lump sum fee payment have some discount? Refund for the same, if I chose to withdraw my admission?
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Yes, if you wish to pay the program fees as a lump sum, you’ll get a 3% fee waiver on program fee. In case of withdrawal of admission, refund of Program fees is available only up to 15 calendar days from the date of commencement of the program, after deducting some processing fees.

What all are included in the Program Fees?
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The program fee includes the cost of tuition, online courseware, respective cloud labs, final assessment and the program certifications. The courseware includes official courseware from AWS Educate.

What hardware configuration is required for my PC or Laptop to take up the course?
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We recommend a personal computer or laptop with 1.3 GHz Processor, 4 GB RAM, 40 GB Free HDD Space and the latest browser installed. The device should also have a good uninterrupted Internet connection of minimum 2 Mbps.

When will be the webinar classes scheduled?
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The webinar schedule will be released to you well in advance before the batch starts. However, it will be scheduled for late evening on weekdays and afternoon on weekends. Any change will be notified to you in advance.

What is the program structure?
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The program is spread over 6 months – with a spread of 5 subjects. The first 4 subjects will strengthen your Cloud Foundation skills followed by the Specialization of AWS. The course will be powered by AWS Educate certification. AWS specialization will be the 5th Subject.

Why are multiple certifications involved in this program?
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Manipal Academy of Higher Education provides the overall PG Certificate in Cloud Computing which is why the certificate has a University Recognition.

Manipal ProLearn and AWS Educate provides a joint certification for the AWS Specialization. 

What are the cloud-based labs?
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The student will receive hands-on cloud lab from AWS Educate to practice on the hands-on as specified in the Lab Guide. This will ensure that you work in a live environment and get the actual hands-on experience. Guided Lab exercises are provided in the course.

Will there be project works involved?
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Absolutely, there are project works involved. Based on the synergy of the batch group or individual projects will be declared by the Faculty who will drive the webinar batch.

What is AWS Educate Program?
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The AWS Educate program ("AWS Educate") is Amazon’s global initiative to provide students and educators with the resources needed to greatly accelerate Cloud-related learning endeavors and to help power the workforce of tomorrow. With the increasing demand for cloud-skilled employees, AWS Educate provides an academic gateway for the next generation of IT and cloud professionals. The program offers a robust set of free tools, resources and AWS Promotional Credits for students and educators to skill upon the cloud and accelerate cloud-related learning endeavors.

For further details – www.awseducate.com

What Benefits do I receive after joining AWS Educate?
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There are several benefits to students, after they are approved, they are provisioned AWS Promotional Credits for free access to AWS tools and services. They receive specialized content & hands-on activities designed to get students comfortable with the basics of cloud computing and other in demand skills such as Machine Learning, Cybersecurity, software development and nine additional Cloud Career Pathways, each with 30+ hours of learning content, along with the ability to earn AWS badges for different competencies such as IoT, Alexa, and gaming. AWS Educate starter accounts allow students to enroll without a credit card and still use AWS Services. In addition, there is the AWS Educate Job Board with cloud-related jobs from top tech partner companies and Amazon.

Can somebody working as QA/Lead Analyst/Software Developer/Testing/desktop engineer can switch to Cloud technology, How can he do that, will his experience be of any use to him in his career in cloud?
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Yes , They are in fact the right candidates for cloud technology. IT Giants are looking for people who can work in traditional IT technologies but are also comfortable with working on cloud services which are available in the market today. By using cloud, they can easily apply existing skill sets to test or develop a better cloud based applications. 

How the cloud market looks like in near future in India from freshers perspective?
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An early entrant will reap the benefit of growing market, we all can see today, techies aged 27 to 32 are sitting at Top Management Levels, that is all because of sudden growth in demand pertaining to that technology. Growth in Cloud would be very similar, anybody who learns and brings it to practise will reap the benefits and grow. As you would be regarded on your skillset and talent to manage a new technology, so you would be the best choice for innovations from employers point of view. We all can see companies asking fresh engineers to be able work on Cloud , Devops, Data Science, Machine Learning , Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Computer vision, as companies need people who can give innovative solutions and have modern skillsets. Anybody who needs or wants to work on innovation has to work in Cloud to utilize best data sources and develop a robust application.

How an experienced individual who has been working as software engineer can build his/her career in cloud?
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Today, IT industry is focusing on better coding in software applications. Cloud gives you that provision / platform / time to focus on good quality of coding and improve overall quality of applications . Software engineers are in huge demand by companies, working or planning to work on cloud as the whole focus is to develop cloud based solutions. You can very easily observe how Indian Market is moving on cloud , every bank has developed application and they don’t want you to come to the branch. Changes are taking place, with all the startups and applications are based on cloud platforms now.

What skill set is recommended to get a respected position in job market for cloud?
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There are no special skill sets but an IT Engineer today should by default know how to work on cloud platforms . My experience says that person who suggests solution based on cloud and saves dollars , reduce risk , is able to code, are in huge demand in IT industry today. For some time, Cloud architect will remain at the top of all the positions as companies are building themselves in cloud technology to be at a respectable position in market and going forward the administrators and managers will be in huge demand on cloud based projects / program.  

(Coder/Cloud based Coder + Cloud Based Solutions+ Cloud tools)

Are skill sets in cloud technology needed for data analysts/Scientist as well?
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There are different areas where innovation is taking place and all IT giants are in race to be on the top. As I see and observe, AI/Big data/ Hadoop/ML /Deep Learning/Computer Vision and IOT are future of IT , but if you observe closely all this is happening because of privileges provided by Cloud platforms and that’s why it becomes easy for companies in IT and other industry to hire someone who knows how to work on different cloud platform and use tools to analyse that data and provide a suitable/Innovative solution to the management/ Client. In fact this is one of top skill sets industry is looking forward . Demand supply gap is very high here . AWS and GCP are spending large amounts to come with services which cater this data analysis requirement.

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