Fundamentals of Insurance and Risk Management

Cloud Computing Essentials and Administration

Cloud technology has been emerging since the last decade and is considered to be one of the "hot areas" of interest for organisations. A lot of research has been going on and many new applications have been designed, developed and launched at periodic intervals. The emergence of cloud technologies is disruptive across multiple sectors such as Information Technology, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Engineering, Information Architecture, Education, Data Management, Sales and Business Development.

Course Objectives

  • List the major benefits of cloud computing
  • Demonstrate cloud computing concepts in practical situations
  • Illustrate strategy during migration in cloud to maximise ROI
  • Explain best practices for risk management in cloud
  • Describe the considerations and best practices in cloud migration

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the benefits of cloud computing technologies
  • Apply cloud computing concepts in practical situations
  • Apply strategy in cloud computing during migration in cloud which maximises return of investment
  • Identify best practices for risk management in cloud
  • Identify the considerations and best practices while migrating to a cloud platform

Who Should Attend?

  • Engineering and IT students
  • Graduates with programming background

Learning Access

  • Handbooks
  • Lecture Slides
  • Videos
  • Quizzes
  • Online Lab

Course Duration

12 Weeks / 40 Hours



Exam Duration

90 Minutes

Number of Questions


Total Marks


Types of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions

Pass Percentage

50% (min)

Exam Pattern




After completing this course and successfully passing the certification examination, the student will be awarded the "Certificate in Cloud Computing Essentials and Administration” certification.

If a learner chooses not to take up the examination, they will still get a 'Participation Certificate'

Cloud Computing Essentials

Module 1 : Cloud Computing Concepts

Introduction to Cloud Computing, History and Evolution of Cloud Computing, Types of Clouds, Private, Public and Hybrid Clouds, Cloud Computing Architecture, Cloud Computing Infrastructure, Merits of Cloud Computing

Module 2 : Cloud Computing Delivery Models

Cloud Computing delivery Models and Services (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS), Obstacles for Cloud Technology, Cloud Vulnerabilities, Cloud Challenges, Practical Applications of Cloud Computing.

Module 3 : Migrating to Cloud

Web-based Business Services, Delivering Business Processes from the Cloud: Business Process Examples, Broad Approaches to Migrating into the Cloud, The Seven-Step Model of Migration into a Cloud, Efficient Steps for Migrating to Cloud.

Module 4 : Risks

Measuring and Assessment of Risks, Company Concerns, Risk Mitigation Methodology for Cloud Computing.

Module 5 : Best Practices in Cloud Computing

Practices to Follow before Migrating to Cloud, Practices to be Avoided During Migration to Cloud

Cloud Administration

Module 1 : Assessing the Cloud

Software Evaluation, System Testing, Seasonal or peak loading, Cost cutting and Cost-benefit Analysis, Selecting the Right Scalable Application

Module 2 : Selecting Cloud Provider

Considerations for Selecting Cloud Solutions, Understanding Best Practices used in Selection of Cloud Service and Providers.

Module 3 : Clouding the Standards and Best Practices Issue

Interoperability, Portability, Integration, Security, Standards Organisations and Groups Associated with Cloud Computing, Commercial and Business Consideration

Module 4 : Geographical Considerations

Ethical and Legal Considerations, Contingency and Recovery Management, Scalability and Flexibility

  • 40 hours of high-quality eLearning
  • 12 Hrs Face to face delivery
  • High Student Engagement Platform - KRACKiN
  • Student e-Portfolio
  • Project/Case studies
  • Hands-on exercises
  • End module assessments
  • Dedicated Learning Advisors for training
  • 24x7 Online LMS

After the successful completion of this course, applicants can look for opportunities as:

  • Cloud Applications Architect
  • Cloud App Development Consultant
  • System Engineers
  • Cloud Technical Leads
  • Cloud Infrastructure Consultant

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