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Overview
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    Certification
    As per LinkedIn’s Global Skillset Survey, Cloud Computing has been the No. 1 skill set top companies are currently looking for the past 3 years. Post completion of our cloud certification program, you will receive multiple certifications from MAHE, Microsoft and AWS Educate that will help further your job prospects.
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    Job Opportunities
    One of the most in-demand skill set, Cloud Computing will generate over 2 million new jobs in India. After finishing our Cloud Computing e-learning course, you’ll find job opportunities as a Cloud Developer/Architect, DevOps professional, Big Data professional, or Machine Learning and IoT professional.
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    Who Should Attend
    Any technical graduate with 50% score/IT professionals/consultants/support engineers/software developers/software engineers/solutions architect/windows administrator
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    Salary Packages
    A fresher with Cloud Computing skills and Microsoft or AWS certificate gets an average of ₹3.6 lakhs CTC. With an experience of 5+ years, the candidate can earn an average of ₹11.75 lakhs CTC in India.
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    Online Live Sessions by Experts
    During the course of this certification, you’ll be a part of online live sessions with experienced faculties to strengthen your knowledge of Cloud Computing with real-life case studies as examples.
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Certification
As per LinkedIn’s Global Skillset Survey, Cloud Computing has been the No. 1 skill set top companies are currently looking for the past 3 years. Post completion of our cloud certification program, you will receive multiple certifications from MAHE, Microsoft and AWS Educate that will help further your job prospects.
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Job Opportunities
One of the most in-demand skill set, Cloud Computing will generate over 2 million new jobs in India. After finishing our Cloud Computing e-learning course, you’ll find job opportunities as a Cloud Developer/Architect, DevOps professional, Big Data professional, or Machine Learning and IoT professional.
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Who Should Attend
Any technical graduate with 50% score/IT professionals/consultants/support engineers/software developers/software engineers/solutions architect/windows administrator
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Salary Packages
A fresher with Cloud Computing skills and Microsoft or AWS certificate gets an average of ₹3.6 lakhs CTC. With an experience of 5+ years, the candidate can earn an average of ₹11.75 lakhs CTC in India.
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Online Live Sessions by Experts
During the course of this certification, you’ll be a part of online live sessions with experienced faculties to strengthen your knowledge of Cloud Computing with real-life case studies as examples.
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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

3.1 Specialization - Microsoft Azure: Microsoft Azure Foundation and Architecture
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Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines
Microsoft Azure Virtual Networks
Microsoft Azure Identity
Microsoft Azure Storage
Microsoft Azure App Service
Database in Azure
Automating Azure WorkLoads

3.2 Specialization - Microsoft Azure: Azure Solutions for Emerging Technologies
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Azure & DevOps
Azure & BigData
Azure & IoT
Azure & 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 and Microsoft 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 Microsoft and AWS Educate. Note that AWS Educate courseware comes as supplementary for people who opt for AWS as specialization.

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 either AWS or Azure. The AWS course will be powered by AWS Educate certification while the Azure will be supported by Microsoft certification. A student has to choose any one of the specializations (AWS or Azure) which will be the 5th Subject.

Can I opt for both the Specializations?
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No, only one specialization is allowed in this program.

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 Microsoft provides a joint certification for the Azure Specialization
Manipal ProLearn and AWS Educate provides a joint certification for the AWS Specialization
Since students can opt for the specific specialization, the certification will be shared accordingly.

What are the cloud-based labs?
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The student will receive hands-on cloud lab from AWS Educate or Microsoft Azure 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.

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