India’s First Mentorship Driven Cloud Program!

PGP - Cloud Computing Course in Chennai

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  • Weekend Mentorship Sessions
  • 6 months
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Application Deadline - 9th Apr 2020

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Why Join PGP - Cloud Computing?

The exciting Post Graduation course in Cloud Computing offers an overall knowledge and expertise to the candidates and facilitates them to encounter a transition their careers into the desired set of job roles in the domain of cloud computing.

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Become proficient with cloud

Study and master the concepts of Cloud Computing and work with a wide range of Cloud Computing tools on different platforms such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud & DevOps.

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Hands-on real-world projects

Achieve expertise by working on 15+ use cases through labs & industry relevant projects across various cloud platforms and build an interesting portfolio.

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Being India's number one in the cloud industry Great Learning stands as a preferred choice of technology professionals.

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800+ career transitions

More than 800 alumni of our cloud program have encountered a career shift by transitioning into roles like Solutions Architect, Lead Consultant, etc

PG Cloud Computing Course Learning Experience

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Online + Weekend Sessions

The online +weekend mode of learning equips you to pursue the course simultaneously with your professional commitments without interrupting your work.

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Design . Build . Deploy . Repeat

You will work on numerous labs and projects crossing across various cloud concepts and platforms.

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Personalised Learning

Each of the candidates will be provided with a personalised mentoring and guidance from the best leaders in this domain possessing several years of industry experience that enables them to impart practical knowledge and real-world insights.

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Capstone Project

Work on a perfectly structured 12-week project with your peers and perform the entire project lifecycle, from inception to deployment including architecture, cloud financials, vendor comparison.

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Program Structure

The well designed 6-month Cloud Computing online course with weekend mentorship sessions by Great Learning helps you enhance proficiency in working with a variety of cloud environments, including AWS, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure

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Online content

Enhance your expertise in various cloud platforms like AWS and Microsoft Azure with 100+ hours of instructional content and 300+ hours of overall learning

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Hands-on projects

Build a professional portfolio of 5 projects including a specialised 12 week capstone project

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Weekend mentoring sessions

Candidates will be allotted personalised mentors that are working with leading companies as Cloud Architects

How does Mentorship Work?

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Participants attend live instructor-led online sessions over weekends

The live instructor-led online sessions will be conducted during the weekends where candidates participate to gain in depth insights. Participants are accompanied by an industry mentor that guides them even as they work on several tools and platforms. All the doubts of the candidates are cleared as they work associated with their mentors on projects and assignments.

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Mentors inspire and guide participants at each step of their learning

The mentors constantly motivate and lead participants at each step of their learning enabling them to gain the maximum knowledge and expertise.

Great Lakes Certificate & ePortfolio

Earn a Great Lakes certificate and create an ePortfolio to display your learning & projects in a snapshot. Your certificate and ePortfolio will also be showcased on social media channels to build your credibility in Cloud Computing.

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Developer Track Certificate

An additional certificate is available for participants with a programming background. Need to complete the additional requirements listed below to be eligible to receive this certificate.

  • done Developing on cloud
  • done Infrastructure as Code
  • done Become proficient with AWS and Azure or Google Cloud
  • done Individual project (using either Python, Java or .NET)
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IT professionals that are strangers to the cloud technologies will gain a firm foundation while those with some cloud experience will obtain a more structured and hands-on knowledge of cloud technologies, including issues such as migration, deployment, integration, platform choice, architecture, and TCO. You will also get added resources including material which can help you crack the AWS and Azure certifications.

Cloud Primer (Preparatory Work Course)
  • Basic python for cloud
  • Basic Linux
Cloud Foundations
  • Introduction to Virtualization (VM’s and Containers)
  • Service Delivery & Deployment Models
  • Cloud Attributes and Services Taxonomy
  • Introduction to Infrastructure Automation
  • Key Aspects of IaaS, PaaS and SaaS
  • Docker
  • Elastic Container Service (ECS)
  • Expectations and Characteristics
  • Failures, Modelling challenges, Load balancing
  • The 12-factor app
  • Architecture and Design Patterns
  • Anti Patterns
  • Event Driven Architecture
  • Security Enforcement
  • Migrating a monolith
Big Data Management & Analytics
  • Concepts of NoSQL
  • NoSQL Databases (Cassandra and DynamoDB)
  • Partitioner, Replication, Snitch
  • Query Driven Design and Distributed Development
  • Amazon EMR, Hadoop and Hive
Cloud Security & Migration
  • AWS Organizations
  • Security services (Trusted Advisor, Data encryption, Amazon Inspector, AWS Config, Guard Duty, Macie)
  • Identity and Access Control
  • Application user management (AWS Cognito)
  • Cost Explorer
  • Cloud Migration Strategies
  • Migration Maturity Index
  • API based integration
  • Workload Analysis
Private Cloud (Self-Paced Course)
  • OpenStack Essentials
Capstone Project
  • A group project that allows you to apply your learning to real industry use cases and add it to your portfolio for potential employers to see as a tangible body of work
AWS Specialization
Participants who complete the AWS specialization will get
  • done Additional Online Badges from AWS Educate, upon successful completion of the learning pathways
  • done Access to AWS Educate Job Board for relevant Job Opportunities around the world
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Cloud Computing on AWS
  • Compute, Load Balancing, Autoscaling
  • Storage, Replication and Life Cycle Management
  • AWS Organization and Identity
  • Networking and Data migration
Managed Services on AWS
  • Databases (RDS, DynamoDB)
  • Web Application Firewall
  • SNS, SQS, Cloudwatch
  • Athena, Quicksight and Kinesis
  • Serverless (Lambda)
  • AWS Cognitive Services (Rekognition, Comprehend & Polly)
Cloud Native DevOps
  • Terraform
  • Deployment Pipeline (AWS Code Commit, AWS Code Deploy, AWS Code Pipeline)
  • Cloud Formation
Enterprise Cloud Solutions (Self-Paced Course)
  • Data Architecture and Serverless approach
  • Setting up a cloud based development environment
  • Data streaming and data analytics on cloud
  • Setting up Kinesis data stream
  • Platform as a service - Elastic Beanstalk
  • Step Functions
  • Elasticsearch
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  • Networking
  • Managed Services Overview
  • Security
Application Developer - Official AWS Educate Learning Pathway
  • Architecture & DevOps
  • Platforms
  • Data & Databases
  • Web, Mobile & Gaming
Specialisation in Microsoft Azure with an option to learn Google Cloud as well
Azure Essentials
  • Compute (Resource Groups, App service plan, Web API app, Azure VMs)
  • Storage (Blob Storage, Azure tables, Storage queue)
  • Database and Caching ( Azure redis, Azure SQL, Cosmos DB,SQL Data warehouse)
  • Managed services in Azure (Service bus, cognitive services, logic apps, serverless computing, Service fabric)
  • Monitoring and Logging (Azure Monitor, Event hub, Log analytics, Key vault)
  • Azure IOT and IOT hub
  • Azure DevOps
Google Cloud Platform (Self Paced)
  • Regions, Resources and Services Overview
  • Google Compute Engine, Instance Groups, Load Balancing and Autoscaling
  • Storage and Networking
  • GCloud and Cloud SDK
  • Google App Engine
  • Google Kubernetes Engine

Learning Outcomes

  • done You will understand the absolute basics of cloud computing.
  • done You will be able to design, build and deploy cloud based solutions.
  • done Become proficient with AWS and Azure or Google Cloud.
  • done Strong understanding of Containers and Microservices to architect applications.
  • done Learn both the fundamental aspects of Big Data - Infrastructure & Analytics.
  • done Become conversant with DevOps on Cloud.Truly understand the power of cloud by working on multiple managed services.
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Building Rewarding Careers in Cloud Computing

Faculty & Mentors

Learn from several experienced industry practitioners from leading organizations

Meet the class: PGP-CC

The PGP-CC batch has a compact and distinct mix of working professionals from the top organisations possessing an excellent diversity across industries, work experience and job roles. Here is a snapshot of what our batch looks like:

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Alumni Success Stories

Our Alumni Work for Amazing Companies

The participants this course have been associated with leading Indian and global organizations

Reviews by Learners

08 Dec 2019
Batch of December 2019 - Online
The program was just awesome. The curriculum was well structured and exhaustive. The facilitators provided clear information and spent the time to clear all participants' doubts. The revision of concepts in class after completion was really good.
09 Dec 2019
Batch of December 2019 - Online
The program was a good one. A detail explanation of all the concepts and addressing all the questions of each of the candidates was amazing. I would rate it a five star.
11 Dec 2019
Batch of December 2019 - Online | Senior Consultant at Datamatics Global Services Limited
This program is one of the best! All the topics were clearly defined. The presentation was too good. ALl the concepts were explained with real-time use cases which students can relate to
10 Dec 2019
Batch of December 2019 - Online
The program was such a good one with good explanation of each concept with real time use cases. It was a very exhaustive program and really gave us a good understanding of the course structure and the way it operates. Especially, Tony was very patient enough to answer all our questions regarding the program. I appreciate his patience.

Admission Details


Applicants must have a minimum of 3+ years of experience in IT & technology role with exposure to one or more of these skill sets

  • done Systems Administration
  • done Network Engineering
  • done Database Administration
  • done ITSM
  • done Infrastructure Engineering
  • done Software Development
  • done Testing/QA
  • done Maintenance & Tech Support
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Selection Process

Step 1

Fill an application form

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Screening call

Applicants meeting the eligibility criteria receive a screening call from the Admission Director's office.

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Application review

Admission Director reviews the screening call discussion and applicant’s profile.

Step 4

Admission offer release

The announcement of results, followed by the release of admission offer letter.

Fee details

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Admission Fee Great Learning rupee icon 25,000
1st Installment Great Learning rupee icon 38,334
2nd Installment Great Learning rupee icon 38,333
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Batch Start Dates

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11th Apr 2020

Upcoming Application Deadline

9th Apr 2020

We follow a rolling admission process and admissions are closed once the requisite number of participants enroll for the upcoming batch. So, we encourage you to apply early and secure your seat.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is this an online course?
Yes. We are offering a Cloud Computing course that lasts for half a year. Candidates who complete the course successfully get awarded with a Post Graduate degree and also get assistance from live mentors during online sessions.
What is the eligibility criterion?
Candidates must possess at least 3 years of IT experience and be in a role which provides ample exposure to development, testing/quality assurance, maintenance, database administration and technology infrastructure management
I am not from a technical/programming background - Can I join?
You should essentially belong to a technical background to get the best value from this course.
Is AWS certification fee included?
Lab sessions make individuals get acquainted and gain expertise in Cloud Computing tools during the phase of Cloud Computing course. Candidates will get access to tools like Azure, AWS during the virtual lab sessions. Regardless of these profound benefits, Lab sessions are not always on. Because each lab session requires a unique configuration.
What is the extent of hands-on exposure? Are there any live projects?
The curriculum for Cloud Computing course includes various real time projects and a detailed capstone project. Candidates will analyze real world problems using a range of tools and techniques learned through live classes. The Capstone project lasts for 2 months.
Is the access to virtual lab available even beyond Sundays?
Lab sessions make individuals get acquainted and gain expertise in Cloud Computing tools during the phase of Cloud Computing course. Candidates will get access to tools like Azure, AWS during the virtual lab sessions. Regardless of these profound benefits, Lab sessions are not always on. Because each lab session requires a unique configuration.
Do I get any hard copies in terms of study material?
You will be given access to the online Learning Management System that houses all the learning material.
Is the content downloadable? How long is the Olympus access available?
The content is not downloadable. However, you will be provided access to the Learning Management System even after the completion of the course.
How will I be evaluated during this course?
This program follows a rigorous evaluation process that analyses the candidates through quizzes, projects and assignments regularly. You will be provided with feedback to work on your skills and improve.
What kind of career assistance do I get?
Students will be provided career support through resume-building workshops and interview preparation sessions. Opportunities with leading companies in the domain of Cloud Computing will also be presented to the candidates.
What is the course fee? Is the loan facility available?
Please click here to see the course fee structure. The admissions office will aid you in applying for loans. Our lending partners include HDFC Credila, Avanse (DHFL), Axis Bank and ZestMoney.
Can I pay the fee in instalments? Is there any discount?
Yes. You can pay the course fee in 2-3 simple installments. Please communicate with the members of the admissions office for more details.
What is the application and selection process?
If you meet the eligibility criteria, fill an online application form to apply for this course. You will receive a call to appear for the screening call discussion from the admissions office. Selected candidates will receive an admission offer letter post the discussion.
What are live mentoring sessions and how are they monitored? What if I miss any session?
Live mentoring sessions pave a path for students to connect with the faculty and get their doubts qualified. This is a great way to exchange knowledge and ideas between both parties. If any student missed the session, he can access the session through videos.
Do I have to attend classes every week?
The course is designed in such a way that to engage participants every week. All participants are obliged to learn from the live online interactive session every weekend.
What is the demand for Cloud Computing in Chennai?
Chennai has got enormous scope for pursuing a career in this field. At present there are around 1500+ number of vacancies existing in this specific domain.

The Trending Cloud Computing Courses In Chennai

The word Cloud Computing seems to attain a great demand in recent times as we see many aspiring careers in this domain. The ratio of people seeking to pursue a Cloud Computing course in Chennai has substantially increased. Considering various aspects like the demand, payscale, growth and many more aspects, there is a considerable increase in the number of people desiring a shift in their careers as well. If you are one among the many that are in search of a potential Cloud Computing training in Chennai, you must gain an overview of Cloud Computing.

To begin with, let us understand why we need Cloud Computing? What is Cloud Computing? What are its benefits? What are the various job roles of Cloud Computing? What is the Payscale and the demand for Cloud Computing technology in the city of Chennai?

What is Cloud Computing?

Cloud Computing can be defined as the potential of delivering the most in demand computing services over the internet. The Cloud Computing tools and services will be charged for the time span they were used.

Let us understand the need for Cloud Computing

Consider an individual that has a plan of starting his own IT organisation. In order to implement this, he will need a list of resources that help him set up the infrastructure to facilitate him implement his ideas. This is where Cloud Computing serves him.

Let us look into the various aspects that make Cloud Computing the best choice.

  1. Cloud provides you access to every tool you will need to implement your ideas. You will need to pay for what you use. This makes it easy and flexible for you to try several tools and pick the best one that fits your requirements.In the cloud, you will not need a server space while you will need a huge space and a lot of resources on-premise.
  2. Besides all these, you will need to allocate a specific team of experts to deal with the hardware and software applications. With the cloud, you will not require any experts to maintain the software and the hardware components. Cloud provides you with a console that assists you in maintaining the software and hardware tools.
  3. When you want to set up your own infrastructure you will need to pay huge upfront and get things which don't assure you the best service. This also ends up adding an additional operating cost and hence making it extremely expensive. This acts as an obstacle when scaling is considered.
  4. Security is one of the major concerns that any field would encounter. On-premises infrastructure guarantees you poor data security compared to the cloud. Cloud promotes enhanced data security with end to end encryption services.
  5. The cost involved in promoting security is high and with the cloud, your data will be stored in a safe and centralised location to grant advanced security.
  6. Data recovery is another aspect that needs to be considered to promote enhanced results. Due to the heavy costs involved, it is challenging to regulate data recovery on-premise. With the cloud, you will be able to access data recovery with minimal costs.
  7. Flexibility stands as one of the major positive attributes that Cloud Computing offers. Having the traditional on-premise, it is highly difficult to restructure or make modifications, while the cloud facilitates immense flexibility to restructure anything at any time. This helps to regulate efficiency and enhance the quality of the outcomes. This makes the cloud user friendly as it allows the user to perform changes at any time. Cloud is extremely flexible to migrate the data, restructuring the IT, undo or tear down the whole environment.
  8. Automatic update is another attribute of Cloud Computing that makes it user friendly. The software updates on the cloud happen automatically on a regular basis which helps the organisations to acquire the best results.
  9. Cost efficiency is one of the best attributes of Cloud Computing as a lot more can be done on the cloud with a very minimal investment.

The Growing Demand For AWS Cloud Computing Training in Chennai Chennai is the second largest software exporter in the country and has got unbelievable demand for this technology. At present Chennai has around 1500+ job vacancies in this specific domain. This displays that there is a huge need and great scope for the candidates taking up the Cloud Computing classes in Chennai. Hence pursuing a Cloud Computing training in Chennai could be the best choice one can make to establish a time-honored career.

Payscale of Cloud Computing

The domain of Cloud Computing is noticed to offer one of the highest paid career opportunities in the country. On average, a Cloud Computing professional in India makes around 10 lakh per annum. The pay scale varies from 12- 30 lakh considering various specifications such as experience, organisation and many more.

What are the various job roles offered to the candidates possessing a Cloud Computing certification in Chennai?

The domain of Cloud Computing offers some of the most high in demand job roles. These job roles are also one of the attributes that are gaining enthusiasm for this technology.

Job roles of Cloud Computing

  1. Software engineer
  2. Software architect
  3. Development operations engineer
  4. Cloud engineer
  5. Java developer
  6. Cloud Architect
  7. Data Scientist

Take Up The Best Cloud Computing Course in Chennai If you are truly interested in pursuing a career in the domain of Cloud Computing, you must have started to seek the best institute for Cloud Computing in Chennai. Amongst many institutes in Chennai, Great Learning is the best of all.

Why Great Learning is to be considered as the Best of all Cloud Computing Institutes in Chennai

  1. Great Learning has designed the best curriculum designed by the best practitioners and leaders of the Cloud Computing industry that facilitates it to offer the best Cloud Computing course in Chennai.
  2. Great Learning has also got the best faculty members that possess immense knowledge and experience in this specific field. The faculty of Great
  3. Great Learning has designed the schedule to fetch the most flexible Cloud Computing classes in Chennai that are organised during the weekends to help the working professionals learn while they earn.
  4. Great Learning also offers each of its students the maximum hands on learning exposure. The capstone projects are designed to employ all the tools and techniques the candidates have mastered during the course. Candidates will also be working on many live projects to gain maximum insights on Cloud Computing.
  5. Great Learning also provides each of its students with a personalised mentor that assists them in each step of their learning journey. Mentors would help the candidates in mastering cloud technology by assisting the candidates in clarifying doubts, guiding them to pick the right placement opportunity, guiding them in their project work and many more.
  6. Great Learning has been associated with many of the top companies to provide the best placement opportunities to its students.
Hence, take up the prestigious Post Graduate Program in Cloud Computing Training by Great Learning today and let your dreams come true.