India’s First Mentorship Driven Cloud Program!

PGP - Cloud Computing Course in Pune

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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 esteemed Post Graduation Program in Cloud Computing by Great learning is perfectly designed to equip the candidates with high knowledge and skills that the industry is looking for.

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Become proficient with cloud

Learn to implement concepts and work with all associated tools and platforms like AWS, Azure, Google Cloud & DevOps.

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Hands-on real-world projects

Work on 15+ use cases via labs & industry-relevant projects across varied cloud platforms and build an impressive portfolio.

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Pioneers in Cloud Program

We are India's leaders in the cloud industry and the preferred selection of technology experts.

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800+ career transitions

More than 800 alumni of our cloud program have encountered career transitions into roles like Solutions Architect, Lead Consultant etc.

PG Cloud Computing Course Learning Experience

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Online + Weekend Sessions

This mode of learning enables you to pursue the course along with your professional commitments without disrupting your work.

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Design . Build . Deploy . Repeat

You will work on multiple labs and projects cutting across various cloud concepts and platforms.

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Personalised Learning

Get personalised mentoring and guidance from thought leaders with 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 comprehensive 12 week project with your peers and implement the entire project lifecycle, from inception to deployment including architecture, cloud financials, vendor comparison.

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Program Structure

This is a perfectly structured 6-month program that takes place online with weekend mentorship sessions to help you become proficient in working with a range of cloud environments, including AWS, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure.

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Online content

Enhance your expertise in multiple 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

You'll build a professional portfolio of 5 projects including a specialised 12-week capstone project

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Weekend mentoring sessions

Personalised mentorship from Cloud Architects working across several leading companies

How does Mentorship Work?

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Participants attend live instructor-led online sessions over weekends

Members participate in live instructor-led online sessions over weekends. Participants are guided by industry mentors as they work on multiple tools and platforms. All of the participants' doubts are cleared as they work closely with their instructors on projects and assignments.

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Mentors inspire and guide participants at each step of their learning

Mentors inspire and guide the candidates at each step of their learning. Our mentors go beyond concept walkthroughs, doubt clearing, and projects, to help participants achieve their learning goals and also assist them in their career transition in the cloud industry.

Great Lakes Certificate & ePortfolio

Receive a Great Lakes certificate and create an ePortfolio to showcase your learning & projects in a snapshot. Your certificate and ePortfolio can also be circulated on social media channels to establish 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 not already working with Cloud technologies will gain a solid foundation while those with some cloud expertise will attain 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 additional resources containing material that 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
Solutions Architect - Official AWS Educate Learning Pathway
  • 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 an eclectic and diverse mix of working professionals from leading organisations maintaining an exceptional 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


Candidates should have a least 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

Step 2

Screening call

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

Step 3

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
3rd Installment Great Learning rupee icon 38,333
Total 1,40,000


Candidates can pay the course fee through

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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, Great Lakes offers an Online course in Cloud Computing. The tenure of the program is 6 months. At the end of this program, candidates will be graduating with a Postgraduate Degree. The Program is offered online and the candidates will receive help from Live mentors.
What is the eligibility criterion?
Candidates desiring to pursue this program must have gained an experience of 3 years in the fields of development, testing/quality assurance, maintenance, database administration and technology infrastructure management.
I am not from a technical/programming background - Can I join?
This course mandates the necessity of having a technical background to get the best value from the course.
Is AWS certification fee included?
The Cloud Computing program doesn’t include certifications for AWS, Azure. Rather, we equip individuals to crack these exams. We do support them by providing additional resources along with class room training. Our training equip candidates to crack AWS Certification for AWS solutions Architect- Associate Certification and build a strong foundation for other AWS certifications for SysOps and Developer.
What is the extent of hands-on exposure? Are there any live projects?
Since this course is technical in its entirety, it is mandatory for the candidates belonging to a technical background to get the best value from the course.
Is the access to virtual lab available even beyond Sundays?
Lab sessions provide ample opportunities for the candidates to gain appropriate knowledge and experience in the latest Cloud Computing tools out there. Each lab session requires to be configured depending on the requirement. Candidates will access tools like AWS, Azure via lab sessions. Since every lab requires a different configuration altogether, lab sessions are not always on.
Do I get any hard copies in terms of study material?
Candidates will be provided with all the essential learning material via the Learning Management System. Candidates are free to purchase reference books or material that is referred by the faculty.
Is the content downloadable? How long is the Olympus access available?
No. The content is not downloadable. Having said that, you will be provided with access to the learning material even after the completion of your course.
How will I be evaluated during this course?
The Cloud Computing Course is an intense and holistic program. It is structured around continuous evaluation of the candidates’ hands-on work. When candidates receive feedback on the lab submissions, the performance of the candidates will be graded based on their performance in lab sessions.
What kind of career assistance do I get?
Here at Great Lakes, we want to ensure that we provide necessary support for candidates. Hence, candidates are provided with support through Resume Workshops and Interview preparation sessions. We inform the candidates of appropriate career opportunities with leading companies using our network.
What is the course fee? Is the loan facility available?
Please take a look at our course fee structure using this link. The admission office will guide the candidates in applying loans upon the acceptance into our program. Our lending partners include HDFC Credila, Avanse (DHFL), Axis Bank and ZestMoney. We would like to ensure that finances would not hinder candidates from greater heights in their careers.
Can I pay the fee in instalments? Is there any discount?
We allow the candidate to make payments through 2-3 easy Installments. Please contact the admissions office for more details.
What is the application and selection process?
Candidates who are interested in the program should initiate the process by filling up the Online Application Form. Applications that satisfy the eligibility criteria will receive a screening call from the Admissions Director’s Office Admission Director review the applicant’s profile and the discussion on the Screening call and makes a decision.
What are live mentoring sessions and how are they monitored? What if I miss any session?
Live sessions are interactive sessions and provides an opportunity for the candidates to ask meaningful questions and clarify them at the end. All these sessions are mentored by our faculty. If candidates miss a live session, they can avail recorded videos of the sessions.
Do I have to attend classes every week?
The course is designed in a way to engage candidates every week. All candidates are required to learn from the interactive session every weekend.
What is the demand for Cloud Computing in Pune?
Pune is recognised as India’s major It hub that has a huge need for the Cloud Computing professionals. There are around 2000+ existing job opportunities in the domain of Cloud Computing within the city of Pune. This describes the demand and the need for pursuing a Cloud Computing training in Pune.

The Need of Pursuing a Cloud Computing Course in Pune

Cloud Computing is expected to achieve exponential growth in the near future. Especially in the city of Pune which is a prominent IT hub of the country, this technology is high in demand. Contemplating this demand, many are certainly seeking a career shift into this specific domain to stay updated in their profession. If you are one among the many in Pune that are desiring a career shift and are considering Cloud Computing as the right domain, it is essential for you to learn about the fundamentals of Cloud Computing technology before taking up the Cloud Computing classes in Pune.

What is cloud computing?

Before we understand what Cloud Computing is, we must understand how things were before the evolution of Cloud Computing. Before the existence of Cloud Computing, if we need any IT infrastructure components like the web server or any software application, it is extremely risky in terms of investment and operation. For example to establish any e commerce website we need to purchase databases, server, software requirements and hire technical experts to manage and monitor the operations and infrastructure which involves a lot of investment.
Cloud Computing is accessing a specific network of remote servers hosted on the internet to operate, manage and store the data securely than using a local server.
There are many companies that provide various cloud services. These are called Cloud Providers. Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, etc are the renowned examples of cloud providers. These providers enable us with all the abilities to operate and manage the services through a global network.

Why did this technology gain immense stipulation?

There are many reasons which made Cloud Computing a need for any IT industry. The amazing benefits it renders are the main reasons for gaining massive interest.

Let us understand a few of these benefits


Cloud Computing promotes immense security to your data. Your data will be stored in a secure fashion. Besides providing security cloud also assures safety as your data will be stored in durable and reliable storage to prevent it from being lost. The stored data can also be replicated to several locations. The stored data is completely encrypted to regulate end to end security. All these attributes make cloud the best choice for securing the data like no other local servers ensure better security than the cloud.

Data Collaboration

Working with huge amounts of data is a challenging job. Having a local server, working with a team that is spread across various locations would be difficult as it offers poor collaborating facilities. A lot of tools and technologies must be put together to make it easy for other people to access and operate the data.
With the cloud, the collaboration will be made much simpler as the teams from several locations are provided with extreme ease to access the cloud. Cloud provides access to the tools and techniques that make the sharing of data an easy process.

Less Time Consumption

The implementation is a huge process on the on-premise that consumes a lot of time. Cloud makes it simpler and easier to implement and consumes a very short span compared to an on-premise setup. With the cloud, it is very easy to increase or decrease the production rate. Hence cloud promotes scalability too. With the cloud, you can store the data from anywhere and access it from anywhere.

Cost reduction

One of the greatest challenges that any industry or business face is investment. Cloud Computing completely erases the risk of investment while offering better services at the lowest rates. With the cloud, you could do a lot more than what you could do on-premise. Cloud enables you to rent the services that you need and pay for the amount of time that you use them.

The Demand for Cloud Computing in the city of Pune

Pune being one of the country's major IT hubs has got an expansive demand for this eminent technology. Statistics state that the domain of Cloud Computing in Pune at present has got around 2000+ opportunities. To fit into these exciting job roles, many are striving to obtain a Cloud Computing certification in Pune. Even as there exists many institutes that offer Cloud Computing training in Pune and many are sprouting up to claim to render the best training programs in this domain, you got to be mindful of choosing the ideal one.

Payscale of Cloud Computing

One of the major factors that are driving interest to pursue Cloud Computing courses in Pune is the attractive payroll it offers. The domain of Cloud Computing is observed to render the highest paid job roles. The average pay scale of a Cloud Computing professional in India is estimated as 10 lakh per annum. The pay scale of this domain varies from 8 to 30 lakh. Hence opting to take up the Cloud Computing training in Pune would surely be the wisest decision you make.

Which is the place that offers the best Cloud Computing classes in Pune?

Amongst many other institutes in Pune, Great Learning certainly stands as an ideal choice to gain the best Cloud Computing training in Pune. Now the question is

Why Great Learning? What makes it the best of all?

This course by Great Learning is definitely a life changing program for anyone that pursues.

  1. Great Learning is deeply regarded for the best faculty members it has got to deliver the comprehensive and intense knowledge to its candidates. Each of them possesses great experience and are also alumni of the world renowned institutes.
  2. The curriculum of the Post Graduation program in Cloud Computing by Great Learning is perfectly designed by the experts in this domain to ensure to cover the industry relevant topics and equip the students with everything that the industry needs.
  3. Great Learning has got the best and intense real life projects for each of its candidates to successfully employ each of the tools and techniques they have learnt throughout the program. This helps them gain expertise in hands on application of the Cloud Computing platforms and tools.
  4. Great learning is associated with a lot of top-notch companies that take part in placement drives, it offers its students with the best placement opportunities in the country.

Hence, there is no better choice than Great learning if you are seeking for an institute that provides Cloud Computing courses with Placement opportunities in Pune.

Besides the above described traits, there are a lot more that makes Great Learning stand top of all.