Official Description

6.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Value proposition of cloud computing versus traditional computing models; the economics and history of computing in business; terminology associated with modern computing; nuanced differences between IaaS, PaaS and SaaS; containerization versus virtualization; identity, networking, and security best practices.


Supplementary Information

30 contact hours plus minimum 30 hours of assignments

Topics Covered

  • Economics and rationale of cloud
  • IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service), PaaS (Platform as a Service), Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Containerization versus virtualization
  • Serverless computing
  • Horizontal scaling
  • Trends in computing 

Applies Towards the Following Programs

Section(s) offered
Section Title
Cloud Computing Fundamentals
Language of Delivery
In-class Lecture
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Sep 21, 2021 to Nov 23, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Downtown, Montreal
Delivery Format(s)
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $1,166.80 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
May 10, 2021 to Sep 28, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
May 10, 2021 to Sep 28, 2021
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Sep 28, 2021 to Oct 05, 2021
  • Florian Robert
Section Notes

A minimum number of registrations is required for this course section to be offered. The School reserves the right to cancel any course section when a minimum number of registrations has not been reached 7 days prior to the start date. In the event of a cancellation, the course fee will be refunded in full.

Course Fee Description

  • Tuition Fee: $1147.00
  • SCS Career Development Success package (SCSD) fee:  $19.80

Course Drop/Withdrawal Policy

  • Any time prior to the 1st class: Course Drop Period with Full Refund.
  • After the 1st and before the 2nd class: Course Withdrawal Period with Full Refund.
  • After the 2nd class before the 3rd class: Course Withdrawal with No Refund.
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