Course Summary
Credit Type:
12 weeks (24 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Upper-Division Baccalaureate 3 Product Management
Upper-Division Baccalaureate 3 Cloud Computing Fundamentals


This course is offered through Coursera, which is an ACE Authorized Instructional Platform.

The course objective is to learn cloud product management using the same curriculum as AWS PMs, gaining insights to impress on their first (or next) cloud computing role. This Specialization prepares learners for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam.

Learning Outcomes:

  • explain "cloud velocity" by comparing cloud vs. non-cloud businesses, technical architecture diagrams, and financial and operational impact
  • Compute, containers, serverless, distributed application integration, and cloud product management
  • understand the purpose of the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam
  • explain why Cloud is the greatest "gold rush" since the invention of the client-server model, and how it can accelerate your career

General Topics:

  • The course topics What the Cloud Can Do for You
  • Foundational Cloud Concepts
  • The AWS Storage Portfolio
  • Compute
  • Databases, Analytics & Costs
  • Management, Governance & Other Services
  • Security & Networking
  • The Well-Architected Framework & Support
  • Practice Exam, and Cloud Architecture
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Discussion
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Quizzes

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials

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