Introduction to Cloud Computing (Live Online)

  • Formats:

    Live Online

  • Duration:

    20 hours

  • Registration Fee:


Start Date

Live Online live-logo

Part Time: March 04, 2021 – May 06, 2021

Register Today


Cloud computing course will introduce students to public cloud tools and concepts. It will give the students an overview of 3 major players (AWS, Azure and GCP) and will allow them to perform basic tasks such as creating a cloud based instance, connection to it, managing and monitoring it. This class is designed for people who have little or no prior experience with cloud technologies. System administrators, developers, and architects new to the cloud can all benefit from the content covered in this class, especially if they are looking to evaluate which cloud technologies might be the best fit for their organization.

Course Prerequisites

None, however, previous experience in networking, OS administration or virtualization is an asset.

Topics/Learning Objectives

Upon completion of cloud computing course the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Discuss the benefits of the different cloud service models: SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS
  • Understand and Compare services provided by the major public cloud providers (AWS, Azure and GCP)
  • Apply tips and best practices when adopting the cloud
  • Analyze cloud applications for use in organization
  • Understand the cost structure of major cloud platforms
  • Differentiate types of clouds: public, private and hybrid
  • Understand basic components of public cloud such as instances, storage, network , serverless computing ,access control and monitoring
  • Able to create a simple cloud environment and with the usage of VM instances , web application and database using any of the major public cloud providers


George Mikhailov

GeorgeGeorge Mikhailov has over 20 years of vital experience working in cybersecurity and information technology. As an educator, he possesses an intricate knowledge of cybersecurity technology and the leading best practices. His knowledge of security operations, cyber threat intelligence, incident handling, digital forensics and regulations enables him to help organizations transform their cybersecurity practices. He helps companies leverage the appropriate combination of people, processes, and technologies to protect personal confidentiality, preserve system integrity and promote information availability. He began with Network and Endpoint security and moved further into the areas of Web, Application, Messaging and Cloud Security. George Mikhailov holds a master’s degree in IT Security and has industry certifications such as CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) and CEH ( Certified Ethical Hacker). He is currently working on his PhD, focusing on advanced threat detection.

*Subject to change without notice


Live Online

Part Time:

  • March 04, 2021 – May 06, 2021
    • Students must devote at least 2 hours per week to attend live webinars
    • Webinars will be held on Thursdays from 5:00 to 7:00 pm PST
    • Outside of live instructional periods, students will be expected to take part in various independent and/or group activities

Required Materials

  • No books required. Some readings will be suggested and available online


The registration fee for this course is $650.

Technical Requirements

Live Online Students

Ashton College uses web conferencing tools to help instructors and students connect and collaborate live online. For the online classes, students need to have a fully functional computer system with a webcam, speakers and microphone or headset and headphones, along with a reliable high-speed internet connection. Though the classes can be accessed using smartphones and tablets, we recommend using a laptop or desktop computer for a better learning experience.

This course does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, it was not reviewed.

Our Partners

Submit Enquiry Form

Can we help you?

If you have questions or would like to better understand our programs, courses or admission requirements, we are here to help.

For Career Programs:

Call Us (604) 891–1249

For Continuing Education Courses:

Call Us (604) 891–1256
Holler Box