If your business doesn’t use cloud computing, you’re missing out on the many benefits of a setting up a virtual office that connects your business from anywhere and at any time. A cloud-based business enjoys reduced IT costs, protection of data and systems, greater collaboration potential, ability to implement flexible work practices and automatic updates.
Introduction to Cloud Computing is designed to provide the knowledge and skills you need to implement cloud computing in a business. You will learn how data flows within a business, how to determine future computing needs and make improvements to business operations.
In this online cloud computing course, you will also learn the risks and potential opportunities of implementing a cloud computing system for a business. You will also learn about cost-benefit analysis, software as a service, cloud cruiser lists and data strategies.
This professional development course will also explore the four models of cloud deployment, how to budget for short and long-term priorities and implementation planning. You will also learn how to communicate key features of the cloud computing and to train staff to become efficient using cloud computing.
On completion of this course, you will have gained the knowledge, skills and tools you need to introduce cloud computing to business operations.
Unit - Introduce cloud computing into business operations
Review computer resources
Review internet connection
Data flows within the business
Future computing needs
Improvements to business operations
Summarise business computing needs
Cloud computing fundamentals
Types of services offered and their costs
Relevant cloud computing services
What is cloud computing
Infrastructure and platforms
Software as a service
4 models of cloud deployment
Basic cost-benefit analysis
Cost of cloud services
Risks introducing cloud computing
Preparing a business case
Cloud cruiser list
Introducing cloud computing to a business
Budget for short and long-term priorities
Communicating the key features of the plan
Training to become more efficient using cloud computing
Coaching and mentoring programs
Estimated duration 15 hours
Course Delivery and Start
Start anytime, self-paced and 100% online
Assessment will be comprised of written exercises, including short-answer questions, reflective tasks, short reports and/or projects. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment. As a result, you can complete training in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
I enjoyed the course. It was straight forward and easy to follow.
J. Heath, Tallebudgera Valley, QLD | Introduction to Cloud Computing
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We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply);
Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
Are there any entry requirements or pre-requisites?
There are no entry requirements or pre-requisites for entry into this program.
How long will it take to complete this course?
The approximate study hours for this course is 15 hours. Twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply).
Can I purchase optional printed materials?
Yes! The cost for printed materials for this course is $50 per unit.Total cost for optional printed materials is: $50.00. Printed materials are available for purchase at any time and not require to complete this course. Everything you need to complete the course is provided online via our e-learning system.
When can I start this course?
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Will I receive a certificate upon completion of this course?
Yes! You will receive a Certificate of Attainment upon successful completion of your assessment.
Do I need to attend classes or undertake any work placements?
No. All courses are delivered online via our e-learning system and there are no work placement requirements in this course.
What support can I expect from Australian Online Courses?
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I am an international student. Can I enrol into this course?
Yes! We accept enrolments from individuals both within Australia and internationally; location is no barrier to entry into our programs.