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Certificate in Cloud Computing Strategy

Certificate in Cloud Computing Strategy

Help your organization get its head in the cloud

Next Enrolment

September 23rd, January 27th




In this 100% online program, you will develop the perfect blend of business savvy, technological expertise, and communication skills to become a talented cloud solutions professional.

What you will learn

In the part-time Certificate in Cloud Computing Strategy, you will gain expertise in cloud data assets—from data migration to security. This program will help you:

  • Understand various cloud service models, as well as associated business risks and implications
  • Facilitate smooth and successful adoptions initiatives with relevant management tactics and cross-functional skills
  • Gain a comprehensive foundation in both the business and technical aspects of a cloud computing adoption
  • Create compelling business cases and architectural diagram to support cloud initiatives
  • Leverage expertise in various service and deployment models, governance, and associated organizational implications

Program Benefits

  • Curriculum developed in collaboration with industry leaders
  • Learn from practicing cloud computing experts
  • Advance through three cloud computing courses with the same peer cohort and build your professional network
  • Complete the 100% online certificate in 6 months

Format: Part-Time, 100% online
Delivery: Online coursework (asynchronous)
Live Sessions: No required live-online sessions
Program Length: 6 months
Program Starts: Fall, Winter

Career Potential

Cloud computing is changing the way businesses operate

More organizations than ever are using the cloud to become more scalable, adaptable, and secure. This intensity of interest has placed cloud computing strategy in the top five skills needed by Canadian organizations, and the number one recent technological change affecting the IT field.




Get Hired for Jobs Like:
  • Cloud Architect
  • Enterprise Architect
  • Cloud Consultant
Gain These Cross-Functional Skills:
  • Analytical and Critical Thinking
  • Written and Verbal Communications/Presentation Skills
  • Emotional Intelligence/Negotiation and influencing skills

Who should take this program?

The Certificate in Cloud Computing Strategy is ideal for:
  • Professionals working in, or consulting on, IT operations, IT consulting, business strategy analysis, enterprise solutions, and other related fields
  • Recent graduates looking to launch a career in technical sales

Cloud platforms and apps drive growth and the vast majority of IT enterprises have at least one application in the cloud. Investments are soaring, year over year. As the momentum continues, it will be critical for technology-dependent industries to recruit and retain cloud-centric skills and talent.

Michael Eubanks – Chief Information Officer and SVP Operations Support at goeasy Ltd. (Advisory Council Member)

Enrolment Requirements

This is a direct registration program. No application process is required; simply enrol in the session of your choice to get started.

Delivery Format

Part-Time – Online (Asynchronous)

  • Courses instruction and peer interactions are done online through our course management system, Moodle
  • Course delivery is asynchronous, which means that while students have set deadlines to complete their work each week, they do not have any required “live” components
  • Students should expect to dedicate approximately 8-10 hours of effort per course, each week, for readings, discussions boards, practice opportunities, assignments, etc.
  • Students can expect to write exams/quizzes, complete assignments (individual and group), and participate in live and online discussions with their peers


CSCC1010 Fundamentals of Cloud Computing

This course will introduce students to the discipline of cloud computing and explain its role in modern business and IT environments. The purpose of the course is to provide students with an introduction to cloud computing concepts and terminology, while also examining: the history of computing, the rationale and benefits of adopting cloud computing, the current state of cloud computing vendors in the industry, major considerations and architectural components when designing cloud applications, and, the evolution of cloud computing and the latest advances in the field.

36 Hours

CSCC1020 Cloud Strategy and Governance

This course will provide comprehensive coverage on the strategic concepts, architectures and governance of cloud computing from a business perspective. It provides a thorough analysis of the business case to consider cloud deployment and the governance structure to be put in place for a successful implementation.

36 Hours

CSCC1030 Applied Approaches to Cloud Adoption

This course, through real-world case studies, will provide detailed knowledge about cloud-based solutions architecture, and it is role in the digital transformation of business. It will provide hands-on experience in utilizing public cloud services such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). It will provide the necessary business and technical skills for architecting and designing secure cloud-based solutions.

36 Hours


Eric Anastacio Cloud Computing Instructor

Eric Anastacio

Claude K. Sam-Foh_ Cloud Computing Instructor

Claude K. Sam-Foh

Leonid Sorokin Cloud Computing Instructor

Leonid Sorokin

Advisory Council

Michael Eubanks Cloud Computing Advisory Council

Michael Eubanks


Rachel Guinto

Fahd Gulzar Cloud Computing Advisory Council

Fahd Gulzar

Instructor or Advisory Council Placeholder Image

Olav Hanrath

Instructor or Advisory Council Placeholder Image

Marin Litoiu

Steve Ojwang Cloud Computing Advisory Council

Steve Ojwang

Vinay Puri Cloud Computing Advisory Council

Vinay Puri


Chris Russell


Jon Vanuden

John Weigelt Cloud Computing Advisory Council

John Weigelt

Events & Webinars

Certificate in Cloud Computing Strategy

Fall 2024


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Winter 2025


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Technology Requirements for Remote/Online Courses

Please review the technology and software requirements you will need to access our courses remotely.

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