• Program Duration 6 months
  • Learning Format Self-Paced Learning

Why Join this Program

UMN’s Academic Excellence

Attend live masterclasses delivered by distinguished faculty from University of Minnesota

UMN Alumni Membership

Become a part of the coveted University of Minnesota Alumni Association

Cloud Expert

Become a cloud architect, one of the highest paying IT jobs, in as little as six months

Career Services

1 to 1 mentoring & resume writing, and access to 3M+ jobs via our network of 1500+ recruiters


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Program Overview

Become an expert in planning, designing, and scaling cloud implementations with this UMN Cloud Computing Bootcamp. Our Cloud Computing course helps you gain the critical skill sets essential to design and deploy dynamic, scalable, and dependable applications on Microsoft Azure and AWS.

Key Features

  • Masterclasses from the instructors of UMN, Carlson School of Management
  • University of Minnesota Alumni Association membership
  • Cloud expert for Amazon Web Services
  • Simplilearn Career Service helps you get noticed by top hiring companies
  • Bootcamp certificate from Carlson School of Management and Simplilearn
  • Get noticed by top hiring companies with Simplilearn Career Service
  • 40+ Hands-on projects and integrated labs
  • Capstone project in four domains
  • Learn through a strategic curriculum designed by industry experts

Cloud Computing Bootcamp Advantage

Experience cutting-edge online learning from world-class instructors through this immersive Cloud Computing Bootcamp. Acquire the most in-demand skills along with a hands-on curriculum to build tactical skills on Microsoft Azure and AWS

  • Cloud Bootcamp Certificate

    Upon Completion of Bootcamp You Will:

    • Receive bootcamp certificate from Carlson School of Management and Simplilearn
    • Gain membership to the University of Minnesota's Alumni Association
    • Become a Cloud expert

Simplilearn's Bootcamp: 8x more effective way of learning

Simplilearn's Bootcamp: 8x more effective way of learning

  • Hands-on, applied projects and online labs
  • Live virtual classrooms with self-paced online videos
  • 24/7 learning support and access to learner forums and community
  • Masterclasses from university faculty and top industry leaders
Simplilearn's Bootcamp: 8x more effective way of learning

Program Details

This Cloud Computing Bootcamp will cover most in-demand cloud computing skills to give learners a 360 degree view of cloud environments.

Learning Path

  • Kick-off the Cloud Computing Bootcamp by exploring this unparalleled program that covers all the core concepts of cloud computing you will need to thrive in your career.

  • This module lays out the fundamentals of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud platform. Become proficient in AWS terminologies, core concepts, benefits, and cloud deployment options to build foundational knowledge.

  • Learn to identify the services and features you can leverage to build resilient, highly available, and secure solutions in AWS. This module guides you through the process of designing optimal applications and architectures in AWS.

  • Gain a foundational understanding of Azure concepts, services, management tools, governance and compliance frameworks, general and network security, Azure cost management, and service-level agreements in this module.

  • Learn how to create and scale virtual machines, administer infrastructure, manage Azure subscriptions, secure identities, set up virtual networking, connect Azure cloud environments to on-premises sites, implement storage solutions, manage network traffic, and more in this course.

  • Learn how to design Azure infrastructure solutions. This module covers topics like compute, storage, networks, application architecture, data integration, authentication, business continuity, and migrations. This course consists of expert lectures and hands-on practice to teach basic architectural design principles.

  • Implement the skills you learned in this Cloud Computing Bootcamp with this capstone project. You will demonstrate your expertise through work on a real-world, industry-aligned problem with the aid of dedicated mentoring sessions.

  • Join the online interactive Cloud Computing training classes conducted by the instructor from the UMN, Carlson School of Management to gain more insight into advancement in cloud computing.

  • Experts will respond to any questions or concerns you may have regarding the course material in this module.

  • The purpose of project hours is to help you clarify any questions or concerns you may have about projects you've completed thus far.

Skills Covered

  • Cloud Provider Selection
  • Application Migration
  • Web Services and APIs
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Cloud Migration and Deployment
  • Database Management
  • Serverless Computing
  • Manage Compute resources
  • Cloud Workloads
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Autoscaling
  • Performance Testing

Tools Covered

AWSaws cloud formationaws cloudwatchaws IAMaws kmsAzure Data Factoryazure cosmos dbazure container serviceamazon ecsamazon route 53amazon s3Amazon Redshiftamazon rdsamazon ec2amazon elbAzure BackupAzure Blob StorageAzure ContainerAzure DDoS ProtectionAzure Firewallazure dnsAzure Monitor

Industry Projects

  • Project 1

    Deploy an Online Video Subscription Application in the Cloud

    As the resident cloud expert for an online entertainment provider, you are tasked with deploying the company’s application in the cloud.

  • Project 2

    Deploy an Online Healthcare Application on the Cloud

    Use your Cloud Architect skills to deploy the LiveDocApp website on the cloud for the healthcare company you work for.

  • Project 3

    Deploying a Restaurant Application to Cloud

    Leverage your Cloud Architect expertise to deploy a restaurant’s application on the Cloud.

  • Project 4

    Deploying a Cart Management Application to the Cloud

    The ecommerce company you work for as a Cloud Architect wants you to deploy their cart management application on the cloud.

  • Project 5

    Implement Azure IaaS

    To assist a company that is evaluating the Azure cloud platform, create and deploy virtual networks in a specific region.

  • Project 6

    Use the Azure Portal to Implement Security and PaaS Service

    Onboard an employee to a company’s Azure Active Directory and assign a custom RBAC role through which they can access the network.

  • Project 7

    Azure Function Listening to a Queue 02

    Use the Azure Function and Storage queue to bring serverless functionality to a company’s cloud application.

  • Project 8

    Automating Workloads with ARM Templates

    Test an ARM template to introduce infrastructure as code for a company. Define the entire network architecture using the ARM template.

  • Project 9

    Migrate SQL Server Database to MySQL Using AWS DMS

    Install the AWS Schema Conversion tool to determine how much work will be required to migrate an SQL Server database to the cloud.

  • Project 10

    Custom Virtual Private Cloud VPC Creation

    In this project, you will create a custom VPC with both public and private subnets in two availability zones and launch virtual instances in each subnet.

  • Project 11

    Load Balancer Configuration

    Launch two web servers and configure a load balancer with auto-scaling capabilities.

  • Project 12

    RD Gateway Configuration

    In this project, you will configure an RD Gateway complete with a private and public subnet.

Disclaimer - The projects have been built leveraging real publicly available data-sets of the mentioned organizations.


Program Advisors

  • Soumya Sen

    Soumya Sen

    Associate Professor, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota

    Prof. Soumya Sen is an Associate Professor of Information and Decision Science at Carlson School of Management of the University of Minnesota.


Career Support

Simplilearn Career Assistance

Simplilearn’s Career Assist program, offered in partnership with Talent Inc, is a service to help you to be career ready for the workforce and land your dream job in U.S. markets.
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Complete Candidate Confidentiality Assured

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Why Become A Cloud Computing Pro?

Cloud computing skills are in high demand and growing, with a 23.1% YoY increase in the past 12 months. With a typical turnover rate of 42%, people with these skills are even more highly sought after by companies.

Job Icon19.1% CAGR

between 2021 and 2028

Source: Business Wire
Job Icon$500 billion

market growth by 2023

Source: Market Research
Job Icon$130K

Average Annual Salary

Source: Glassdoor

Batch Profile

This program caters to working professionals from a variety of industries and backgrounds; the diversity of our students adds richness to class discussions and interactions.

  • The class consists of learners from excellent organizations and diverse industries
    Information Technology - 35%Software Product - 29%BFSI - 15%E Commerce - 9%Others - 12%
    American Express
    JP Morgan Chase

Learner Reviews

Admission Details

Application Process

The application process consists of three simple steps. An offer of admission will be made to the selected candidates and accepted by the candidates by paying the admission fee.


Submit Application

Tell us a bit about yourself and why you want to do this program


Application Review

An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application



Once selected, candidates can start the bootcamp in one to two weeks

Eligibility Criteria

To gain admission to the Cloud Computing Bootcamp, candidates:

Need no prior work experience
At least 18 years and have a high school diploma or equivalent
Do not require a background in programming

Admission Fee & Financing

The admission fee for this program is $ 8,000

Financing Options

We are dedicated to making our programs accessible. We are committed to helping you find a way to budget for this program and offer a variety of financing options to make it more economical.

Pay in Installments

You can pay monthly installments for Post Graduate Programs using Splitit, Affirm, ClimbCredit or Klarna payment option with low APR and no hidden fees.


Other Payment Options

We provide the following options for one-time payment

  • Credit Card
  • Paypal

$ 8,000

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Program Benefits

  • Certificate from Carlson School of Management & Simplilearn
  • University of Minnesota Alumni membership
  • Acquire the Cloud Computing skill while you work
  • Strategic curriculum designed by industry experts
  • Active recruiters include: Amazon, Google, Microsoft, etc.

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  • What is Cloud Computing?

    Cloud Computing is a network of remote infrastructure accessed online including servers, databases, software, virtual storage, networking, security, and other related services. Cloud computing has gained widespread traction in recent years, bringing about transformational changes and faster processes across sectors, and also opening up many job opportunities for skilled professionals.

  • Is it a good idea to take a cloud computing course?

    Yes, there are many promising careers in the field of cloud computing, so having the skills that employers are seeking is wise. Even if you already have some experience and skills in cloud computing, taking a comprehensive course like this one testifies that you are fully qualified for the best cloud practitioner roles.

  • What advantage will I gain from completing a cloud computing bootcamp ?

    A comprehensive cloud computing bootcamp will teach you everything you need to know, from foundational concepts to advanced skills and techniques. So, if you are a beginner with no prior experience, a cloud computing course will provide you with all the relevant skills you need. You will also get the opportunity to learn from industry experts who are up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in the field. On top of that, you can complete online training without quitting your job and from wherever you want, and on a schedule that works for you.

  • Where do I start on my journey in learning cloud computing?

    A career in cloud computing is coveted by many, hence there are many training options for you to choose from. You can seek out online tutorials, books, self-paced courses online, and instructor-led classes you can take to learn cloud computing basics. Our cloud computing bootcamp contains everything you will need to get started on your journey in this exciting field.

  • Which way is the best to learn cloud computing?

    Some learners may find online tutorials and books helpful, while others prefer learning from expert trainers. In short, the best way to learn cloud computing depends on what works best for your individual preferences. Increasingly, enrolling in an online cloud computing bootcamp is becoming more popular because it provides immersive and rigorous training from industry and academic experts while still enabling students to learn from anywhere and at any time.

  • What skills are required to gain a cloud computing certification?

    Since cloud computing covers all aspects of a functional IT environment, learners need to understand and work with a wide range of technologies. To earn a cloud computing certification, aspiring professionals must develop an understanding of virtualization, operating systems, storage, networking, cloud security, programming languages like Java or Python, serverless computing, and more. Beyond that, working knowledge of the services and capabilities of popular cloud service providers is critical.

  • Is earning a cloud computing certification worth my time?

    Yes. The job market is hypercompetitive and anything you can do to stand out in the crowd is definitely worth your time. A cloud computing certification on your resume shows recruiters and hiring managers that you not only have the skills for a career in this field but that you have made a commitment to your career. 

  • What is the total cost of this cloud computing certification?

    This Cloud Computing Bootcamp costs $8,000, and students can take advantage of our no-cost EMI option that breaks the total cost down into monthly installments of $705.

  • What organizations offer certification training for cloud computing standards?

    The top cloud computing providers like AWS, Microsoft Azure, and GCP all offer deep training programs and other study materials to learn how to work with their respective platforms, including certification exam preparation resources. Simplilearn is another respected organization that can teach you cloud computing from the ground up.

  • What are the best cloud certifications for beginners?

    Beginners can consider the cloud computing certifications below:

    Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Exam AZ-900

    AWS Cloud Practitioner

    AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate 

    CompTIA Cloud+

    GCP Associate Cloud Engineer

  • What certificate(s) will I earn?

    You will earn a Cloud Computing Bootcamp certification from the Carlson School of Management and Simplilearn when you complete the cloud computing certification course. You will also receive an industry-recognized Simplilearn certificate for each of the courses you complete in the learning path.

  • What tools are covered in this Cloud Computing Bootcamp?

    In this cloud computing professional certification course, you will gain exposure to various critical cloud tools. These include Azure (Azure Resource Manager, Azure Security Center, Azure CosmosDB, and more;) and AWS (Amazon EC2, AWS CloudFormation, AWS DynamoDB, AWS Lambda, AWS IAM, and more); and virtual machines, SQL, and more.

  • What are some of the cloud computing jobs available for qualified professionals?

    There are many job roles in the field of cloud computing including cloud developer, cloud engineer, cloud consultant, cloud administrator, cloud solutions architect, cloud security engineer, etc. It’s worth noting that each vendor has platform-specific job roles like Azure Administrator, AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Google Associate Cloud Engineer, and so on.

  • Do I need coding experience for a career in cloud computing?

    Although prior coding experience or knowledge is not required, it is beneficial if you want to learn cloud computing.

  • What are my options to learn cloud computing?

    You can opt to learn online or offline. Offline learning includes in-person classes at a local institution or self-learning through books or tech journals. Online learning may include self-paced online training, text or video tutorials, eBooks, or instructor-led live virtual classroom training. Choose whatever suits your preferences on your quest to learn cloud computing.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your Cloud Computing Bootcamp.

  • If I want to cancel my enrollment, can I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the program price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, please read our Refund Policy.

    * Disclaimer

    This Cloud Computing Bootcamp is offered on a non-credit basis and is not transferable to a degree.

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