Singapore University of Social Sciences

Cloud Computing for Managers 1 (CET201)

Applications Open: 18 November 2019

Applications Close: 20 May 2020

Next Available Intake: 03 June 2020

Course Types: Short Course, SkillsFuture Series

Language: English

Duration: 1 day

Fees: $650

Area of Interest: Science & Technology

Schemes: Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C)

Funding: SkillsFuture


Next Available Intakes: 3 June, 28 October 2020
Venue: Singapore University of Social Sciences


Cloud computing can be difficult to grasp, especially if you have been tasked to take charge of implementing cloud computing in your organization. This course helps you to understand the advantages and disadvantages of moving your business applications and data to the cloud environment, and learn about the technological risks involved in cloud computing, so that you can get the most out of your business technology. This course also covers cloud standards and maturity models that offer guidelines to help your organization develop an effective strategy for your cloud adoption journey.

There will be a live demonstration on how to use Oracle VM VirtualBox, a cross-platform virtualization application, to deploy to the cloud.

Topics

  • Advantages of moving to the cloud
  • Disadvantages of moving to the cloud
  • Technology related risks for cloud services
  • General business risks of moving to the cloud
  • Request for cloud services (RFQ)
  • Security issues in the cloud
  • PCI DSS (Virtualization Guidelines)
  • PCI DSS Recommendations
  • DEMONSTRATION
  • Microsoft, Cloud maturity model
  • Forrester maturity model
  • Legal implications of moving to the cloud
  • Overview of CSA model domains
  • ASSESSMENT (QUIZ)

About the Trainer

FrancisMahendranFrancis Mahendran has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry. He has a Masters in Software Engineering from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and a Specialist diploma in IT Security from Nanyang Polytechnic. He is a certified Six Sigma Green Belt (Motorola), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified SCRUM Master (CSM) and also a Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA). His key specializations are IT Governance, Process & Quality Assurance, Secure Software Development, Cybersecurity, Cloud Migration Process, Quality Management Frameworks (CMMI, ITIL, ISO 27000), assessments and audits. Francis has led Motorola Software Centre, Singapore to CMMI Level 5 certification in 2005.

Francis Mahendran was the lead architect of the Motorola Secure Software Development Model (MSSDM). Francis was instrumental in creating the MSSDM and also deploying the model across all Motorola Software Centres globally. MSSDM was presented at the Software Engineering Institute’s CMMI conference, 2006 (Nashville) and in 2007 (Texas).

Francis lectures at various Universities and polytechnics. He is an adjunct lecturer at SUSS.

His areas of training and lecturing include, Secure Software Development Model, Cybersecurity, QA for SCRUM, Project Management using Agile, SCRUM Metrics and burndown analysis, Auditing agile, Cloud Migration, Data Analytics, Business Information Technology, Computer Architecture and Operating Systems.

Francis lectures at various Universities and polytechnics. He is an adjunct lecturer at SUSS.

Application Procedures

Please submit the following documents to Y2V0QHN1c3MuZWR1LnNn:

  1. Coloured copy (back and front) of NRIC for Singaporeans and PRs, or "Employment"/"S" Pass for foreign applicant
  2. Recent payslip or income statement (For WTS scheme only)
  3. Application form

Course Fee

CategoriesFull Course Fee without GST
(A)
SSG Funding without GST
(B)
Nett Course Fee after SSG funding
(A) - (B) = (C)
GST based on Nett fee
(D)
Nett Fee payable after GST
(C) + (D) = (E)
Additional Funding subjected to eligibility
(F)
Final payable nett amount
(E) - (F) = (G)
Singapore Citizens*All aged 35 and above and earning $2000 or less per month1 $650.00$455.00$195.00 $13.65 $208.65$162.50$46.15
Sponsored by SME2$130.00$78.65
Self-Sponsored or sponsored by Non-SME aged 40 and above3$130.00$78.65
Self-Sponsored or sponsored by NonSME aged from 21 to 39NA$208.65
PRs*Self-Sponsored or sponsored by Non-SME aged 21 and above$208.65
Sponsored by SME2$130.00$78.65
OthersNA$650.00$45.50$695.50NA$695.50

* Participants are required to achieve at least 75% attendance and/or sit and pass any prescribed examinations/assessments or submit any course/project work (if any) under the course requirement.

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