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Beginner Level

Approx. 17 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 3-4 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Arabic

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Module 1: Introduction

10 videos (Total 50 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
10 videos
Welcome from the University of Melbourne1m
Week 1 Overview: Cloud Computing56s
Disruptive Technology: Where Does the Cloud Fit?5m
Student Debate: Is the Cloud the end of Traditional IT Outsourcing?11m
History of the Cloud6m
History of the Cloud with Leslie Willcocks3m
Cloudspeak8m
How Cloud Works with Shane Hercules5m
Demystifying the Cloud with Vince Kellen5m
3 readings
Course Overview20m
Start of Course Survey10m
Outsourcing to the Cloud30m
1 practice exercise
1. Introduction to the Cloud15m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Module 2: Cloud Adoption

13 videos (Total 96 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
13 videos
Cloud Adoption11m
Cloud Adoption Trends with Vince Kellen3m
Vendor and Client Challenges with Russel Ives12m
Governments Adopting Cloud10m
Cloud First Policies with Mike Baker1m
Student Debate: Should Federal Governments Move to the Cloud?11m
Using the Cloud - A Beginning5m
Adopting Cloud at the University of Kentucky with Vince Kellen3m
Adopting Cloud at the Australian Taxation Office with Mike Baker8m
Insights on Cloud Challenges with Claude Baudoin11m
Insights on Cloud Adoption with Rodrigo and Amir7m
Forming Requirements7m
1 reading
Tricks and Traps of the Cloud40m
1 practice exercise
2. Cloud Adoption15m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Module 3: Cloud Commercials

11 videos (Total 79 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
11 videos
Introducing Cloud Commercials6m
The Cloud Contract15m
SLAs and KPIs8m
Cloud Contracts and SLAs with Rodrigo and Amir3m
Cloud Pricing13m
Cloud Pricing with Mike Baker2m
Cloud Pricing with Claude Boudoin6m
Cloud Pricing with Rodrigo and Amir9m
Cloud Issues with Claude Boudain9m
On Demand with Rodrigo and Amir3m
1 reading
IAAS Contracts45m
1 practice exercise
3. Commercials24m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Module 4: Getting Ready to Move

11 videos (Total 60 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
11 videos
Getting Ready to Move5m
Managing Change5m
Capability Maturity4m
Cloud and Traditional On-Premise Computing3m
Business Architecture5m
Generic Principles for Cloud Adoption: Student Presentation7m
Processes7m
Organization6m
Governance5m
Impact on Roles6m
1 reading
Organisational Change Management - Chapters 1, 2, 3, 5, 7 & 81h 15m
1 practice exercise
4. Getting Ready to Move15m
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By SMJun 13th 2018

I am enjoying the reading and the responses from my classmates. Very informative and creates a good space for debate on public/private cloud.

Instructors

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Rod Dilnutt

Dr
Computing and Information Systems, University of Melbourne
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Sara Cullen

Dr
Computing and Information Systems, University of Melbourne

About The University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne is an internationally recognised research intensive University with a strong tradition of excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement. Established in 1853, it is Australia's second oldest University....

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