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A convenient and flexible way to try out NAIT credit courses without having to enrol in a specific program. A variety of delivery options (day, evening, online) let you study at your own pace to meet your own educational goals.
Fees displayed are for domestic students. International rates may apply.
A self paced course where the individual learner interacts with a computer to acquire knowledge and skills.
A self paced course offered primarily through print media. Communication with a tutor or instructor can be by phone, email, regular mail, or other means.
A course in which student(s) conduct collaborative applied research with a sponsor. The research takes place at sponsor's location and/or NAIT, and is normally completed within a six month timeframe.
An interactive online course, taught by an instructor, where the learner accesses total instructional time via the internet.
Face to Face
(In Person) A course with learning events in classroom or lab or by other electronic means guided by a facilitator using educational technologies such as video conference, web conference, or teleconference.
A course which is generally 6 weeks and longer in duration and requires a medium to high level of involvement from NAIT staff namely: Credit Work Experience, which applies only to the Applied Degree setting, Clinical Placement and Field Placement, both of which occur in the Certificate and Diploma program settings.
The course name for all short-term program based work experience of less than 240 hours.
In today’s computing world, there are many different methods to host computing services. Cloud computing has become one of the more popular methods of hosting and presenting computing services. This course will create an introduction to Cloud Computing. In this course, students will have the opportunity to learn and explore Cloud Computing terminology and technologies. The students will be exposed to different aspects of Cloud Computing from a theoretical, technical and commercial points of view. Students will also be exposed to different Cloud Computing platforms including public clouds (Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, and others), private clouds and hybrid clouds. Course Topics: • Introduction of computing from mainframes to cloud computing • Preview the key technologies that allow for cloud computing • Discuss cloud computing standards • Define the attributes of cloud computing services • Discuss the different types of clouds (public, private, hybrid) • Discuss Platform as a Service • Discuss Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) • Discuss Software as a Service (Saas) • Discuss security management in cloud services compared to traditional IT • Discuss cloud adoption • Discuss cloud costing (i.e.: Capital expenses vs Operation expenses) • Discuss cloud computing suitability for an organization • Preview Microsoft Azure • Preview Amazon AWS As a part of the course, there will be student exercises to assist with learning and understanding of cloud computing.