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Getting Started with Cloud Computing: Microsoft (For Non-Technical Roles) (I639)


Type: Virtual classroom
Duration: 02:00 hours
Status: Archived

Cloud computing denotes the delivery of computing services over the Internet as a way to offer faster innovation, flexible resources and economies of scale. This course for non-technical specialists presents an overview of the opportunities, applications and limitations of cloud computing, as well as how to set up a proper cloud architecture and infrastructure. Participants will gain valuable insights into the benefits of moving to the cloud from both an IT and a business perspective.

Topics include:

  • defining cloud computing
  • introducing Microsoft Azure
  • moving to the cloud from different perspectives
  • reimagining government services in the digital era
  • empowering the government through cloud computing


This training is hosted by Microsoft Azure and delivered through its platform. Detailed instructions on how to join will be sent to participants upon registration.

Managers and architects are encouraged to take Getting Started with Cloud Computing: Microsoft (Cloud Adoption Framework for Architects and Managers) (I640) instead.

This course is no longer available. A new foundational course, Discover GC Cloud, is in development and will be launched in summer 2021. In the meantime, consider completing Embracing the Cloud for Business Efficiency (I623).

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More about this course
  • Topics: Communications; How government works; Information management; Information technologies; Leadership; Policy and regulation; Service excellence
  • Community: Employees
  • Business line: Digital Academy
  • Provider: Canada School of Public Service

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There are no available offerings for this course at the moment.


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