Learn with SMU Academy

Singapore Management University
Amazon Web Services
  • Be equipped with the skills needed to launch a successful career in the software development industry, including containerisation, continuous integration and deployment (CI/ CD)
  • Have opportunities to network with industry professionals from the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network and business clients, and learn from their experiences, giving them a competitive edge in the job market
  • Be prepared for the official AWS Developer Associate certification exam (to be purchased outside of this programme)

Skills You'll Get

Industry insights
AWS certification preparation

Course Overview

Offered under the SkillsFuture Career Transition Programme (SCTP), this programme is tailored for professionals in Singapore interested in transitioning to the software development industry but lack the technical skills required. The comprehensive 120-hour programme is taught by a team of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Authorised Instructors and experienced industry professionals, ensuring that students are learning the latest and most relevant information about software development.
(SCTP) Advanced Certificate in Software Development with the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud
Modules Information:
8 Modules (Total 120 hours)

Each module (15 hours) consists of:
  • 2 weekday sessions
    (7pm - 10:30pm)
  • 1 Saturday session
    (9am - 6pm: 1 hour lunch break)
$19,620* (as low as $1,386 after maximum funding)

*Registration is with SMU Academy

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Python Programming
29, 30 Jan & 1, 3 Feb 2024
Module 2: Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) with Python
19, 20, 22 & 24 Feb 2024
Module 3: Introduction to Cloud Computing and AWS
4, 5, 7 & 9 Mar 2024
Module 4: Web Development with Python and AWS
18, 19, 21 & 23 Mar 2024
Module 5: Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/ CD) on AWS
1, 2, 4 & 6 Apr 2024
Module 6: Containerization and Orchestration on AWS
15, 16, 18 & 20 Apr 2024
Module 7: Application Scalability and Resiliency on AWS
29, 30 Apr & 2, 4 May 2024
Module 8: Capstone Project
18 May & 1 Jun 2024

Course Duration

8 Modules (Total 120 hours)

Each module (15 hours) consists of:
  • 2 weekday sessions
    (7pm - 10:30pm)
  • 1 Saturday session
    (9am - 6pm: 1 hour lunch break)

Who Should Attend

  • AWS Cloud Solutions Architect
  • DevOps Engineer
  • Cloud Security Engineer
  • Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
  • Full Stack Developer
  • Cloud Operations Manager

Course Fees Funding

$19,620* (as low as $1,386 after maximum funding)

*Registration is with SMU Academy

Learn from an AWS Authorised Instructor

Germaine Goh
Germaine Goh
Chief Education Officer,
Ph.D Bioengineering, UC Berkeley - UC San Francisco
Germaine holds a Ph.D. in Bioengineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and was a recipient of the prestigious A*STAR and EDB academic scholarships. She was a senior research fellow at A*STAR, where she applied her technical skills to practical use in bioinformatics, biostatistics, data analysis and robotics, with publications in a variety of fields. She has since returned to teaching and education with SG Code Campus where she serves as the Head of Curriculum development, overseeing the structural and curriculum development for the school's entire course roadmap including python courses, as well as instructional training and quality. Germaine has taught in various contexts from individual tutoring to full classrooms, and fellow scientists.
Ian Choo
Ian Choo
Chief Executive Officer, SG Code Campus,
M.Sc. Management Science & Engineering, Stanford
Ian holds graduate and undergraduate degrees in Management Science & Engineering (Stanford University) and Applied Mathematics & Economics (University of California, Berkeley). His computational expertise was developed through graduate studies in Computational Engineering and Machine Learning, followed by professional experience as a quantitative risk manager at Barclays Investment Bank. This professional role involved extensive data analysis and the development of financial models using Python, R, VB.NET, and FORTRAN, further sharpening his technical skills.
Ian's passion for education led him to found SG Code Campus, where he designs curricula for students of all ages and backgrounds in areas such as Web & Mobile programming, Cloud Computing, and Data Science. His teaching extends to Singapore Management University Academy, where he delivers the Advanced Certificate in Applied Data Analytics and Certificate in Technology Foundations courses to working professionals. Additionally, his technical leadership is exercised as Chief Technology Officer, overseeing systems deployed on AWS and Google clouds.
Lui HuiLiang
Lui HuiLiang
Chief Product Officer,
MSc. Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley
Awarded the DSTA Overseas Scholarship, Huiliang earned a Masters of Science and Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, with a Minor in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. His career began at DSTA, where he applied his technical and project management skills to oversee the acquisition of modelling and simulation systems critical to SAF training.
Huiliang's expertise was subsequently sought in the private education sector at Indigo Education Group, one of Singapore's largest private education companies. Here he led the technology department, employing Python and data analytics to derive actionable insights from student enrolment and demographic data. Additionally, he managed Indigo's online learning platform, spearheading the design, development, and integration of ERP and CRM applications to ensure operational efficiency.
Motivated by a passion for math, science, and engineering, Huiliang is an educator who believes in the power of real-world applications to ignite programming interest. He extends this philosophy to his role at the Singapore Management University Academy, where he teaches introductory Python and Data Science classes to working professionals under the Professional Certificate in Python Programming programme.
Yong Yang Chung
Yong Yang Chung
Technical Programme Manager, SG Code Campus,
B.Eng. (Hon) Mechanical Engineering, NTU
Yong Yang is a seasoned AWS Authorized Instructor (AAI) with a robust background in technical program management and curriculum development. With over four years of experience at SG Code Campus, Yong Yang has excelled as a Technical Programme Manager, overseeing project streams using tools like Jira and architecting CRM systems on Salesforce. His role as an Instructor & Curriculum Developer showcases his expertise in teaching programming languages, such as Python, to diverse audiences.
Yong Yang’s proficiency is further evidenced by his certifications, including AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate and AWS Certified Developer – Associate. His ability to adapt and create relevant teaching content ensures that his students receive up-to-date and practical knowledge.
His academic foundation in Mechanical Engineering from Nanyang Technological University complements his technical acumen, making him a well-rounded professional in the tech education sector.