Cloud Computing is often hailed as one of the biggest potential areas of growth in the success of today's business. However, the very definition of cloud computing and its massive potential remains elusive to the general public. This programme introduces critical technology through the world's largest provider of Cloud Computing - Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Participants will also learn the basics of web programming, before understanding Cloud computing through creating web applications.

Next Course Starts On06 Jul 2023 (Thu)
FeesSGD1728.00* (as low as SGD198.40* after maximum funding)
Duration3 days
Weeknights (7pm - 10:30pm)
Saturday (9am - 6:00pm)

Learning Objectives

Understand the classification of cloud computing products into categories Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-service (PaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)
Learn about data storage on AWS by creating their own address book on the DynamoDB service and understand this service as an example of a PaaS offering
Understand how smart applications are created through hands-on exercises and demo web applications built with the AI/Machine Learning (ML)/ Deep Learning (DL) PaaS offerings on AWS like Polly, Lex and Rekognition


Learn HTML to create a simple website on the AWS Cloud9 Code Editor and understand Cloud9 as an example of SaaS offering
Learn about the IaaS offerings on AWS by deploying their own website to the internet using the EC2 and S3 services on AWS and understand these services as an example of IaaS offerings
Understand how SaaS offerings like AWS Chime, AWS Connect and AWS Workspaces allow for businesses to rapidly implement remote connectivity and Business Continuity Plans

Who Should Attend

Business Decision Makers/ Owners looking to understand how AI, ML and DL work and gain practical experience
Data Science enthusiasts
Developers looking to understand Cloud Computing and APIs available for developing and deploying smart applications and infrastructures on the AWS Cloud


Individual assessment


Upon meeting the attendance and assessment criteria, participants will be awarded a digital certificate for participating in each module. Please refer to our course policies to view the attendance and assessment criteria.

Upon completion of all modules required for this programme within a maximum duration of 3 years, participants will be awarded a digital certificate.

Learning Activities

  • Theory
  • Live demos
  • Hands-on exercises with the various services available on the Amazon Web Services cloud

Fees And Funding

Participant ProfileSelf-SponsoredSME (Company Sponsored)Non-SME (Company Sponsored)
Singapore Citizen < 40 years old
Permanent Resident
(After SSG Funding 70%)
(After SSG Funding 70% + ETSS Funding 20%)
(After SSG Funding 70%)
Singapore Citizen ≥ 40 years old$198.40
(After SSG Funding 70% + MCES Funding 20%)
(After SSG Funding 70% + MCES Funding 20%)
(After SSG Funding 70% + MCES Funding 20%)
International Participant$$1,728
(No Funding)
(No Funding)
(No Funding)

All prices include 8% GST

Post Secondary Education Account (PSEA)
PSEA can be utilised for subsidised programmes eligible for SkillsFuture Credit support. Click here to find out more.

Self Sponsored

SkillsFuture Credit
Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above may use their SkillsFuture Credits to pay for the course fees. The credits may be used on top of existing course fee funding.
This is only applicable to self-sponsored participants. Applications via MySkillsFuture.sg must be made within 60 days before course commencement.
SMU Academy has to be informed on the Claim ID no. and claim amount in order for the correct payable course fee amount to be reflected on the invoice. Please click herefor more details on SkillsFuture Credit.
Workfare Skills Support Scheme
Workfare Skills Support (WSS) Scheme in replacement of Workfare Training Support (WTS) Scheme:
With effect from 1 July 2020, applicants who wish to apply for the WTS Scheme may refer to the WSS Scheme instead. Please click here for more details.

Company Sponsored

Enhanced Training Support Scheme
  • Organisation must be registered or incorporated in Singapore
  • Employment size of not more than 200 or with annual sales turnover of not more than $100 million
  • Trainees must be hired in accordance with the Employment Act and fully sponsored by their employers for the course
  • Trainees must be Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
  • Trainees must not be a full-time national serviceman
Please click here for more information on ETSS.
Absentee Payroll
Companies who sponsor their employees for the course may apply for Absentee Payroll here. For more information, please refer to:
AP Guide (Non-SME Companies)
Declaration Guide (SME Companies)


Start Date(s)
06 Jul 2023 (Thu)

Intake Information

Intake 516, 17 & 18 Feb 2023
[Fully Subscribed]
Intake 66, 7 & 8 Jul 2023
[Open for Registration]

Speaker/Training Bio

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Ian Choo
Founder, SG Code Campus

Ian holds a Master of Science in Management Science & Engineering from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Mathematics & Economics from the University of California, Berkeley. His love for computing began when he dived into the study of Computational Engineering and Machine Learning over three years as a graduate student at Stanford. After graduating, he took on a role as a quant risk manager at Barclays Investment Bank, where he got to further sharpen his craft data-munging reams of financial data, programming risk engines and coding up financial models in Python, R, VB.NET and the NAG numerical library (FORTRAN).

As founder of SG Code Campus, Ian has designed and taught curricula in Web and Mobile programming, Cloud Computing, Data Science and Machine Learning to a variety of audiences including kids, youths, Polytechnic, University students, as well as working professionals. He often spends his days working to improve his teaching and better engage learners through a different teaching approaches and course formats.

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Sun Chang
Senior Data Scientist, Grab

Sun Chang holds a PhD in Computational Engineering from Singapore-MIT Alliance at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and a Bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics, where he was awarded First Class Honours by the NUS Faculty of Science.

A full-time Senior Data Scientist in Grab, Sun Chang deals extensively in the areas of Database management, Data Analytics, Data Visualization, Model Training, Big Data and Cloud Computing. He has also previously worked as a technical consultant providing AI solutions to hospitals and manufacturing industries. Sun Chang believes that the rare combination of his scholastic background, paired with a wealth of practical experience across a spectrum of diverse industries empowers him to provide his students with the ideal balance of theory and practicum in the classroom.

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Philip Beh
Software Developer, TEKsystems

Philip holds a Master of Science in Computing from the National University of Singapore and a Bachelor of Computer Science from the University of Malaya. He has worked as a software engineer in Singapore and Malaysia and was involved in in a range of projects including backend applications used by telecommunications providers (eg. Maxis, Digi, Celcom), web applications used in the Malaysian banking sector and embedded software running on network recorders collecting traffic video data used by the Land Transport Authority of Singapore (LTA). As a contracted developer at TEKsystems, he is currently deployed at Facebook, where he works on product systems automation.

Philip believes that as technology becomes increasingly entrenched in our everyday lives, a practical education in programming and data science will become more important to every individual regardless their age or stage in career. He seeks to tap into his software engineering experience and academic background in computer science to bring this learning to all his students.

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Huang Bin
Instructor, SG Code Campus

Huang Bin holds a Master of Science in Computation for Design and Optimization from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. On completion of his Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, he was awarded a First Class Honors by NUS School of Computing and the IEEE Gold Medal (Top student in Computer Engineering), and was honoured to be picked as the reserve Valedictorian for his 2009 cohort. Huang Bin has extensive experience in teaching and tutoring which enables him to communicate technical details to a wide audience.

During his time at Barclays, he was a C++ programmer with previous experience of C#, Java and C. Using his expertise, he designed and implemented IT solutions covering trade flow, data analytics and risk control of the award-winning trading platform.

Who Should Attend
Fees And Funding
Speaker/Training Bio