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Tuesday May 14, 2019 | 6:00-7:00pm

The Conference Center at MCCC
1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, NJ 08550

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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Mercer County Community College’s Center for Continuing Studies has joined the AWS Academy program to offer authorized AWS curriculum to students. Courses are taught by AWS Academy Accredited Instructors, who are trained by AWS to help students become proficient in AWS technology, the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted platform.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a secure cloud services platform, offering computing power, database storage, content delivery, and other functionality to help businesses scale and grow. Explore how millions of customers are currently leveraging AWS cloud products and solutions to build sophisticated applications with increased flexibility, scalability and reliability.

AWS Academy Cloud Foundations


AWS Academy Cloud Foundations is a 20-hour course that is intended for students who are seeking an overall understanding of cloud computing concepts, independent of specific technical roles. It provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, AWS core services, security, architecture, pricing and support. Additionally, this course prepares students for the AWS Academy Cloud Computing Architecture course

Prerequisites: This is an entry –level course, but it assumes the following:

  • General IT technical knowledge
  • General IT business knowledge

Delivery Method: This course is delivered through a mix of

  • Instructor-Led Training (ILT)
  • Videos
  • LMS-hosted content
  • Assessments
  • Hands-On Labs

Cost: $650

CEU 2.0


Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Apr 27

Jun 1

5 Sa 9:00am-1:30pm

Prakash Rao

AWS Accredited Instructor

1/2 hour lunch

No class May 25


Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Jul 13

Aug 10

5 Sa 9:00am-1:30pm

Prakash Rao

AWS Accredited Instructor

1/2 hour lunch


AWS Academy Cloud Computing Architecture

Cloud Computing Architecture is an AWS Academy curriculum designed to help students develop technical expertise in cloud computing and prepare them for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification exam. The curriculum is delivered through instructor-led classes, hands-on labs, and project work. Students have access to course manuals, online knowledge assessments, hands-on labs, a free practice certification exam, and a discount voucher for the certification exam.

Prerequisites: Requires a strong foundation in IT concepts, technical knowledge, and skills in the following topics:

  • Basic data center concepts including philosophies, architecture, and operation of modern data centers (hardware, software, contivity, and officesite backup services)
  • Networking including devices (switches, routers), protocols (Ethernet, IPv4 protocol stack, HTTP) and services(DNS, DHCP); how to configure IP settings on common operating systems and devices; understanding of networking subnetting; and comon network appliances and their functions (firewall, load balancer, proxy)
  • Install and manage Windows or Linux operating systems; install applications (RPM, MSI); manage system security by administering users and groups, assigning permissions to resources and configuring personal firewalls
  • Understandin common storage architechture and concepts related to servers and application envionments; differences between types of storage (file, block)
  • Understanding of common methods used to secure data centers (SSH, SSL, TLS, AES, SHA)
  • Common database technologies and solutions including relational (MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, or Oracle SQL); NoSQL

This course is ideal for

Undergrate, Graduate or Professional students seeking cloud computing expertise

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Preferred: Some knowledge or prior experience with programming or web development

Get your next mobile app idea started with the newest mobile development frameworks. Using a hands-on approach create simple user interfaces and set up your development environment using the Ionic framework.  In addition, work with smart phone components like the camera and network. Note that this class will focus on android, but the techniques learned can be applied to other platforms too. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: learn to create simple mobile apps with a user interface that can respond to basic user requests. You will be introduced to the working with the smart phone storage, camera, and network. In addition, learn to set up your development environment, test, and debug your apps. Textbook is recommended, not required, and available in college bookstore.


Cost: $450

CEU 1.8


Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Jun 12

Jul 24

6 W 6:00-9:00pm

James Boyce

No class Jul 3

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