AI & Cloud Computing

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The University of Ottawa’s Professional Development Institute (PDI), in partnership with Canada’s Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks (CENGN), is proud to offer revitalized professional development learning opportunities in cloud computing.

Through this important and first-of-its-kind partnership, a knowledge hub has been established at the intersection of industry, government and academia, offering innovative learning platforms to drive competencies and leadership.


About The Courses

What is CENGN?

CENGN is a not-for-profit organization with the vision to advance global technology innovation for the prosperity of all Canadians. Beyond offering commercialization services, the organization specializes in talent development, delivering cloud technology courses and certifications to Canadian professionals and students through their training program, CENGN Academy.

What is CENGN Academy?

CENGN Academy is a pan-Canadian training program and a key driver in bridging the skill gaps identified by the most advanced companies in cloud computing and networking technologies. By arming experienced professionals, new graduates and students with the most relevant skills in one of the most fast paced, growing industries in the world, CENGN Academy is working to advance the global competitiveness of the Canadian ICT workforce.

Learner Support

Ever get to the end of a self-paced training course and not really be sure you learned everything? CENGN Academy provides real learner support to assist you while you are going through your training course. We will answer your questions, confirm your labs, and check in with you after your course.

Learner Validation

Formal validation of your learning is a key takeaway from any training course. For that reason, CENGN Academy offers online exams keyed to each course. Each exam will gain you a digital badge that you can make part of your LinkedIn profile or your badge portfolio. And we will bring these exams to your own home or office with our remote proctoring service.


New Cloud Partner – FX Innovation

FX Innovation supports companies in their digital transformation journey by analyzing their business needs and delivering the technological foundations on which they must be built to perform in the digital era. FX Innovation is the largest Canadian player to have certifications and formal partnerships with Microsoft Azure, AWS, Google Cloud and ServiceNow. Four market-leading cloud platforms that are strategic in the digital transformation of companies. Programming and learning opportunities to be announced shortly. To stay current, subscribe to our PDI newsletter: Sign Up form


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