Working Sample Syllabus: Intro. Networking

Network Management (Spokane Falls Community College)

IS 262

Course Outline

  1. Introduction
  1. Define Network Systems
  2. Networking Today
  3. Understanding the role of network servers
  4. Selecting the right type of network


  1. Network Fundamentals
  1. Physical and Logical Topologies review
  2. Hardware review
  3. Cable review


  1. Installing Network
  1. Installation planning
    1. Logical design
    2. Hardware & Software requirements
    3. Blue prints
  2. Network Operating System (NOS) installation
    1. Microsoft NOS
    2. Netware NOS
    3. Unix/Linux NOS


  1. IV.        Maintaining and Upgrading a Network
    1. Installing users, groups…
    2. Installing Applications
    3. Software and hardware changes
    4. Troubleshooting


  V.        Managing Network Design and implementation

  1. Project Management
  2. Managing Network implementation


  1. VI.        Network Security
    1. Terminology
    2. NOS embedded network security configurations and tools
    3. Physical security
    4. Software and Hardware security
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