Data Communication and Networking 1 : Continuing-Education : Deanship of Community Service & Continuing Education :: PMU

Data Communication and Networking 1

Course/Workshop Title: Data Communication and Networking 1
Course/Workshop Duration: 27 Hours
Course Overview: Data communication and networking are changing the way we do business and the way we live. Business decisions have to be made very quickly and the decision makers require immediate access to accurate information. Businesses today rely on computer networks and internetworks. Some of the key points in network are what types of technologies are available and which design best fills which set of needs.
This course intends to develop strong background knowledge as well as core expertise in data communication and networking technologies, which one of the fastest growing industries in today’s world. Topics include network models, OSI Model, TCP/ IP Protocol, analog and digital signal, data rate limitation, digital to analog conversion, analog to digital conversion, transmission model, Multiplexing, transmission media, Circuit-Switched Technology, telephony and cable network, and error detection and correction algorithms . Use of simulation software OPNET.
Expected Learning Outcomes / Competencies By the end of this course, you should be able to:
  1. Develop an understanding of the concepts of data communications and networking
  2. Develop expertise in the design and implementation a network systems
  3. Become familiar with two dominant networking models are the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) and the Internet model (TCP/ IP)
  4. Understand the relationship between data, which are created by a device, and electromagnetic signals, which are transmitted over a medium
  5. Understand in-depth the digital and analog transmission techniques
  6. Explain how we can use data and signals efficiently
  7. Discuss the telephone network as designed to carry voice and data
  8. Analyze and implement Error Detection and Correction algorithms