Clear and concise overview of modern networking concepts, applications and economics of the evolving technologies.

The power of the computer has been unleashed: its nearly endless uses are bounded only by one's imagination and the technology. In recent years, the technology has been progressing rapidly towards services offering the user the ability to communicate in voice, data and video over Local Area Networks (LANs), Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs), Wide Area Networks (WANs) and Wireless Mobile Networks. This course presents the foundations along with the latest advances in engineering and management of these complex networks.

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Who should attend:

Corporate managers who are responsible for the planning and implementation of computer networks. Computer users in government, industry and small businesses who currently use a computer network or plan on using one; and all others who are interested in understanding this fast-paced technology and its impact on their organizations' productivity and competitiveness in the telecommunications market place. There is no prerequisite for this course.

Course Outline:

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About the Instructor

Dr. Dennis S. Mok is a Lead Consultant at Bellcore where he is responsiblefor engineering and analysis of large-scale distributed systems and networks for broadband and multimedia applications. During his ten years with Bellcore, Dr. Mok provided technical consultation and developed computer systems simulation models for Regional Bell Operating Companies and large telecommunications enterprises. He has published over a dozen technical papers on systems and networks modeling at major modeling and simulation conferences and was guest editor and a member of the editorial board for the International Journal in Computer Simulation. Dr. Mok is an adjunct faculty member at Rutgers University, Graduate School of Management, teaching Computer Information Systems courses and was Associate Professor of Computer Science at Western Illinois University for several years before joining Bellcore. Dr. Mok received his Ph.D. and M.Eng. in Industrial Engineering (Operations Research) from Iowa State University in 1985 and 1982, respectively. He received the Outstanding Young Men of America Award in 1987 and received the Bellcore Quality Leader Award in 1993.


Course: STO-640 Duration: 2 Days FEE: $1,099 CEUs: 1.44

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