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ENG-413 IP Network Essentials for Managers


*This course is also available as a live distance learning course*

A 2-day training course that will introduce participants to data networks and TCP/IP and provide an understanding of the key principles, technologies and protocols that drive the Internet and today's corporate data networks.
  • Understand the fundamental principles of data networks and how they apply to a corporate network
  • Grasp the key concepts and features of TCP/IP, and their use and importance in a data network
  • Understand important services delivered over a data network
  • Grasp key security issues associated with data networks
  • Obtain a high-level view of the optimization and troubleshooting of a corporate network
*Note: the course structure may be subject to change as trainings are updated on a regular basis.

  • Network fundamentals
  • The evolution to data networks
  • How the Internet is built
  • Main elements and components of a corporate network
Demystifying IP terminology What is TCP/IP?
  • Overview
  • The TCP/IP stack and its layers
  • Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) reference model
  • Protocols
  • What does TCP/IP do?
Data link layer of the TCP/IP stack
  • Functions and importance
  • Network types and topologies
  • Ethernet for LANs/WLANs
    • Standard IEEE 802
Network layer of the TCP/IP stack
  • Functions and importance
  • Routing
  • Internet Protocol (IP)
  • ARP protocol
  • ICMP protocol
Transport layer of the TCP/IP stack
  • Functions and importance
  • TCP (Transport Control Protocol)
    • Uses: FTP, HTTP
  • UDP (User Datagram Protocol)
    • Uses: DNS, DHCP and real-time traffic transport (ex. voice)
  • TCP vs. UDP
  • Basic principles of network security
  • Types of security issues in data networks
  • Security mechanisms
  • Firewalls and encryption
Data network applications and services
  • Web browsing, e-mail, IM, VoIP, video and other services
Basics of optimizing and troubleshooting LANs/WANs
  • Tools and guidelines
Target Audience
  • Telecom managers who need an understanding of data networks and the Internet Protocol (IP) suite in the context of the convergence of voice and data networks and/or a VoIP implementation in their organization


A combination of engaging activities and dynamic presentations to stimulate and maximize participants' learning.



A selection of Neotelis' training courses is held in various cities around the world. Please contact us at training@neotelis.com for the complete Yearly Training Calendar.


Neotelis can also deliver in-house sessions of this course specifically for your organization. Please contact us at training@neotelis.com for more information and a Proposal.

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