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LocationDomesticInternational
Coomera
Gold Coast
Online
Term3,5
N/A

Unit description

Gives students an in-depth understanding and practical experience in managing small-to-medium enterprise networks. Students will gain knowledge and skills to conduct different network management tasks including monitoring and controlling network performance, security and configuration, troubleshooting network issues and providing advice and guidance to management on planning and upgrading networks.

Unit content

1. Network Management Models, Standards, Architectures and Protocols

2. Site Surveys and Configuration Management

3. Performance and Fault Management

4. Accounting and Security Management

5. Network Planning Provisioning
 
6. Recent Trends and Developments in Computer Network and Telecommunication Technologies
 
 

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1demonstrate an in-depth understanding of network management architectures, models, protocols and standards
2conduct predefined procedures and steps to manage network faults, configuration, accounting, performance and security
3work in a team to provide network planning, maintenance and provisioning to maintain business continuity
4research and provide advice and guidance on the selection of contemporary computer and communication network technologies

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate an in-depth understanding of network management architectures, models, protocols and standards
  2. conduct predefined procedures and steps to manage network faults, configuration, accounting, performance and security
  3. work in a team to provide network planning, maintenance and provisioning to maintain business continuity
  4. research and provide advice and guidance on the selection of contemporary computer and communication network technologies

Prescribed texts

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Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Quiz10%
Practical assessment - network management55%
Practical assessment - network provisioning35%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Quiz10%
Practical assessment - network management55%
Practical assessment - network provisioning35%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Quiz10%
Practical assessment - network management55%
Practical assessment - network provisioning35%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information

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