Introduction to Computer Networks for Non-Techies
What you'll learn
- Understand How Computer Networks Work
- Know the Inner Workings of a Computer Network
- Understand the Benefits of Computer Networks
- Know How to Effectively Plan and Design a Computer Network
- A Basic Understanding of Computers
- A Desire to Learn
***Course Overhauled & Improved with 14.5 hours of Updated Content & 3.5 hours of New Content August 2021***
LEARN COMPUTER NETWORKING FUNDAMENTALS FROM ONE OF UDEMY’S TOP IT INSTRUCTORS
Are you a non-techie interested in learning about computer networks? Are you a business or aspiring IT professional that needs to better understand how networks work? Then you have come to the right place!
In this 18-hour course, I'll show you step-by-step, the fundamentals of computer networking, teaching you the essential computer networking core principles you need to know.
If you’re looking to advance or begin your career in Information Technology (IT), this course is a must!
WHAT YOU'LL RECEIVE IN THIS COURSE
18 Hours of Lecture & Live Demonstration Videos
13 Cisco Packet Tracer Hands-on Labs (You'll be required to register with Cisco to use Packet Tracer)
20 Section Quizzes
2 Business Case Studies
Edited Closed Caption Subtitles and Video Transcripts
Downloadable Course Videos for Offline Viewing with Udemy Mobile App and PDF Lectures of All Course PowerPoint Slides
WHAT STUDENTS ARE SAYING
"This really is a great course. The course effectively deals with one of the biggest problems with the 'IT' world: Speaking in another language that non-tech outsiders don't understand. Some people may feel that it is too simplistic and slow-paced, however, they lack the above understanding. Thank you for your efforts!"
"Wonderful entry-level course. I recommend this course to anybody who is just starting in Networking. I also recommend it to anyone that works with computers every day. Learning the basics and understanding of networking is great knowledge to have. Alton responds to all questions asked, for that I applaud you. Without hesitation here is your 5-star review"
"This is one of the best courses I ever had - well-structured, excellently thought-through, and very logically built. The instructor provides clear instructions, the course is so interesting I just wanted to go on and on. I am very happy about taking this course and would like to take more courses from the same instructor."
KEY COURSE TOPICS
How Computer Networks Work
Networking Devices & Cabling
The OSI & TCP/IP Models
IP Addressing & Subnetting
Switches & Routers
Network Planning & Designing Process
And Much More...
Once you complete this course, you'll understand how computer networks work and how to plan and design a computer network!
SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? ENROLL TODAY!
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Who this course is for:
- Non-Techies Wanting to Learn About Computer Networks
- Business & IT Managers Needing a Working Knowledge of Computer Networking
- Aspiring & Inexperienced IT Professionals
- This Course Is NOT for Seasoned & Experienced IT & Neworking Professionals
Wisdom Begins with Wonder - Socrates
Alton Hardin is a former college professor and the founder and lead instructor at Alton Teaches LLC and MicroGrinder Poker School, as well as a best-selling author. He holds two graduate degrees, a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) with a specialization in Information Assurance and Security Management, and a Master’s of Science (MS) in Information Technology Network Management. He has multiple IT industry certifications, including the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP #740196), ITIL, Security+, Network+, Project+, eLearnSecurity Junior Penetration Tester (eJPT), and several other certifications.
Alton has worked in information technology since 1999 and spent the last 12 years as a Cybersecurity specialist at the United States Department of Treasury before transitioning to teaching IT full-time. Alton also has a fond love for teaching. As an undergraduate, he group tutored chemistry students, and as a graduate student, he taught a GMAT prep course. Upon graduating from his MBA program, he began teaching as an adjunct professor for the School of Business & Public Administration at his local state university in the field of Information Systems and IT Management.
He is also the founder of MicroGrinder Poker School, an online poker school dedicated to micro stakes poker players, where he provides a wide array of free and low-cost poker resources and poker training, including poker strategy articles and poker training video series. He is also the Amazon #1 best-selling author of Essential Poker Math, Expanded Edition.
The Beautiful Thing About Learning Is That No One Can Take It Away from You. - B.B. King
Alton Teaches LLC is dedicated to providing IT training to aspiring IT professionals.
KISS. Teaching Approach
We follow a “Keep It Simple Student” approach to learning, breaking down complex topics into simplified discussions.
We Focus on the Fundamentals
One of our central philosophies is to teach you to crawl before you can walk. Why is this important? You can’t be a successful IT practitioner without mastering the fundamentals first.
We’re Here to Help You
Whether you’re brand new to IT or a seasoned IT professional, we welcome everybody. In fact, we cater to those looking to transition to IT.