Introduction to Networking (Quick Course)

Quick course about computer networks
Free tutorial
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 (1,365 ratings)
23,039 students
30min of on-demand video

At the end of my course, students will be able to understand the basics of networking. Please have in mind that this is 30 minutes short course.


  • Basics of networking.


Introduction to networking for beginners (quick course - 30 minutes )

The course includes several quizzes where you need to search for the answer. The answers are not given in the video content. This way you are going to develop you research skills. 

I'm going to talk to you about:

- Network Definition

- Resourche

- Network connections

- Network Classification

- LAN, WAN and MAN

- Network Topology

- Bus, Star and Ring topology

- Advantages and Disadvantages of Network Topologies

- Client / Server

- Advantages and Disadvantages of Client / Server

- Peer to Peer Networks

- Advantages and Disadvantages of Peer to Peer Networks

- Transmission media

- Packet Switching

- OSI, TCP, UDP and Well Known Ports

- Firewalls

- Domain Name System

- Basic Troubleshooting

Who this course is for:

  • This course is for beginners in networking.
  • Anyone who wants to improve his basic skills - it is 30 minutes training course.


Professional Teacher of IT
Iliya Gatsev
  • 3.5 Instructor Rating
  • 1,365 Reviews
  • 23,039 Students
  • 1 Course

My name is Iliya Gatsev. I am professional teacher of Mathematics, Informatics and Information Technologies ( bachelor's degree ) . I am currently holding a master's degree in IT. Over the years I passed over 300 training courses and exams.

I have been working in IT for more than 16 years (web developing, server administration, enterprise IT support , network engineer ).Over 6 years I am working in the German IT industry.

Earned Cisco certificates and passed exams :

Cisco Certified Network Associate - Routing and Switching
Cisco Security Solutions for System Engineers
Cisco Enterprise Networks Core and WAN exam (500-452)
Cisco Digital Training Specialist

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