Welcome to the Cisco Networking Basics Specialization. The five courses included in this specialization are designed for beginners in computing that want to understand the basics of how data is sent and received in a network and how small computer networks are created. People who may be in non-networking professions that want to understand how their home or small business networks actually work will enjoy this course.
These courses introduce a variety of concepts, practice activities and simulations that help build the learner’s skills and understanding of computer networking. You will learn how to set up a basic home network, configure devices for connectivity, understand how communication takes place on a network, and what minimal best practices should be implemented to secure the network. Learners will also be introduced to Cisco IOS® software used to manage Cisco routers and switches.
Previous networking knowledge is not required.
Une Spécialisation Coursera est une série de cours axés sur la maîtrise d'une compétence. Pour commencer, inscrivez-vous directement à la Spécialisation ou passez en revue ses cours et choisissez celui par lequel vous souhaitez commencer. Lorsque vous vous abonnez à un cours faisant partie d'une Spécialisation, vous êtes automatiquement abonné(e) à la Spécialisation complète. Il est possible de terminer seulement un cours : vous pouvez suspendre votre formation ou résilier votre abonnement à tout moment. Rendez-vous sur votre tableau de bord d'étudiant pour suivre vos inscriptions aux cours et vos progrès.
Chaque Spécialisation inclut un projet pratique. Vous devez réussir le(s) projet(s) pour terminer la Spécialisation et obtenir votre Certificat. Si la Spécialisation inclut un cours dédié au projet pratique, vous devrez terminer tous les autres cours avant de pouvoir le commencer.
Lorsque vous aurez terminé tous les cours et le projet pratique, vous obtiendrez un Certificat que vous pourrez partager avec des employeurs éventuels et votre réseau professionnel.
What is the refund policy?
Can I just enroll in a single course?
Yes! To get started, click the course card that interests you and enroll. You can enroll and complete the course to earn a shareable certificate, or you can audit it to view the course materials for free. When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Specialization, you’re automatically subscribed to the full Specialization. Visit your learner dashboard to track your progress.
Is financial aid available?
Can I take the course for free?
Is this course really 100% online? Do I need to attend any classes in person?
This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.
Will I earn university credit for completing the Specialization?
This Specialization doesn't carry university credit, but some universities may choose to accept Specialization Certificates for credit. Check with your institution to learn more.
How long does it take to complete the Specialization?
This specialization consists of 5 courses that are each 4 weeks long.
What background knowledge is necessary?
Learners need to be able to access the Internet and have access to a Windows PC.
Do I need to take the courses in a specific order?
Yes. The course is designed so that each course provided needed knowledge for the next course.
Is there any special equipment needed for this course?
No equipment needed. You will, however, need to download the network simulation and modeling tool, Cisco Packet Tracer to complete and maximize learning in these courses.
What will I be able to do upon completing the Specialization?
Upon completion of the Cisco Networking Basics specialization, students will be able to perform the following tasks:
● Explain how end-user devices and local networks interact with the global Internet.
● Explain the requirements for network connectivity.
● Build a small network using an integrated network router.
● Explain the importance of IP addressing.
● Explain how the protocols of the TCP/IP suite enable network communication.
● Configure an integrated wireless router and wireless clients to connect securely to the Internet.
● Configure basic network security.
● Build a simple computer network using Cisco devices.
● Troubleshoot common network issues found in home and small business networks.
Will I have enough knowledge and practice to obtain a Cisco certification?
No. These courses are intended to expose non-networking professionals to the exciting world of networking. As such, they are not aligned to any specific Cisco certification. The courses in this specialization cover the foundational concepts that allow you to begin on the certification path. More extensive training and practice will be needed to obtain a certification.
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