Cisco Networking Basics Specialization

Starts Dec 18

Cisco Networking Basics Specialization

Cisco Networking Basics Specialization

Launch into the World of Computer Networks. Learn to build and troubleshoot small home networks.

About This Specialization

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.

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courses
5 courses

Follow the suggested order or choose your own.

projects
Projects

Designed to help you practice and apply the skills you learn.

certificates
Certificates

Highlight your new skills on your resume or LinkedIn.

Projects Overview

Courses
Beginner Specialization.
No prior experience required.
  1. COURSE 1

    Internet Connection: How to Get Online?

    Upcoming session: Dec 18
    Commitment
    The estimated workload is 4 weeks of study. Each week is approximately 2.5 to 4 hours of content.
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Welcome to the first of five courses in the Cisco Networking Basics Specialization. This course is developed by the Cisco Networking Academy. Cisco Networking Academy is an IT skills and career building program that connects mil
  2. COURSE 2

    Network Protocols and Architecture

    Upcoming session: Dec 18
    Commitment
    The estimated workload is 4 weeks of study. Each week is approximately 2.5 to 5 hours of content.
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Welcome to the second of five courses in the Cisco Networking Basics Specialization. Have ever wondered how devices on computer networks truly communicate? There are specific protocols or rules and standards that every device must f
  3. COURSE 3

    Data Communications and Network Services

    Upcoming session: Dec 18
    Commitment
    The estimated workload is 4 weeks. Each week has approximately 2.5 - 4 hours worth of content.
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Welcome to the third of five courses in the Cisco Networking Basics Specialization. Now that you know the basics of what an network is and how the devices on a network communicate with each other, it is time to explore the network further.
  4. COURSE 4

    Home Networking Basics

    Upcoming session: Dec 18
    Commitment
    The estimated workload is 4 weeks of study. Each week is approximately 2.5 to 4 hours of content.
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Welcome to the fourth of five courses in the Cisco Networking Basics Specialization. In the first three courses of this specialization, you were focused on understanding how computer networks work and how to access the network. Now that you have a firm
  5. COURSE 5

    Introduction to Cisco Networking

    Upcoming session: Dec 18
    Commitment
    The estimated workload is 4 weeks of study. Each week is approximately 4 to 7 hours of content.
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Welcome to the fifth and final course in the Cisco Networking Basics Specialization. In the first four courses of this specialization, you were focused on understanding how computer networks work and how to access the network. Now that you have a firm

Creators

  • Cisco

    As the worldwide leader in computer networking, Cisco uses the Internet to take us places not yet imagined. Cisco Networking Academy works with 9,600 learning institutions in 170 countries to develop and deliver courses that provide the technical, problem-solving and entrepreneurial skills employers demand. Our students land jobs in hot fields like Internet of Things and cybersecurity within all industries. Since 1997 we've helped nearly 7 million people worldwide prepare for IT careers.

  • Telethia Willis

    Telethia Willis

    Cisco Networking Learning & Development

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