Course Overview

The availability of licensed, unlicensed, and shared frequency spectrums as well as the capabilities of 5G networks enable the deployment of private networks for many verticals, including industrial automation, healthcare, etc.

This two-week self-paced course provides a technical overview of the private network architecture, key technology enablers, and the role of key players in deploying standalone private networks and operator-supported hybrid private networks.

This course has been created by Awards Solutions.

Course Objectives

After completing the course, learners will be able to:

  • Define private networks per 3GPP specifications – Non-Public Network (NPN).
  • Provide a landscape of use cases for deploying private networks.
  • Sketch the end-to-end architecture of standalone and operator-assisted private networks.
  • Identify how 5G enables deployment of private networks.
  • Identify key players, considerations and challenges of private network deployment.

Who Should Enrol on this Course?

This course is designed for a broad audience of personnel working in the wireless industry.

Course Structure and Study Time

This is a self-paced course and you will gain access to all of its content as soon as you complete your enrolment.

We estimate that it should not take you more than one hour of study time per week to complete the course in two weeks. You will have, however, five weeks from enrolment to complete the course.

Course Completion Certificate

To qualify for a course completion certificate, you will have to view all of the course content and correctly answer at least 80% of the questions in the final assessment. You will have unlimited attempts to pass the final assessment. You will also need to fill out the course survey.

Course Fee

The course fee is US$500.

Course Overview

In this two-week, self-paced course, you will delve into the world of the non-terrestrial networks (NTNs) designed to extend 5G services over land and sea where traditional coverage falls short. You will explore how NTNs utilize satellite infrastructure as a crucial component of the comprehensive 5G network and gain insights into the capabilities and hurdles of merging 5G technology with satellites.

This course covers essential aspects, including air interface implications, services impacts, NTN operations, and aligning specific application requirements with deployment strategies.

This course has been created by Awards Solutions.

Course Objectives

After completing the course, learners will be able to:

  • Describe satellite-based 5G NTNs.
  • List capabilities, design considerations, and limitations of NTNs.
  • Sketch an end-to-end architecture of 5G NTNs.
  • Identify use cases for interworking NTNs with terrestrial networks.

Who Should Enrol on this Course?

This course is designed for a broad audience of personnel working in the wireless industry.

Course Structure and Study Time

This is a self-paced course and you will gain access to all of its content as soon as you complete your enrolment.

We estimate that it should not take you more than one hour of study time per week to complete the course in two weeks. You will have, however, five weeks from enrolment to complete the course.

Course Completion Certificate

To qualify for a course completion certificate, you will have to view all of the course content and correctly answer at least 80% of the questions in the final assessment. You will have unlimited attempts to pass the final assessment. You will also need to fill out the course survey.

Course Fee

The course fee is US$500.

Course Overview

5G promises to enable a wide variety of new wireless communications services and capabilities, ranging from high-speed, high-capacity broadband access to extremely reliable low-latency communications to machine-type communications on a massive scale. To deliver on these promises, everything about the wireless network must change, including the devices, the radio interface, the Radio Access Network (RAN), and the core network.

This two-week, self-paced course provides an overview of the 5G core network, its connectivity to the radio network and interworking with the 4G EPC.

This course has been created by Awards Solutions.

Course Objectives

After completing the course, learners will be able to:

  • List the key principles behind the evolving 5G core network.
  • Sketch the 5G core network, its connectivity to the radio network and interworking with the 4G EPC.
  • Describe the purpose behind Service-Based Architecture (SBA).
  • Describe the QoS framework of 5G and compare it with 4G.
  • Step through the network operations of registration and PDU session establishment.
  • Describe network slicing and how it is used in 5G.
  • Describe Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) and how it can be used in 5G.

Who Should Enrol on this Course?

This course is designed for a broad audience of wireless network engineers. This includes those in network planning, engineering, operations, troubleshooting and support groups.

Course Structure and Study Time

This is a self-paced course and you will gain access to all of its content as soon as you complete your enrolment.

We estimate that it should not take you more than one hour of study time per week to complete the course in two weeks. You will have, however, five weeks from enrolment to complete the course.

Course Completion Certificate

To qualify for a course completion certificate, you will have to view all of the course content and correctly answer at least 80% of the questions in the final assessment. You will have unlimited attempts to pass the final assessment. You will also need to fill out the course survey.

Course Fee

The course fee is US$500.

Course Overview

In an all-digital world, 5G wireless is a key enabler for fundamental transformation for many industry segments. Security is of the utmost importance for successful adoption.

This two-week, self-paced course provides a technical overview of vulnerabilities and mitigation mechanisms in 5G networks, the end-to-end framework of security in 5G for the device as well as the RAN and core networks in virtualized telco networks.

This course has been created by Awards Solutions.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, learners will be able to:
  • List threats and vulnerabilities in 5G networks.
  • Match various mitigation measures with vulnerabilities.
  • Sketch the end-to-end 5G security architecture.
  • Identify unique security features of 5G networks.
  • Identify roles of 5G network functions related to security procedures.
  • Describe security mechanisms for infrastructure and network workload.

Who Should Enrol on this Course?

This course is designed for a broad audience of personnel working in the wireless industry.

Course Structure and Study Time

This is a self-paced course and you will gain access to all of its content as soon as you complete your enrolment.

We estimate that it should not take you more than one hour of study time per week to complete the course in two weeks. You will have, however, five weeks from enrolment to complete the course.

Course Completion Certificate

To qualify for a course completion certificate, you will have to view all of the course content and correctly answer at least 80% of the questions in the final assessment. You will have unlimited attempts to pass the final assessment. You will also need to fill out the course survey.

Course Fee

The course fee is US$500.

Course Overview

The Open RAN deployment model adopts a new approach for building the Radio Access Network within 5G but also earlier generations of technology.

This two-week self-paced course seeks to explore the concepts of Open RAN, outlining key terminology and standardization efforts. In addition, the course provides focus on the architecture of an Open RAN deployment, examining the CU/DU/RU split, the associated protocols and the role of the O-RAN Alliance RAN Intelligent Controllers.

This course has been created by Mpirical.

Course Objectives

After completing this course learners will be able to:

  • Understand the key concepts associated with the Open RAN initiative.
  • Describe the end-to-end Open RAN ecosystem.
  • Explain the splitting options available for Open RAN, as well as the protocols used.
  • Define the architecture standardised by the O-RAN Alliance, including all network elements and reference points.
  • Outline the role of the O-RAN RAN Intelligent Controllers, both Non Real Time and Real Time.

Who Should Enrol on this Course?

This course is designed for a technical audience who deal with or are impacted by the changes taking place in relation to Open RAN in the 5G access network. Key job roles include RAN engineers, system architects, transport network engineers and core network engineers.

Course Structure and Study Time

This is a self-paced course and you will gain access to all of its content as soon as you complete your enrolment. We estimate that it should not take you more than two hours of study time per week to complete the course in two weeks. You will have, however, five weeks from enrolment to complete the course.

Course Completion Certificate

To qualify for a course completion certificate, you will have to view all of the course content and correctly answer at least 80% of the questions in the test of understanding. You will have unlimited attempts to pass the test of understanding. You will also need to fill out the course survey.

Course Fee

The course fee is US$500.

Course Overview

Wireless, wireline and cable service providers are on the cusp of a multitude of network and business transformation choices. A good conceptual understanding of the new networking and wireless, wireline and cable service provider business paradigms is essential for professionals in the communication industry.

This two-week, self-paced course provides a high-level view of the impact and benefits of Application Programing Interfaces (APIs), the vision and opportunities created by future provider networks, and their role in supporting communication across a transformed network.

This course has been created by Awards Solutions.

Course Objectives

After completing the course, learners will be able to:

  • Outline the concept of APIs.
  • Describe how to leverage APIs as part of the network transformation.
  • Identify three possible examples of APIs.

Who Should Enrol on this Course?

The course is intended for everyone who is interested in understanding what APIs are and how they will enable the transformation of the wireless, wireline and cable service provider networks over the next few years.

Course Structure and Study Time

This is a self-paced course and you will gain access to all of its content as soon as you complete your enrolment.

We estimate that it should not take you more than one hour of study time per week to complete the course in two weeks. You will have, however, five weeks from enrolment to complete the course.

Course Completion Certificate

To qualify for a course completion certificate, you will have to view all of the course content and correctly answer at least 80% of the questions in the final assessment. You will have unlimited attempts to pass the final assessment. You will also need to fill out the course survey.

Course Fee

The course fee is US$500.

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