Networking in Business

RMIT University Vietnam

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Networking in Business

  • Host University

    RMIT University Vietnam

  • Location

    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

  • Area of Study

    Business, Business Management, Information Technologies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    12
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Course Description

    In this course you will explore the architecture and technology of multi-user open source operating systems and the theory and practice of local and wide area networking, as relevant to a variety of business needs.

     

    Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

    Install an open source Linux distribution of Unix, use advanced operating systems commands and effectively conduct system administration tasks.
    - HSIN Systems installation/decommissioning (Level 3)
    - SYSP Systems Software (Level 4)

    Perform TCP/IP network analysis, design, installation, and management.
    - HSIN Systems installation/decommissioning (Level 3)
    - SYSP Systems Software (Level 4)
    - ITOP IT Operations (Level 3)
    - NTAS Network Support (Level 4)
    - DESN Systems Design (Level 3)

    Build and manage web based services to support online business infrastructure.
    - SYSP Systems Software (Level 4)
    - HSIN Systems installation/decommissioning (Level 3)

    Perform network security configuration and monitoring.
    - ITOP IT Operations (Level 3)

    Respond appropriately to current and emerging issues in networking technologies.
    - SYSP Systems Software (Level 4)
    - NTAS Network Support (Level 4)
    - DESN Systems Design (Level 3)

     

    Overview of Learning Activities

    This course offers a series of face to face lectures and laboratory based tutorials. Furthermore, many of the theoretical concepts covered in lectures will be demonstrated and developed under safe and supervised laboratory conditions. Networking abilities and skills will likewise be developed within the safety of a protected network laboratory.

     

    Overview of Learning Resources

    Various learning resources are available online through myRMIT/Blackboard. In addition to topic notes; assessment details and a study schedule you may also be provided with links to relevant online information; readings; audio and video clips and communication tools to facilitate collaboration with your peers and to share information.

    Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. If you require assistance with the RMIT library facilities contact the Business Liaison Librarian for your school. Contact details for Business Liaison Librarians are located online on the RMIT Library website.

    Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator will be made available to you as required during the teaching period.

     

    Overview of Assessment

    The assessment tasks, their weighting and the course learning outcomes to which they are aligned are as follows:

    Assessment Task 1: 50% 
    Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4


    Assessment Task 2: 20% 
    Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

    Final Examination: 30% 
    Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

    Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.