Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


Calendar: 2017 Postgraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Department: School of Computing and Information Technology



Subject Information
Subject Code MTS9302
Subject Name Corporate Network Management
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites None.
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment Student seminars Quizzes Group project Final exam
General Subject No.

Subject Description
This subject presents the operational, tactical and strategic issues involved in corporate network management (NM). The subject will introduce a number of NM models e.g. FCAPS, OAM&P etc., and use one of these models to systematically cover the management of: physical components, staff in a network centre, network configuration, user accounts, network performance, security, faults and disasters. The subject also covers concepts such as NM protocols, service level agreements, network integration and the impact of government regulations on NM. These concepts will be reinforced by a series of hands on exercises including using basic network management tools.


Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Describe various NM models.
2. Select an appropriate NM model for a given organisation or context.
3. Understand the key NM concepts and describe how these would be managed in a variety of contexts, using an NM model.
4. Identify the information needed to manage a network, know where to get that information and how to respond to it.

Extra Information
Generic Extra Information:
Excellent results in this subject may result in an award. For further information please go to the following web page; http://www.uow.edu.au/informatics/sisat/current/UOW044754.html