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LIDO Telecommunications Essentials® e-Learning

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Your Blueprint to the Telecommunications Industry

Dynamically Presented for Professional Success

Who Needs LIDO Telecommunications Essentials?

Economical and Effective e-Learning Format

About Lillian Goleniewski, Author and Creator of the Program

LIDO Telecommunications Essentials Part 1: Communications Fundamentals

LIDO Telecommunications Essentials Part 2: Data Networking and the Internet

LIDO Telecommunications Essentials Part 3: Next Generation Networks

System Requirements for LIDO Telecommunications Essentials

Pricing Information for LIDO Telecommunications Essentials

Start Thinking Telecom Today, Order Now

Learn how to think telecom with LIDO Telecommunications Essentials, the world's leading e-Learning tutorial for anyone requiring a working knowledge of the telecommunications industry.

Your Blueprint to the Telecommunications Industry

LIDO Telecommunications Essentials is a comprehensive program that provides timely and necessary information about the history, technology and infrastructure of the telecommunications industry. Presented in three parts, LIDO Telecommunications Essentials provides a basic understanding of the telecommunications industry in an effective presentation by internationally renowned telecommunications expert, Lillian Goleniewski.

LIDO Telecommunications Essentials demystifies telecom concepts and terminology, providing a solid foundation for building your knowledge of the industry. Topics covered include communications fundamentals, telephone networks, Internet, LAN and Wide Area networking alternatives, broadband architectures, next generation networks, optical networking and wireless communications. LIDO Telecommunications Essentials' concise and complete overview gives you the framework you need to think telecom.

Dynamically Presented for Professional Success

LIDO Telecommunications Essentials is presented in an engaging rich media format that imparts information while conveying excitement about the evolving world of telecom. Ms. Goleniewski is an effective presenter whose sense of humor and dynamic speaking style complement her telecommunications expertise in this smart and well-paced presentation. You will not only gain knowledge but inspiration for the amazing potential of the telecom industry.

LIDO Telecommunications Essentials is software delivered. The program includes a dynamic video lecture, simultaneous word-for-word transcript, accompanying slide show and clickable links to other resources. The rich media presentation creates a multi-dimensional learning experience, which helps individuals absorb lesson information.

Who Needs LIDO Telecommunications Essentials?

You will benefit from LIDO Telecommunications Essentials if you are a professional who needs to master telecommunications language and principles. Following are representative titles of professionals who have benefited from LIDO Telecommunications Essentials:

  • Telecom, IT, Internet and content organizations and professionals
    • Executives
    • Strategy and Business Development
    • Marketing and Sales
    • Corporate Communications
    • Product Development
    • IT Professionals
    • Software Engineering/Applications Development
    • Finance
    • Legal Human Resources
  • Organizations and professional serving the IT&T industry
    • Legal Counsel
    • Regulators
    • Venture Capitalists
    • Investment Bankers
    • Stock Analysts
    • Equity Researchers
    • Insurance Companies (Risk Policies)
    • System Integrators/Consultants
    • PR & Advertising
  • Education
    • e-Learning Architects
    • University Professors
    • K-12 Teachers

Economical and Effective e-Learning Format

LIDO Telecommunications Essentials is a dynamic and effective e-Learning product, meaning the lessons are delivered to your computer rather than in a live seminar. The e-Learning format saves time and money by cutting down on the costs and business interruptions associated with a live seminar format. What's more, the e-Learning format makes it possible to learn at your own pace and on your own schedule, thereby optimizing the time and effort you and your company spend on continuing education.

Benefits of the e-Learning format include:

  • Flexibility: Busy professionals are able to structure their study time around work schedules. Includes bookmarking function, which allows individuals to make personal notes and return easily to where they left off.
  • Distributed Learning: Individuals are able to extend the learning process over time, which aids in increased information retention.
  • Dynamic Rich Media Presentation: Simultaneous video, word-for-word transcript, slides and links to helpful resources enhances the learning experience.
  • Repetition Possible: Learning modules can be repeated at will to help reinforce sophisticated concepts and terminology.
  • Search Functionality: Allows individuals to quickly find the information they need.
  • Self-Test: Quizzes at the end of the course sections allow for reinforcement of the lesson content.
  • No More Live Seminar Costs: e-Learning format saves money by avoiding the costs of employee travel, conference fees and time away from the office.
  • Online Forum: Includes access to LIDO Telecommunications Essentials online community for student discussion groups and topical forums.

About Lillian Goleniewski, Author and Creator of the Program

Lillian Goleniewski is the Founder and President of the LIDO Organization, the leading provider of telecom seminars, information and advisory services. Author and creator of the internationally acclaimed LIDO Telecommunications Essentials seminar series, Lillian lectures extensively on telecom technologies worldwide. Over 20,000 professional have attended LIDO Telecommunications Essentials, participating in seminars throughout North Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America, Japan, the Middle East, New Zealand and North America.

LIDO Telecommunications Essentials Part 1: Communications Fundamentals

LIDO Telecommunications Essentials Part 1: Communications Fundamentals provides the foundation for a solid, practical understanding of the telecommunications industry. If you are a professional requiring a working knowledge of telecommunications, LIDO Telecommunications Essentials Part 1 will provide you the information you need to start thinking telecom.

Running Time: 400 minutes/6.67 hours
Topics Covered:

Understanding the Telecommunications Revolution-63 minutes

  • IT&T Trends
  • Changing Traffic Patterns
  • Changing Applications
  • Changing Network Infrastructures

Technology Basics-72 minutes

  • Transmission Fundamentals
  • Bandwidth and the Electromagnetic Spectrum
  • Analog & Digital Transmission
  • Multiplexing
  • Standards Organizations

Transmission Media-119 minutes

  • Twisted-Pair Copper Cable
  • Coaxial Cable
  • Microwave
  • Satellite
  • Fiber Optics

Establishing Communications Channels-49 minutes

  • Switching and Routing
  • Circuit Switching
  • Packet Switching

The Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) Infrastructure-97 minutes

  • The Switching Hierarchy
  • Transport Infrastructure
  • Signaling Systems
  • Intelligent Network

LIDO Telecommunications Essentials Part 2: Data Networking and the Internet

Data is the fastest growing traffic stream. The changing dynamics of bandwidth and processing power are shifting network economics and computer architecture. With these seismic changes in the technology industry, no telecom or IT-related professional should be without a basic understanding of these evolving areas. Telecommunications Essentials Part 2: Data Networking and the Internet provides a complete and concise overview of the fundamental concepts to help you think telecom.

Running Time: 458 minutes/7.63 hours
Topics Covered:

Data Communications Basics-56 minutes

  • Modems and Modulation
  • Transmission Codes and Modes
  • OSI Reference Model

Wide Area Networking-124 minutes

  • Circuit Switched Networks
  • T/E/J-Carrier Backbone, SDH/SONET, ISDN
  • Packet Switched Networks
  • X.25, Frame Relay, ATM

Local Area Networking Basics-49 minutes

  • Local Area Networking Basics
  • LAN Interconnection & Internetworking

The Internet Infrastructure-118 minutes

  • What is TCP/IP
  • The Organization of the Internet
  • Service Providers
  • The Structure of the Internet
  • Emerging Service Providers

Next Generation Network Services-111 minutes

  • Virtual Private Networks
  • VPN Applications
  • Security
  • Voice Over IP
  • Multimedia on the Internet

LIDO Telecommunications Essentials Part 3: Next Generation Networks

LIDO Telecommunications Essentials Part 3 provides a complete guide to broadband technologies and next generation networks. With hefty infusions of venture money, the telecom industry is on the brink of huge Innovations in broadband communications. These changes will have repercussions throughout the industry, impacting everything from architecture to products, business models and technical standards. What are the next generation technologies and which are likely to survive? LIDO Telecommunications Essentials Part 3 answers these questions with in-depth coverage of optical networking, broadband access alternatives, next-generation networks and broadband wireless.

Running Time: 388 minutes/6.47 hours
Topics Covered:

Broadband Evolution-110 minutes

  • Broadband Infrastructure
  • Broadband Architecture
  • Switching the Architecture
  • Quality of Service

Optical Networking-47 minutes

  • WDM/DWDM
  • Optical Switches
  • IP Over Optical Standards

Broadband Access-95 minutes

  • The xDSLs
  • Hybrid Fiber Coax (HFC)
  • Fiber Alternatives
  • Wireless Broadband Access Alternatives
  • Powerline and emerging solutions

The Broadband Home & HAN's-30 minutes

  • The Broadband Home
  • Home Area Networking

Wireless Communications-106 minutes

  • Wireless Communications
  • Cellular Radio
  • Wireless WANs, MANs, LANs, PANs
  • Third-Generation Mobile Systems - 3G
  • m-Commerce

System Requirements for LIDO Telecommunications Essentials

LIDO Telecommunications Essentials is delivered in easy-to-install software. Following are the system requirements for optimum video, audio, slide viewing and access to online resources:

Software:

  • Windows 95/98/NT/2000 or XP
  • Internet Explorer 4.0 (or higher)
  • Windows Media Player 6.1 (or higher)

Hardware:

  • Pentium 300 MHz processor
  • 32 MB RAM
  • Windows compatible sound card
  • 4x CD-ROM drive (for CD-ROM delivery, only)

Network:

  • Analog dial-up at 28.8 Kbps
    • Audio, slides, transcript, links, reference documents, searchability
  • Analog dial-up at 56 Kbps
    • Video, audio, slides, transcript, links, reference documents, searchability
  • Broadband access - DSL, T-1 or greater, or cable modem
    • Video, audio, slides, transcript, links, reference documents, searchability

A broadband connection is highly recommended for optimum performance.

Pricing Information for LIDO Telecommunications Essentials

Pricing for LIDO Telecommunications Essentials is on a per user license basis with volume discounts to suit your company's training and education budget. The pricing for LIDO Telecommunications Essentials live seminar formats depends on the specific requirements of your organization. For further information on pricing for your application, please contact the LIDO Organization at +1-415-457-1800 or send an email to lili@lidoorg.com

Start Thinking Telecom Today, Order Now

To order LIDO Telecommunications Essentials, go to www.telecomessentials.com/order.
Or call 1-415-457-1800, or email order@telecomessentials.com to request a fax order form.





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