Information Technology Professional

Full-Time

Course List

Term 1

ENG-1333: Communications for Information Technology

This course provides students with the skills required for professional business communications essential to Information Technology workplace success. Students will prepare professionally written and designed business letters, memos, emails, and reports and prepare, practice, and deliver professional oral presentations.

ITP-1124: PC Repair Fundamentals

The course provides students with a comprehensive understanding of PC hardware components, their operation, maintenance, and repair. Students will also learn to support and configure various operating systems components, and to troubleshoot and resolve problems arising in various Microsoft operating system environments. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: diagnose and troubleshoot simple technical problems; understand the relationship between the hardware components, the operating system, and applications programs; utilize and implement common support-related methodologies, including maintenance schedules, and virus protection plans; provide proper customer service and support; communicate with clients, technical support, and help desk staff using appropriate PC hardware terminology.

ITP-1134: Network Foundations

This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. By the end of the course, students will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes.

ITP-1143: Operating Systems Foundations

This course is designed to give the students a comprehensive skill set to manage modern Operating Systems. This will include performing a clean installation, upgrading from previous versions of Windows, migrating user profiles, deploying Windows by capturing a system image, preparing a system image for deployment, and deploying a system image. It also includes configuring the following: VHD, devices and drivers, application compatibility, application restrictions, Browser control, network connectivity, IPv4 network settings, IPv6 network settings, software firewall, remote management, access to resources, shared resources, file and folder access, user account control (UAC), authentication and authorization, branch-cache, mobile computing, bit-locker configuration, direct-access, mobility options and remote connections, monitoring and maintaining systems that run Windows . Configuration of the following is also included: updates to Windows, performance settings, backup and recovery options, backup, system recovery options, file recovery options and manage disk, monitor systems. Linux installations will also be examined, installed, and configured with emphasis on command line and security. Students are required to demonstrate these skills through a series of hands on labs, tests, and exercises.

CSD-4103: Project Management

One of the most in-demand IT skills today isn't really an IT skill: it's Project Management. As more and more demand is placed on IT departments, there is more demand for professionals who understand and can manage in a project based environment. Using the principles as defined in accepted industry Project Management standards, this course provides a hands on framework for how to initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control, and close a project. Through the use of lectures, labs and assignments, students look at all stages of project development, with an eye to the tips and tricks that make a successful project. In addition, this course prepares students to challenge the CompTIA Project+ or the Certified Associate in Project Management(CAPM)® certification exams. CAPM, and PMI are registered marks of the Project Management institute.

ITP-1162: Business Simulation - Term Project I

This course will provide students with an the opportunity to define and develop their own corporate structure, policies and procedures for their business simulation, the Millennium Corporation, and then use that framework in a practical, hands-on project designed to provide them with real-world experience with servicing, refurbishing, restoring and re-imaging surplus hardware, and providing it to deserving charities or non-profit organizations in the community. Students are required to produce business documentation and communications to support their business and project, and make formal presentations throughout the course showing their progress with the business.

ITP-2123: Server Admin I

This course includes knowledge of configuring, troubleshooting and deploying a Server. Students will learn the basics of server hardware installation and installing the Server OS (Operating System). During this installation students will learn to configure networks settings, firewalls, drivers, and security while joining a server to an existing organization. Students will then proceed to install the roles and applications needed for a server to service clients of the organization. These roles include File Sharing, Printing Services, Virtualization and Remote Desktop Services. Command line and PowerShell administration will be introduced and demonstrated. Course will be delivered in a series of demonstrations, lectures, in-class exercises, labs and reading assignments. Students are required to demonstrate these skills through a series of hands-on exercises, labs and tests.

Term 2

ITP-2214: Network Routing and Switching

This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPng, single-area and multi-area OSPF, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks.

ITP-2233: Server Admin II

This course includes knowledge of configuring, troubleshooting and deploying a Server in a Network Infrastructure. Students will review the basics of server hardware installation and installing the Server OS (Operating System). Students will then install the following Infrastructure services for the clients of a domain, services include: DHCP, DNS, Web Services (IIS), and Domain Services. This Course will have students install configure and troubleshoot these services in a classroom network in individual, pairs and team settings. Network OS will be introduced and installed as well as configuring groups, users, resources, security, software deployment and policy management. Course will be delivered in a series of demonstrations, lectures, in-class exercises, labs and reading assignments. Students are required to demonstrate these skills through a series of hands on exercises, labs and tests.

ITP-2243: Server Admin III

This course is designed to take the student through installing, configuring, and managing advanced networking services. Students will be required to install a Windows 2012 Active Directory network and configure advanced tools and services to manage Active Directory in the enterprise. These services will include: load balancing and failover cluster management, system center tools for enterprise management, file server resources, advanced file distribution services (DFS), network file system, advanced DNS and DHCP administration tools, Active Directory deployment, site and replication services, virtualization services, certificate services, and recovery management. Course will be delivered in a series of demonstrations, lectures, in-class exercises, labs and reading assignments. Students are required to demonstrate these skills through a series of hands-on exercises, labs and tests. Students will take part in a team culminating activity to create an enterprise deployment of Active Directory with advanced configurations. This activity will include all of the features that have been taught through this module and gives the students a chance to show their practical application of the lessons learned.

ITP-2264: Scaling to Larger Networks

This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in larger and more complex networks. Students learn how to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, and STP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement a WLAN in a small-to-medium network.

ITP-2572: Business Simulation - Term Project II

This is a two-part project, each part taking half of the semester. The first half is based on "KC Safety Supply" project. This project is in the form of a Request for Proposal (RFP) from a fictitious customer called KC Safety Supply and Training. This customer has an old collection of stand-alone computers, and requires a design, project plan and sales presentation for a solution which networks all of its systems together, and standardizes the operation. The second half of this project is also in the form of an RFP from a fictitious company known as Jacobs Tire and Rubber. The RFP requires the students to design a network installation including hardware, software, network devices, and infrastructure. Students are required to prepare a written proposal including the services to be delivered, scheduled for installation, and a complete cost breakdown. This proposal must then be presented to a selected group of faculty and other technical experts as if presenting the proposal to a client.

CSD-1263: Mobile and Web Administration

With technology moving to the cloud and the shift towards bring your own device, securing the network and administration of the devices connected to the network has never been more important. In this course students (1) gain a basic understanding of mobile security (2) create fully-functional web pages and mobile device administration accounts; and (3) use administrative tools to manage iOS, Android, Windows and Apple devices, users and applications.

CPP-1001: Co-op Preparation*

This workshop will provide an overview of the roles and responsibilities of the Co-operative Education Students and the Co-operative Education Advisors as well as the Co-operative Education policy. It will provide students with employment preparatory skills specifically related to Co-operative Education work terms and will prepare students for their Co-operative Education work term job search.

ITP-1001: Virtualization Basics

This course is designed to give students an understanding of virtualization. In this course we will be installing and configuring virtualization on a local host and using only that host's resources. Students will be tasked with installing and configuring resources, operating systems, and networking using a variety of OS platforms and virtualization components. Hands on labs and assignments will be used to evaluate the students on this skill.

Term 3

CSD-2323: Web Security

Security concepts in the connected world, including attack vectors, defense measures, policy generation and preventative maintenance practices are introduced. Students (1) install and configure software to provide defensive capabilities and proactive monitoring to a computer system; (2) develop requirements documentation for software that follows industry best practices; and (3) perform quality assurance of running computer systems and software to identify potential security concerns and risks. Students perform a series of hands-on technical exercises in addition to reporting.

ITP-3224: Connecting Networks

This course discusses the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. The course enables students to understand the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. Students learn how to configure and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network.

ITP-3243: Network Scripting for Administrators

This course is designed to introduce students to scripting languages used in administering Windows and Linux Server environments. Focusing on 3 main elements: Windows Command Line, PowerShell, and Linux Command line. Students have learned the point-and-click method in previous server courses, now they'll learn how to automate the creation of users, deploy virtual machines, and redirect computer accounts to different directory folders for added security. Students will learn automation tasks beyond these items, and are only limited by their imagination. This course fosters creative thinking, and pushes students to create scripts to make their day-to-day administrative work easier. Although this course is related to software programming, we are not creating new software applications, but rather, automating daily tasks that take time to complete when using point-and-click methods.

ITP-1052: ITIL Foundations

The internationally recognized Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL®) framework is rapidly becoming the best-known and most widely recognized certification for IT service management worldwide. This course introduces students to the basic principles and structure of ITIL, and prepares them to challenge and successfully pass the ITIL V3.0 Foundation exam.

ITP-3082: Business Simulation - Term Project III

This course is the third in an ongoing series of business training and simulation courses in the ITP program. In this course, students work in a team based environment to meet standard business challenges, and to move forward IT related business projects. The first project involves the creation of a proposal to improve business technology for the classroom or Lambton College. In this project, students will have to select and propose a technological improvement, prepare a project plan and a budget for the installation of the technology, and present their recommendations. In the second half of the project, students are required to answer an RFP from simulated client, a fictitious multi-national corporation with needs for a Wide Area Network (WAN) solution for their business. Students are required to analyze the RFP, determine the customer requirements, and design, document and present a proposal to meet the customer's needs. It is also possible that students may participate in "real world" projects that are directed towards real customers and solutions. The ITP program actively recruits and promotes such initiatives, and should one arise, then it may replace one of the two existing projects in this course.

CPP-2001: Co-op Job Search and Approval*

This course will further develop the topics covered in CPP 1001 to continue to prepare students for their co-op work term. Students will identify key elements of an active co-op job search, including their responsibilities and the role of the myCareer Centre in the process. A job search action plan with identified goals will be created and implemented. Targeted marketing materials and successful interview strategies will be reviewed.

ITP-3233: Cloud Infrastructure

This course is designed to give students exposure and experience to Cloud environments. In this course we will be installing and configuring virtualization both on a local host and on a hardware SAN unit. Students will be tasked with installing and configuring resources, operating systems, and networking using a variety of OS platforms and virtualization components. Students will also discover methods and procedures to maximize resources, availability, and client access to the Cloud. Industry standards surrounding Cloud deployments and maintenance are explored as well as Data and Transport Security. Students will also explore compliance with the legal issues surrounding Cloud environments and advanced networking topics related to Cloud deployments .Students will be tested through quizzes and hands on labs and exercises.

Term 4

CPL-1049: Co-op Work Term

Co-operative education provides students with the opportunity to apply classroom learning to the workplace, undertake career sampling and gain valuable work experience that may assist students to find permanent employment after graduation. For further information regarding Co-op, please refer to www.lambtoncollege.ca/mycareer

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CPL-1069: Co-op Work Term

Co-operative education provides students with the opportunity to apply classroom learning to the workplace, undertake career sampling and gain valuable work experience that may assist students to find permanent employment after graduation. For further information regarding Co-op, please refer to www.lambtoncollege.ca/mycareer

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ALP-5559: Applied Project

Applied Project is aimed at enriching student success by combining the skills students have learned throughout their program. Within the course, students are taught valuable proposal development skills, project management techniques and presentation skills through weekly workshops. Moreover, the project should, by its very nature, attempt to enhance and strengthen the student's employability prospects post-graduation by exposing them to skills and knowledge in demand from today's employers. This course allows participants to integrate and apply skills and knowledge gained from a number of previous courses of study taken in the program. These skills are used to complete an applied research or design project on a real-world challenge presented by an instructor or an industry partner. The student or student teams are expected to meet with the project supervisor during mutually agreed upon times and are required to attend each in-class session during the week.

The term schedule above demonstrates a September intake program map. Students entering this program in January will follow a separate term schedule.

Program Maps

Click on the year and term you began your program:

Current students can view program maps from previous years on the mylambton website.

Business & International Education
519-542-7751 ext 2433

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Program Information
519-541-2403
info@lambtoncollege.ca


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