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WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

Facilities Planning and Project Management Professionals Architects, Space Planners, and Designers Electrical Engineers and Designers Information Technology Project Managers and Engineers Building Industry and Real Estate Professionals Construction Industry Professionals

COURSE OFFERINGS:


T-101 Telecommunications Fundamentals for Non-Telecommunications Professionals

Topics:

  • Telecommunications Vocabulary Terms, Buzzwords, Acronyms, and Standards
  • Overview of the history and hierarchy of communications services and technologies
  • General understanding of data communications processes, standards, and networking
  • Understanding the definition and role of the standards organizations
  • Review of standards defining cabling and infrastructure design
  • Understanding copper networking environments
  • Understanding fiber-optic networking environments
  • Understanding wireless environments
  • The traditional PBX and the move to IP Internet Protocol.
  • The impact of voice, video, and data convergence in an IP environment.
  • The future of residential access and how can it help you do your job better
  • The Internet, intranets, and extranets as a productivity tool

T-201 Maximizing Economic Efficiency in Telecommunications Infrastructure Design

Topics:

  • Initiating a structured design approach to Telecommunications Planning within the enterprise
  • The steps to achieve a successful design
  • The requirements of the standards bodies and their relationship to design success
  • The EIA/TIA and its definition of and requirements for compliant structured wiring systems
  • Basic campus telecommunications design
  • Basic commercial building telecommunications infrastructure design
  • Basic telecommunications closet design
  • Fundamentals for Data Center Spaces
  • Fundamentals for Residential and Institutional cable design.
  • Cost vs. Benefits the key component in the approvals process
  • How to evaluate risk alternatives in economic terms

I-101 Construction Project Process and the Role of Information Technology

Topics:

  • The construction project timeline: Inception to occupancy
  • IT Managementís roles and responsibilities in the construction project
  • Use of Tools to support the Project
  • Budgeting
  • Project Management
  • Design
  • Collaborative
  • Input to the project and lead-times: When is it due?
  • Back-up systems and the requirements that drive them
  • Defending the IT requirement in economic terms
  • Monitoring and assuring performance and compliance
  • Planning elements essential for occupancy

I-201 Basic Electrical and Mechanical Design for Data and Communications Spaces

This course uses a pragmatic mathematical approach to problem solving in certain sections. A command of Basic Algebra will required for the enrollee to be successful.

Topics:

  • Architectural fundamentals for planning Data and Communications Spaces
    UBC and NFPA provisions
  • Overview of electricity and thermodynamics
  • Evaluating electrical requirements for data and communications spaces
  • How to determine cooling requirements in data and communications spaces
  • 7x24 and other room systems requirements
  • Back-up requirements for data and communications spaces (N and N+1)
  • Preparing a load summary
  • The role-up of loads
  • Requirements of the National Electrical Code
  • Fire Suppression Technologies
  • Addressing with seismic issues
  • Monitoring and alarm technologies
  • Hand-off and Collaboration with the Architectural and Engineering Team
  • Operations, Maintenance, and Monitoring