Master in Information Technology

Network Management

IT231-1 Network Management 1
Course Description A graduate-level course on network security. Students are provided with a brief overview of the basic elements of networking concepts, topologies, protocols and threats necessary to understand network security issues and make security relevant decisions. An in-depth analysis of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model and layered network security mechanisms needed to provide Confidentiality, Integrity, Availability, Authorization, Authentication and Non-repudiation within a network environment is included. This course includes a treatment of cryptography and cryptographic services. An implementation plan and formal paper are required.
Credit 3 units
IT232-2 Network Management 2
Course Description This course presents the principles and practices of network administration. Students will evaluate and recommend specific IT infrastructure processes and current best practices in areas such as network configuration, user management, backup management, high-reliability configuration, and system security. Network issues such as interoperability, addressing, and routing are examined.
Credit 3 units
IT233-3 Network Management 3
Course Description A graduate course on enterprise network architecture. This course develops the skills needed to design and plan the implementation and maintenance of a diverse network environment that meets the needs of an organization’s enterprise architecture. Students will evaluate various framework models currently used by businesses and government agencies and apply those models to the development of a network architecture that considers an organization's needs related to their business processes and their technical requirements for data, information, communication, software applications and security.
Credit 3 units
IT234-4 Network Management 4
Course Description A graduate-level course on network governance and risk assessment. Effective strategy and policy development are the keys to unlocking the value of technology for a business. Students will learn to evaluate various strategies and apply them to the business needs of an organization through the development and effective communication of network and IT policies. The principles of network and IT governance, goal alignment, risk management, policy development, process establishment and continuous improvement are applied to construct an effective information technology service that improves performance and competitiveness within the organization.
Credit 3 units