NETFOX Academy powered by Cisco - Online Courses

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As Cisco is our core partner in NETFOX, we offer in collaboration with Netacad Program, online free courses. Cisco Networking Academy identifies and develops the skills people and businesses need to thrive in a digital economy. We work with educators, employers, and technology experts to create courses that prepare students for the future.

Employers worldwide recognize the quality of the Cisco Networking Academy curriculum in preparing students for entry-level IT jobs. More than 1 million students participate each year, and 1.3 million students obtained new jobs between 2005 and 2014.

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Introduction to Packet Tracer Beginning (Duration: 10 h, Language: English)

The Introduction to Packet Tracer course is designed for beginners with no prior networking knowledge.

The self-paced course teaches the basic operations of Cisco Packet Tracer, the robust simulation tool used to visualize networks. Multiple hands-on activities focus on everyday examples including networking and Internet of Things (IoT) exposing learners to important concepts while at the same time reinforcing learnings. Whether you want to develop networking knowledge or you plan to take one of the Networking Academy courses that use Packet Tracer, you will find Introduction to Packet Tracer provides valuable tips and best practices for using Cisco Packet Tracer.

  • Learn the basic operations of Packet Tracer: - File commands, visualization and configuration of networking devices.
  • Simulate the interactions of data traveling through the network.
  • Learn to visualize the network in logical and physical modes.
  • Reinforce your understanding with extensive hands-on networking and IoT activities.
  • Get immediate feedback on your work through built-in quizzes and tests.
  • Connect with the global Cisco Networking Academy community.

If you want to participate click here.

Get connected! (Duration: 30 h, Language: English)

How do I use mouse and keyboard? What is actually an operating system? How do I connect the computer to the Internet? How do social networks actually work? And what do I do when my computer strikes?

Knowledge of these and other IT-related issues is essential for a successful career. "Get Connected" provides an introduction to the digital world and provides basic knowledge about computers and the Internet.
The interactive course in German-language includes around 12 hours of online learning content. Short videos and exercises deepen the new knowledge gained. A final test verifies the understanding of what has been learned.

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Introduction to Cybersecurity (Duration: 15 h, Language: English)

The Introduction to Cybersecurity course explores the broad topic of cybersecurity in a way that matters to you.

Learn how to protect your personal data and privacy online and in social media, and why more and more IT jobs require cybersecurity awareness and understanding.

  • Learn what cybersecurity is and what it means for you personally and professionally.
  • Learn how to be safe online by understanding the most common threats, attacks and vulnerabilities.
  • Find out how businesses protect their operations from cyber attacks and why jobs are growing.
  • Study at your own pace and reinforce your understanding with activities and quizzes.
  • Connect with the global Cisco Networking Academy community.

If you want to participate click here.

Cybersecurity Essentials (Intermediate Duration: 30 h, Language: English)

Become an expert in Cybersecurity. Obtain the basic knowledge of network security.

The bad news first: Businesses and government organizations are increasingly becoming the target of cyberattacks and economic espionage. The good news: knowledge about cybersecurity is becoming more and more valuable and experts for hacker defense always in demand. That's why you are now familiar with the subject matter and you are sure to have the best career opportunities.The course "Cyber Security Essentials" guarantees you an optimal start into the complex topic of network security. In a simple and comprehensible way, you gain important basic knowledge about cybersecurity and security principles, the connection between data and network security, the confidential and secure implementation of data in programs, servers and networks, and the development of security strategies in companies.

Participation is free of charge, If you want to participate click here.

Introduction to the Internet of Things (IoT) (Beginning Duration: 20 h, Language: English)

Cars that control themselves? A refrigerator that independently orders food? Blinds that open or close automatically depending on the light and weather conditions?

All this is made possible by the communication of people with machines and the interconnection of machines, the Internet of Things. The course "Introduction to the Internet of Things" gives you an overview of the concepts and challenges of digital transformation. The development of the Internet and the connections between machines are the focus. You will learn how to connect different devices and data on the basis of networks, and how digital decision-making processes work.

Participation is free of charge, If you want to participate click here.

Entrepreneurship (Intermediate Duration: 15 h, Language: English)

The Entrepreneurship course uses interactive, online case studies to show how to apply network technology skills to start a business or advance your career.

  • Increase your self-confidence and personal motivation.
  • Learn how to capture the customer's needs and design for them.
  • Improve leadership skills and financial literacy.
  • Learn about starting different kinds of businesses from an Internet café to a consulting service and more.
  • Connect with the global Cisco Networking Academy community.

Participation is free of charge, If you want to participate click here.

Be Your Own Boss (Beginning Duration: 8 h, Language: English)

The Be Your Own Boss course is a series of 8 modules on how to run a successful technology business and become a “technopreneur.”

Each hour-long module includes an instructional video, insights from a noted technopreneur, and a quiz.

  • Understand what a technopreneur is and how to become one.
  • Discover how to put your creativity to work, test your ideas, and research the market.
  • Develop a business plan and get you and your team ready for market.
  • Create a business contract and develop business relationships with customers.
  • Connect with the global Cisco Networking Academy community.

 

Participation is free of charge. If you want to participate please send en email via contact form to enroll.

Mobility Fundamentals (Intermediate Duration: 1.5 h, Language: English)

Created by the Networking Academy community, Mobility Fundamentals is a series of modules that builds on concepts presented in IT Essentials and the first two CCNA Routing and Switching courses.

Course modules are 1.5 hours each and cover a variety of mobile and wireless topics such as technologies, standards, and setting up a simple home network.

  • Learn about mobile and wireless concepts, technology, standards, security, and applications.
  • Learn about wireless local area network (LAN) design and configuration best practices.
  • Gain troubleshooting expertise.
  • Practice what you learn using both real equipment and Cisco Packet Tracer, a network configuration simulation tool.
  • Connect with the global Cisco Networking Academy community.

 

Participation is free of charge. If you want to participate please send en email via contact form to enroll.

IoT Fundamentals (Duration: 3 courses, 140 hours; Language: English)

The hands-on IoT Fundamentals curriculum addresses the main stages of digitization:

  1. identifying and communicating a business or social problem;
  2. designing and connecting IoT devices to interact with the physical world;
  3. gathering, managing, and visualizing the data generated; and
  4. presenting your IoT solution to a panel of experts.

The first course, Connecting Things, focuses on identifying, designing, prototyping, and presenting an IoT solution that securely solves a current business or social problem. It is recommended that you have a basic understanding of how to network devices in a LAN and connect them to the internet; an ability to solve basic algorithmic problems using a programming language; knowledge of basic physics concepts such as current, voltage, resistance, and power; and a familiarity with Cisco Packet Tracer.

The Big Data & Analytics course builds on Connecting Things, teaching you how to collect, store, and visualize data obtained from IoT sensors. You’ll develop the ability to extract data and use data analytics to gain insights, an extremely valuable skill to employers. It is recommended that you have experience writing and debugging Python code. In the hackathon, you’ll apply the multidisciplinary skills learned in Connecting Things and Big Data & Analytics to identify and solve a real-world problem.

  • Learn rapid prototyping techniques using Maker technologies such as sensors, electronics, and Arduino microcontrollers.
  • Use visual programming or Python to enable a Raspberry Pi for the gathering and storing of data via APIs.
  • Practice what you learn using both real equipment and Cisco Packet Tracer, a network configuration simulation tool.
  • Deliver business value for your IoT solution by applying analytical thinking and gaining insights from the data you’ve collected.
  • Develop high-demand skills such as creative problem-solving, critical thinking, collaboration and communication in hands-on lab and hackathon experiences.
  • Connect with the global Cisco Networking Academy community.

 

Participation is free of charge. If you want to participate please send en email via contact form to enroll.




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If necessary, we will be happy to support you with additional information and of course to answer any questions from your side. Please don't hesitate to contact our Networking Academy Manager Rita Butman either by telephone 033203 290-852 or over the contact form.