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CBP Computer Technology

The CBP™ Computer Technology Specialist Certification provides the business professional with working knowledge of the essential computer technology concepts required to survive in today’s technological workplace. Co... Show More
Course Prerequisites:
Computer Literacy
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Attend training in a classroom environment at a campus near you. Instructor-led training is still the number one delivery method of choice because it allows you to interact and discuss the training material, either individually or in a group setting, and you gain access to expert knowledge from certified instructors. This form of guided learning is impactful and produces positive learning outcomes. Day, evening and Saturday classes are offered.

Duration
4 Days

Course Content

Module 1: Introduction to Computers

  • The Computer
  • Types of Computers
  • PCs: Desktops, Laptops, Tablet PCs,
  • Handheld Computers & PDAs
  • Servers
  • Mainframe Computers
  • Centralized Computing
  • Minicomputers

Module 2: PC Architecture & Components

  • PC Architecture
  • Computer Case & Power Supply Unit
  • System Board & Expansion Slots
  • Central Processing Unit (CPU)
  • Computer Memory
  • Video Card
  • BIOS Chip & CMOS Memory Chip
  • The PC Boot Sequence

Module 3: Computer Storage Systems

  • Computer Storage Solutions
  • Hard Drive Storage
  • Floppy Drives & Usage Guidelines
  • CD-ROM & CD Usage Guidelines
  • CD-ROM/CD-RW Drive Speeds
  • DVD-ROM Drives & Usage Guidelines
  • Tape Backup Drives
  • USB Disk & Flash Storage

Module 4: Input/Output Devices

  • Input Devices: The Keyboard, The Mouse, Pointing Devices
  • Other Input Devices: Scanners, Digital Cameras & Microphones
  • Output Devices: Monitors
  • Printers: Dot-Matrix Printers, Inkjet & Bubble Jet Printers & Laser Printers
  • Plotters & Speakers
  • Connecting Input/Output Devices: Serial,
  • Parallel, Universal Serial Bus, SCSI FireWire Connections

Module 5: Computer Software

  • Computer Software
  • Types of Computer Software
  • Operating Systems (OS): DOS, Microsoft
  • Windows, UNIX, Linux & Macintosh
  • Network Operating System (NOS):
  • Microsoft Windows Server, Netware
  • Server, UNIX & Linux
  • Common Applications
  • File Extensions
  • Computer Performance

Module 6: Networking Essentials

  • Understanding Networks
  • Networking Components
  • Types of Networks
  • Transmission Media: Cable Media & Wireless Media
  • Encryption: Symmetric Encryption & Asymmetric Encryption
  • Digital Signatures & Digital Certificates
  • Backup Strategies: Full, Incremental & Differential Backups

Module 10: Computer Health & Safety Considerations

  • Computer Health & Safety Considerations
  • Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • (WMSDs) & Prevention
  • WMSD in the Computer Environment:
  • Vision Problems, Tendonitis & Back
  • Problems
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)
  • Symptoms of CTS
  • CTS Prevention & Treatment
  • Stress Management
  • Body Posture and Alignment
  • Ergonomics in the Computer Environment
  • Computer Workspace Layout
  • Computer desks, Chairs & Footrest
  • Computer Lighting
  • The Monitor & Anti-glare strategies
  • Additional Lighting
  • Keyboard/ Mouse Trays
  • Keyboard & Mouse Usage
  • Electrical Safety: Surge Protector,
  • Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) & Power Generators
  • Media Access Protocols
  • Network Connectivity Devices: Network Interface Cards
  • (NIC), Modems, Repeaters, Hubs, Bridges, Switches, Routers & Gateways
  • Network Protocols
  • The Network Operating System (NOS)
  • Network Services
  • Peer-to-Peer Architecture
  • Client/Server Architecture

Module 7: Internet Technology & Concepts

  • Understanding the Internet
  • Internet History
  • The Internet Structure
  • IP Addresses
  • Domain Naming System (DNS)
  • Intranets, Extranets & VPNs
  • Connecting to the Internet: Dial-up
  • Access, Cable Modems, Digital
  • Subscriber Lines & Wireless Access
  • Internet Services: WWW Services, FTP
  • Services, Email Services, Internet Telephony & Internet
  • Messaging

Module 8: Electronic Commerce

  • Electronic Commerce (E-Commerce)
  • Traditional Commerce vs. E-Commerce
  • E-Commerce Challenges: Internet
  • Taxation, Security, Intellectual Property
  • & Legitimacy
  • Types of E-Commerce: Business-to-Business (B2B) E-Commerce, Business-to-Consumer
  • (B2C) E-commerce & Online Auctions
  • Setting Up an E-Commerce Solution
  • Determining your Business Model
  • Registering your Domain Name
  • Hosting your Website
  • Building your Website
  • E-Commerce Enabling Your Website
  • Marketing Your Website

Module 9: Computer Security Measures

  • Computer Security
  • Methods of Attack: DoS, Social
  • Engineering, Brute Force, Spoofing,
  • Spamming, Sniffers, Viruses & Theft
  • Computer Security Measures:
  • Administrative, Technology & Physical Measures
  • Technology-based Measures: Password, ,
  • Access Control Lists (ACLs), Auditing & Firewalls
  • Understanding Viruses
  • Types of Viruses: MBR viruses, Macro Viruses, File Infector Viruses, Virus
  • Hoaxes, Worms & Trojans
  • Antivirus Software: The Antivirus Engine & Virus Definition Files
  • Antivirus Guidelines
  • Spyware
  • Updating Software

Module 11: Intellectual Property Rights

  • Computers and the Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Copyright
  • Copyrighting Material
  • Trademarks
  • Patents
  • Understanding Software Licensing
CTU Training Solutions , Updated: July 7th, 2017

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