Computers have contributed to the rise and spread of the Internet, which has now become the driving force for networked societies around the globe. In this course, you will be introduced to the fundamentals of the Internet and its related technologies in the business environment. Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.
Foundations skills are not product or system specific. They are a combination of minimal technical and non-technical skills and knowledge required for those interested in developing specific Internet skills as a designer, developer, or administrator. The course defines the basic understanding of essential business practices that relate directly to Internet technologies.
Students should understand fundamental computer concepts such as how to run applications, manage files, and use a web browser.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Explore the concepts of Information Technology and the Internet.
- Examine how computers communicate across the Internet and the technologies that enable internet working.
- Examine the various technologies that constitute the World Wide Web.
- Configure the security and privacy settings in Windows Internet Explorer 7.0.
- Explore multimedia and other components embedded in a Web page.
- Identify the different types of databases and the fundamentals of Web search engines.
- Communicate over the Web.
- Examine the various aspects of email communication.
- Manage personal information using Microsoft Office Outlook 2007.
- Explore the services and tools available on the Internet.
- Examine the various security issues related to the Internet.
- Examine the fundamentals of project management.