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Education & Training

IEEE Communications Society online courses are offered live, via WebEx. You can interact directly with the course instructors and will receive access to the course recording for subsequent review.

Upcoming Courses

Date Time Course Title & Description
12 August 2020 9:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT High Throughput Satellites
Explore the configuration and application of HTS systems that provide broad interactive services from space-based repeaters. Study selection of orbit, frequency band and configuring payload.
14 August 2020 9:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT Wi-Fi Security
Learn about the motivations for wireless and Wi-Fi security as well as initial attempts with open authentication, WEP-based authentication, WEP encryption, etc.; and WPA3.
20 August 2020 9:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT LTE Performance and Optimization Framework
Get a comprehensive overview of performance and optimization aspects of the LTE radio access network from a non-vendor perspective.
03 September 2020 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT Introduction to MIMO
Learn about MIMO theory and use as well as its application in Wi-Fi and 4G cellular (LTE).
16 September 2020 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT Next-Generation Multi-Access Service Based 5G Architecture
Understand end-to-end 5G architecture and its roadmap, including 5G core, enabling variety of use cases, next generation service-based architecture and telco cloud.
18 September 2020 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT Fundamentals of 5G Small Cell Deployment
Explore 5G small cells architecture options, their effect on traffic engineering and how they will change the way the operator supports the network.
23 September 2020 9:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT Optical Wireless Communications: Recent Applications in Terrestrial, Space, Satellite and Underwater
Learn the fundamentals, theory, and practical implementations of optical wireless communications (OWC) with a special focus on technologies and techniques in achieving high bandwidth.
30 September 2020 9:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT Photonic Technologies in the Data Center
Learn about the main strengths, limitations, and future prospects of photonic technologies and platforms that underpin the optical networks in data centers.
15 October 2020 9:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT 5G/NR Non-Standalone Deployment: Implementation, Performance and Challenges
Learn the fundamentals of the architecture, air interface and 3GPP deployment options of 5G New Radio (5G NR) as well as the interworking of NR with LTE regarding radio functionality, bearer handling, mobility and performance.