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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
26 - 28 February 2020 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST 3 Day Intensive Wireless Communications Course
Get a comprehensive review of wireless communications. Study wireless transmission and reception principles, electromagnetic propagation, antenna characteristics, wireless network access techniques and more.
04 March 2020 9:00 am - 4:30 pm EST 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.
11 March 2020 9:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT Wireless Positioning and Location
Study positioning fundamentals and location methods as well as current issues including: GNSS, TOA and TDOA, RSS, indoor location, inertial positioning and data fusion.
18 March 2020 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT Wireless for the Internet of Things
Build the skills to create products for use with IoT applications, regardless of chosen platform.
25 March 2020 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT Fundamentals of 5G Small Cell Deployments
Explore 5G small cells architecture options, their effect on traffic engineering and how they will change the way the operator supports the network.
01 April 2020 9:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT Background Concepts of Optical Communication Systems
Learn basic concepts of optical communication systems to prepare for studying more advanced topics in optical communications.
08 April 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.
22 April 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.
06 May 2020 9:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT Visible Light Communications
Examine limitations of conventional wireless access technology and understand advantages and challenges of VLC and light fidelity (LiFi).
13 May 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.
14 May 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).
20 May 2020 9:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT IoT and M2M Essentials
Learn the most important things you need to consider when developing a new Internet of Things or Machine-to-Machine product or service.
03 June 2020 9:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT Software Defined Networking for Optical Networks: A Practical Introduction
Learn about the main drivers, uses, key benefits, current trends and underlying technologies around the concept of an SDN control plane.