CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) training and certification in Washington DC
George Mason University, Volgenau School of Engineering

TAIT 0131: Cisco Certified Network Professional


Cisco Certified Network Professional

The Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certificate program is designed to teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to plan, implement, secure, maintain, and troubleshoot converged enterprise networks. Through extensive hands-on exercises, participants will be taught job skills and responsibilities that are associated with professional-level job roles such as network engineer, systems engineer, network support engineer, network administrator, network consultant , and system integrator.

This cohort certificate program consists of three courses: Implementing IP Routing (ROUTE), Implementing IP Switching (SWITCH), and Maintaining and Troubleshooting IP Networks (TSHOOT).

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) validates the ability to plan, implement, verify and troubleshoot local and wide-area enterprise networks and work collaboratively with specialists on advanced security, voice, wireless and video solutions.

Audience and Prerequisites

This course is designed for individuals who either have the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification or equivalent knowledge.

Course Outline Detail

Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE)

  • Planning Routing Services
  • Implementing an EIGRP based Solution
  • Implementing a Scalable Multiarea Network OSPF based Solution
  • Implement an IPv4 based redistribution solution
  • Implement Path Control
  • Connecting an Enterprise Network to ISP Networks

Implementing Cisco Switched Networks (SWITCH)

  • Analyzing Campus Network Designs
  • Implementing VLANs in Campus Networks
  • Implementing Spanning Tree
  • Implementing Inter-VLAN Routing
  • Implementing First Hop Redundancy in a Campus Environment
  • Implementing a Highly Available Network
  • Minimizing Service Loss and Data Theft in a Campus Network
  • Integrating Wireless LANs into a Campus Network
  • Accommodating Voice and Video in Campus Networks

Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks (TSHOOT)

  • Planning Maintenance for Complex Networks
  • Selecting Maintenance and Troubleshooting Tools and Applications
  • Planning Troubleshooting Processes for Complex Enterprise Networks
  • Maintaining and Troubleshooting Campus Switching-Based Problems
  • Maintaining and Troubleshooting Routing Based Solutions
  • Maintaining and Troubleshooting Network Security Solutions
  • Maintaining and Troubleshooting Integrated, Complex Enterprise Networks

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10.8 CEUs
108 Hours
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