Polytechnic graduate

CENTRE FOR STRATEGIC AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT or CENTRE OF ENTERPRENEUREAL STUDIES

Executives, managers, and practitioners across the country can participate in the courses offered by NTNU Center for Lifelong Learning (CELL).

Short programs help professionals to gain crucial knowledge and take home applicable skills. Short programs students learn from NTNU faculty who are leaders in their fields from various disciplines.

Networking

Design, create and maintain appropriate network solutions. Implement client-server based networks and develop mobile networks. Perform the role of network administrator.

OBJECTIVES:

  • To introduce students to the fundamentals of computer systems architecture. The students will develop the knowledge and skills required to successfully plan, construct, optimize and maintain a modern PC-based computer system. Emphasis is placed on safe and effective industry practices, with the student gaining practical experience by producing a reliable and efficient standalone machine at the course’s completion.
  • This course introduces the student to some of the principles and issues involved in the use and impact of information technology in a wide context. Particular emphasis is placed on ethical behavior and use of common business practices.
  • This course provides the student with an introduction to the concepts of computer networking. It also provides an opportunity for practical experience in configuring a modern small office/home office Local Area Network (LAN). This practical work is related to issues of system security, performance and reliability, with the objective of setting up efficient and effective network systems.
  • This course provides the student with an overview of the software development process and the importance of design. The depiction of programme designs will be introduced using a variety of methods and students will develop programme designs for a variety of problems. Students will be introduced to fundamental programming skills and given experience in developing and maintaining applications in the chosen environment.
  • This course develops the student’s knowledge in the field of computer networking and data communications principles and technologies. With emphasis on the medium sized corporate environment, it introduces the student to the Network Development Life Cycle model, and also offers an opportunity for practical experience in analyzing, designing and implementing a Microsoft™- based network system. This practical work is related to the concepts of system security, performance and reliability, with the objective of learning how to set up an efficient and effective network system.
  • This course focuses on the planning and implementation of secure and reliable Information and Communication Technology systems for Small to Medium Enterprises (SME). It addresses the technical issues surrounding fault tolerance and security for core networking services, as well as addressing the importance of core services as part of a larger service offering.
  • This course provides the student with an introduction to protecting the corporate ICT environment from security breaches and their consequences. Successful industry based practices are analyzed and evaluated, and the student gains practical experience in implementing relevant security strategies. This work is related to the fundamental concepts surrounding the security of systems, with the objective of setting up a secure infrastructure.

    Software and Web Development

    Learn to design and develop software and web applications and implement solutions through the selection and application of appropriate software development tools. Develop and implement business solutions using dynamically generated content to a client web browser and provide business solutions using server and client side web pages.

    OBJECTIVES:

      • This course provides the student with an understanding of the way in which business organizations utilize information using computers to represent and store data. Fundamental data structures and organization, and database concepts and applications are covered.
      • This course introduces the student to some of the principles and issues involved in the use and impact of information technology in a wide context. Particular emphasis is placed on ethical behavior and use of common business practices.
      • This course provides the student with an overview of the software development process and the importance of design. The depiction of programme designs will be introduced using a variety of methods and students will develop programme designs for a variety of problems. Students will be introduced to fundamental programming skills and given experience in developing and maintaining applications in the chosen environment.
      • This course gives the student a detailed view of the operation of the Internet that enables current generation systems to handle text, graphics and multimedia, using current generation commercial software.
      • This course is an introduction to the development of database applications, with an emphasis on providing students with practical experience developing single-user and multi-user database applications using a commercially significant current generation programming and database environment. Students will learn how to access and update databases using a wide range of facilities in Structured Query Language (SQL), and how to deal with issues of concurrent access by several users.
      • This course provides students with an introduction to the principles of object-oriented analysis, design, programming and testing, and offers them experience in applying these principles to software development using an object-oriented programming language in common use.
      • This course will also provide the student with the skills necessary to produce a dynamically generated website suitable for use by business, computing or other specialist area.

    Interior Design and Decoration

    The Diploma in Interior Design at NTNU CELL Institute provides students with a comprehensive foundation in interior design with a specific focus on the development of the relevant knowledge, skills and attitudes required in the design and communication of design. Graduates will have knowledge of residential building construction, interiors, furnishings and decorative treatments, and be able to advise clients on all aspects of residential interior design including hard and soft furnishings, color applications, lighting, décor accessories. Gaining the Diploma leads to on-job competence as skilled and professional décor/design consultants and may enable students to undertake further education in interior or architectural design.

    OBJECTIVES:

    • To introduce students to selected fundamental historical, theoretical, philosophical and ideological concepts and viewpoints as they relate to contemporary art, design and visual culture. To introduce processes of research, analysis and communication and enable the discussion of ideas concerning visual culture in the context of art/design theories.
    • To develop draughting techniques using relevant computer drawing software and manual draughting techniques to describe architectural elements and spaces. Understand structure through the development of technical drawing language expressed in technical working drawings.
    • To introduce skills and develop confidence in the ability to communicate ideas in an interior design context. Using a range of manual and digital media students will learn techniques to create two dimensional interior and architectural drawings for concept visualization, exploration, evaluation, validation and presentation.
    • To develop awareness and understanding of the factors that influence how people use and experience space through project-based exploration in a practical studio environment. Students will be introduced to the use of materials and technology in an interior design context including the use of sustainable materials and production processes. It will cover three main areas: • overview of construction methods; • materials, techniques and processes used in the creation of physical models for the development, evaluation, and communication of interior design projects; • materials employed in interior design solutions.
    • To develop a creative response to the use of space and further develop awareness and understanding of the factors that influence how people use and experience space. Students will analyze and interpret a brief and be responsible for the entire process from concept development to the display of a built outcome in either a small residential or public context.
    • To explore the interface between marketing and creative practice, the issues raised when applying marketing models to creative endeavors, and to develop effective tools and strategies for marketing the arts in the contemporary Creative Industries.

    Computer Hardware Engineering Technology

    To impart the necessary skills leading to the acquisition of skilled, enterprising and self-reliant personnel in Computer Hardware Engineering Technology.

    OBJECTIVES:

    A product of NTNU CELL Institute in Computer Hardware Engineering Technology should be able to:

    • Operate and maintain basic Operating Systems (DOS & Windows).
    • Understand the computer environment and acquire the skills needed to identify and optimize memory and computer configuration.
    • Start and manage computer-based businesses.
    • Carry out routine (preventive) maintenance of Computer systems.
    • Be able to assemble and install microcomputers.
    • Partition and format disks and load file.
    • Install window NT\200x in a multi-boot configuration.
    • Partition and format disks and load files.
    • Install and uninstall software.
    • Detect technical faults in a Micro Computer.
    • Setup and troubleshoot basic Network in LAN.

    Applied Accounting

    Applied research for solving complex accounting and reporting issues including both financial and tax accounting cases. Presentations and papers showing results of research are required.

    OBJECTIVES:

    On completion of this programme, the trainee should be able to:

    • Learn methods and practices of professional accounting and tax research.
    • Understand the complexity of the issues affecting accounting policy at the promulgation, regulation, and corporate levels.
    • Understand the complexity of issues affecting individuals and entities in tax planning and compliance.
    • Develop the skills necessary to analyze complex cases on various contemporary accounting and tax issues.
    • Use the information technology and various data bases for professional accounting and tax research.
    • Learn models of judgment and decision making in accounting including the effects of ethical, critical and creative thinking on problem solving and decision making.
    • Learn communication skills in professional accounting and tax research.