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ENTS625
Management and Organizational Behavior in the Telecommunications Industry
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Roles of the general manager in: determining target markets and designing strategies for them; formulating and implementing corporate and business level strategies; and staffing, developing, and managing human resources and coordinating them with the organization's financial and physical resources. Also emphasizes the building of interpersonal skills with respect to the selection of members for work teams and team formation, leadership of teams toward the achievement of strategic goals and total quality, the development and motivation of team members, and the evaluation of team and individual performance.
Restricted to ENTS majors. All non-majors will need to obtain department permission.
ENTS632
Telecommunications Marketing Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Must be in Telecommunications (Master's) program.
Topics covered include strategic marketing, sales and customer service challenges confronting organizations in the computer, communications and media industries. The course also addresses volatile technology, regulatory and competitive environments as a backdrop to strategic planning and management in the marketing domain.
Restricted to ENTS majors. All non-majors will need to obtain department permission.
ENTS641
Networks and Protocols II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: ENTS640.
Restriction: Must be in Telecommunications (Master's) program.
Techniques for the specification, design, analysis, verification and testing of communication protocols are discussed. The course includes detailed discussion on routing protocols in the Internet. This includes Routing Information Protocol (RIP), Enchanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP). Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), and Border Gateway Protocol (BGP4).
ENTS649B
ENTS656
Introduction to Cellular Communication Networks
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Concepts and techniques involved in wireless digital communications with emphasis on cellular and PCS systems. Properties of Mobile radio channels; intersymbol interference, multipath, and fading effects; interleaving and diversity; multiple access schemes (TDMA, FDMA, CDMA); interuser interference, traffic issues, and cell capacity; power control strategies; frequency reuse and channel assignment; handoff, paging, and location update; cell layout; introduction to cellular and PCS standards.
Restricted to ENTS majors.
ENTS669D
(Perm Req)
ENTS669J
Special Topics in Computing; Internet of Things Lab
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisites: For ENTS Program students only
ENTS689F
Special Topics in Telecommunications; Fundamentals of Wireless LANs
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Prerequisites: For ENTS Program students only.

Click here for more course information. https://telecom.umd.edu/courses/#ENTS689F
ENTS699C
(Perm Req)
Independent Study in Telecommunications; Advanced Embedded Signal Processing
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Permission of ENTS program only.

Students work on an Embedded Signal Processing research project under the supervision of the instructor.
ENTS699M
Independent Study in Telecommunications; Python Programming
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
ENTS749E
ENTS759G
Advanced Topics in Communications; Radio Access Technologies, Networks ans System Design
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
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