5G Training for Non-Engineers

Commitment 2 Days, 7-8 hours a day.
Language English
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Delivery Options Instructor-Led Onsite, Online, and Classroom Live


The 5G Training for Non-Engineers course introduces the landscape and fundamental technologies of the 5G marketplace and technologies. Designed with the non-technical professional in mind, this course provides day-to-day examples of the intricacies and competitive landscape of the industry. Learn how 5G wireless technology is considered for deployment in different frequency bands with large amounts of bandwidth and massive MIMO (MU-MIMO) supporting network slicing for new market segments and use cases such as massive broadband, VR/AR, massive IoT, autonomous and connected cars, smart cities, mission-critical applications, space communications, and industrial automation.

The 5G course gives an overview of the 5G end-to-end network, its capabilities, and deployment scenarios. It helps network leaders prepare for the gradual deployment of 5G so they can guide their teams for effective network planning. 5G Training Course for Non-Engineers provides an overview of the key features of the 5th Generation (5G) wireless and mobile networks, discussing the motivation for 5G and the main challenges in developing this new technology.

  • 2 days of 5G Training for Non-Engineers with an expert instructor
  •  5G Training for Non-Engineers Electronic Course Guide
  • Certificate of Completion
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee



Upon completing this 5G Wireless Training for Non-Engineers course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

  • Learn the basics of 5G wireless and mobile communication
  • Describe 5G use cases and applications
  • Learn the key concepts behind 5G
  • Describe 5G architecture, deployments, and implementation
  • Describe 5G mobile communications trends
  • Learn about 5G NG-RAN architecture, backhaul, midhaul, and fronthaul transport
  • Identify key features of 5G NR, mmW spectrum, and massive MIMO
  • Compare and contrast the deployment scenarios of Non-Standalone (NSA) and dual connectivity and Standalone (SA) deployment
  • Explore ideas behind 5G core network architecture, network slicing, and Multi-Access Edge Computing
  • We can adapt this 5G Wireless Training for Non-Engineers course to your group’s background and work requirements at little to no added cost.
  • If you are familiar with some aspects of this 5G Wireless Training for Non-Engineers course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
  • We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the 5G Wireless Training for Non-Engineers around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
  • If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the 5G Wireless Training for Non-Engineers course in a manner understandable to lay audiences.

The target audience for this 5G Wireless Training for Non Engineers course:

  • This course is designed to provide a general overview of 5G for non-engineers.   high-level technical overview to personnel involved in product management, marketing, planning, design, engineering, and operations

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this 5G Training for Non-Engineers course are:

  • None


Introduction and Overview of 5G
  • What is 5G?
  • 5G Economics and Regulations
  • Economic outlook and timeline
  • 5G Deployment
  • Global outlook
  • Mobile Telecommunications Regulation
  • Frequency bands, infrastructure policy
  • Underlying Technologies Overview: FDMA (1G), TDMA and FDMA (2G), CDMA (3G), CDMA (3G), W-CDMA (3G), OFDMA (4G)
  • Related WiFi Wireless Standards: 802.11ac / 802.11ad/802.11ay / 802.11ax
  • Evolution to 5G
  • Key enablers of 5G
  • 5G compared with 4G
  • Roadmap to 5G
  • Network Evolution: 1G, 2G, 3G, 4G, 4.5G, LTE, LTE-A, LTE-A Pro, 5G-NR
  • 3GPP family: LTE Advanced, Advanced Pro (4.5G Pro/pre-5G/4.9G), 5G, Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT)
  • 5G NR (New Radio) Frequency Bands
  • NR frequency bands below 6 GHz 38.104
  • 5G architecture
  • 5G NG-RAN
  • gNB and Split architecture
  • Backhaul, Midhaul, Fronthaul
  • CPRI and Ethernet
  • Cloud and Virtualization
  • 5G NR Air Interface
  • 5G spectrum and mmW
  • Massive MIMO and beamforming
  • 5G NR NSA Deployment
  • 5G Core Network architecture
  • Network slicing in 5G
  • Edge computing
  • Migrating from NSA to SA
5G Use cases and Applications
  • Fixed Wireless Broadband
  • Enhanced Mobile Broadband
  • Context-Aware Services
  • Critical services and infrastructure control
  • Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and Mixed-Reality
  • Connected and Autonomous Vehicles: vehicle-to-vehicle V2V, vehicle-to-infrastructure V2I, and vehicle-to-everything V2X, etc.
  • Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
  • Connected World, Smart-city, Smart-grid
  • Healthcare and mission-critical applications
5G Advantages
  • The peak data rate, Real-world speeds
  • Latency: User plane latency, Control plane latency, URLLC (Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency Communications)
  • Efficiency: Spectral efficiency, Power efficiency, Network efficiency
  • Bandwidth, number of devices / eMBB (Enhanced Mobile Broadband) / mMTC (Massive Machine Type Communications) / eMTC (Enhanced Machine-Type Communication)
  • Availability and Reliability
  • Connection density / Urban density / Rural
Key Concepts in 5G
  • LTE and LTE-advanced air-interface
  • 5G air-interface 5G NR (New Radio)
  • LTE Core Network (Evolved Packet Core)
  • 5G core network
  • Standards bodies: 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
  • IEEE 802.11, European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI)
  • Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN), International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
  • Low-band spectrum New Radio (NR) or sub-6GHz band / FR1 (<6 GHz)
  • High-band spectrum FR2 millimeter wave (mmWave)
  • Traffic engineering and Quality of Service (QoS)
  • Internet-of-Things
  • Machine communication
  • Heterogeneous and multilayered networks
  • Standalone (SA) vs. Non-Standalone (NSA) Networks
Key Enabling Technologies
  • Multiple-input and multiple-output (MIMO)
  • Multi-user MIMO (MU-MIMO) / Massive MIMO
  • Beamforming
  • Space-division multiple access (SDMA)
  • New spectrum
  • Unlicensed spectrum
  • License Assisted Access (LAA) and LTE-WLAN Aggregation (LWA)
  • Radio Access Network (RAN): Centralized RAN (C-RAN), Digitalized RAN (D-RAN), and Virtualized RAN (V-RAN)
  • Multi-RAT technology
  • Flexible Software Defined Networks (SDNs)
  • Edge computing
  • Network Function Virtualization (NFV)
  • Virtual EPC (vEPC)
  • Centralized Radio Access Network (C-RAN)
  • Mobile Edge Computing (MEC)
  • Network slicing
  • Multiplexing Space-division
  • Frequency and Time Division
  • Multiple Access
  • Orthogonal multiple access (OMA)
  • Non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA)
  • multiuser superposition transmission (MUST)
Infrastructural and Hardware
  • Essential 5G products: 5G RFIC and ASIC modem chipsets, 5G home routers, 5G radio base station, Next-generation core
  • Backhaul network
  • Midhaul network
  • Fronthaul network: Common Public Radio Interface (CPRI)
  • Remote Radio Head (RRH) and Base Band Unit (BBU)
  • Radio Unit (RU) / Distributor Unit (DU)
  • NGFI (Next Generation Fronthaul Interface)
  • Metro-core network: Mobile Switching Centers (MSC)
  • Indoor and outdoor distributed antenna systems (DASs)
  • Outdoor Small Cell, Metro Cell, Picocell, Femtocell
  • eNode-B and user equipment /enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB)
  • Antennas
  • 5G modems
Security, Access, Authentication, and Privacy Issues
  • Smart-Grid security: IEEE, IEC, NIST standards
  • Identity management
  • Universal SIM technology
  • Universal Integrated Circuit Cards
  • 5G radio network security
  • Automated validation of IoT devices
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