Date Added: Jun 2012
Optical link design is one of the most important jobs that engineers of telecommunications traffic are trained to. In the course Optical Communication Systems students are, among others, trained to design an optical link. In this paper the outline of university course improvement is shown. In order to provide students adequate knowledge the authors have improved this course by implementing semi practical teaching methodology. In addition they have developed training software. Traditional telecommunications networks are migrating towards Next Generation Networks (NGNs).