This course builds on operating systems concepts. It provides the student with a more detailed understanding of platform management. Students will be using numerous administrative tools to install, configure, manage and troubleshoot systems, applications and its services on an operating system platform. By extension students are expected to use this knowledge to manage different operating systems platforms including cluster systems and to some extent mobile operating system platforms. The course will be delivered using a combination of lectures and various online resources. Assignments will take the form of written examinations, lab examinations, group projects and presentations.