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MGT-201 Mini MBA in Telecommunications (in French)

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Mini MBA in Telecom

“The course overachieved expectations & was most appreciated”, E.J., MTN South Africa

Acquire the Cross-functional Knowledge, Skills and Techniques to Excel in Telecommunications Management with Neotelis' Mini MBA in Telecommunications

The telecommunications industry is becoming ever more global and competitive. Success in telecom requires sharp, business-savvy management teams and sound business management principles. The Mini MBA in Telecommunications covers the areas essential for organizational and personal success in telecommunications.

TAKE-AWAY BENEFITS

Attend Neotelis' Mini MBA in Telecommunications to learn the key business practices and managerial skills required to increase your contribution to the success of your organization and reach your personal goals.

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Description

An intensive 5-day training course which provides participants with the cross-functional knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to excel in telecommunications management.

The course offers participants an opportunity to further master the management and business skills relevant to today's telecommunications industry. Through lectures, interactive working sessions and cases relevant to the international environment, the training course ensures that participants understand key business practices and helps develop their managerial skills to reach personal goals and increase their contribution to the success of their organization.
The Mini MBA includes a 360º Executive Case, a project-based case study running through all 5 days. It is based on a real-life, current issue pulled from industry headlines and will allow participants to apply the cross-functional knowledge and tools acquired during the Mini MBA .

Learning Outcomes

Develop Your Competencies in Key Areas and Acquire Essential Skills

 


Topics

Exclusive 360 Case Study

*Note: the course structure may be subject to change as trainings are updated on a regular basis.
DAY 1 - TELECOM INDUSTRY
A comprehensive look at the current telecom sector with a focus on the latest telecom technologies and services and the opportunities and challenges they create
Global and competitive telecommunications environment
  • Market evolution and trends
    • Growth of data, broadband, mobility, social networks, cloud services, new cable systems, infrastructure sharing, LTE/4G, others
  • New telecom players
    • Global infrastructure providers, media/content providers, OTT players and others (Google, Facebook, etc.)
    • Vertical and horizontal convergence
  • New services and offers
    • VoD, mobile money, mobile fulfilment, cloud services, OTT apps, M2M (the Internet of Things), VoWiFi, others
  • Regulation
  • Challenges, impacts and opportunities for operators and regulators
Case study #1 - Global trends and impacts
Change management
  • Why is organizational change required?
  • The change process
  • Managing change
Case study #2 - Managing change within a service provider360º Executive Case- To OTT or not to OTT? - Introduction and scenario

DAY 2 - MARKETING, SALES & CUSTOMER SERVICE
The competencies and tools to develop marketing and sales strategies which maximize customer satisfaction and loyalty
Marketing, strategic sales and customer service
  • Key trends impacting marketing, sales and customer service
  • Market intelligence
  • Marketing strategy and planning
  • New service introduction
  • Strategic sales
  • Customer service management
  • Customer experience
Case study #3 - Marketing analysis of a current telecom service offering360º Executive Case- To OTT or not to OTT? - Market & services

DAY 3 - TECHNOLOGIES & NETWORKS
What you need to know to make business decisions that take into account technical implications
Network concepts
  • Transmission & switching
  • Circuit vs packet switching
  • Core vs. access
Trends in networks & services
  • IP and convergence, multimedia, devices, others
  • Network evolution - Broadband technologies, 3G, 4G/LTE and 5G, SDN/NFV
Network planning
  • Typical processes & tasks
  • Traffic characterization & forecasting
  • Traffic concepts, GOS, QoS, SLA, security
  • Network costing & optimization
Network management, monitoring & control
  • Network Management Systems (NMS)
  • Network Operating Centers (NOCs)
  • BSS and OSS
Case study #4 - New Sector Network Project 360º Executive Case- To OTT or not to OTT? - Technical Considerations & Organizational Impacts

DAY 4 - STRATEGY & FINANCE
The tools and skills for successful strategic planning and financial analyses leading to sound business decisions
Strategic thinking and planning
  • Strategic planning process
  • Environment scanning/assessment
  • Corporate vision, missions & objectives
  • Business portfolio evaluation
  • Strategy formulation
  • Implementation
Case study #5 - Strategic analysis of a multinational converged service provider
Financial management
  • Budget and control
  • Costing/cost allocation
  • Risk assessment and management techniques
  • Investment analysis (Business case)
  • Financial information and data for executive decision-making
Case study #6 - Financial analysis of an infrastructure project360º Executive Case- To OTT or not to OTT? - Final preparation

DAY 5 - MANAGEMENT
A set of competencies to enhance your leadership and management capabilities
Management and leadership
  • The importance of competent management
  • The effective manager: skills and techniques
  • Leadership
Human resources management
  • Compensation
  • Performance management
  • Effective employee relations
  • Learning, training and organizational development
360º Executive Case- To OTT or not to OTT? - Presentations and debrief


Target Audience

  • Mid-level telecommunications managers looking to increase their personal and professional success by gaining a good understanding of global telecommunications management


Methodology

A combination of engaging activities and dynamic presentations to stimulate and maximize participants' learning.

Methodology

Location

A selection of Neotelis' training courses is held in various cities around the world. Please contact us at training@neotelis.com for the complete Yearly Training Calendar.

Locations




Neotelis can also deliver in-house sessions of this course specifically for your organization. Please contact us at training@neotelis.com for more information and a Proposal.



About Neotelis

Neotelis provides training, consulting, conferences and publications to the telecommunications industry worldwide. Its team of senior experts has trained thousands of executives and managers working for operators, regulators, policy-makers and governments in over 120 countries around the world.

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Next training
From 23 to 27 April 2018
Dakar, Senegal
Price
3995 $

Includes tuition, material, online access (Virtual Classroom/e-Learning Trainings) and lunches/refreshments during the course (Face-to-Face Trainings).
Registration deadline
Friday 9 March 2018
Our expert
Peter Barnes
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Availability
  • Face-to-Face
Testimonials
I had a very pleasant experience in the training session, the 360 approach is a mind opener to perform my job. H. S. M. (Tigo Bolivia)
Always a good explanation of every question from the instructor. J. B. (Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (SUTEL))
Thank you very much, an excellent course given by an excellent instructor. H. A. ( Saudi Telecom Company (STC))
It's fantastic having a high level 360 view on telecom markets. Very insightful content, well explained. Thanks Bryan. J. F. T. (MTN Cameroon)
The training was excellent in a nutshell. I did learn a lot during the course of this training.J. F. A. (Digicel-Haiti)
It was an instructive program and we did enjoy it tremendously. A. O. (MTN Nigeria)
Very useful course for telecom workers. Discussions were open and attendees easily shared their views. G. L. (MTN Bénin)
Rich content in this training, good overview of telecom. B. B. (MTN Côte d'Ivoire)
Very insightful program. Trainer is very knowledgeable and course structure is extensive.P. D. (MTN Ghana)
It is a good course that should be rolled out to all managers in the organization. F. O. (MTN Ghana)
The practical work relates to the real issues we face in our professional lives. M. M. (MTN Business)