This programme is highly participative, focusing on real business, technology and industry issues.
The programme is designed to give you a critical understanding of the key competency areas required for success within the telecommunications industry – enabling you to make more informed and commercially viable strategic decisions. The business simulation is the vehicle through which we maximise the competency development and ensure ideas on strategic implementation can be tested and appraised
Who Should Attend
This programme is designed for mid to senior managers, future managers, specialists, identified talent and directors from all functions within the telecommunications sector. It has been developed for those whose time is limited and who work in critical roles or situations where a lengthy period away for study is not possible. The Telecoms Mini MBA also provides an ideal opportunity to develop the organisation's talent pool and support succession planning.
Benefits of Attending
- Build value and greater efficiency within your organisation through greater innovation
- Practically apply and implement best practice, within your own busines
- Impact strategic debate at senior level
- Contribute more actively to strategic,, technology, financial, management and, marketing decisions
- Identify key technologies and fully recognise, their impact including limitations, capabilities,, implementation options and business, opportunities
- Develop new business models and competitive, advantage in order to maximise profit and, return on investment
- Evaluate and critically appraise your, organisation's position in the market and, potential future growth strategies
- Discuss with confidence current and emerging, dynamics of the telecoms market
- Effectively communicate complex, ideas to ensure consistency throughout the, organisation
- Confidently develop strategic business, opportunities and make better investment, choices
Your team of presenters and facilitators are all experts in their fields, including technical specialists, management consultants and finance specialists. All the facilitators are highly accomplished business trainers who will work with you to ensure understanding throughout the five days.
PROGRAMME DIRECTORSTony Wakefield is Training Director at the Telecoms Academy. Tony started his career in telecoms in 1981 with British Telecom, and now heads up the Informa Telecoms Academy. He trains across a wide range of subjects, including in-depth engineering training, and as Programme Director on the Telecoms Mini MBA and more advanced programmes. Tony has a degree in Electronics and Physics from Loughborough University, and is a full Member of the Institute of Leadership and Management.
Alan Mayne, Training Manager, has a wealth of experience in telecommunications and IT – having previously worked for BT, DEC, and Ericsson, where he had responsibility for supporting the GSM Network roll-out for a UK operator. Alan was also Training Manager for the Ericsson UK training centre, moving to the Telecoms Academy in 2001. He presents on a range of technical and business courses, and has full responsibility for the Telecoms Mini MBA programmes.
Dave McNally, Senior Telecommunications Trainer, began his career as a fully qualified Communications Officer and Senior Engineer with Cable and Wireless, Dave now oversees the Telecoms Academy's suite of advanced technology programmes which includes LTE and WiMAX. His huge experience and knowledge, as well as his flexible and dynamic presentation skills means he is also a very capable Programme Director on a range of telecoms management programmes.
Paul Kilby offers over 25 years experience in Telecoms & IT. He has extensive management, regulatory and project experience, holding a BEng honours degree and an MBA (Cranfield). Paul effectively conveys technical and business concepts to his delegates, whatever their background. Specialising in Modern Business & Telecoms Networks, he has special technical interests within 3/4G Air Interface & Infrastructure, SS7 over IP, & HSPA.
Dave Bowler has an extremely strong telecommunications training background, having gained a great deal of experience managing training for Cable and Wireless and Mercury Communications. He focuses primarily on advanced technology and business programmes. Dave oversees the Telecoms Academy Distance Learning portfolio, but also delivers a very wide range of training programmes to both technical and nontechnical audiences.
Sue Uglow is a strategy and marketing specialist who oversees the Telecoms Academy portfolio of marketing programmes. She has an MBA from Henley Management College and is an experienced visiting lecturer on strategy, marketing and telecoms with UK business schools and universities. Sue has also been a full time telecoms analyst with Ovum and Gartner Group, and continues to follow the market closely.
Paul O'Leary is a highly experienced and professionally qualified Training and Development professional. His expertise lies in an ability to quickly assimilate, present and articulate the capabilities of technology into the business benefits to be gained by customers. This calls for an agile and flexible approach in understanding both the technologies and the customer's requirements. The experience gained throughout his career, working for BT, Rockwell and Cisco Systems, enables him to enhance his training delivery with many anecdotes and real life examples which add real credence and gravitas, thereby enriching the learning experience for his delegates.
Helena Boschi has worked as an organisation specialist for 16 years with companies including British Airways, Cable & Wireless, Royal Bank of Scotland and Accenture focussing on leadership, crosscultural communication and teamwork. Helena brings a depth of research and knowledge to her programmes but focuses on the practical, enabling participants to apply concepts and ideas to their own organisational environments.
Stephen Brookson specialises in the provision of tailored finance training. He qualified as a chartered accountant in 1980 with KPMG and, after a period in industry, joined a leading organisation in the provision of training for chartered accountants in practice. He then joined Ernst & Young for a number of years as a consultant. An independent consultant – he develops training in the public and private sectors.
Alan Thompson is a Chartered Accountant with more than 10 years of experience in the financial management of companies, as well as advising businesses of all sizes in financial management. Alan's speciality is talking to businesses in a language they can understand, and in making the financial information relevant to the individual businesses. He ensures that the business owners know what they need to know about their business, and makes sure that they have the tools to manage their businesses effectively and uses his informal, jargon-free style to pass important concepts to his audience.
Eddie Chauncy studied at Cambridge before training as a Chartered Accountant and spending over 15 years in senior financial roles for companies such as Microsoft, Ericsson and Telewest Broadband. Initially working with Ericsson's international telecoms training centre, Eddie specialised in helping others to develop their financial skills, particularly in the telecoms and hi-tech sectors. He runs highly enjoyable and engaging courses for telecoms operators and technology companies as part of the Telecoms Academy Team.
Chris Dickin was trained as a management accountant with the Rolls-Royce aerospace division in Derby, UK. Academically, he qualified as a professional accountant and gained a Masters degree in financial control. Practically, he has a wide experience of industry and commerce including senior positions in the finance function of several major companies.
Gordon Raitt is an international management consultant specialising in the development of effective relationships at all levels within an organisation. He has almost 20 years experience designing and delivering programmes that focus on leadership, motivation, teambuilding and the development of customer lifetime value.
Mike Walshe has worked in Employee Relations, HR and general management in a range of companies for 25 years specialising in leadership development and performance management. In 2001 he set up his own practice and has been retained by a number of businesses to work with their senior management teams. His open and enthusiastic style, practical approach and use of easily applicable tools and techniques ensure that learning is highly relevant and motivational.
Grant Vernon is an accountant turned corporate speaker and trainer who specialises in teaching financial intelligence. His expertise is facilitating complicated financial and management theory into simple, immediately implementable concepts. He is the author of two popular finance books, a founder member of the Professional Speakers Association and is also a guest presenter at several Universities and Business Schools.
The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina
The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina
The Address Dubai Marina
Al Marsa Street
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 436 7777
Fax: +971 4 436 7788
Course fees include documentation, luncheon and refreshments. Delegates who attend all sessions will receive a Certificate of Attendance.
Pricing excludes 5% VAT, where applicable
Start Date: TBA
Price: USD 5495