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Telecoms Mini MBA
الماجستير المهني المصغّر في صناعة الإتصالات
Developing Strategic Business Opportunities, Making Better Investment Choices And Aligning Competencies For Organisational Success
4 – 8 December 2016
30 April – 4 May 2017
JA Oasis Beach Tower, Dubai, UAE
The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina, Dubai, UAE
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Overview

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

تركز هذه الدورة التفاعلية على قضايا الأعمال الواقعية ,التكنولوجيا والصناعة.
تم تصميم هذا البرنامج ليزودكم بفهم نقدي لمجالات الإختصاص الرئيسية المطلوبة لنجاح قطاع الإتصالات الأمر الذي يتيح لكم اتخاذ قرارات استراتيجية مدروسة وسليمة.
وتشكل محاكاة الأعمال الأداة التي من خلالها يمكنكم تحقيق أقصى قدر من تطوير الكفاءات وضمان الأفكار الخاصة بتنفيذ الإستراتيجية واختبارها وتقييمها.

Course Content
  • Business Simulation Introduction
  • Telecoms Business Environment
  • Telecoms Industry Outlook
  • Business Simulation: Teamwork
  • Telecoms Technologies – The, Emerging Picture
  • Corporate Finance
  • Evening: Business Simulation, (Optional)
  • Leadership & People, Development
  • Leading Successful Change
  • Energising & Inspiring People
  • Leadership Styles
  • Evening: Business Simulation, (Optional)
  • 21st Century Telecoms Marketing, and Competitive Environment
  • Service Delivery and Supporting, Systems
  • The Role of Regulation
  • Business Simulation: Preparation
  • Evening: Business Simulation –, Developing the Strategy (Optional)
  • Business Simulation: Bringing it, all Together
  • Delegate Presentations – Sharing, the Business Case
  • Award of Licence & Review Session
  • مقدمة عن محاكاة الأعمال
  • بيئة الأعمال الخاصة بالإتصالات
  • التوقعات الخاصة بقطاع الإتصالات
  • محاكاة الأعمال – العمل الجماعي
  • تكنولوجيا الإتصالات – الصورة الناشئة
  • تمويل الشركات
  • دورة مسائية – محاكاة الأعمال (إختيارية)
  • القيادة والأفراد والتطوير
  • قيادة التغيير الناجح
  • تحفيز وإلهام الأفراد
  • أنماط القيادة
  • دورة مسائية – محاكاة الأعمال (إختيارية)
  • التسويق للإتصالات في القرن الواحد والعشرين والبيئة التنافسية
  • نظم تقديم الخدمات والمساندة
  • دور التنظيم
  • محاكاة الأعمال – الإعداد
  • الدورة المسائية – محاكاة الأعمال – وضع الإستراتيجية (إختيارية)
  • محاكاة الأعمال – ملخّص
  • عروض المشتركين بالدورة – مشاركة دراسة الجدوى
  • منح الشهادة ودورة المراجعة
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.

تم تصميم هذه الدورة لمديري الإدارة العليا والمتوسطة ولمديري المستقبل والمتخصصين وللمواهب والمدراء الذين تم تحديدهم في كافة وظائف قطاع الإتصالات.
كما وأنه تم تطوير البرنامج لأولئك الذين لا يملكون الوقت الكافي للمسؤولين عن الأدوار الحاسمة أو للذين لا يستطيعون الإبتعاد عن دراستهم لمدة طويلة.
ويوفر الماجستير المهني المصغر في صناعة الإتصالات فرصة مثالية لتطوير المواهب ودعم التعاقب الوظيفي.

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
  • بناء القيمة والكفاءة داخل الشركة من خلال زيادة الإبتكار
  • تطبيق وتنفيذ أفضل الممارسات العملية في أعمالكم
  • تأثير النقاش الإستراتيجي على مستوى الإدارة العليا
  • المساهمة بنشاط أكبر في القرارات الإستراتيجية والتكنولوجية والمالية والإدارية والتسويقية.
  • تحديد التكنولوجيات الرئيسية والإعتراف التام بتأثيرها وقيودها وقدراتها وخيارات تنفيذها والفرص الخاصة بها.
  • تطوير نماذج تجارية جديدة وميزات تنافسية بهدف تحقيق أقصى قدر من الربح والعائد على الإستثمار.
  • التقييم النقدي لوضع الشركة في السوق واستراتيجيات النمو المستقبلية المحتملة الخاصة بها
  • مناقشة الديناميكيات الحالية والناشئة في سوق الإتصالات بثقة.
  • إبلاغ الأفكار المعقدة بطريقة فعالة لضمان الإتساق في كافة مجالات عمل الشركة.
  • تطوير الأعمال والفرص الإستراتيجية بثقة للقيام بخيارات إستثمار أفضل.
In Association With

    Telecoms Academy

    Informa Telecoms Academy provides a wide range of training programmes that support companies working within the Telecoms and related Industries, including:

    • Telecoms Operator / Communications Service Provider
    • Technology Vendor or Solutions Provider
    • Regulatory Organisation
    • Consultancy or Professional Services Provider
    • Investment Organisation / Bank

    Our comprehensive range of public programmes, as well as our access to the Informa research and analysis team, means have:

    • A wide range of high quality material ready to go
    • Expertise in developing best-practice training programmes that keep the participants engaged and progressing, and meet the needs of the organisation and industry
    • A range of delivery formats that can be blended to provide competency development of the highest order

    We train world-wide, in all regions – from South Africa to Greenland, and Hawaii to New Zealand (long way round). Our biggest markets are Africa and the Middle East, and we have trained many of the management teams from tier 1 and 2 operators within those regions. Much of our training is for specific customers, but we also support the Informa Telecoms & Media conference and exhibition teams at world-class telecoms events, including the LTE World Series and the COM series of events in all regions.

    University of Derby Corporate

    The University of Derby Corporate (UDC) is the Business to Business division of the University of Derby. UDC are working with a wide variety of organisations to develop and deliver work based learning programmes and accredited qualifications that support organisational improvement in areas such as customer service, innovation, leadership and management. Combining academic rigour and commercial experience, the University of Derby Corporate develop relevant and robust solutions that enable businesses to achieve progress through people

    Ovum

    Ovum is a leading global technology research and advisory firm. Through its 180 analysts worldwide it offers expert analysis and strategic insight across the IT, telecoms, and media industries. Founded in 1985, Ovum has one of the most experienced analyst teams in the industry and is a respected source of guidance for technology business leaders, CIOs, vendors, service providers, and regulators looking for comprehensive, accurate and insightful market data, research and consulting. With 23 offices across six continents, Ovum offers a truly global perspective on technology and media markets and provides thousands of clients with insight including workflow tools, forecasts, surveys, market assessments, technology audits and opinion. For more information visit www.ovum.com.


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 DIRECTORS

Tony 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.

PROGRAMME PRESENTERS

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.

    JA Oasis Beach Tower

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    T: +971 4 399 4444
    W: www.jaresortshotels.com

    The luxurious JA Oasis Beach Tower is located on the famous Jumeirah Beach in Dubai, with great views over The Palm Jumeirah, the sea and Dubai Marina. Our 2, 3 and 4-bedroom luxury hotel apartments in Jumeirah Beach, Dubai give you the ideal starting point to explore the true potential of Dubai.

    Accommodation

    Special delegate rates have been negotiated at selected hotels and we highly recommend you secure your room reservation at the earliest to avoid last minute inconvenience. You can contact the Hospitality Desk for required assistance on:
    T:+971-4-407 2693
    F:+971-4-407 2517
    E: hospitality@informa.com

    VISAS

    Delegates requiring visas should contact the hotel they wish to stay at directly, as soon as possible. Visas for non-GCC nationals may take several weeks to process.

    The Address, Dubai Marina

    Dubai

    The Address Dubai Marina
    Dubai Marina
    P.O. Box 32923, Dubai, UAE
    T: +971 4 4367777
    F: +971 4 4367788
    W: http://www.theaddress.com/en/hotel/dubai-marina

    click here for directions

    Standing tall in the heart of one of Dubai's most vibrant neighbourhoods, where crystal waters shimmer against modern architecture and luxury yachts moor alongside trendsetting restaurants, The Address Dubai Marina is a haven for the discerning traveller.

    With 200 luxurious rooms, five superb restaurants and lounges, a relaxing spa, spectacular infinity pool and state of the art meeting and event facilities, The Address Dubai Marina will keep you refreshed and inspired.

    Perfectly situated for your business needs, The Address Dubai Marina is just a short ride away from Dubai Media and Internet Cities, Knowledge Village, Jebel Ali Free Zone, and within walking distance from the metro station.

    And what is business without a little fun? With the white sand beaches of the Arabian Gulf just a stroll away, and the hotel's direct link to the stylish Dubai Marina Mall, The Address Dubai Marina gives you every reason to extend your stay and unwind.


    Accommodation

    Special delegate rates have been negotiated at selected hotels and we highly recommend you secure your room reservation at the earliest to avoid last minute inconvenience. You can contact the Hospitality Desk for required assistance on:

    T:+971-4-407 2693
    F:+971-4-407 2517
    E: hospitality@informa.com

    VISAS

    Delegates requiring visas should contact the hotel they wish to stay at directly, as soon as possible. Visas for non-GCC nationals may take several weeks to process.


Date Course Fee Before
19 February 2017
Course Fee Before
26 March 2017
Final Fee
30 April – 4 May 2017
(BC6677)
US$ 4,495 US$ 4,995 US$ 5,495

Course fees include documentation, luncheon and refreshments. Delegates who attend all sessions will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

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Book and pay full fee for two colleagues and the third attends for FREE

  • Not applicable in conjunction with corporate discounts
  • Payment to be settled before start of the course to avail the offer
  • This offer is not applicable on Early Bird Prices

For more information, email Andy Watts on a.watts@informa.com

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