West AfricaCom Telecoms Mini-MBA

From Communications Service Provider to Digital Solutions Provider

8-12 July, Dakar, Senegal at West AfricaCom

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Course Overview

The 5-day Telecoms Mini MBA Programme is highly participative, focusing on real business, technology and industry issues. As the programme runs alongside West AfricaCom 2019, participants will receive a complimentary all access pass.

The programme is designed to get you up to speed with the key competency areas required for success in the telecommunications industry. Dive into the technical, financial, marketing and leadership skills needed to thrive and contribute effectively toward your business. New for 2018, the programme focuses on the digital transformation of telco, the latest outlook on the enterprise environment and technologies such as 5G, SDN and NFV.

Early Bird price: $1,750

Dakar: 8 - 12th July

PRICE: $2,500

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Why choose this course?

Join the 10,000+ industry professionals from 350 leading operators, vendors, service providers, regulators and industry associations who have benefited from the programme.

Why choose Telecoms Mini MBA?

  • 10,000+ industry professionals have completed the programme
  • 350+ Companies worldwide from across the ecosystem
  • 97% learner satisfaction rating

Is it for you?

  • C-Level & Senior Manager
  • Middle Managers
  • Future Managers & Identified Talent
  • Technical/Network Management
  • Marketing/Sales/Commercial

Programme Modules

  • Strategy/Business Environment
  • Technology
  • Finance
  • Leadership & Management
  • Marketing/Customer Focus
  • Business Simulation

Learning Outcomes

Benefits for Professional

  • Develop the knowledge to impact strategic debate and contribute actively to technology, financial, management and marketing decisions
  • Discuss with confidence the emerging dynamics of the telecoms market and wider technology ecosystem
  • Develop new business models and identify areas for future competitive advantage
  • Understand your role in the wider organisation
  • Be a driver for digital transformation in your organisation

Benefits for your Organisation

  • Build an agile, innovative organisation that is best placed to monetize creativity
  • Drive significant change and digital transformation across the business
  • Identify areas for sustainable competitive advantage as the market evolves
  • Implement customer focused strategies to build loyalty and maximise RoI
  • Build a shared vision of the future and develop goals and objectives to deliver it

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Programme Details

Students study modules in 5 focused competency areas plus participate in a business simulation exercise that runs throughout the programme

Module 1

Technology

  • Technology evolution & developments
  • Network building blocks & support systems
  • Network infrastructures

Module 2

Finance

  • Understanding corporate finance & accounting
  • Principle financial accounting documents
  • KPIs – Assessing performance
  • Cost optimisation

Module 3

Leadership & Management

  • Leadership skills & techniques
  • Managing change & business relationships
  • Implementing plans & maximising performance

Module 4

Marketing/Customer Focus

  • Marketing & the customer proposition
  • Competitive advantage
  • Operating in a competitive environment
  • Telecom regulation

Module 5

Extra Module: Business Simulation

  • Unique and updated Business simulation 
  • Focusing on the New Digital Economy
  • 2018 to 2025 and beyond

Past Delegates

West AfricaCom 2019

A FREE complimentary pass worth £599 is included with every pruchase of the Telecoms Mini-MBA

West Africa Com unites the West African Francophone and Anglophone Technology, Media and Telecoms Markets. The event makes sense of how the telco value chain can leverage its assets to deliver low cost broadband connectivity and digital services to the consumers and enterprises of West Africa. Some highlights of the event include;

 

Expanding Broadband Connectivity Across West Africa

Driving Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The Fitech RevolutionEmbracing Cloud Based Services

Building Regulatory Frameworks to Accelerate Digital Transformation

Future proofing the Towerco Business Model