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A 10-day training course which will provide participants with an all-around understanding of telecom regulation as it applies in today’s world. The course includes discussion and analysis of the key issues and tools available to ensure a fair and equitable telecom environment.
What Do Participants Learn?
Obtain a sound understanding of the global telecommunications environment and its impact on the activities of a regulator
Understand the key principles of regulation including competition policy and licensing and the role and responsibilities of the regulator in these areas
Understand the role and responsibilities of the regulator with respect to interconnection and tariffs
Analyze the regulatory issues represented by scarce resources including numbering and spectrum management
Assess the regulatory approaches to areas such as VoIP and other OTT services, Local Loop Unbundling, Next Generation Networks, mobile money, net neutrality, roaming and SPAM
Gain an understanding of the tools available to deal with the regulatory challenges of today’s world
Who Should Attend?
Telecommunications managers and personnel involved in telecom regulation and policy-making
Managers looking to complement their skill-set by gaining a good understanding of telecommunications regulation
What Will the Learning Experience Include?
Comprehensive pre-program activities include:
Web-based information forms & surveys completed by attendee.
Direct consultation with the attendee about the expectations.
During the training, participants engage in data, activities, and conversations that lead to insight and knowledge.
Participants learn from expert trainers who have both academic and business experiences.
Highly applicable training content & instructive activities for adding depth to training topics.
**A half-day site visit for integrating the experience & plan next steps. Opportunities to provide connections, ideas & support.
Explore & Practice
Apply & sustain the learning experience by using this ongoing support:
To ensure participant has new skills or behavior progress.
Optional, fee-based mentoring & coaching with the trainer.
Training materials & additional documents (e-books, pdf files, presentations and articles)
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The global telecommunications environment
Evolution of telecom industry structure
Global telecom trends
WTO regulatory standards
Implications for regulators
The need to regulate
Key principles for effective regulation
Role & responsibilities
Competition policy and safeguards
General principles of competition policy
Significant Market Power (SMP)
Dealing with operators with SMP
Types of licensing regimes
Definition and importance of interconnection
Role and responsibilities of the regulator in interconnection