Telco technical

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Corporate Finance

non-finance professionals, engineers
available worldwide
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Who Should Attend?

This training is designed for non-finance telecom professionals, engineers and main specialists who work in the area of network performance, such as radio network planning, building, construction, maintenance, monitoring and technical evaluation, being an active “point of contact” for the Finance division of a company (i.e. for strategy, budgeting or business case purposes). This course is useful for IT/Technology management representatives, especially those with matrix responsibility for company processes with regards to the achievement of defined finance results—it gives them a practice-oriented “toolset” to help them make wise business decisions. The course is particularly beneficial for Telco professionals who deal with finance daily and want to have perfect understanding of company finance processes.


Course Scope

  1. Finance Basics.
    • Scope and role of the finance organisation in a (Telco) Company.
    • Strategy and Business Processes within the finance organisation.
    • Basic and most commonly used finance terms and definitions.
    • Proper understanding of finance principles.
  2. Company’s financial information sources.
    • The most important documents for an Accountant and Financial Controller.
    • How to use the different types of financial data for company purposes.
    • BS, P&L and CF: not only for finance experts.
    • Why it is so important for a (Telco) Company to have a positive cash flow?
  3. Strategic financial management.
    • Relationship between investments and finance decisions.
    • Creation of wealth and finance decisions.
    • Capital budgeting.
    • Investment profitability analysis.
    • Net Present Value (NPV).
    • Return of Investment (ROI) with minimal risk.
    • Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC).
  4. Steering of a company’s finance development.
    • Budgeting process: objectives, constraints and deviation.
    • Scope of finance, cost and CAPEX planning.
    • IT/Technology and Finance matrix organization within the reporting process.
    • Impact of technology on company budget.
    • Toolsets and measures for better company performance – everyone is invited.
  5. “Toys for technology boys”.
    • Present value and payback period.
    • Investment profitability analysis: different methods - one scope.
    • “New machine” – one time or multiplied expenses?
    • Working capital ratio and fixed asset turnover.
    • Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM).
    • Common language with finance divisions regarding investment strategy.

 

Course Objectives

This course gives the financial background of accounting / controlling business processes and activities from the perspective of Telco Management. It concentrates not only on finance terms and definitions, but also on practice. It helps IT/Technology experts to understand the role of finance within an organisation, as well as to acquire the skills needed for active design of company finance processes.


Pre-requisites

Background in Management and Telco is beneficial. The course assumes basic familiarity with cost, investment categories and processes of Telco Operators. Any kind of knowledge related to business case evaluation, profitability calculation or return on investment analysis will be an additional asset, but is not necessary.


Training Structure

Three-day session divided into logical components according to the training agenda.


Methodology

Instructor-led course. Presentation, practical examples, and guided discussion.

The course covers all the impacted areas.

Ms. Gratia Scanteie, Vodafone, RO

Highly professional trainer with lots of practical experience. Friendly and open.

Ms. Olga Rudnicka, Tele2 Latvia

I am very impressed with the trainer's knowledge and experience.

Mr. Mouin Al Saghir, Vivacell

Very clear explanations.

Ms. Tatyana Krasyuk, Life Ukraine

The best training ever.

Mr. Timur Zagretdinov, MTT Russia

Excellent exercises!

Mr. Muhammad Ali, Mobilink Pakistan

Very effective training methods.

Ms. Erjona Xhemali, AMC Albania

Trainer was able to answer practical questions.

Mr. Daniel Krolikowski, Play Poland

The trainer is capable of answering all my questions.

Ms. Ana Gheorghe, Vodafone RO

A clear picture of GSM switching and signalling.

Ms. Anette Chale, mCel Mozambique

Good class notes and great examples.

Mr. Ghaffar Masood, Mobilink Pakistan

A lot of useful materials and knowledge.

Mr. Shukhrat Khaydar, UCell

The whole course was very valuable.

Mr. Sayyid Ali, Dhiraagu Maldives

Everyone gets individual attention from the trainer.

Ms. Inga Tomsone, Tele2 Latvia

Great teacher with deep knowledge and experience.

Mr. Philippe Wrzecionek, TATA

Trainer adapted to the expectations of the audience.

Mr. Antoine Blanchet, Monaco Telecom

Excellent, knowledgeable trainer, open to communication.

Mr. Dmitrii Kropotov, Tele2 Russia

The training exceeded my expectations.

Ms. Irida Gjashta, AMC Albania

Training was above expectations!

Mr. Ariel Haxhiu, Eagle Mobile, AL

Good direct connection between course material and real problems.

Mr. Alex Konstantopoulos, Cosmote, GR

Good logical structure of the course and explanation.

Ms. Elena Shevtsova, Beeline, KZ

Professional, high-quality trainer.

Mr. Gagik Shatveryan, Vivacell

Deep and detailed topic analysis.

Mr. Mohamed Sabry, Vodafone Egypt

Experienced trainer. Excellent descriptions.

Mr. Ahmad Doar, Mobily, KSA

Unique training covering the most important areas of my work.

Mr. Eldar Mursaqulov, Azercell

Trainer is open for comments and discussion.

Ms. Natalya Nerubenko, Life Ukraine

I feel like the trainer is the best professor and mentor one can have.

Ms. Ledia Meici, AMC Albania

I can proudly recommend these courses for others as well.

Mr. Tarvo Jammer, Elisa Estonia

Excellent methodology of teaching. Simple and easy to understand training.

Mr. Arben Shabani, PTK Kosovo

The training is completely excellent.

Mr. Philipp Korostelev, Beeline Moscow

Really practical and very fruitful training.

Mr. Niroj Raya, NCell Nepal

A good approach to a complex problem.

Ms. Horia Catrinoiu, Vodafone RO

Course covers all important issues and presents relevant examples.

Mr. Mohamed Kamel, Vodafone Egypt

Excellent knowledge from the trainer.

Ms. Catherine Barman, Swisscom

Training provides useful methods to analyze real protocols.

Mr. Seema Karn, NCell Nepal

Amazing, more than excellent, audience-oriented trainer.

Mr. Evgeniy Dmitriev, Astelit Ukraine

This course will be very useful in my daily work.

Mr. Leopoldino Ferreira, Unitel Angola

The course exceeded my expectations. Hats off!

Mr. Adnan Syed, Mobily

Excellent course and instructor.

Mr. Nikolay Suetin, Beeline Russia

Overwhelming knowledge and expertise. Interactive and enjoyable learning.

Mr. Ashish Shrestha, NCell Nepal

I received a lot of useful information which I use in my work every day.

Ms. Viktoriya Gusarova, Beeline RU

Trainers have passion to teach & impart knowledge.

Mr. Kanchan Chitrakar, Ncell Nepal

More than excellent course!

Ms. Inessa Mijiferjyan, Vivacell

Many different people from different operators can share their problems and ideas.

Mr. Omar El-Fiky, Vodafone Egypt

Experienced trainer. Real cases with references to recommendations.

Mr. David Curkan, T-Mobile Croatia

Seminar entirely for Telecommunication operators. A lot of issues covered.

Ms. Pinelopi Tragoudara, Vodafone GR

Trainer understands local market experience.

Mr. Andrew Sweetman, Wataniya

Trainer understands local market experience.

Mr. Andrew Sweetman, Wataniya

Regardless of technology I received theoretical and practical answers.

Mr. Kosta Pribić, T-Mobile Croatia

Perfect course.

Mr. Arseniy Mazanik, Beeline Russia

Very well organized training programmes.