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Network Efficiency

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Who Should Attend? 

This training is aimed at Finance and Telecom technical managers and experts who want to familiarise themselves with the principles of effective cost optimisation of OPEX and CAPEX at a Telecom operator. It is especially useful for companies looking to decrease costs in a smart and efficient way. The training is based on a series of cost cutting real life projects run by our experts at various Telecom operators in all areas, including marketing, network operations and IT, and control function.


Course Content

  1. How to Design, Build, and Operate a Network Costing Model.
    • Goals of Network, Service Costing Models, and Selection of the Cost Base.
    • Cost Categories & Cost Allocation Methodologies.
    • Cost Calculation Methodologies.
    • Case Study FL-LRAIC+ Bottom-up Model of Mobile Networks and Services.
  2. Cost Cutting & Cost Efficiency Projects Management.
    • Introduction to Cost Cutting & Efficiency projects.
    • Management of Cost Cutting Projects at Telecom Operators – case studies.
    • Examples of tools used in cost cutting projects.
    • Benchmarking vs. Bottom-up Approach
    • Examples of Benchmarks in the areas of:
      • Finance,
      • HR,
      • IT,
      • RAN,
      • Transmission,
      • Core Network.
    • Benchmarking: Drawbacks & Risks.
    • Benchmarking: case studies.
    • Cost Cutting, Quality, and SLA.
    • Monitoring of Revenue Loss Due to Breakdowns – case study.
  3. Examples of Network Efficiency Initiative.
    • Internal Finance Efficiency Indicators (RAN, Core, VAS).
    • Network & IT Budgeting Process and Controlling Function.
    • Network Budgeting Modelling Tool – case study.
    • Site Profitability Optimisation – case study.
    • Optimising Network Rollout – case studies.
    • Optimising Network Usage – case studies.
    • Optimising your own Network’s Infrastructure:
      • Site acquisition,
      • Civil Works,
      • Locations,
      • Energy,
      • Transmission,
      • Licenses and maintenance fees,
      • Spare stock,
      • Capex vs. Opex.
    • Service Profitability – case studies.
    • Optimising Network & Service Management – case studies.
    • Network Sharing.
    • Network Sharing – case studies.

Course Objectives

The training introduces network and service cost modelling and cost cutting project management supported by extensive case studies from real life cost cutting and cost efficiency projects.  The main objective is to provide the participant with the practical knowledge to be applied in their own Telecom operators in order to be able to decrease their cost base.


Prerequisites

None; Telco management experience is recommended.


Training Structure

Three-day session divided into logical components. 


Methodology

Lectures, presentation, case studies, and facilitated discussion.

Excellent knowledge from the trainer.

Ms. Catherine Barman, Swisscom

Experienced trainer. Real cases with references to recommendations.

Mr. David Curkan, T-Mobile Croatia

Unique training covering the most important areas of my work.

Mr. Eldar Mursaqulov, Azercell

Deep and detailed topic analysis.

Mr. Mohamed Sabry, Vodafone Egypt

Very well organized training programmes.

Mr. Mihnea Teodorescu, Cosmote, RO

Very effective training methods.

Ms. Erjona Xhemali, AMC Albania

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

Mr. Mouin Al Saghir, Vivacell

The whole course was very valuable.

Mr. Sayyid Ali, Dhiraagu Maldives

Excellent course and instructor.

Mr. Nikolay Suetin, Beeline Russia

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

Ms. Viktoriya Gusarova, Beeline RU

I can proudly recommend these courses for others as well.

Mr. Tarvo Jammer, Elisa Estonia

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

Ms. Olga Rudnicka, Tele2 Latvia

Everyone gets individual attention from the trainer.

Ms. Inga Tomsone, Tele2 Latvia

Trainer understands local market experience.

Mr. Andrew Sweetman, Wataniya

Course covers all important issues and presents relevant examples.

Mr. Mohamed Kamel, Vodafone Egypt

The trainer is capable of answering all my questions.

Ms. Ana Gheorghe, Vodafone RO

The training is completely excellent.

Mr. Philipp Korostelev, Beeline Moscow

Trainer understands local market experience.

Mr. Andrew Sweetman, Wataniya

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

Mr. Arben Shabani, PTK Kosovo

Trainer adapted to the expectations of the audience.

Mr. Antoine Blanchet, Monaco Telecom

Good class notes and great examples.

Mr. Ghaffar Masood, Mobilink Pakistan

Trainer was able to answer practical questions.

Mr. Daniel Krolikowski, Play Poland

Good direct connection between course material and real problems.

Mr. Alex Konstantopoulos, Cosmote, GR

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

Mr. Omar El-Fiky, Vodafone Egypt

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

Ms. Pinelopi Tragoudara, Vodafone GR

Trainer is open for comments and discussion.

Ms. Natalya Nerubenko, Life Ukraine

A clear picture of GSM switching and signalling.

Ms. Anette Chale, mCel Mozambique

The course covers all the impacted areas.

Ms. Gratia Scanteie, Vodafone, RO

Really practical and very fruitful training.

Mr. Niroj Raya, NCell Nepal

Perfect course.

Mr. Arseniy Mazanik, Beeline Russia

Training was above expectations!

Mr. Ariel Haxhiu, Eagle Mobile, AL

More than excellent course!

Ms. Inessa Mijiferjyan, Vivacell

This course will be very useful in my daily work.

Mr. Leopoldino Ferreira, Unitel Angola

Experienced trainer. Excellent descriptions.

Mr. Ahmad Doar, Mobily, KSA

Trainers have passion to teach & impart knowledge.

Mr. Kanchan Chitrakar, Ncell Nepal

Regardless of technology I received theoretical and practical answers.

Mr. Kosta Pribić, T-Mobile Croatia

Amazing, more than excellent, audience-oriented trainer.

Mr. Evgeniy Dmitriev, Astelit Ukraine

The course exceeded my expectations. Hats off!

Mr. Adnan Syed, Mobily

Good logical structure of the course and explanation.

Ms. Elena Shevtsova, Beeline, KZ

Great teacher with deep knowledge and experience.

Mr. Philippe Wrzecionek, TATA

The training exceeded my expectations.

Ms. Irida Gjashta, AMC Albania

A lot of useful materials and knowledge.

Mr. Shukhrat Khaydar, UCell

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

Ms. Ledia Meici, AMC Albania

The best training ever.

Mr. Timur Zagretdinov, MTT Russia

Training provides useful methods to analyze real protocols.

Mr. Seema Karn, NCell Nepal

Excellent exercises!

Mr. Muhammad Ali, Mobilink Pakistan

Excellent, knowledgeable trainer, open to communication.

Mr. Dmitrii Kropotov, Tele2 Russia

Very clear explanations.

Ms. Tatyana Krasyuk, Life Ukraine

A good approach to a complex problem.

Ms. Horia Catrinoiu, Vodafone RO

Overwhelming knowledge and expertise. Interactive and enjoyable learning.

Mr. Ashish Shrestha, NCell Nepal

Professional, high-quality trainer.