Course Overview

The growth of the mobile internet and converged services is creating new challenges related to the use and protection of people’s personal information. The legal landscape is also evolving to address the challenges related to privacy and security posed by emerging technologies and enhanced data processing capabilities.

This three-week, self-paced course investigates the current state of mobile privacy and security, highlights research into consumer attitudes towards their privacy, and examines current and emerging regulations around the world.
The course also reviews the GSMA’s universal Mobile Privacy Principles, Privacy Design Guidelines for App Developers, and industry initiatives that give consumers more control over how their information is used and processed.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the key aspects of mobile privacy, data protection, security concepts and consumer trust.
  • Consider the role of mobile operators, internet content providers and consumers in respecting and protecting the privacy of consumers.
  • Discover how regulation can be applied effectively to protect consumer privacy and security in a converged world.
  • Explore practical solutions and initiatives that enable the operationalisation of privacy and security within mobile operator environments.
  • Establish a good foundation in privacy and data protection as well as security principles as they apply within the mobile industry.

Who Should Enrol on this Course?

  • Heads and vice presidents of regulatory policy
  • Policy managers and directors
  • Heads of network design
  • Telecommunications managers

Course Structure and Study Time

The course consists of three sessions and you will gain access to all of them as soon as you complete your enrolment.

It should not take you more than two to three hours of study time per week to complete the course in three weeks. You will have, however, six weeks to complete it.

Course Completion Certificates

To qualify for a course completion certificate, you must view all of the course sessions and correctly answer all of the quiz questions you will find as you progress through the sessions. You will have unlimited attempts to pass the quizzes. You will also need to fill out the course survey.

Course Fee

The course fee is US$790.

Course Overview

This four-week self-paced course considers the history and technical evolution of mobile telecommunications before moving on to cover the core functions of the spectrum manager.

Participants will learn about how spectrum is used, the characteristics of spectrum bands and the progression of mobile technologies. The course also covers the principles of spectrum planning at national and international levels and includes a deep dive into spectrum licensing and an overview of the regulatory issues related to spectrum.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the processes and approaches to spectrum allocation and licensing.
  • Learn how spectrum management is changing in the ever-evolving communications sector.
  • Understand how these concepts can be applied to the spectrum conditions in your own country.

Who Should Enrol on this Course?

  • Heads and vice presidents of regulatory policy
  • Policy managers and directors
  • Heads of network design
  • Telecommunications managers

Course Structure and Study Time

This is a self-paced course and you will gain access to all of its content as soon as you complete your enrolment. The course consists of eight sessions.

It should not take you more than two to three hours of study time per week to complete the course in four weeks. You will have, however, seven weeks to complete it.

Course Completion Certificate

To qualify for a course completion certificate, you must view all of the course sessions and correctly answer all of the quiz questions you will find as you progress through the sessions. You will have unlimited attempts to pass the quizzes. You will also need to fill out the course survey.

Course Fee

The course fee is US$790.

Course Overview

Competition in mobile telecommunications is multifaceted and dynamic. Regulatory authorities must be alert to rapid technological changes that impact infrastructure competition.

This four-week self-paced course provides a foundation for understanding the rules of competition and the regulatory powers that apply to the telecommunications sector, taking into account the wider competitive landscape, which now includes Over-The-Top players.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the application of competition law as it applies to the telecommunications sector, especially abuse of dominance and merger control.
  • Look at the interaction between competition law and regulation, especially Significant Market Power/Dominant Carrier regulation.
  • Compare the treatment of the telecommunications sector in regulation and competition law with the situation in the wider communications ecosystem.

Who Should Enrol on this Course?

  • Regulatory professionals who want to understand the latest challenges shaping competition policy in the digital age.
  • Entry and mid-level managers who are new to the telecoms sector and want to quickly get up to speed on the key issues and trends in competition policy and digital markets.
  • Engineers moving into management roles who need to develop an understanding of competition policy as it relates to the telecommunications sector.

Course Structure and Study Time

This self-paced course consists of six sections and you will gain access to all of them as soon as you complete your enrolment.

It should not take you more than two to three hours of study time per week to complete the course in four weeks. You will have, however, seven weeks to complete the course.

Course Completion Certificate

To qualify for a course completion certificate, you will have to view all of the course sections and correctly answer all of the quiz questions you will find as you progress through the sections. You will also need to fill out the course survey. You will have unlimited attempts to pass the quizzes.

Course Fee

The course fee is US$790.

Course Overview

The Internet of Things (IoT) involves connecting devices to the internet across multiple networks to allow them to communicate with humans, applications and each other. IoT is set to have a huge impact on our daily lives, helping us to reduce traffic congestion, improve care for the elderly and create smarter homes and offices.

This four-week self-paced course will provide a high-level overview of the IoT concepts from a mobile perspective, outline the role IoT can play in enhancing the quality of life of citizens, and explore the implications that IoT has for policymakers and regulators.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the benefits IoT can bring to citizens, consumers and businesses.
  • Learn about the key differences between IoT and traditional telecoms services.
  • Discover the regulatory implications of IoT.

Who Should Enrol on this Course?

  • Heads and vice presidents of regulatory policy
  • Policy managers and directors
  • Heads of network design
  • Telecommunications managers

Course Structure and Study Time

This self-paced course consists of seven sessions and you will gain access to all of them as soon as you complete your enrolment.

It should not take you more than two to three hours of study time per week to complete the course in four weeks. You will have, however, seven weeks to complete the course.

Course Completion Certificate

To qualify for a course completion certificate, you will have to view all of the course sessions and correctly answer all of the quiz questions you will find as you progress through the sessions. You will also need to fill out the course survey. You will have unlimited attempts to pass the quizzes.

Course Fee

The course fee is US$790.

Course Overview

The effect of radio transmissions on health has been studied extensively, leading to international standards for network antennas and exposure limits for workers and the public. Despite the ever-growing body of scientific knowledge, many people continue to be concerned about electromagnetic fields (EMFs) and their impact on health.

This four-week self-paced course looks at the state of the science, standards for mobile technologies, regulatory compliance, and public awareness and education.

Course Objectives

  • Understand public concerns and the accumulated knowledge about the health effects of EMFs.
  • Learn about internationally accepted safety requirements for radio transmissions.
  • Learn how to respond to public safety concerns and increase awareness of the science.

Who Should Enrol on this Course?

  • Individuals who have recently moved into a regulatory position and need to gain insights into people’s concerns about radio signals and health.
  • Regulatory or legal professionals who need to respond to public safety concerns and increase awareness of the science.
  • Entry and mid-level engineering staff who need to understand the policy and regulatory aspects of radio signals and health.

Course Structure and Study Time

This self-paced course consists of six sessions and you will gain access to all of them as soon as you complete your enrolment.

It should not take you more than two to three hours of study time per week to complete the course in four weeks. You will have, however, seven weeks to complete the course.

Course Completion Certificates

To qualify for a course completion certificate, you will have to view all of the course sessions and correctly answer all of the quiz questions you will find as you progress through the sessions. You will also need to fill out the course survey. You will have unlimited attempts to pass the quizzes.

Course Fee

The course fee is US$790.

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