Advanced Telecom Project Management

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This course begins with common telecom projects in the wired and wireless domains. Based on participants’ industry background, a certain project will be taken as a case study example to illustrate the best practices of the project management according to worldwide project management standards like PMI’s PMBOK.

Participants can expect to be involved in a number of hands-on exercises and activities. These practical exercises are designed to help participants learn how to make business decisions and carry out their job responsibilities efficiently in a fast-paced and result-oriented environment.

The course is designed for project management professionals who are responsible for the project’s initiation and realization, such as members of the boards of directors and project steering committees, as well as project managers and network roll-out team members performing separate parts of the whole project cycle.

  • Telecom operators, vendors, and service providers
  • Project managers, project team leaders, construction managers, lead technicians
  • Professionals involved in CAPEX planning, business cases, contract management, bid evaluations
  • HR, communications managers, quality managers, etc.
Instructor-led Training
  • Classroom: 5 days
  • LIVE Virtual*: 35 hours
  • A minimum of 6 or more participants are required for a company-based LIVE Virtual course to commence
  • LIVE Virtual courses can be conducted for 5 hours or 7 hours daily. Please note that the number of training days will be extended if you opt for 5 hours daily.

4 – 8 Nov 2024 (Mon – Fri), GMT +08:00
If you are keen on attending the above scheduled course, please register your interest via our course enquiry form.

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the overall project life cycle for telecommunications projects
  • Efficiently manage and allocate resources for telecommunications projects
  • Identify and manage the key elements of projects, such as scope, time, cost, quality, risk, and stakeholders
  • Analyze and determine the critical path in telecommunications projects and apply techniques to follow it
  • Monitor project progress and performance in telecommunications projects, and implement alternative plans for corrective action when needed
  • Gain skills for leading and directing a project team
  1. Overview of Project Management
  • Basic Definitions: Project, Program, Portfolio, Operations, Strategy, etc.
  • Role of Project Manager
  • Project Management Life Cycle and Knowledge Areas
  • Agile vs Waterfall Methodologies
  • Project Management Process Groups
  1. Case Study: Telecom Projects
  • Cellular Network Roll Out
  • FTTH Roll Out
  • Microwave Network
  • Satellite Communications
  • Optical Fiber Network: SDH, DWDM, Ethernet
  • Deployment of Submarine Cable System
  • Data Centers Deployment
  1. Project Management Knowledge Areas
  • Project Integration Management
  • Project Scope Management
  • Project Schedule Management
  • Project Cost Management
  • Project Quality Management
  • Project Resource Management
  • Project Communication Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Project Procurement Management
  • Project Stakeholder Management
  1. Project Initiating
  • Business Case for a Telecom Project
  • Agreements
  • Internal vs External Projects
  • Develop Project Charter for a Wired/Wireless Project
  • Identify Stakeholders
  • Enterprise Environmental Factors
  • Organizational Process Assets
  1. Project Planning
  • Develop Project Management Plans for the Telecom Project Case Study
  • Collect Requirements
  • Define Scope
  • Create Work Breakdown Structure
  • Define Activities
  • Sequence Activities (Network Diagram)
  • Estimate Activity Durations
  • Develop Schedule (GANTT Chart)
  • Estimate Costs
  • Determine Budget
  • Plan Quality
  • Plan Resources
  • Plan Communications
  • Plan Risk Management
  • Plan Procurements
  • Plan Stakeholder Engagement
  1. Project Execution
  • Direct and Manage Project Work
  • Manage Project Knowledge
  • Manage Quality
  • Acquire Resources
  • Develop Team
  • Manage Team
  • Manage Communications
  • Implement Risk Responses
  • Conduct Procurements (RFP/RFI/RFQ)
  • Manage Stakeholder Engagement
  1. Project Monitoring and Control
  • Monitor and Control Project Work
  • Perform Integrated Change Control
  • Validate Scope
  • Control Scope
  • Control Schedule
  • Control Costs
  • Control Quality
  • Control Resources
  • Monitor Communications
  • Monitor Risks
  • Control Procurements
  • Monitor Stakeholder Engagement
  1. Project Closing
  • Close Project or Phase
  • Archive Documents
  • Final Product, Service or Result Transition
  • Project Audit
  1. Agile Project Methodology
  • Scrum, XP, Kanban, and other Agile Methodologies
  • Role of Scrum Master, Product Owner and Team
  • Sprint
  • Product Backlog
  • Sprint Planning Meeting
  • Sprint Backlog
  • Standups
  • Sprint Review
  • Retrospectives
Note: A Certificate of Completion will only be issued upon achieving at least 75% attendance for the course.

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