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Telecoms & Tech Academy


Telecoms & Tech Academy, part of KNect365 learning, is a leading learning provider to the industry having helped 10,000+ professionals advance their careers. Hundreds of businesses - from operators through to organisations from the wider connected innovation ecosystem – have partnered with us.

Together with AfricaCom and designed specifically for the event, the Telecoms & Tech Academy has created a series of leading-edge learning programmes.

AfricaCom Telecoms Mini MBA


5 days: 6-10 November 2017

Thousands of professionals from 350 leading operators, vendors, service providers, regulators and industry associations have benefited from this programme.

What makes it unique?

  • Deep dive sessions: tackle the key technology, business, leadership, marketing and finance issues
  • Sustained learner engagement: with a small group approach, case studies and an engaging Business Simulation exercise
  • Explore AfricaCom: includes Gold Pass, ticket to the A-Fest and time built in to attend conference streams and explore the exhibition
  • Latest market analysis from Ovum: the market-leading research business focused on the connected digital economy
  • University of Derby Accredited: with the opportunity to gain a Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Telecoms Management

LTE in Public Safety Networks


2 days: 6-7 November 2017

Public Safety bodies are looking to deploy networks using the LTE standard to replace aging infrastructure based on TETRA, PMR, and P25. This 2-day LTE in Public Safety Network technology programme covers the key features of LTE networks that make it suitable and its potential limitations.

Course Modules:

  • Public Safety Networks
  • Introduction & Overview of LTE
  • Group Communications over LTE
  • Proximity Services (PROSE)
  • African examples & case studies

Digital Transformation Health Check


Half day sessions: 6-10 November

Fully bespoke half-day consulting sessions for businesses Led by former Chief Research Officer Mark Newman

An exclusive opportunity during AfricaCom for senior executives from your business to spend an intensive half-day with Industry Insider, Mark Newman. Work through your high-level strategy, mapping out your Digital Transformation plans to grow and develop your business.

Built for your organisation the focus for the day could be… 

  • Strategic positioning of your business for industry disruption and digital transformation
  • Review of all your current digital transformation progress
  • Leveraging the latest industry trends and strategies
  • Putting in place an overriding strategy for rapid and sustainable growth
  • Creating an implementation plan