The Global Wireless Industry
This course is focused on the global wireless industry and mobile wireless systems. The course will analyze the various complexities facing management when deploying or operating a wireless mobility system. The four main areas of the management of mobile wireless systems that will be covered in the course are the global wireless mobility market, regulatory requirements, management challenges, and decision methods. The course will utilize a combination of traditional instructor-led material in addition to homework assignments that will be geared toward reinforcing the lecture material. A team-based class project will also be assigned. Specific topics covered include the global wireless industry (service providers, handset and infrastructure vendors, and standards and trade organizations), international regulation, wireless operators’ organization and metrics, and the initial planning, deployment decisions, forecasting, and budget considerations in wireless system deployment.