Dr Keith Jones
Network Planning, Finance and Management (Undergraduate)
By the end of this module you will understand and describe the principles underlying financial, technology and technical / traffic planning in large-scale telecommunications networks. Assess evolving changes in large-scale telecommunications networks, and explain how they impact environmental issues, and issues associated with routing. Understand customer requirements, and design project plans to meet those requirements. Understand, summarize and explain how large-scale networks are deployed. Understand, list and summarize the costs associated with deploying large-scale networks, using large-scale service provider networks as an example. Understand and list the reasons for standardisation and regulation. Analyse figures generate balance sheets, understand profit and loss accounts.
Network Planning, Finance and Management (Postgraduate)
This is a broad module designed to introduce students to many aspects of network planning, management and finance.