Checking date: 04/09/2017


Course: 2019/2020

Telecommunications projects, legislation and policy
(13436)
Study: Bachelor in Telematics Engineering (215)


Coordinating teacher: MARTIN PORRAS, JESUS

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Telematic Engineering

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

Course:
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Students are expected to have completed
General Knowledge on Telecommunication Systems and Networks
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
The student will become familiar with the basic principles of business and telecommunications policy, both globally and European and Spanish, establishing their role in commerce, industry and services. Also gain knowledge about national and international structures dedicated to the telecomm policy, and the most relevant regulatory schemes for network operation and services. - The student will acquire knowledge of the principles, techniques and methodologies in which project management is based. Also acquire basic knowledge for the development, direction, coordination, and techno-economic management of projects.
Description of contents: programme
Project management 1.- Project Management: General Concepts 2.- Project Life Cycle and project startup 3.- Project integration and scope 4.- Managing Project schedule 5.- Managing Project costs and procurement 6.- Managing Project risk and quality 7.- Human Resources and communication management 8.- Project monitoring, control and closure Policy and regulation: 1.- Introduction of the Telecommunication Sector 2.- Global framework of telecommunications 3.- Social and economical aspects of the Telecommunication Sector 4.- Europe telecommunication Policy 5.- Implementation of the regulatory framework in Spain 6.- Interconnection 7.- Access infrastructures regulation 8.- Radio spectrum Management 9.- Network Neutrality 10.- The telecomm networks and their relations with users 11.- The Universal Service concept and Data protection 12.- Intellectual Property Rights and tv contents
Learning activities and methodology
Two types of training activities are proposed: Lectures and group work Lectures on board with using transparencies or other media to illustrate certain concepts. The acquired knowledge will be assessed by a final exam. For the group work, the aim is to get experience in the application of the basic course content. It is important to understand that these activities require initiative and participation by the student (there will be concepts that students will have to study from some pointers and references). Sharing of work and discussion should serve to consolidate knowledge and develop the ability to analyze and communicate relevant information. Besides sharing of work will promote the exchange of views critical both between teacher and students and among students. PROJECT MANAGEMENT (2 ECTS) Lecture: 1 ECTS Practice: 1 ECTS Delivery of practice on the development of a project plan. POLICY AND REGULATION (4 ECTS) Lecture: 2 ECTS Practice: 2 ECTS Delivery of weekly practices on the subject addressed in lectures.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50
Basic Bibliography
  • Gido & Clements. Successful Project Manageent. South-Western.
  • Gobierno de España. Código de las Telecomunicaciones. Recopilación de normativa de telecomunicaciones. BOE.
  • Gobierno de España. Ley General de Telecomunicaciones 9/2014. BOE.
  • Gray and Larson. Project Management: The Managerial Process. McGraw-Hill.
  • Juan José Montero Pascual. Derecho de las telecomunicaciones. Tirant lo Blanch. 2007
  • Kathy Schwalbe. Information Technology Project Management. Cengage Learning.
  • PMI Institute. PMBOK Guide. PMI Institute.
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