COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Telecommunication Management
Course Code: 
15ECE380
Year Taught: 
2015
Type: 
Elective
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Telecommunication Management' is an elective course offered for the B. Tech. (Bachelor of Technology) in Electronics and Communication Engineering at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

Telecom Technology Fundamentals: Signal transmission and channels – Network media – Data compression – Protocols and topology – Connectivity in networks – Ethernet principles – Wireless communication principles – Broadcasting versus link - TCP/IP model – OSI model Telecom network management: LAN – WAN – Repeaters – Bridges – Routers – Gateways – Hubs. Electronic commerce: Internet and intranet – Role of government in data communication quality of service in telecommunication. Telecommunication Standards and Regulations: International telecommunication union (ITU) and its role – Frequency management – Cost computations – Mobile and DTH operations – Role of wireless planning commission (WPC) for telecommunications in India - Service providers.

Unit 2

Telecom business management: Automated teller machines – Teleconferencing – Telecommuting – Enterprise applications – Customer oriented communication aspects – Wireless LAN - Telecom billing - Revenue assurance & fraud management. Business on bandwidth: Concepts of data rate and bandwidth requirements – Digital subscriber line – Broadband technologies – Digital home – Telecommuting – Voice enabled DSL - Bandwidth brokerage.

Unit 3

Telecommunication project management: Telecommunication design and implementation – Network analysis and design – Sources of projects – Methodology for designing, developing and implementing telecommunication capabilities – Network modeling – Phases of project management

TEXTBOOKS

  1. Houston H.Carr and Charles A. Snyder, “The Management of Telecommunications” McGraw-Hill companies Inc, Second Edition, 2003.

REFERENCES

  1. Willium C.Y. Lee, “Wireless & Cellular Telecommunications”, McGraw-Hill Companies Inc, Third Edition, 2006.
  2. T. S. Rappaport, “Wireless Communication, Principles and Practice”, Pearson Education, Second Edition, 2002.