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Course Enrolment Criteria

This course is open to:

  • Regulators
  • Policymakers
  • Representatives from academia and international organisations working on regulatory or policy issues

We cannot accept applications from individuals working in the private sector or those not involved in policy or regulation.

Course Completion Certificates

All of our courses are certified by the United Kingdom Telecoms Academy (UKTA) and can be used as evidence of professional development.

To qualify for a course completion certificate, you must view all the course sessions and answer correctly all the quiz questions you will find as you progress through the sessions. You will also need to fill out the course survey.

You do not have to complete a final project to earn a course completion certificate but we strongly encourage you to create one. Putting together a final project will give you an opportunity to reflect on the principles covered during the course and help you discover how they could be applied to your own country.  If you submit a final project the course trainer will provide you with valuable feedback that you may find useful in your day-to-day work.

Course Structure and Study Time

The course consists of [number of sessions] sessions and you will gain access to all of them on the course start date. You will have the opportunity to ask questions about the content of the course during live chat sessions as well as on the course forum.

There will be two live chat session during this course, and you should have viewed all the course content by the time the last chat session takes place. However, you will have three extra weeks to complete the course. If after [course duration + three weeks] weeks you have not completed the course, you will have to start it again next time it is offered.

It should not take you more than two to three hours of study time per week to complete the course in [duration of course in weeks] weeks.

If you decide to submit a final project, it will probably take you four to six hours to put it together. You will have [course duration + three weeks] weeks to submit your final project.

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Genaro Cruz
Regulatory Specialist, Infrastructure Economics, GSMA

Genaro has spent the last three years working with local governments and mobile operators to develop connectivity strategies that leverage new technology, policy modernization, and innovative finance to solve the multidimensional challenge of rural connectivity. This works has taken him to countries including France, Indonesia, Tanzania, Chad, DRC, Colombia, and Argentina, among others. He has published various reports about the economics and policy framework for rural connectivity and has provided training for governments in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Prior to the GSMA, Genaro worked as an engineer for a French mobile operator. He holds a Telecommunications Engineering degree from UNAM University, a Master’s in Networks and Computer Systems from Telecom Paristech, and a Master’s in Public Administration from the London School of Economics.


Lead Trainer

Aanchal Paliwal
Partner and Delivery Manager, GSMA

Aanchal is the Partner and Delivery Manager for the GSMA’s Capacity Building Programme, managing regional and global partnerships with ICT Ministries, Regulatory bodies, and Inter-governmental institutions such as the World Bank to coordinate their training needs.

Prior to joining the GSMA, Aanchal worked within government advocacy for a global NGO focused on enhancing international development particularly in MENA and Africa, as well as with the United Nations to advocate for the incorporation of education on sustainable development in government policy around the world.

She holds a BA in International Relations and Economics from the University of Birmingham, and a Master’s degree in International Studies from SOAS, University of London, with a specialism in International Human Rights Law.

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