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Workshop: Turning New Technologies into Greater Opportunities and Higher Profit (Sint Maarten)

May 15, 2018 @ 8:00 AM - May 18, 2018 @ 5:00 PM UTC-4

US$ 2490

Top Telecom Training is bringing Executive Training Series to the Caribbean – “Turning New Technologies into Greater Opportunities and Higher Profit”.

The TOP workshop is a 4 day workshop and provides practical solutions to the challenges faced by Telecommunication companies on a day to day basis. This workshop bridges the gap between introducing new technologies, reducing costs and gaining higher revenue streams.

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What will you learn

The TOP workshop will provide you with:

  • Proven solutions that have been implemented in many networks around the world
  • Strategies to help you gain higher revenue streams
  • Ways to cut costs effectively without negatively affecting your business
  • An understanding of the new technologies that are constantly being developed

Training Resources

It is supported by a number of videos, supplied prior to the course, which prepares you for the workshop, the interactive Q&A sessions, the practical exercises and the brainstorming sessions. This ensures that you get the most out of the TOP workshop.

Training Modules

“Technologies | Opportunities | Profit (TOP)” is designed with senior telecom staff, board members, directors and government executives in mind, and consists of the following modules:

  1. Telecommunications – The Naked Truth (day 1+2)
    A 2-day workshop, for all non-technical telecom professionals, providing an A-to-Z of telecom networks, revenue-earning services, and regulatory obligations. The participant learns what the latest buzz words mean and how each part of a Telco fits into the big picture and contributes to the company’s success.
  2. Increasing Your Revenue with New Technologies (day 3)
    A 1-day workshop, for Telco professionals, but especially for sales & marketing teams. It focuses on understanding how new technologies can be used to launch new services that will increase revenue streams and how these need to be marketed. The workshop covers common mistakes made and how to avoid these. The participants learn why and how teamwork between the various technical and non-technical departments of a Telco is so critically important for these increased revenue flows to happen.
  3. Decreasing Your Costs with Smarter Workflows (day 4)
    A 1-day workshop, for all Telco professionals, aimed at understanding how operating costs can be substantially reduced by implementing smarter practices. The participants learn how to identify unnecessary costs and how to remove the root cause of these costs in a simple and inexpensive manner.




This event will be held at the “Emma Building” – former MCB Building at the Emmaplein, Philipsburg.


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Who should attend?

Board Directors, CEOs, Country Managers, CTOs, Department Directors, and senior staff from Marketing, Finance, Sales, Human Resources, Non Technical Project Managers, Customer Care, and Operations.


Early Bird Countdown

Standard Price (4 days): US$ 2490,-. Early Birds (4 days – 20% off): US$ 1990,-. The courses can also be attended independently, you can mix and match. Standard price per person per day: US$ 622.50, Early Birds: US$ 497.50.


Anthony Rhuggenaath
Mobile/Whatsapp: +59996634245
Email: anthony@toptelecomtraining.com

Register your company here. You will receive an email with further instructions to complete the registration.
Payments via bank wire transfer to Okinawa Consulting NV. Early Bird pricing valid until March 14, 2018. Cancellation policy:
  • 100% Refund for cancellations before March 1, 2018
  • 50% Refund for cancellations from March 1st until March 14, 2018
  • 0% Refund for cancellations after March 14, 2018 (or no-shows)
We have the right to change the dates of the event in case of illness of the trainer or due to other unforeseen circumstances.

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Henry Dijkstra - Founder & Technical Director Pulse Telecom

Barbara Dijkstra - Co-owner & Account Executive Pulse Telecom

Henry & Barbara Dijkstra - from Pulse Telecom NZ - have a passion for technology, a passion for foreign cultures and a passion to share their knowledge and experiences.  Since 1980, Henry has been involved in telecommunications as an engineer, a consultant and a technical project manager, working for both operators and vendors.

In 1992, Henry’s passion for foreign cultures lead him to accept new challenges abroad and this started his international career in telecommunications.  Together with his wife, Barbara, Henry has lived and worked in 28 countries in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Caribbean, Africa and the Pacific. The majority of these countries have been developing nations, in which Henry has held the roles of technical project manager and a subject matter expert. He moved across most of the technology groups found within the fixed and mobile network space especially within the areas of LTE, 3G, FTTX, IP, IN, Billing, VAS, satellite and transmission.

Henry holds a New Zealand and a Dutch passport and speaks English, Dutch and German. He is a keen videographer. Barbara holds a New Zealand passport and is Pulse Telecom's Account Executive. Both Henry and Barbara have attended numerous cultural and business awareness courses in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Anthony Rhuggenaath Founder & CEO Okinawa Consulting NV

After acquiring his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechatronics (The Netherlands) and serving a couple of years with the Royal Dutch Marines, Anthony returned to his native island Curaçao and started out as a software developer for BearingPoint Caribbean (former KPMG Information Technology). A seasoned IT professional, served in many roles deploying numerous projects for the government, semi-governmental institutions and the private sector, was a member of the telecommunications work group for the E-commerce Platform initiative, and was in charge of the datacenter operations of the Curaçao government prior to starting his life as an entrepreneur.

Since founding Okinawa Consulting in 2008 he completed several interim assignments in CIO and Project Management positions in the gaming and financial industry, and shocked the local video security market by introducing advanced video storage and mega-pixel technology to the island (way back ;). By forming strategic alliances with both local and international partners he expanded his network, and is currently actively involved in the deployment of several projects in the physical security, hospitality, e-commerce and digital marketing space.

His latest passions: IoT and Hotelier!ONE.


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May 15, 2018 @ 8:00 AM
May 18, 2018 @ 5:00 PM
US$ 2490
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Okinawa Consulting NV
Pulse Telecom Training NZ


Emmaplein Building (former Maduro Building)
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
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