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THE UNIVERSITY of the West Indies (UWI) master's degree programme in telecommunications policy and technology management (TPM) offered by the Mona School of Business (MSB) has been rated among the top 200 best master's degree programmes in the world in the Engineering and Project Management category.

Advisor to the Minister of Industry Investment and Commerce, Dr. David Lowe, says that mobile payment services can facilitate commerce, by making business transactions more accessible, efficient and cost effective, especially for small businesses.

A roadmap for the development of comprehensive mobile financial services system is to be laid out at a symposium on Monday, December 12, says Dr Maurice McNaughton, Director of the Centre of Excellence of the Mona School of Business (MSB), at University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona.

THE Broadcasting Commission of Jamaica has formally reminded radio and television stations as well as cable TV operators to be fair in dealing with airtime for political broadcasts, as campaigning gets into high gear and the political parties vie to communicate with voters through the media.

The selling points for cloud services are that it frees companies from having to spend big on technology support and nullifies geography as a barrier to in-house information, which can be plugged from the cloud as needed.

Professor Hopeton Dunn has been reappointed as chairman of the Broadcasting Commission. The Broadcasting Commission is the regulatory body for radio, television, and cable TV.

The appointment took effect on November 1 and will remain in effect for 5 years.

KINGSTON — The Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce is exploring the cloud computing industry, to enter into a contract that will mitigate potential risks, according to Permanent Secretary, Reginald Budhan.

As Jamaica stands on the threshold of crisis or opportunity, we must consider the critical role that leadership plays in the running of an enterprise or in the running of a country.

The country needs good leadership in every aspect of activity.

Dr Maurice McNaughton, director of the Centre of Excellence of the Mona School of Business (MSB), says a study has been completed to determine the level of access that Jamaicans have to financial services in the formal banking sector.

The Mona School of Business (MSB) of the University of the West Indies (UWI) has received accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA) for achieving the highest standard in postgraduate business education for its Executive MBA and MBA programmes.


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