Airtel Africa has announced a partnership with The Learning Resources Management Group (LRMG), an e-learning provider in Africa to provide an extensive e-learning program for Airtel employees across 17 African countries.
The implementation of the program is meant to enhance staff development and reinforce the telco’s commitment to nurture and develop local talent and prepare them for senior positions.
“Our people are our main source of competitive advantage. We are committed in investing and providing our employees with opportunities to learn and grow within the organization. We firmly believe that this initiative will bring in benefits of ‘flexibility and convenience’ which will allow the employees to have access to their chosen courses anytime, anywhere,” said Airtel Africa’s chief HR officer, David Ssegawa, in a media release.
In addition to the practical benefits it offers, the program is expected to build a culture of learning and community amongst Airtel employees by facilitating and sharing knowledge and expertise between peers. Eventually, this is expected to result in increased capabilities and productivity of employees.
Airtel has invested in a comprehensive suite of 500 courses from the Learning Resources Management Group touching on a range of subjects – including Accounting, IT, HR, Customer Service, Leadership and Management skills amongst others.