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A new batch of project management training to begin for Myanmar youths

13 September, 2017 - Yangon

  • Aim to support the development of rural areas and to empower local youths to strengthen their career development and employability
  • Graduated youths between 20-35 years can apply for the training
  • Completion of 6th batch training, joined by 22 youths, was held on 2nd September

Telenor Myanmar, its local partner Network Activities Group (NAG) and the government’s Department of Rural Development will jointly organizethe 7thbatch of Project Cycle Management training starting from September 22, 2017.

“We and our partners are pleased to provide these trainings. Telenor strongly believes in initiatives that allows youths in Myanmar to increase overall qualifications and help develop individual careers. Teaching young talents in management skills is one concrete and effective way of empowering Myanmar’s youth to actively participate in the development of societies in which they live,” said Min Thu, head of Telenor’s business sustainability.

This full-time management course lasts for 1 month and when completed, the outstanding participants will be eligible for 6-months paid internship program. Selected participants will be fully funded during the training period. For each participants, the cost of the training is MMK 100,000. Free accommodation and MMK 50,000 scholarship fees will be rewarded to each participant. The extensive and intensive training will cover topics on Development Theories and Concepts, Project Cycle Management, Environmental Conservation and Management, Natural Resources Governance, Political Economy Analysis, Community Infrastructure Development, Disaster Risk Reduction and Response, Participatory Tools, Communication in Development and Mainstreaming in Development (Gender, Inclusion, Participation, etc.).

 

Telenor customers has donated MMK 170 million through “Stronger2gether” anniversary campaign

The training program is partly funded by donation from Telenor customers who joined the Telenor’s interactive “Stronger2gether” donation campaign organized in September, 2016 in conjunction with the company’s 2nd Anniversary. On behalf of its customers, Telenor handed over MMK 170 million (10 Kyat for each of its 17 million users) in October, 2016 to three designated charitable organizations.

NAG is one of three recipient organizations and it received MMK 22.1 million based on the voting by the customers. Other two recipients are See Zar Yeik Old Age Care Center and Residential Nursery and Training School for Girls under Department of Social Welfare, Mandalay Region.

“The aim of the training is for the betterment of human resource in order to support development of the country and to empower youths in rural areas to strengthen their career development and make them attractive for employment. This training will cover several basic topics required for development and will also provide work experience for the participants,” said Ko Kyi Phyo Wai, Training Program Coordinator from NAG.

 

Application deadline is September 17. This is how you apply.

Graduated youths between 20-35 years are eligible to apply for the management training. Interested participants may apply to or 09-966554824, 09-256334206 and 09-450694361 ̴65 not later than September 17, 2017. If you want to know more about NAG, please visit their Facebook page; https://www.facebook.com/NAGMyanmar.hq/

 

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