Press Release

Series of project management training to open this year for local youths

19 April, 2018 - Yangon

  • Target to support the development of rural areas and to empower local youths to strengthen their career improvement and employability
  • The new batch of one-month training will start on 7 May and any graduate between the age of 20 and 35 can apply 
  • Prioritizing the rural residents, Internship opportunity available for outstanding trainees

With the joint effort of Telenor Myanmar, the government’s Department of Rural Development and local partner Network Activities Group (NAG), a series of project cycle management training are scheduled throughout 2018 for local youths in Myanmar. Five more batches will be opened in this year and applications are now open for the 11th batch that will begin on 7th May.  

“The purpose of this training is primarily to assist the development of rural areas and to lift up the employment opportunities of the rural youths. We really believe this training to produce proficient and skilled human resources that would expand the rural development of Myanmar. With the implementation of this program, Telenor Myanmar clearly envisions to empower the societies in order to improve lives of each and every one that belongs to the societies,” said Min Thu, the head of Telenor’s business sustainability.

During the training, participants will have the opportunities to learn various 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.). 

Any graduated youth between the age of 20 and 35 are eligible to apply for this full-time one-month management course. While the training will cost each trainee Kyat 100,000, free accommodation and Kyat 50,000 scholarship fees will be rewarded to all eligible participants. In addition, 6-month paid internship opportunity is available for outstanding trainees at the end of the training. 

The training program has been running since December 2016, after Telenor had handed over Kyat 170 million to three designated charitable organizations including NAG, on behalf of its customers in a donation campaign commemorating the company’s 2nd Anniversary. Close to 300 trainees graduated from ten batches of the training organized to date. Of them 75 trainees were rewarded internship and about 44 were recruited by NAG.

How to apply
Interested participants may apply via online or in person with their curriculum vitae and required documents to NAG office not later than April 24, 2018. Detail information is available at NAG’s Facebook page or at nagmyanmar.pcm@gmail.com

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