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Telenor, NMDC sign agreement to empower students

20 June, 2017 -

  • More than 250 students participated in the first talk

Telenor Myanmar Limited (“Telenor”) and National Management Degree College (NMDC) last week signed a collaboration agreement to help students strengthen knowledge on their fields of study and prepare them to be industry-ready talents.

“We are introducing a series of initiatives to help empower Myanmar youths for unlocking their career potential.We are pleased to have this collaboration agreement with NMDC which is part of our efforts to youth empowerment. Through this agreement we trust we will be able toprovide opportunities forNMDC’s studentsto strengthen knowledge on their fields of study and help them prepare to be industry-ready talents,” said Goldie Shwe Yee Win Lei, Chief People Officer at Telenor Myanmar.

Under the collaboration agreement Telenor will provide a series of career talks, industry visits, and internship program for NMDC students majoring Business Management, English for Professional Purposes and Journalism. Career talks will cover topics related to career and learning and development opportunities in Telenor Myanmar. Industry visit will allow the students to personally experience a real workplace.

More than 250 students participated in the first talk, held as part of the agreement after the signing ceremony.At the talk, Telenor’s experts presented learning and development opportunities available at the company,tips to enhance employability and importance of sustainability in doing business in Myanmar.

 

NMDC is the second institution that signed collaboration agreement with Telenor. Telenor signed the first collaboration agreement with Thanhylin Technological University (TTU) in mid-February.

As part of empowering youths in Myanmar Telenor also introduced internship program and technology trainee program. Telenor launched its internship programin 2016 offering opportunities for participants to bridge their academic knowledge and real workplace experience. Each internship lasts 2 or 3 months depending on partnering university and the company hasalready accepted 39 interns. Telenor introduced one-year technical trainee program in May and as the first batch of the program the company will recruit 10 graduates as ‘technology trainees’.

 

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Alex Nyi Nyi Aung (Mr.)
Corporate Communications, Telenor Myanmar Ltd
E-mail: nyinyi.aung@telenor.com.mm

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