Airtel Kenya has today announced the graduation of 23 employees in leadership skills from the company’s in-house mentorship programme.
The program took employees through various professional training modules suitable for their respective positions and personal development. The program, carried out under Airtel Functional training program, is key in improving staff engagement and the capability development.
Speaking during the graduation ceremony that was held at a Nairobi Hotel, Airtel Kenya managing director Adil El Youssefi emphasized the importance of the program and the impact it has had on the personal skills and leadership development of the employees. He added that the program plays and important role in the development of individual management skills geared towards the improvement of our capacity to deliver best in class customer experience through innovation and differentiation in the increasingly dynamic and competitive marketplace in Kenya.
“I am happy to see that Airtel has introduced such a program that seeks to develop employees’ talent. I believe the mentors will continue to pass what they’ve learned to others and watch them as they grow.” said Dr. Wale Akinyemi, the CEO PowerTalks Ltd While addressing the mentors and graduates.
Airtel also has other different functional training programs such as talent development, mentorship, short-term assignments, Academic sponsorships and job shadowing.