Accra, Dec. 31, GNA - Airtel Ghana’s Human Resource team has powered the Learning and Development Team of Airtel Africa, to win the Best Organisation in the Perform Category at the Café Africa 2015.
This is an eLearning International Conference held in Mauritius in November, featuring Learning and Development teams from several businesses across Africa.
A statement issued in Accra by Mr Richard Ahiagble, Head of Corporate Communication and copied to the Ghana News Agency said the accolade is awarded to an organisation that has clearly defined its Return on Investment and demonstrated the material impact that learning and development programmes has had on organisational performance.
It said a Case Study on Airtel Ghana entitled: “Discovering best practice methodologies and technologies,” was recognised as best of all the six master class presentations during the event, which powered Airtel Africa to win the coveted award”.
It quoted Ms Tina Muparadzi, Human Resource Director, Airtel Ghana as saying “we are excited to be recognised once again for our Learning and Development programmes designed to provide our employees the best platform to learn, grow and thrive”.
“At Airtel, we believe in the power of potential – that everyone has in them the innate ability to fully realise their potential. We also recognise that our employees are our best assets that are why we have and continue to invest and empower them to be at their best.
“As a strategy, we provide formal and informal training and development opportunities for our employees. But beyond that, we focus also on their total development.
“We have various clubs and societies that respond to various development and social needs such as the Airtel Running & Aerobics Club and Golf Club, which allows employees to actively practice, run and play golf.
“We do also have an in-house Toastmasters for interested employees. All these add to growing and developing our employees and clearly make Airtel a preferred employer in the industry.”
Airtel Ghana was recently named Best Organisation for Learning and Development at the HR Focus Awards 2015 in recognition of the Change maker company’s commitment to providing the best environment for its employees to thrive and excel.
Airtel is Ghana’s fastest growing telecommunications network and leader in digital innovation providing cutting edge solutions to meet the communications, connectivity and collaborative needs of its customers.GNA