By Banura Atenyi
Airtel Uganda, one of the giants in the telecommunication sector has Wednesday launched its inaugural nationwide campaign dubbed the Franchise Partner Development Training.
While launching the campaign, Airtel Uganda Chief Commercial Officer Amit Kapur said, “Through this training, Franchise Partners will be equipped with business skill sets that will see them become efficient, improve their individual performance and hence become more profitable. This will replicate into a sustained value chain creating jobs for agents and Sim Selling Outlets.”
The Airtel Uganda Regional Business Manager Growth, Christian Ongecu disclosed Airtel’s commitment towards offering partners the requisite support they require as they do business with Airtel Uganda
The Airtel Franchise Partner Development Programme is part of Airtel’s strategic corporate social responsibility initiative aimed at empowering Ugandans through job creation and creating sustainable livelihoods.
Speaking at the launching of the program, Ronald Mayanja, the CEO Ability Explored, one of the training partners praised Airtel for investing in socio-economic activities that positively impact the communities like the Airtel Franchise Partner Development Programme targeted for business proprietors.
Through engagements like the Franchise Partner Development Programme, we are reaffirming our position as a committed and dedicated business partner, such avenues enable us to bring services closer to the communities, and in turn increase visibility world over.
Participants will be awarded certificates at the end of the training. A hybrid of both theory and practical aspects will be handled, these will be facilitated by both Airtel and External experts including; Uganda Revenue Authority and National Social Security Fund.
The training will cover topics including; Personal Money Management, Basic Business Skills, Running my Airtel Business Tax and compliance.