Hoima – 28and April 2021: Airtel Uganda, the smartphone network with the widest 4G internet coverage across the country, today launched its first national campaign dubbed Franchise Partner Development Training.
Airtel’s Franchise Partner Development Program is part of Airtel’s strategic corporate social responsibility initiative to empower Ugandans through job creation and sustainable livelihoods.
- Partners to train in Personal Money Management, Basic Business Skills, Managing My Airtel Business Tax and Compliance
Speaking about the program, Commercial Director of Airtel Uganda, Amit Kapur said, “Through this training, franchise partners will be equipped with business skills that will enable them to become efficient, improve their individual performance and therefore become more profitable.
This will replicate in a sustainable value chain creating jobs for Agents and Sim Selling Outlets.
At the launch of the training, Airtel Uganda Regional Commercial Director, Christian Ongecu confirmed Airtel’s commitment to providing partners with the support they need when doing business with Airtel Uganda.
“Through commitments such as the Franchise Partner Development Program, we are reaffirming our position as an engaged and dedicated business partner.
Additionally, avenues like these allow us to bring our services closer to communities and, therefore, increase our footprint across the country and beyond,” Mr. Ongecu said.
The training will cover topics such as; Personal money management, basic business skills, managing my Airtel business tax and compliance.
Participants will receive certificates at the end of the training. A hybrid of theoretical and practical aspects will be covered, these will be facilitated by Airtel and external experts including; Uganda Revenue Authority and National Social Security Fund.
Ronald Mayanja, CEO Ability Explored – the training partner – commended Airtel for investing in socio-economic activities that positively impact communities, such as the Airtel Franchise Partner Development Program for business owners .