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Bakcell to launch a new joint initiative with Junior Achievement Azerbaijan

ICT Materials 2 August 2012 18:02
Bakcell, The First Mobile Operator and the Leading Mobile Internet Provider of Azerbaijan, is delighted to announce that it launches a new Bakcell-Junior Achievement Azerbaijan initiative to foster youth’s career mobility.
Bakcell to launch a new joint initiative with Junior Achievement Azerbaijan

Bakcell, The First Mobile Operator and the Leading Mobile Internet Provider of Azerbaijan, is delighted to announce that it launches a new Bakcell-Junior Achievement Azerbaijan initiative to foster youth's career mobility. The annual program called, 'Careers in Mobile Telecom (CiMT) will support 45 undergraduate students to obtain the work-readiness and business ethics skills, and learn about the mobile telecommunications and the essentials of management through a practical training program. Along with the student capacity-building activities, the program envisions the development of the internship program curriculum for the mobile telecommunications company.

The Careers in Mobile Telecom program will engage third and fourth year students from 4 universities of Mingachevir and Ganja. The program will be concluded by the industry-specific internship program at Bakcell, when the participants will apply the gained knowledge in the actual workplace.

"As a key player in the Azerbaijan telecom sector, Bakcell understand our obligation to help prepare competent ICT professionals to further develop this fast growing innovative industry. Bakcell significantly invested in youth training and career development, which is our continuing commitment to corporate social responsibility towards the future of society. We supported young students in the learning more about mobile telecommunications and getting closer to this fascinating industry with all its career opportunities", says Mr. Richard Shearer, Bakcell CEO.

Alcatel Lucent will support the "IT in Mobile Telecom Business trainer" trainings session inviting trainer from Turkey.

Bakcell in partnership with JAA Azerbaijan has been implementing Introduction to Mobile Telecommunications Business Program since 2009. More than 150 undergraduate students with technical backgrounds was supported to obtain the work-readiness and business ethics skills, learned about the mobile telecommunications through the industry-specific practical training program, and applied the knowledge gained in the actual workplace through the internship program at Bakcell and Alcatel-Lucent.

Bakcell's network covers more than 99% of the population and 92% of the land area of the country (excluding occupied territories). Bakcell is a leader in innovation and it focuses on bringing the best of the mobile internet to Azerbaijanis through new partnerships and its Sü[email protected] services. With 257 retail outlets and 7 Customer Service Centers operating 24x7 Bakcell provides the best customer experience to its customers.

For more information about Bakcell products and services, please visit www.bakcell.com or call 555.For press releases please see www.bakcell.com/az/news (or www.bakcell.com/en/news for press releases in English).

If you are not a Bakcell subscriber, but wish to find out about Bakcell and its services, please call 055 000 05 55

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