Ufone & LUMS in an accord for executive development program
ISLAMABAD: Oct 6, 2009 – Ufone has been at the fore front in ensuring that their key employees get the very best training & educational opportunities in order to increase and maximize their overall business performance
In order to nurture employee skills further the management of Ufone & Rausing Executive Development Centre (REDC) of the Suleman Dawood School of Business (SEDC), Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) recently signed a contract which will allow Ufone employees to get diverse exposure and learning.
At Ufone we focus on personal as well as professional development which stands true as a belief of the company where it’s all about U
Speaking at the occasion, Mr. Abdul Aziz, President & CEO Ufone said, “We have a very hard working and diversely experienced team intact at Ufone which has allowed us to keep a strong position within the telecom market. This initiative shall enable us to improve the organization as a whole as the specially designed curriculum will not only help strengthen our management techniques it will also develop a stronger bond between the employees and the organization”.
Commenting on this initiative by Ufone, Dr. Shaukat Brah, Dean, SDSB/LUMS said, “We have been involved with Ufone for over a year, and through successive exchanges of information, Ufone has entrusted LUMS with designing and delivering a programme directed towards synthesizing the changes at Ufone and the development of high potential executives in order to pave a direction towards building a progressive momentum of success within the organization.”
The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) is a national university, established by the country's leading private and public sector corporations. LUMS has built its reputation based on the excellence and relevance of its programmes, nationally and internationally. In surveys carried out by Asia Inc. in 1997, 1998, 2003 and 2004, the Suleman Dawood Business School ranked amongst the best business schools in the South Asian Region. As part of the Suleman Dawood School of Business, the Rausing Executive Development Centre (REDC) is driven by the same standards of excellence. REDC is also a member of UNICON, The International University Consortium for Executive Education since 1995. UNICON is an organization of leading business schools worldwide with a serious commitment to executive education and management development.
Ufone is an Etisalat Group Company with its presence in all the major cities of Pakistan along with a comprehensive coverage across all major towns, villages and tehsil headquarters of the country. The company employs more than 3,850 people and operates with a network of more than 375 franchises and 26 company-owned customer service centers along with a distribution network of 150,000 outlets nationwide