du and Nokia have announced a partnership to enhance employees’ skills and increase efforts to develop talent in the United Arab Emirates. As part of the agreement, Nokia will provide du employees with training and development programs covering technology competence and knowledge transfer.
In this program, du employees at all levels are provided with the technical knowledge and skills necessary to cope with the increasingly complex challenges facing the digital, technology, and telecommunications industries.
Fahad Al Hassawi, CEO at du said:
“du is committed to expanding the expertise of our learning and development programs. Our engagement with Nokia and subsequent training programs are in line with du’s transformational ambition and are geared toward developing and enhancing our workforce. As a technological partner, Nokia will play a vital role in helping us attain Vision 2030 by elevating the UAE’s digital profile.”
The structured development programs, based on Nokia’s global best practices, will focus on technology and digital trends, provide an opportunity to broaden horizons, change mindsets, improve organisational execution, as well as support strategy implementation. A broad spectrum of training and development programs — including web-based training, workshops, events, demonstrations and practical experience — will offer flexibility to participants’ learning preferences. The program is designed to equip du employees with the skills, confidence, and demonstrable abilities needed in today’s technologically competitive environment.
The specialised programs provide tailored access to the various Nokia global learning capabilities and centers. The aim of the program is to increase du’s competitiveness, which will help accelerate a seamless transition toward new technologies. As for national talents and Emirati specialists in du, these programs are designed to upskill and improve their knowledge and experience in the latest ICT technologies such as 5G, Cloud, Automation and Digital Leadership.