The Robi Young talent program was developed in line with Axiata’s vision to be the regional mobile champion by 2015. The objective of the program is to develop talents to be the leaders for tomorrow in each country’s operations.
Axiata, one of the largest Asian telecommunication companies, has controlling interests in mobile operators in Malaysia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Cambodia with significant strategic stakes in India and Singapore. The Group, including its subsidiaries and associates, has over 190 million mobile subscribers in Asia and serves the needs of Asia by providing affordable and innovative mobile services covering over 1.6 billion people across 9 countries. The Group provides employment to over 25,000 people across Asia. Axiata’s vision is to be a regional champion by 2015 by piecing together the best throughout the region in connectivity, innovation and world class talents, uniting them towards a single goal: “Advancing Asia”.
Our Graduate Trainee under Young Talent Program (YTP) is one such initiative to groom future leaders. It offers Bangladeshi graduates from leading universities across the globe, the opportunity to develop into future leaders for the company and country as well through employment. Our objective is to develop the youth of today into leaders of tomorrow by developing functional and leadership competencies, giving global exposure and accelerating career path. These promising young scholars will be given an experience unlike any other, in the hopes of nurturing and developing them to realize their full potential.
This will enable students to become a Young Talent within the organization as well as the Axiata Group; giving the chance to learn and cultivate the right skills and attitude in the highly dynamic mobile communications industry.
Unlike traditional scholarships that focus only on academics, the Axiata Young Talent Program (Robi Young talent program) complements classroom education or scholarships with the 1 year intensive Accelerated Development Program that aspires to nurture individuals into wholesome individuals.
Axiata, in Malaysia, adopts the CRADLE-TO-GRAVE approach to make world class talents where they cater students from primary level upto becoming a CXO!
Bangladesh, a major focus of Axiata’s operation branded Robi, has enormous source of human capital, 30mn students under 115K institutions. Initially Robi will target graduates and will be producing world class professionals that help advancing Bangladesh which will eventually accelerate the Advancing Asia.
Robi will have focus on both Business and Engineering schools to equip the world class talented leaders that will contribute for making a Digital Bangladesh.
Robi’s initiative on Young talent program will gradually influence other large corporate entities in the country to identify and build young talents to become future leaders.