PTCL hosts ‘Digital Learning Hackathon 2019’


The Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) hosted its first-ever ‘Digital Learning Hackathon 2019’ at a special event organised at the PTCL Academy in Islamabad. The initiative has been launched to enhance capacity building of PTCL employees through introduction of the Harvard Manage Mentor (HMM), which is a globally recognized online learning program. PTCL employees were provided with digital learning modules that helped them devise careful conceptualization, strategy, accuracy and real-time solutions for business cases. The Hackathon consisted of insightful presentations given by the participants, where the best solutions would be considered for incorporating into the company processes. Speaking on the occasion, Syed Mazhar Hussain, Chief Human Resource Officer, PTCL, said, “PTCL is at the forefront of supporting its massive workforce in order to meet its learning objectives. We aspire to provide quality opportunities to our employees to build the business acumen and prowess. Furthermore, these learning interventions will help in developing the skill-set of employees to achieve overall organizational excellence.”