Dangote Cement begins new Management Trainee Programme

Dangote Cement begins new Management Trainee Programme
31 May 2018

Dangote Cement Plc has begun the training of its newly-hired managers, who were inaugurated at the weekend at the Dangote Academy Ikeja, Lagos. They are being trained under a new scheme, the Management Trainees Programme (MTP).

The Group Managing Director of Dangote Cement Plc, Joseph Makoju, said the management scheme was "to sustain our exponential growth, competitiveness and market leadership". "We are committed to attract top talents into our business for our current and future business needs," he added.

Addressing the trainee managers, Mr Makoju said: "The fact that you are sitting here today among the top 20 candidates selected for the pilot scheme out of over 16,000 interested applicants, speaks volumes of your quality and expected potential as future business leaders."

The Academy runs Graduate Engineer Trainees Scheme (GET), Junior Technicians Scheme (JTS), Management Skills and Leadership training scheme, and it recently inaugurated 100 new students under the JTS, said the Daily Trust.

The academy has trained and employed over 700 engineers and technicians between 2011 and 2018.

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