MTN Ghana has emerged tops at the 2020 edition of the Project Management Awards held in Accra with four top awards.
The awards scheme, currently in its second year, seeks to recognize and award excellence in Project Management.
MTN Ghana was adjudged Project Management Company of the Year, Economic Impact Project of the Year, Innovative Project of the Year and Project Team of the Year.
The team’s execution of the MTN Ghana Fibre Project, which resulted in the laying of fibre to Urban Homes in Accra, Kumasi, Takoradi and Koforidua, covering a total of 33 communities won the Project Management Team of the Year.
MTN MoMo Limited’s launch of MAgric in partnership with GSMA to drive digitization in agriculture won the Economic Impact Project.
The Innovative Project Award was based on MTN TurboNet project, which saw the provision of synchronized communication of all forms anywhere, anytime over the internet, making it possible for homes and business owners to serve their customers better.
The Project Management Award recognizes individuals or organizations who pursue best practice in economic development through projects and attained the highest standards of professional conduct and competence within the project management space.
General Manager for Capital Projects at MTN, William Tetteh thanked the organizers for the awards. He said, “as the person responsible for leading the execution of capital projects at MTN, it is my responsibility to ensure that the projects are well planned and executed within the project management framework.”
He admonished the team to continue to employ best practices to ensure that projects impact society positively.
MTN’s approach to project management is guided by the Bright Delivery Methodology (BDM), which provides a standardized project-portfolio management approach with focus on delivery and benefits applicable to all projects across the business. It is this approach that won MTN Ghana the Project Management Company of the Year award.
Congratulating the MTN team, the Chief Executive Officer of MTN Ghana, Selorm Adadevoh said the awards are a testament of MTN’s commitment to executing relevant and impactful projects that delivers value.