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2017 Corporate Responsibility Report

Training and development

Skills development at Telekom Training in Germany

Deutsche Telekom offers its employees a range of advanced training measures, which enable them to develop and brush up their skills. 

You can find further information here and in the HR Factbook starting mid-May. Group data will be available starting in the 2017 reporting year.

Reporting against standards

By reporting this data we fully cover the GRI 404-1 (Average hours of training per year per employee) and GRI 404-2 (Programs for upgrading employee skills and transition assistance programs) GRI indicators as well as the S02-02 (Average expenses on training per FTE p.a.) EFFAS indicator. This data also covers criterion 16 (Steps taken to promote the general employability of all employees) of the German Sustainability Code.

International development and management programs

The object of our international development and leadership programs is for high potentials and high achievers to gain a foothold in the Group, to keep them loyal to the company and to position them in suitable jobs. These programs focus on development of the upcoming leader generation and on support in coping with the challenges they face now and in the future. At the same time, the programs aim to enhance their sense of belonging, increase knowledge exchange and promote personal responsibility. 

The number of participants in Global Talent Pool, the replacement for the Talent Space program, significantly increased in 2017, as did the number of participants in the Leadership Development Program (English-speaking). For the Management Development Program (German-speaking), the number further decreased.

 
You can find further information here and in the HR Factbook starting mid-May.

Apprentices and training programs Deutsche Telekom Group in Germany

Nearly 7,000 junior staff (apprentices, students on cooperative study programs and on-campus students at HfTL University of Applied Science) were employed with our company in 2017. 35 percent of them were women. The decrease on the previous year's figures is in line with the general employment trend at Deutsche Telekom.

You can find further information here.

Reporting against standards

By reporting this data we partially cover the GRI 404-1 (Average hours of training per year per employee) GRI performance indicator. This data is also relevant for criterion 15 (Diversity and health) of the German Sustainability Code.