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UAE launches Governance of Artificial Intelligence course to empower future leaders

UAE launches Governance of Artificial Intelligence course to empower future leaders
UAE launches Governance of Artificial Intelligence course to empower future leaders

On 18 June, UAE’s Minister of State for Artificial
Intelligence (AI) Mr Omar Sultan Al Olama signed
a Memorandum of Understanding
(MoU) with the Dr Ali Sebaa Al Marri,
Executive President of Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government
(MBRSG), to enhance cooperation and empower young Emiratis.

The collaboration seeks to help prepare a future generation
of leaders by honing their leadership skills, developing their practical
experience and enhancing their knowledge in employing AI technology in
government work through training, educational courses and workshops.

Credit: Government of Dubai

At the MoU signing ceremony, Minister Al Olama highlighted
the potentials of using AI for innovation solutions and the importance of
empower future leaders to use the technology. According to him, the creation of
government services, programmes and initiatives that enhance the quality of
life in the community and support having a competitive knowledgeable economy
requires tools, skills and future potentials.

“Preparing young Emiratis in AI and the use of its
techniques to create innovative solutions to future challenges, supports the
vision and directives of our (the UAE’s) leadership, to strengthen the UAE's
position as a global hub in the use of AI to shape the future,” said Minister Al
Olama.

Under the MoU, MBRSG will offer the executive education
programme “Governance of Artificial Intelligence” to leaders and government
decision-makers.

Participants will learn about the benefits of the Fourth
Industrial Revolution and the development of AI technology as well as the
benefits of employing AI tools and techniques in vital areas such as healthcare,
transportation, education, security, agriculture, retail, trade, finance,
insurance, banking, etc.

The MoU is part of the UAE Artificial
Intelligence Summer Camp initiative. It provides an opportunity for specialised
individuals in the public and private sectors, and school and university
students to learn about effective implementation mechanisms for the UAE
Strategy for AI.

PARTNER

Qlik’s vision is a data-literate world, where everyone can use data and analytics to improve decision-making and solve their most challenging problems. A private company, Qlik offers real-time data integration and analytics solutions, powered by Qlik Cloud, to close the gaps between data, insights and action. By transforming data into Active Intelligence, businesses can drive better decisions, improve revenue and profitability, and optimize customer relationships. Qlik serves more than 38,000 active customers in over 100 countries.

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CTC Global Singapore, a premier end-to-end IT solutions provider, is a fully owned subsidiary of ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation (CTC) and ITOCHU Corporation.

Since 1972, CTC has established itself as one of the country’s top IT solutions providers. With 50 years of experience, headed by an experienced management team and staffed by over 200 qualified IT professionals, we support organizations with integrated IT solutions expertise in Autonomous IT, Cyber Security, Digital Transformation, Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure, Workplace Modernization and Professional Services.

Well-known for our strengths in system integration and consultation, CTC Global proves to be the preferred IT outsourcing destination for organizations all over Singapore today.

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Planview has one mission: to build the future of connected work. Our solutions enable organizations to connect the business from ideas to impact, empowering companies to accelerate the achievement of what matters most. Planview’s full spectrum of Portfolio Management and Work Management solutions creates an organizational focus on the strategic outcomes that matter and empowers teams to deliver their best work, no matter how they work. The comprehensive Planview platform and enterprise success model enables customers to deliver innovative, competitive products, services, and customer experiences. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, with locations around the world, Planview has more than 1,300 employees supporting 4,500 customers and 2.6 million users worldwide. For more information, visit www.planview.com.

SUPPORTING ORGANISATION

SIRIM is a premier industrial research and technology organisation in Malaysia, wholly-owned by the Minister​ of Finance Incorporated. With over forty years of experience and expertise, SIRIM is mandated as the machinery for research and technology development, and the national champion of quality. SIRIM has always played a major role in the development of the country’s private sector. By tapping into our expertise and knowledge base, we focus on developing new technologies and improvements in the manufacturing, technology and services sectors. We nurture Small Medium Enterprises (SME) growth with solutions for technology penetration and upgrading, making it an ideal technology partner for SMEs.

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HashiCorp provides infrastructure automation software for multi-cloud environments, enabling enterprises to unlock a common cloud operating model to provision, secure, connect, and run any application on any infrastructure. HashiCorp tools allow organizations to deliver applications faster by helping enterprises transition from manual processes and ITIL practices to self-service automation and DevOps practices. 

PARTNER

IBM is a leading global hybrid cloud and AI, and business services provider. We help clients in more than 175 countries capitalize on insights from their data, streamline business processes, reduce costs and gain the competitive edge in their industries. Nearly 3,000 government and corporate entities in critical infrastructure areas such as financial services, telecommunications and healthcare rely on IBM’s hybrid cloud platform and Red Hat OpenShift to affect their digital transformations quickly, efficiently and securely. IBM’s breakthrough innovations in AI, quantum computing, industry-specific cloud solutions and business services deliver open and flexible options to our clients. All of this is backed by IBM’s legendary commitment to trust, transparency, responsibility, inclusivity and service.

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