AIDEC Consultancies International Ltd (AIDEC Digital) has opened an ultra-modern Artificial Intelligence (AI) Centre of Excellence to provide both in-person and virtual training, educational programmes and consulting services on AI.
The services will be provided to organizations, and institutions in the private, public, and third sectors, giving practical knowledge in areas of AI and its application for agriculture, health, education, fintech, mechanical engineering etc.
The project is done in collaboration with the Institute of ICT Professionals (IIPGH), Ghana, and other International Partners like 7W Artificial Intelligence company Ltd of Slovenia.
Addressing the press at the launch of the Centre, Executive Chairman for AIDEC Digital, Ambrose Yennah, said: “the agreement seeks to provide value creation services and equip students with practical hands-on-training in Design thinking, Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Deep learning, and other advanced technological training in Artificial Intelligence (AI) to efficiently work in the job market.
The Consortium Partners will provide top notch business, educational and technology solutions and services including Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) platform (Africoursity.org) as a virtual and open educational resource facility as well as a Schools Management System (SMS), (Aidecia.com) to our target customers in the public, private and third sectors.”
CEO of 7W Artificial Intelligence Company Ltd, Katja Gersak said: “the agreement will include but not limited to the study and application of Digital Twin, State Leadership Artificial Intelligence Managerial Tool (SLAIMT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cyber Security, Robotics, Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Deep learning, with specific focus on the health and educational sectors including Executive Training in Ghana and scaling up to the continent of Africa in the near-term.”
The President and Provost of Academic City University College, Professor Fred McBagonluri, said: “the Consortium will help in developing ready job skills by providing access to AI programs in areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) to help student use advanced engineering and technology to pursue research initiatives that is focused on solving complex problems for industry and society in general.
On his part, Executive Director of the Institute of ICT Professionals, Ghana, David Gowu, on his part said: “The Consortium will work with Global Networks and Partners to help develop the ICT ecosystem for Students, ICT Professionals and Entrepreneurs through the operation of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services and identify other projects ideas that will create jobs in IT/Digital Solutions and Services.
The Consortium will help to advance IT policy formulation and advocacy and provide an avenue for upgrading the skills and competencies of ICT Professionals and students with creative and innovative ideas as part of their continuing professional development in preparing them for the job market.”
The Consortium Partners will continue to identify and establish a Network of Professionals in Ghana, Africa and the Diaspora and work to improve and expand their Institutional capacities in Digital skills education in Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Data Analytics, Machine learning, Deep learning.
This will also include online learning platforms (Africoursity.org) and other programs to whip up the interest of students enrolling for higher education for STEAM, SparX learning Xperience and other competency-based professional training programs for an all-inclusive digital transformation for Ghana and Africa as a foundation for the establishment of the Africa UNESCO Centre for Artificial Intelligence.