The Africa Industrial Internet Program is a year-long technical initiative developed to address the demand for a digital-savvy workforce in the increasingly data-ridden industrial organizations on the continent. Developed by ALU and powered by GE, the program empowers participants to develop the requisite skills needed to build applications for the Industrial Internet. The program will achieve this through offering modules in machine learning and big data analytics, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and cloud-based application development to individuals and professionals interested in preparing for the Industrial Internet.
What you gain?
Solid Foundation of Technical Skills: Get trained on the most up-to-date descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics, industrial application development best practices, and programming languages necessary for the Industrial Internet.
From Information to Insight: Identify opportunities, harness relevant data, run intricate analyses, create dashboards and obtain useful insights to drive sound business decisions.
Think Beyond Coding: Gain a systems thinking mindset to integrate software, platforms, and data sources to extract optimal value from your data.
Deliver Business Impact: Leverage your insights to create lasting value for the business by building robust industrial applications designed to optimize operations at scale and minimize business costs.
The program begins January 2018 and General Electric will offer a limited number of scholarships to deserving candidates.