Alibaba Cloud has partnered with Singapore Administration College (SMU) to launch a first-of-its-kind upskilling programme outdoors of China.
Known as SMU-Alibaba Sequence, the programme is designed to coach greater than 1,000 working professionals in Singapore.
In response to a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by each events, the programs will empower small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), equipping them with the capabilities they want to deal with technological disruptions and altering client behaviour.
Led by Alibaba Cloud scientists, the course will use real-life case research to indicate how completely different applied sciences and methods will help companies succeed.
Dr Lim Lai Cheng, Government Director, SMU Academy, stated that the establishment was “honoured to associate with Alibaba Cloud in a such a first-ever initiative”.
She added: “This collaboration leverages Alibaba’s innovative applied sciences and main industrial information; in addition to SMU’s thought management, tutorial rigour and outreach.
“I’m assured that the programs on supply will profit many professionals who want to improve their information and abilities in rising tech areas and corporations that are eager to make use of digital and sensible applied sciences to rework their enterprise fashions.”
The programs will cowl the newest traits and digital methods throughout industries together with retail, finance, logistics and manufacturing.
It’s going to additionally deliver contributors up-to-speed with rising applied sciences equivalent to cloud computing, synthetic intelligence (AI) and blockchain.
The course is about to launch in March 2019.
Mr Leon Chen, Alibaba Cloud’s Nation Supervisor for Singapore and Indonesia stated: “As Singapore’s Sensible Nation turns into a actuality, we would require Sensible Residents to paved the way.
“Our partnership with SMU goals to assist equip native companies with the suitable instruments and know-how to propel Singapore onward.
“We hope to offer actionable recommendation via a mix of success tales and our holistic strategy to know-how to assist create a future-ready Singapore.”