Dubai Future Academy unveils new tech courses

The courses will revolve around the changes of the "Fourth Industrial Revolution"
By Bernd Debusmann Jr
Sun 15 Oct 2017 09:29 AM

The Dubai Future Academy is launching courses on “Fourth Industrial Revolution” technologies.

The program is aimed at professionals and executives, and will explore the future of technology, with the ultimate aim of establishing as a hub for future technologies and innovation training.

“The UAE has outperformed other nations in preparing for and embracing the Fourth Industrial Revolution. We have set up a dedicated Fourth Industrial Revolution Council and are working diligently to place these advanced technologies at the service of society, all the while training and empowering the workforce and institutions to skillfully handle the large-scale developments that are in the pipeline,” said Abdullah bin Touq, acting CEO of Dubai Future Foundation. “These new courses reaffirm the Dubai Future Foundation’s commitment to developing and empowering the national workforce – a cornerstone of the emirate’s Future Agenda.”

Atraf Shehab, VP to the CEO for Dubai Future Academy, noted that the courses hope to “produce a highly competent generation of talented and motivated professionals.”

“The classes teach them the necessary skills to deal with the new reality ushered in by the Fourth Industrial Revolution,” he added. “The sessions tackle a spectrum of strategic topics, under the supervision of top international academics and experts; they seek to empower and encourage participants to develop their own ideas, solutions and innovative projects using advanced technology in their respective sectors.”

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