Skills Development Support Programme for AI: Artificial Intelligence Masterclass Programme

The programme also comprises 2 certifications namely:

  • Pre-training certification: AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals; and
  • Post-training certification: AI-100 Designing and Implementing an Azure AI Solution.

Aims and objectives of the AI Masterclass Programme

The AI Masterclass programme is expected to build internal capacity of enterprises to embrace AI within all areas of their organisations and to understand the strategic implications of AI within a new digital ecosystem. After completion of the training, the participants are expected to have the desired skillsets to devise and implement appropriate AI strategies for enterprises embracing cloud and AI.

Expected outcomes

The AI Masterclass programme will create a talent pool of AI-ready programmers with industry certifications for industry partners with cloud transition and AI adoption strategies.

The programme is expected to

  • accelerate cloud transition and AI adoption strategies;
  • consolidate the value-add of Mauritius as a prime destination of investment, employment, outsourcing;
  • create platforms for collaboration (crowdfunding, national competitions, entrepreneurship);
  • develop required competencies for Fintech careers;
  • ensure employee retention through skills upliftment (vertical and horizontal movement); and
  • create industry certified AI talent pool for Mauritius to become a gateway for Africa.
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