Misk Academy, General Assembly, 2019

  • Locations: Al-Faisal University, Riyadh & (New Location), Jeddah

Programming Dates / Durations:

RIYADH COURSES:

Day courses:

  • Web Development Immersive (Sun-Thursday): February 24 – May 16, 2019, 9am-5pm
  • Data Science Immersive (Sunday-Thursday): Sunday, February 24 – Thursday, May 16, 2019, 9am-5pm
  • Data Analytics Accelerated (Sun-Thurs): March 10-21, 2019, 9am-5pm
  • Product Management Accelerated (Sun-Thurs): March 24-April 4, 2019, 9am-5pm
  • Front End Web Development Accelerated (Sunday – Thursday): April 7 – 18, 2019, 9am-5pm
  • Python Programming Accelerated (Sun-Thurs) April 21 – May 2, 2019, 9am-5pm
  • Digital Marketing Accelerated (Sun-Thurs) April 21 – May 2, 2019, 9am-5pm
  • JavaScript Web Development Accelerated (Sunday – Thursday): April 21 – May 2, 2019, 9am-5pm

Evening courses:

  • JavaScript Part Time (Sun & Tues): March 3 – May 7, 2019, 6-9pm
  • User Experience Design (Sun & Tues): March 10 – May 14, 2019, 6-8pm

JEDDAH COURSES:

Day Courses:

  • Jeddah Data Analytics Accelerated #2 (Sun-Thurs) March 31 – April 11, 2019, 9am-5pm
  • Jeddah Digital Marketing Accelerated (Sun-Thurs) April 7 – April 18, 2019, 9am-5pm
  • Jeddah User Experience Design Accelerated (Sun-Thurs) April 21 – May 2, 2019, 9am-5pm

Learn More

Let us know a bit more about you, and a member of the General Assembly Admissions Team will reach out to you to discuss the Misk Academy course offerings and your goals.  We will also share a syllabus.

About the Initiative

Misk Academy (part of the Misk Foundation) in partnership with General Assembly is launching a bold initiative to build Saudi Arabia’s workforce of the future through robust training in coding, data, design, digital marketing and product management.

 

In 2019, Misk Academy programming will offer training in Data Analytics, Data Science, Web Development, User Experience Design, and Digital Marketing.

About the Courses

The courses offered through Misk Academy (part of the Misk Foundation) in partnership with General Assembly fall into two main categories and types of learning.

 

  • Immersive (full-time) courses are designed to help you change your career and learn a new skill set. At the end of the course you will have all the skills and experiences needed to gain employment in a Junior level role in your chosen field.

 

  • Part-time and Accelerated courses are designed to help you level up in your current career. They will give you the practical knowledge needed to help supplement your current skill set.

Eligibility, 2019

General Qualifications

 

  • Minimum age of 18 as of course start date.
  • Saudi National
  • Excellent spoken and written English proficiency.
  • Apple laptop preferred
  • Pass the admissions process (varies depending on program)
  • Students may only apply to 1 General Assembly course at the same time.
  • Admission preference will be given to individuals with career plans that involve the skills from the class.

 

Program-Specific Qualifications

 

  • Immersive programs
    • Commitment to 40 hours/week (full-time) of in-person learning, over 10 or 12 weeks (dependent on course)
    • Commitment to 30-40 hours of online learning before the course starts
  • Accelerator programs
    • Commitment to 40 hours/week of in-person learning, over 2 weeks
    • Commitment to 6-10 hours of online learning before the course starts
  • Part-time programs
    • Commitment to 4-6 hours/week of in-person learning, over 10 weeks
    • Commitment to 6-10 hours of online learning before the course starts

Courses Details, 2019

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Web Development Immersive

Course Type
  • Full-time course for career changers
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close February 10
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday, February 24 - Thursday, May 16, 2019
  • Sunday - Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm
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Data Science Immersive

Course Type
  • Full-time course for career changers
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close January 24
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday, February 24 - Thursday, May 16, 2019
  • Sunday - Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm
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Data Analytics Accelerated

Course Type
  • 2 week course to level up your current career.
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close February 28
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday March 10 - Thursday March 21, 2019
  • Sunday - Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm
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Data Analytics Accelerated - Jeddah #2

Course Type
  • 2 week course to level up your current career.
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close March 14
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday, March 31 - Thursday, April 11, 2019
  • Sunday - Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm
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Front-End Web Development Accelerated

Course Type
  • 2 week course to level up your current career.
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close April 1
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday April 7 - Thursday April 18, 2019
  • Sunday – Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm
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JavaScript Development Part-Time

Course Type
  • 10 week evening course to level up your current career.
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close February 21
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday March 3 - Tuesday May 7, 2019
  • Sunday and Tuesday
  • 6pm - 9pm
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User Experience Design Accelerator - Jeddah

Course Type
  • 2 week course to level up your current career.
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close April 7
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday, April 21 - Thursday, May 2, 2019
  • Sunday - Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm
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Digital Marketing Accelerated - Jeddah

Course Type
  • 2 week course to level up your current career.
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close March 14
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday April 7 - Thursday April 18, 2019
  • Sunday - Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm
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User Experience Design

Course Type
  • 10 week evening course to level up your current career.
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close February 21
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday, March 10 - Tuesday, May 14, 2019
  • Sunday and Tuesday
  • 6pm - 8pm
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Product Management Accelerated

Course Type
  • 2 week course to level up your current career.
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close March 10
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday March 24 - Thursday April 4, 2019
  • Sunday - Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm
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Python Programming Accelerated

Course Type
  • 2 week course to level up your current career.
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close April 7
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday, April 21 - Thursday, May 2, 2019
  • Sunday - Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm
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JavaScript Development Accelerated

Course Type
  • 2 week accelerated course to level up your current career.
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close April 7
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday April 21 - Thursday, May 2, 2019
  • Sunday - Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm
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Digital Marketing Accelerated

Course Type
  • 2 week course to level up your current career.
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close April 7
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday April 21 - Thursday May 2, 2019
  • Sunday - Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm

Learn More

Let us know a bit more about you, and a member of the General Assembly Admissions Team will reach out to you to discuss the Misk Academy course offerings and your goals.  We will also share a syllabus.