Misk Academy, General Assembly, 2019

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

Programming Dates / Durations:

RIYADH COURSES:

Day courses:

    • 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) June 16 – June 27, 2019, 9am-5pm
    • Product Management Accelerated (Sun-Thurs): June 16-June 27, 2019, 9am-5pm
    • Data Analytics Accelerated (Sun-Thurs) June 16 – June 27, 2019, 9am-5pm
    • User Experience Design Immersive (Sun-Thurs) July 7 – September 19, 2019, 9am-5pm
    • Data Science Immersive (Sun-Thurs) June 16 – September 12, 2019, 9am-5pm
    • Software Engineering Immersive (Sun-Thurs) June 16 – September 12, 2019, 9am-5pm

Evening courses:

  • Data Science Part-Time (Sunday & Tuesday): June 30 – September 10, 2019, 6-9pm
  • Data Analytics Part-Time (Monday & Wednesday): July 1 – September 11, 2019, 6-9pm
  • JavaScript Part Time (Sun & Tues): March 3 – May 7, 2019, 6-9pm
  • User Experience Design (Sun & Tues): March 10 – May 14, 2019, 6-8pm
  • Front-End Web Development Part-Time (Monday & Wednesday): July 1 – September 11, 2019, 6-9pm

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) June 16 – June 27, 2019, 9am-5pm
  • Jeddah Product Management Accelerated (Sun-Thurs): July 7-July 18, 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 - Jeddah

Course Type
  • Full-time course for career changers
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close April 10
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday, April 21 - Thursday, August 1, 2019
  • Sunday - Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm (Ramadan Time 10am- 4pm)
  • (No class weeks of May 26, June 2, June 9)
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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
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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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Data Analytics Accelerated

Course Type
  • 2 week course to level up your current career.
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close June 2
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday, June 16-Thursday, June 27, 2019
  • Sunday - Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm
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Front-End Web Development Part-Time

Course Type
  • 2 week course to level up your current career.
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close June 17
Course Dates / Times
  • Monday July 1 - Wednesday September 11, 2019
  • Monday – Wednesday
  • 6pm-9pm
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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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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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Product Management Accelerated

Course Type
  • 2 week course to level up your current career.
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close June 2
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday June 16 - Thursday June 27, 2019
  • Sunday - Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm
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User Experience Design Accelerator - Jeddah

Course Type
  • 2 week course to level up your current career.
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close June 2
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday, June 16 - Thursday, June 27, 2019
  • Sunday - Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm
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Product Management Accelerated - Jeddah

Course Type
  • 2 week course to level up your current career.
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close June 23
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday July 7 - Thursday July 18, 2019
  • Sunday - Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm
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Data Science Part-Time

Course Type
  • 10 week course to level up your current career.
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close June 16
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday June 30 - Tuesday September 10, 2019
  • Sunday and Tuesday
  • 6pm-9pm
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Data Analytics Part-Time

Course Type
  • 10 week course to level up your current career.
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close June 17
Course Dates / Times
  • Monday, July 1 - Wednesday, September 11, 2019
  • Monday and Tuesday
  • 6pm-9pm
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Python Programming Accelerated

Course Type
  • 2 week course to level up your current career.
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close June 2
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday, June 16 - Thursday, June 27, 2019
  • Sunday - Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm
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User Experience Design Immersive

Course Type
  • 10-week, full-time course to accelerate your transition into a career in user experience design.
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close June 23
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday, July 7- Thursday, September 19, 2019
  • Sunday - Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm
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Data Science Immersive

Course Type
  • 12-week, full-time course to accelerate your transition into a career in data science.
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close June 2
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday, June 16 - Thursday, September 12, 2019
  • Sunday and Tuesday
  • 9am-5pm
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Software Engineering Immersive

Course Type
  • 12 week full-time course to accelerate your transition into a career in software engineering.
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close June 2
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday, June 16 - Thursday, September 12, 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.