Misk Academy, General Assembly

  • Location: Riyadh, MiSK Foundation HQ

  • Application deadline: July 1, 2018

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.

This summer, MiSK Academy programming will expand training in Data Science and Data Analytics. Data defines the 21st century. In addition to traditional statistical reports and business forecasting, it’s now the driving force behind leading-edge innovations like artificial intelligence and clean energy. And, just as the wealth of data available is endless, so are the career possibilities.

Eligibility, Summer 2018

General Qualifications

  • Saudi National
  • Excellent spoken and written English proficiency
  • Have a laptop that can be brought to class
  • Pass the admissions process (varies depending on program)

 

Program-Specific Qualifications

  • Data Science Immersive
    • Commitment to 40 hours/week of in-person learning, over 12 weeks
    • Commitment to 40 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, Summer 2018

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Data Science Immersive

Full-time
July 29 - October 28, 2018

In this 12-week, full-time course, students analyze massive data sets, and learn how to perform predictive analysis through predictive modeling ..

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Data Analytics Part-Time

Part-Time Evening Class (Sun/Tues)
July 15 - September 30, 2018

In this 10-week, part-time course, students will learn how to use excel, SQL and Tableau to analyze and make sense of data sets. By the end of this course ..

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Data Science Part-Time

Part-Time Evening Class (Mon/Wed)
July 16 - September 26, 2018

In this 10-week, part-time course, students will learn how to analyze massive data sets using Python and statistical modelling. At the end of this course ..

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More Classes in Coding, Design, Data, Marketing, Business: Fall 2018

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.