Source: King Khalid University - Media Center
King Khalid University's KKUx online training platform delivered a number of courses in different areas of specialization. These training courses are a part of the platform’s Maharat (Skills) Program, which is planned to continue to September 2020.
Dean of E-learning, Supervisor of KKUx, Dr. Fahad Al-Ahmari, explained that the platform focuses on entrepreneurship, design and technology. It also holds training courses on company formation, entrepreneurship, design thinking, artificial intelligence, programming using Python, the basics of Mandarin and more. He pointed out that all the skills were designed to meet labor market requirements in line with Vision 2030.
Dean Al-Ahmari also explained that the courses reached 28 in number. They included: Python for All, Arabic Calligraphy, Basics of Advertising, Cyber Security, Data Analysis, Designing using Illustrator, Crisis Management Strategies, The Basics of Mandarin, User Experience Design, Emotional Intelligence, Design Research, Artificial Intelligence, Designing and Developing IOS Apps, The Basic Principles of Designing, Design Thinking, Developing 2D Games, The Basic Principles of Designing 2, The Basics of Start-ups formation, Social Media Analysis, an Introduction in e-commerce and e-retail, Project Management PMP and the Art of Data Visualization.
Dean Al-Ahmari added that the platform, in collaboration with the General Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises, has organized an additional five training courses. The courses would be on electronic commerce, the effective management of financial performance, design thinking, the Internet of Things, and e-marketing.