LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 17, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The University of Louisville and IBM announced that Louisville is establishing an IBM Skills Academy on campus that will help move the university, the City of Louisville and the Commonwealth of Kentucky to the forefront of data science and digital learning.
The academy will open this fall in the Miller Information Technology Center on UofL's Belknap Campus. It will provide future-focused curriculum and educational tools with a focus on helping train today's and tomorrow's workforce in fast-growing technology areas such as AI, blockchain, cybersecurity and cloud computing.
The academy will be housed in the newly created Center for Digital Transformation.
IBM's new artificial intelligence tools and related education initiatives are drawn from methods and technologies IBM has developed in-house to drive its own workforce transformation. The IBM Skills Academy transforms how cultures and people will operate with digital technology, including ethics and human bias in coding.