A pilot for development of delivery formats and financing models for master level AI-courses for professionals

Reference number 2018-03829
Funding from Vinnova SEK 5 653 730
Project duration November 2018 - October 2020
Status Ongoing

Purpose and goal

The Project will, in collaboration beteween Chalmers faculty and organisations in need of new knowledge, develop and test delivery formats and funding models that make AI-related knowledge content in existing master´s courses available for professionals. The aim of the project is to: Make an inventory of knowledge content in existing courses linked to AI With respect to content and format, adapt and give a number of courses for professionals Evaluate and summarize a delivery format, with pertaining financing model, for professionals´ continuous competence development.

Expected results and effects

In the work to create lifelong learning, this project contributes with a model for how existing ´packaged´ knowledge in educational programs could be made available in a resource-efficient way, even for professionals in need of further education. The effect of the university´s model of lifelong learning will be that society´s different organizations and companies will be able to gain access to knowledge that will facilitate and speed up the develop of their employees and make it possible for them to work in a different way or in new areas through the application of new knowledge.

Planned approach and implementation

Initially, private and public organizations collaborate with Chalmers faculty to make an inventory of and analyze the content of existing courses on AI, in order to initiate conceptual development and testing. Subsequently, development and adaptation of educational content and format is implemented to create accessibility and relevance for professionals in the following given educational programs. Finally, the educational programs are carried out and their contentual relevance, format appeal, and the long-term sustainability of the financing model are evaluated.

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