Third Level Programmes Addressing Skills Gap in Industry - Skillnet Ireland

Skillnet third-level programmes aim to address gap in industry

Jun 20th, 2019

L-R: Pictured at the recent launch of a new Master’s in Computer Science – Artificial Intelligence programme in NUI Galway are l-r: Caroline Cawley, CEO, ITAG, Paul Healy, Chief Executive, Skillnet Ireland, Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’ Connor T.D. and Professor Michael Madden, School of Computer Science, NUI Galway.


“Legacy technology tends to be the biggest barrier to effective digital transformation. Skillnet Ireland is dedicated to building and reinforcing the formal learning programmes which will enable companies to ensure they have the relevant and future-focused skills to position them for future growth and success.”

Mark Jordan, Chief Technologist at Skillnet Ireland

Skillnet Ireland, together with Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet and Technology Ireland Software Skillnet, have developed new formal third-level programmes aimed at addressing industry skills needs in a range of areas including artificial intelligence, IoT, blockchain, animation and software product management. Mark Jordan, Chief Technologist at Skillnet Ireland explains more in this Irish Times article.

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