Amazon introduces the "AI Ready" program, offering free AI education worldwide through multiple initiatives. It includes free courses on AI and generative AI, scholarships, collaborations with Code.org, and tailored learning plans for different skill sets.
initiated the "AI Ready" program to provide free AI education, aiming
to train two million individuals globally by 2025. The program recognizes the
increasing demand for AI expertise and higher earning potential, unveiling
three strategies to democratize AI education.
Free AI Courses: Amazon launches eight new courses covering AI and generative AI, catering to diverse skill levels, complementing the existing 80+ free and affordable AI resources on AWS.
AWS Generative AI Scholarship and Collaboration: The program introduces the AWS Generative AI Scholarship and partners with Code.org to enrich students' understanding of generative AI, nurturing future talent in the field.
Tailored Learning Plans: For Business and Nontechnical Audiences, introductory courses focus on generative AI applications and fundamental concepts. Additionally, a series targets decision-makers, covering project planning for AI implementation.
For Developers and Technical Audiences, courses encompass foundational prompt engineering, low-code machine learning, LLms creation on AWS, and developing generative AI applications using Amazon Bedrock.
An additional course, Amazon CodeWhisperer, guides participants in utilizing Amazon's AI code generator efficiently.
The "AI Ready" program seeks to unlock opportunities in the AI landscape, catering to both current and prospective individuals interested in AI education. Swami Sivasubramanian, AWS's Vice President of Data and AI, emphasizes the program's objective to benefit aspiring learners in AI-related fields.