About MKAI and the AI Advancement Project

MKAI, a partner-business of The SkillsHub:MK collaboration, connects diverse minds to deliver impactful community-led projects that make artificial intelligence (AI) more inclusive and accessible.

The SkillsHub:MK will be the place where employers in the MK area can work, learn and network side-by-side with education providers, industry experts and learners. As such it will provide a high-tech professional learning environment primarily focused on skills development in AI and automation.

The MKAI Advancement project is founded on the principles of practical, interactive and inspiring learning. It aims to deliver skills development that are learner-driven and blended with an approach that offers intuitive, relevant content. The training sessions are delivered in both face-to-face and in virtual formats.

Action-driven business hub

The aim is to establish a high-tech professional learning environment focused on skills development in AI and automation. A place where employers can work, learn and network side-by-side with education providers, learners and industry experts to help SMEs handle the impact of AI on their business.

By creating a focal point for employers wishing to maximise the potential of AI, the SkillsHub:MK will provide both physical and virtual spaces that facilitate collaboration and benefit from cutting-edge training, expertise and equipment.

By bringing minds and voices into the AI conversation, this action-based learning offers the chance to learn from mistakes and experiments in a safe, commercially sensitive environment. To ask questions, provide perspectives and contribute ideas that challenge the status quo – the community will engage in a vibrant conversation.

The SkillsHub:MK will be known for having given birth to some of the greatest innovators of our time. Over time, it will become the catalyst for inward investment in MK and, as a direct result of the SkillsHub:MK, we will increase engagement of AI across business in Milton Keynes.

Networking

Regular invitations to potential funders and investors – success stories will make the SkillsHub:MK the place where AI will meet current and emerging priorities for the city and beyond.

Sharing culture

It is a place to share new technologies, resources and experiences. The SkillsHub:MK will facilitate information, knowledge and experience-sharing through face to face and online events.

Access to facilities

The SkillsHub:MK is the gateway to AI technologies for local business. Not just a physical location, the schedule of activities will blend virtual events with access to the building and its facilities.

Register your business interest in SkillsHub:MK

By registering you will be opting in to join our current Networks that span Leadership and Management and Digital capabilities.

By engaging in the Networks and our assessment we’ll support you in discovering what areas of skill growth and learning opportunities would make the biggest difference for your business.

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