According to the statement of the Ahmet Çalık Foundation, a cooperation protocol signing ceremony was held between the Ministry of Treasury and Finance, the Turkish Informatics Association and the Ahmet Çalık Foundation, hosted by the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Information Commercialization Center.
The trainings of the Artificial Intelligence Specialist Training Program, which will be held under the sponsorship of Ahmet Çalık Foundation and the coordination of the Turkish Informatics Association, will be held at Istanbul Commerce University.
In the statement, the General Manager of Information Technologies of the Ministry of Treasury and Finance Dr. Cebrail Taşkın stated that they continue to implement successful works and projects in the 2023 Century of Turkey vision and to create more value for Turkey.
Stating that his projects have become an exemplary project in the world with its innovative model and benefits that offer equal opportunity in education and employment, Taşkın said, “Now, we are starting an artificial intelligence specialist training program that today and tomorrow need. I thank the Ahmet Çalık Foundation for its support. Treasury and Finance. With the support of Minister Nureddin Nebati, we have completed important and major works in the project and we continue to carry out new studies that will increase employment and production in the field of technology.” used the phrases.
Ahmet Çalık Foundation Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors Mahmut Can Çalık stated that the most important goal of their foundations is to contribute to Turkey’s being at the forefront of the ongoing digital transformation race in the world, and said, “In this direction, the ‘1 Million Employment Project’ of our Ministry of Treasury and Finance. We will contribute to the development of the ‘Certified Artificial Intelligence Specialist Training Competence Programme’ to support the development of our country. We will continue to provide support to develop our country in the field of science and technology.” made its assessment.
140 young people will benefit from the program
Turkish Informatics Association Chairman of the Board Rahmi Aktepe stated that they will accept 140 young people to the trainings to be held at Istanbul Commerce University within the scope of the program, “When the applied trainings are completed, our young people will be directed directly to employment. As an association, we will always make the necessary effort to expand this program to be started and to make such programs sustainable by launching them. We’ll show you,” he said.
Istanbul Commerce University Board of Trustees Chairman Dr. Israfil Kuralay, on the other hand, stated that Istanbul Chamber of Commerce and Istanbul Commerce University gave special importance to the field of technology and made investments in this field and brought many new studies to Turkey, and said:
“The Information Commercialization Center, which we are in today, is a pioneering and award-winning project in its field for the growth of startups. We will continue to support the studies as a university by continuing this program started today.”
Istanbul Commerce University Acting Rector Prof. Dr. Ömer Torlak also stated that the artificial intelligence departments opened within the university are the first in their field and stated that these training programs are important in terms of self-development of the youth for employment. Torlak noted that as a university, they will take part in the program with quality content and qualified academicians.
Applications to the program, which was started by registering for the project at the address “https://1milyonistihdam.hmb.gov.tr/”, will begin soon. To date, more than 1 million 590 thousand people have participated in the project and started to receive training. In order for young people to benefit from the Artificial Intelligence Specialist Training Program and similar opportunities, it is necessary to register for the project.