Dubai Media Office

Dubai has unveiled a major training initiative aimed at upskilling a million people in rapid engineering over the next three years.

The “One Million Teleprompters” initiative was launched by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council.

The initiative, overseen by the Dubai Future Foundation, will help galvanize the AI ​​workforce for the future job market. This is part of the Dubai Universal Plan for Artificial Intelligence, which aims to accelerate the adoption of AI applications.

“We are seeing a tremendous acceleration in technological progress, which requires new skills in job markets. Coding was once in demand, but today rapid engineering has become one of the most promising skills,” he said. said Sheikh Hamdan.

“One Million Prompters will offer a comprehensive program including training courses to upskill individuals in AI and rapid engineering, providing them with accredited certifications to validate their expertise.

Additionally, it will host various competitions and provide a platform for talents to network and collaborate with experts from across the technology ecosystem.

The initiative was announced as Sheikh Hamdan attended the finals of the World Rapid Engineering Championship in Dubai, the world’s largest challenge of its kind.

The championship concluded on Tuesday after two days of competition during which participants competed for a prize pool of AED 1 million.

Sheikh Hamdan honored the winners in three categories: coding, literature and art.

The winner of the Coding category was Ajay Cyril from India, while Megan Fowkes from Austria won the Art segment and Aditya Nair from India won the Literature category.

Sheikh Hamdan ordered that the second edition of the World Rapid Engineering Championship, to be held next year, be expanded to include more categories in areas such as software, videos and other key areas.

This year’s championship received thousands of entries from around 100 countries. Thirty finalists from 13 countries qualified to come to Dubai and compete for the title of best prompt engineer.


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