Continuing professional development with Prompt

Mälardalen University offers online courses for engineers and software developers in the areas of Applied AI, Software Engineering and Computer Systems Engineering.

The courses are given at master's level to students and professionals in the manufacturing industry who have an academic background.

The online courses are module-based, without physical lessons and flexible in time, which is attractive to students and professionals who live in countries in a different time zone.

The Prompt project is a collaboration with Blekinge Institute of Technology, Chalmers University of Technology, University of Gothenburg and the Research Institute RISE.

The Knowledge Foundation

The FutureE project is co-financed by The Knowledge Foundation within the framework of the programme Expertkompetens.

The Knowledge Foundation finances research and competence development performed in collaboration between between academia and industry, in order to strengthen Sweden's competitiveness.

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In order to ensure that the course content meets the needs of the business community, all courses are developed in close collaboration with Swedish industry.

In total, 36 companies from various industries are directly involved, as well as eleven industry and interest associations with a total of around 300 member companies.

EU award

In competition with 250 other European projects, Prompt won the European Commission's competition "European Digital Skills Awards 2016" in the category "Digital skills for ICT professionals" and is thus considered to be the best in Europe in developing digital skills in working Europeans.

Partners in the Prompt project

Blekinge tekniska högskola, Chalmers tekniska högskola, Göteborgs universitet, ABB, Addalot, Addiva, Arcticus Systems, Automation Region, Bombardier, Contribe, Dynamic Robotic Solutions, Elektronik Partner, Ericsson, Etteplan, Find Out, Frontit, Fujitsu, Impronova, IT & Telekomföretagen, Malvacom, Niffic AB, Northern Test Consulting, Prevas, Qtema, Qvantel, RISE, Robotdalen, Rockwell Automation, RTE, SAAB, Safety Integrity, Sare, Sast, Scania, Schneider Electric, Skatteverket, Snart, Solvina, Swedsoft, Svensk Elektronik, Teknikföretagen, Telenor, Tolpagorni, Volvo Construction Equipment, ÅF