- Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge Society (TAGKS)
Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge Society (TAGKS) is the
intellectualand knowledge-enhancement expression of the overall objective of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization.
ArabYouth and striving at the aid of human resourcedevelopment, TAGKS aims to grant modern tools and the latest in the Informationand Communication Technology(ICT) field. Its mission being the delivery of a larger number of well-rounded local professionals, with the competitive edge resulting from international exposure, all provided by a one-stop-hub supported by the “Senator of Regional Corporations”.
Arabyouth in building their professional capacities, reshaping their skills, and upgrading their qualifications is TAGKS's mission.The beginning was in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordanand there are plans to establish other branches for TAGKS in other Arabcountries.
Goals and Objectives
The goals of TAGKS are as follows:
*Establishing one-stop-shop for the
Arabyouth community where they have: free-of-charge high speed Internetaccess; access to wide range of up to date knowledge channels and resources; continuous professional support for their educational activities; and comfortable well-chosen locations that maximize their productivity.
*Promoting the “
knowledge-based community” concept to local and regional institutions.
*Utilizing the extensive experience of existing sister companies to initiate the project on solid ground.
*Assisting the youth in building their
careerpath through professionaladvisory services.
*Providing low cost and high quality
student servicesto the youth community as ancillary services.
*Providing business related
trainingcourses that manifest academicefforts.
*Providing ongoing flexible support activities.
TAGKS offers the following facilities and services:
*Provide full access to
Internetand computer applications, as a support to publicly available resources, and combined with other closely related services not provided elsewhere. This service is to be provided free of charge and will benefit dedicated students with limited resources and unlimited ambition.
*Free access to
digitallibraries, publishing housesand other knowledgeresources. This will allow for the targeted free-flow of informationincluding up-to-date research and articles not available otherwise. This in addition to available support on the basis of scientific researchand the basics of its presentation.
*Holding training programs provided by
Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Training(TAGITraining) and other member companies of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization(TAGorg) , in order to assist in the information overlay to wider and younger strata of the society.
*A fully equipped training facility available for rental to similar societies and other educational facilities, also through which TAGKS will set-up its in-house
careerbuilding hub, with careerconsultancy and resumebuilding capacity center, to provide a servicethat is currently not widely available through local educational centers. The motivation behind this incubator is to enhance the marketability of young talents and provide advice on career building requirements.
*TAGKS also provides for in-house printing,
designand document productionfacilities available for use at nominal fees, as part of its top quality, complete service package.
* [http://www.tagorg.com/news.aspx?id=805 UN Secretary-General Receives Talal Abu-Ghazaleh-Half a Million Computers for Schools in Developing World by 2010]
* [http://www.tagi.com/site_content.aspx?page_key=talal_abu_ghazaleh_chairman&lang=en Tagi.com]
* [http://www.ameinfo.com/156167.html Ameinfo.com]
* [http://www.tagks.com Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge Society]
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