Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge Society (TAGKS)


Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge Society (TAGKS)

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge Society (TAGKS) is the intellectual and knowledge-enhancement expression of the overall objective of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization.

Targeting the Arab Youth and striving at the aid of human resource development, TAGKS aims to grant modern tools and the latest in the Information and 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”.

Supporting the Arab youth in building their professional capacities, reshaping their skills, and upgrading their qualifications is TAGKS's mission.The beginning was in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and there are plans to establish other branches for TAGKS in other Arab countries.

Goals and Objectives

The goals of TAGKS are as follows:
*Establishing one-stop-shop for the Arab youth community where they have: free-of-charge high speed Internet access; 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 career path through professional advisory services.
*Providing low cost and high quality student services to the youth community as ancillary services.
*Providing business related training courses that manifest academic efforts.
*Providing ongoing flexible support activities.

Services

TAGKS offers the following facilities and services:
*Provide full access to Internet and 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 digital libraries, publishing houses and other knowledge resources. This will allow for the targeted free-flow of information including up-to-date research and articles not available otherwise. This in addition to available support on the basis of scientific research and 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 workshops and seminars.
*A career building hub, with career consultancy and resume building capacity center, to provide a service that 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, design and document production facilities available for use at nominal fees, as part of its top quality, complete service package.

References

* [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]

External links

* [http://www.tagks.com Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge Society]


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