JDLA launches Deep Learning Certificate for GENERAL in English

Deep Learning Certificate for GENERAL examinations in English for the first time on 2021 January 30.  Registration opens from 2020 December 22.

The JDLA has promoted the G-certificate as a means to certify Deep Learning practitioners. It has already produced more than 30,000 successful candidates in Japan, helping to fill the shortage of AI talent locally. This exam is now available in English for the very first time. 

Japan Deep Learning Association (JDLA) will be holding the “Deep Learning for GENERAL: JDLA Certificate Examination” on 2021 January 30 (JST) online in English for the first time. Registration is possible online between 2020 December 22 – 2021 January 22 (JST).

The Deep Learning Certificate for GENERAL (henceforth, the “G-Certificate”) was produced by the JDLA as part of its strategy to nurture, cultivate and develop talents who can bring meaningful changes to various industries leveraging their deep learning knowledge and experiences. The G-Certificate exam does not simply cover the basics and the latest of deep learning. It encompasses diverse spheres around the deep learning realm all strongly connected to each other, including topics such as the history of AI (Artificial Intelligence); the foundation of machine learning; knowledge on legal risks around AI applications; and, discussions on the ethical and moral aspects of the fields. These are all essential elements in people bringing substantial changes and innovations in this modern time’s business arenas. 

Overview of the Examination
Name: Deep Learning for GENERAL:JDLA Certificate 
For: Certifying individuals who are capable of applying their knowledge on Deep Learning in actual business environments
Date & Time: 2021 January 30 (Sat.) 2pm-4pm (JST)
Fee: US$100 / US$50 for students (Credit card payment only) 
Format: Online, Approx. 220 multiple-choice questions (120 min.)     
Entry Criteria:      N/A
Exam Scope:      As found in the syllabus https://www.jdla.org/en/en-certificate/#syllabus
Entry Period:       2020 December 22 (Tues.) 1pm – 2021 January 22 (Fri.) 11:59pm (all JST)
Registration:      https://www-en.jdla-exam.org/d/
Corporate Group Entry: https://www.jdla.org/en/en-certificate/#corporate-entry

About Japan Deep Learning Association(JDLA)

JDLA was founded in 2017 by a group of academic experts and companies having deep learning as their business core technologies with the strong sense of mission to connect deep learning technology capabilities to fostering of Japanese industries’ competitiveness. Its activities, involvement and contributions span wide: promoting industrial applications of the technology, development of deep learning talents, governmental/industrial/public advocacies, cultivating international alliances/collaborations, facilitating social dialogue etc. We take on various activities as our collective projects to catalyze healthy development of the industry as a whole. 

Chairperson        : Prof. Yutaka Matsuo, Graduate School of Engineering,The University of Tokyo
Founded on         : 2017 June 1
Address         :1-1-1 Shiba-Koen, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105-0011, Japan
Website              : http://jdla.org

For more information, please contact:
jdla@jtp.co.jp (JDLA Examination Office)