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AI for Business Sprint

CHF 950.00

Dates: 29 Aug - 12 Sept 2022
Time commitment: 1-2 hours per day

Develop an effective and ethical AI strategy aligned with your business objectives. Demystify AI and explore its application in business through multiple real-world examples. Walk away with a roadmap to develop an AI application idea for your organization.

AI FOR BUSINESS SPRINT

Are you wondering how you can apply AI to your business? Are you looking to strip away the hype and understand what AI really can – and can’t – do? And what social and ethical aspects should you consider when handling personal data?

Get the tools and insights you need to demystify AI and explore its application in business through multiple real-world examples. Develop your own AI application idea and walk away with a roadmap for implementing your AI project within your organization.

How a Sprint works?

Each Sprint gives you access to a range of tools and learning platforms designed so you can achieve real impact, fast.
• Online modules: self-paced learning format
• Livestream sessions: interact live with faculty and guest speakers
• Case studies: Learn from the winners (and losers)
• Peer learning: Gain insights from your cohort
• Project: Turn learning into your own action plan


Take a sneak peek into module 1 of the program:

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

1. The WHAT: Demystifying AI and Machine Learning

• Understand exactly what Artificial Intelligence is today
• Learn the difference between AI and Machine Learning
• Discover the different types of ML
• Get an intuitive understanding of how a Neural Network works

 

2. The WHY: Business applications of AI

• What AI can do for you and your business
• Taking AI from the lab to practice
• Learn about the types of problems AI can solve in real life
• See actual, cutting-edge applications of AI

 

3. The HOW: Driving successful AI implementation

• AI implementation traps
• Technology and infrastructure for successful AI implementation
• Using AI for complex decision making

 

4. The CATCH: Ethical AI, regulations and governance

• The potential negative consequences of AI
• The root causes of unethical AI applications
• Regulatory landscape and upcoming developments in AI regulations
• The importance of governing AI in your organization

Who will benefit?

corporate professional

Senior executives looking to stay on top of the latest technology trends and gain a better understanding of the different applications of AI.

Founder / entrepreneur

You are looking to create or expend your business into the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Business professional

Professionals looking to upskill and advance in their career with the recent advancement in applications of AI in business.

professors amit joshi and Öykü Işık

Amit Joshi, Professor of AI, Analytics and Marketing Strategy at IMD, specializes in helping organizations use artificial intelligence and develop their big data, analytics and AI capabilities. An award-winning professor and researcher, he has extensive experience of AI and analytics-driven transformations in industries such as banking, fintech, retail, automotive, telecoms, and pharma.

"Organizations struggle to identify optimal AI strategies and how to implement them. Demystifying machine learning and understanding its uses and limitations is crucial to organizational success." Professor Amit Joshi

Öykü Işık, Professor of Digital Strategy and Cybersecurity, is an expert on digital resilience and the ways in which disruptive technologies challenge our society and organizations. Named on the Thinkers50 Radar 2022 list of up-and-coming global thought leaders, she helps businesses to tackle cybersecurity, data privacy, and digital ethics challenges, and enables CEOs and other executives to understand these issues, which she believes are too important to be left to technical specialists alone.

"AI is here to stay but we really need to step up the game when it comes to proactively considering ethical implications of the automated decision making systems that we are using." Professor Öykü Işık

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program schedule (29 Aug - 12 Sept)

All liVe sessions are recorded and will be available for replay on the learning platform. All times are CEST.

Session

LIVE VIRTUAL SESSION 129 August 14:00-15:00

module 1: Demystifying AI and Machine Learning

  • Understand what is ‘Artificial Intelligence’ today
  • Learn the difference between AI and "Machine Learning"
  • Discover the different types of ML
  • Get an intuitive understanding of how a Neural Network works
Session

LIVE VIRTUAL SESSION 231 August 14:00-15:30

module 2: business applications of ai

  • What can AI do for you and your business
  • Taking AI from the lab to practice
  • Learn about the types of problems AI can solve in real life
  • See actual, cutting-edge applications of AI
Session

LIVE VIRTUAL SESSION 302 September 09:00-10:00

module 3: driving successful ai implementation

  • AI implementation traps
  • Technology and infrastructure for successful AI implementation
  • Using AI for complex decision making
Session

LIVE VIRTUAL SESSION 406 September 14:00-15:30

module 4: ETHICAL AI, REGULATIONS AND GOVERNANCE

  • The potential negative consequences of AI
  • The root causes of unethical AI applications
  • Regulatory landscape and upcoming developments in AI regulations
  • The importance of governing AI in your organization
Session

LIVE VIRTUAL SESSION 508 September 14:00-15:00 or 15:00-16:00

submit project for peer review09 September

Session

LIVE VIRTUAL SESSION 612 September 14:00-15:00

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Join other ambitious leaders and shapers from around the world.

Next AI Sprint starts on 29 August 2022

AI for business sprint

• Demystify AI and discover how it is changing corporate innovation and improving customer experience

• Explore the practical aspects of implementing AI and how to avoid the most common traps during AI implementation

• Understand ethical and responsible AI and learn about upcoming regulations

• Develop an AI application idea for your business

AI for Business Sprint

Develop an effective and ethical AI strategy aligned with your business objectives

  • Price: 950CHF
  • Program starts: 29 August 2022
  • Time commitment: 1-2 hours per day

  • Duration: 2 weeks
    29 August - 12 September 2022

    CHF 950