The course offers a one-day comprehensive introduction to the world of Artificial Intelligence (AI) tailored for business professionals. Artificial Intelligence (AI) will define the next generation of software solutions and unlock the potential to create amazing applications that improve life for everyone. This course begins by demystifying the basics of Machine Learning and AI and building an understanding of the main differences between Generative and Discriminative models. While everyone knows there’s broad, transformative potential in AI, its utilization is often limited to using AI for narrow single-use solutions that only scratch the surface of AI. In this course we dive into how to build a holistic AI strategy to gain the full benefits of AI. Participants are exposed to the principals of fostering an AI-ready culture by being a data-driven organization and empowering people to participate in the AI transformation and creating a responsible approach to AI to that addresses the challenging questions AI presents. We look in details into how business professionals handle responsibility and accountability in addressing the ethical challenges in AI. There will be several practical activities to evaluate ChatGPT for business use, learn and utilize prompt engineering fundamentals.

Target Audience

The Artificial Intelligence Business Essentials course is focussed on individuals with an interest in, (or need to implement) AI in an organisation, especially those working in the following capacities:

  • C-Suite
  • Senior Managers
  • Organisational change practitioners and managers
  • Business change practitioners and managers
  • Program and planning managers
  • Service provider portfolio strategists / leads
  • Process architects and managers
  • Business strategists and consultants
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There are no requirements for attending.

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Delegates will learn how to

  • Demystify AI basics
  • Gain specific, practical knowledge to define your AI strategy
  • Hear real-world recommendations on how to enable an AI ready culture
  • Immerse in Practical Skills: Equip participants with hands-on skills, particularly in prompt engineering and model fine-tuning, tailored to business scenarios.
  • Learn how to foster responsible and trustworthy AI
  • Facilitate Hands-on Experience: Engage participants in workshop and group projects, ensuring they can practically apply the knowledge gained.
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Module 1 – Introduction to AI and ML

  • Begins with a welcome and an overview of the course.
  • Ensure participants grasp the essential concepts of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.
  • Brief introduction to deep learning and reinforcement learning

Module 2 – Defining an AI Strategy

  • How to benefit from AI
  • How AI is transforming Industries

Module 3 – Enabling an AI-ready culture.

  • What are the qualities of an AI-ready culture?
  • Adopting a robust change management approach
  • Case study analysis

Module 4 – Fostering responsible and trustworthy AI

  • Responsible AI Principles
  • Responsible AI Practices
  • Responsible AI Tools
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Special Notices

For customers attending remotely via Virtual Classroom or ‘Attend From Anywhere’, an additional screen is required for this course to work through remote desktop labs and view training information.

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How do QA’s online courses work?

QA online courses, also commonly known as distance learning courses or elearning courses, take the form of interactive software designed for individual learning, but you will also have access to full support from our subject-matter experts for the duration of your course. When you book a QA online learning course you will receive immediate access to it through our e-learning platform and you can start to learn straight away, from any compatible device. Access to the online learning platform is valid for one year from the booking date.

All courses are built around case studies and presented in an engaging format, which includes storytelling elements, video, audio and humour. Every case study is supported by sample documents and a collection of Knowledge Nuggets that provide more in-depth detail on the wider processes.

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When will I receive my certificate?

Certificates of Achievement are issued at the end the course, either as a hard copy or via email. Read more here.

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