Artificial Intelligence: Implications for Business Strategy Online Short Course
MIT Sloan School of Management (Get Smarter)
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Gain the knowledge and confidence to support the integration of AI into your organization.
Artificial intelligence is a rapidly growing field, changing the way businesses operate. As it has already begun to impact various industries, business professionals are interested in learning how to implement it in their organizations. But first, what is artificial intelligence, or AI? Simply put, AI is the process of programming a computer to make decisions for itself. This makes AI a vast and complex field, with many different applications and techniques. If you're looking to gain a competitive edge in today's business world, then this artificial intelligence online course may be the perfect option for you.
To capitalize on the value automation could bring to your business, you need the ability to appreciate its implications and the confidence to apply it in your teams and organizations. The Artificial Intelligence: Implications for Business Strategy online short course from the MIT Sloan School of Management and the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) provides you with the skills to include artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in your business strategy. It equips you to develop a road map for implementation. With a focus on the organizational implications and potential of robotics, natural language processing and ML, you’ll gain valuable insight to drive AI integration and machine learning in business. You’ll be equipped with the knowledge needed to transform your organization into an innovative and sustainable company of the future.
An online education that sets you apart
This MIT Sloan online program is delivered in collaboration with online education provider GetSmarter. Join a growing community of global professionals, and benefit from the opportunity to:
- Develop new competencies and earn valuable recognition from an international selection of universities, entirely online and in your own time frame.
- Enjoy a personalized, people-mediated online learning experience that supports you every step of the way.
- Experience a flexible but structured approach to online education as you plan your learning around your life to meet weekly milestones.
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Is this course for you?
You don’t have to be a data scientist, software engineer, or have any technological background for this program. It focuses on the organizational and managerial implications of artificial intelligence technologies and how they can be applied in the workplace, rather than on their technical dimensions. The design of this course prepares current managers and high-level executives with strategic decision-making skills to effectively analyze and articulate key AI management and leadership insights in their work with teams and organizations. Upon completion of the program, you’ll be ready to apply your knowledge to support informed strategic decision-making for the use of key AI technologies in your business.
You’ll walk away with:
- A practical grounding in artificial intelligence (AI) and its business applications, equips you with the knowledge and confidence you need to transform your organization into an innovative, efficient, and sustainable company of the future.
- The ability to lead informed, strategic decision-making and augment business performance by integrating key AI management and leadership insights into the way your organization operates.
- A powerful dual-perspective from two MIT schools — the MIT Sloan School of Management and the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory — offers you a sound conceptual understanding of AI technologies through a business lens.
Over the duration of this online program, you’ll work through the following modules:
- Module 1: An Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
Deduce how to gain strategic advantage through the use of different kinds of intelligence.
- Module 2: Machine Learning in Business
Evaluate the appropriateness of a business application for machine learning.
- Module 3: Natural Language Processing in Business
Evaluate the appropriateness of a business application for natural language processing.
- Module 4: Robotics in Business
Evaluate the appropriateness of a business application for robotics.
- Module 5: Artificial Intelligence in Business and Society
Assess the impact of AI on the future of work and society.
- Module 6: The Future of Artificial Intelligence
Develop a road map for an organization to gain strategic advantage through the use of artificial intelligence.
Please note that module titles and their contents are subject to change during program development.
Manage your time
GetSmarter's learning model is designed to help you, as a working professional, improve your skills without compromising on work and family responsibilities. The course work is broken up into weekly, manageable bite-sized modules, with incremental deadlines, designed to help you pace yourself over the duration of the course and allow you the legroom to work when it suits you best.
At the beginning of each module, you'll be presented with the course content and assignments necessary for completion. You also have access to your Success Adviser who will help you manage your time, and support you with any administrative or technical queries you might have.
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