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Starts 26th January
AI in Business
01 February 2021
26 January 2021
4 - 6 hours
Generate value through algorithms
The AI in Business online programme aims to demystify AI by enabling you to diagnose, implement, measure and build AI for personal and organisational impact. You will learn how to use AI as a critical lever to improve your individual and organisational competitiveness.
This programme will develop your understanding of what AI is and how it works, no matter how much experience you have of technology, or your level within an organisation.
The what, why and how of AI in business
The Orientation Module introduces you to the GIBS Online campus, onboards you to the programme and initiates your engagement with the GIBS expert faculty and fellow participants. You have the opportunity to familiarise yourself with the programme details, how to approach online learning and the kinds of activities you will encounter during the programme.
Module One - Demystifying AI
What AI is and why AI, data and analytics matter - creating AI value
Module Two - AI in Action
How AI is being used and why
Module Three - AI Impact Within Organisations and Across Sectors
The impact of AI on organisations, in organisations and across sectors
Module Four - AI Companies and the Business Case for AI
AI companies and building compelling business cases within organisations
Module Five - Measuring AI Success: Metrics That Matter
Evaluating the value of AI within an organisation
Module Six - Chatbot and Business Case
Chatbot application assignment
Throughout the programme you will have opportunities to test your knowledge, practise application, evaluate your understanding, reflect on your insights and track your improvement with both graded and ungraded assessments.
Module assessments include reflective polls and discussions, multiple-choice quizzes, written assignments and case study applications. You will receive feedback and can discuss ways to improve with GIBS faculty and your peers.
During the final module you will apply what you have learned by developing your own AI powered chatbot and composing an AI project business case as a final assignment.
Dr Manoj Chiba (PhD GIBS)
Dr Manoj Chiba has over 20 years of experience in the field of Data and Data Analytics, and over 10 years hands-on experience as a Data Scientist. He built his first image recognition algorithm in 1998. Over and above this technical understanding, Dr Chiba has more than 12 years of senior management experience across a variety of sectors. This valuable combination of business and technical experience allows him to provide tangible understanding of the critical components that impact on business, supported by sound conceptual and academic rigour. Dr Chiba consults widely across the African continent, Middle East and the United Kingdom on strategic technology initiatives, specifically those related to data, data science and AI.