Preparing Leaders for
Artificial Intelligence

Create an Agile, AI-Enabled Business
A Course For Decision Makers & Business Leaders

Next Course: November 19 – 21, 2018
In Belfast, Northern Ireland

This is not an IT course – this is a leadership development course
The course covers how to prepare your business for AI.
It builds decision making confidence through understanding
AI capability and how it influences business strategy.

This is a 2 or 3-day course delivered on-premise to enterprise businesses worldwide
or in Ireland for individual executives

Mindset | Frameworks | Case Studies | Experiments

A LEADER’S COURSE ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

AI is radically different to all other emerging technologies. It has the power to massively change how an organisation functions and competes. Its true value can only be unleashed when the leadership gives strong direction on how to leverage this opportunity. AI won’t replace business leaders, but business leaders who understand AI will replace those that don’t.

IN-HOUSE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE COURSE
FOR NON-TECHNICAL DECISION MAKERS

1 DAY
LEADER’S MINDSET

If you keep hearing about AI from a technical perspective you’re missing the point. It’s only of value when the leadership ask the right questions that stimulate innovation and radical change. This course will stimulate your thinking in the right direction giving you the clarity and confidence to take the next steps.

2 DAY
MINDSET & PLANNING

Understanding AI from a leader’s perspective and the practical, data-driven methods to identify and quantify opportunities that leverage artificial intelligence to create competitive advantage and radically change how your business operates.

3 DAY
MINDSET, PLANNING & EXPERIMENTATION

Understanding how to extract business value from AI, using data to find opportunities that leverages it and practical workshops to explore and experiment with how these can be used in new, innovative ways.

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LEARNING OUTCOMES FROM
‘CREATE AN AGILE, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ENABLED BUSINESS’ COURSE
DESIGNED FOR NON-TECHNICAL DECISION MAKERS 

DAY 1: The ‘AI’ MINDSET

  • Understand basic terminology
  • The ability to keep pace with technology infused conversations
  • Understand all strands of AI and how far it has come
  • Have a clear understanding of the business benefits of AI
  • Know facts from fiction in terms of AI capability
  • Understand where your business is right now, in terms of positioning in the digital economy

DAY 2: AI PLANNING

  • How to use frameworks to create an AI-enabled business
  • The types of data needed to power AI
  • Strategic partnerships and acquisitions that can help the AI journey
  • Automating roles to enable subject matter experts to innovate more
  • Handling the cultural needs of your business, impacted by AI

DAY 3: ENABLING AI

  • Create hands-on skills development
  • Build an image recognition AI
  • Build a ‘reinforced learning’ AI
  • Build a ‘supervised learning’ AI
  • Our simple tools help non-technical leaders increase their confidence by building real AI engines

ACCELERATE YOUR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION POWERED BY ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Artificial Intelligence Framework

The greatest hold-up in delivering breakthrough digital transformation is leadership understanding, not technical capability

What will you learn on this course?

Some of the questions you’ll be able to answer after taking a course

 1 DAY2 DAY3 DAY
What is AI?
What do I need to know about AI as a non-technical business leader?
AI examples and how it will change business
How could AI impact on my business - both negatively and positively?
How can we leverage AI to create competitive advantage?
What are the limitations of AI from a leader's perspective?
How can AI create operational efficiency?
How is AI changing my competitive landscape?
Practical - Making an AI
Is there a risk to implementing AI?
How do I evaluate AI initiatives and the impact they could have on my business?
Who should be responsible for AI projects?
What kind of training or skills do people need for successful AI projects?
Is AI just a part of our transformation or is it a separate entity?
What do I need to know about data, training and algorithms as a non-technician?
What effect could AI have on our business processes?OverviewDetailedPractical
Practical - using AI to innovate our products and servicesOverviewPracticalPractical
How do I know if I have the data for AI to be beneficial to me?
How do I set up an AI experiment?
AI case studies2610
What processes do we need to implement to manage innovations around AI?
What is the best way to plan our transformation using AI?OverviewDetailedPractical

HOW DIGITAL IS CHANGING YOUR WORLD

Prof. Niall McKeown explains how AI is changing our industries. Are you prepared for this change?

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Course Lecturers

Meet the team of experts who will be teaching the course

Prof. Niall McKeown

Prof. Niall McKeown

CEO of Ionology

Founder of Ionology and creator of Ionology’s digital transformation frameworks, Niall is a visiting professor at Ulster University. He is also the co-author of the book The 7 Principles of Digital Business Strategy.

John Briggs

John Briggs

Head of Coaching, Ionology

John is an internationally qualified Learning and Management coach. His speciality is helping senior executives understand and navigate the cultural changes they encounter and helping change the mindset and habits within a department, business unit or entire organisation.

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