Unlock the Power of AI: Transform Your Industry and Take Your Company to the Next Level
The release of ChatGPT by OpenAI in November 2022 signaled a new era for business. It demonstrated that AI was now ready for the masses and could provide practical solutions that seemed impossible before. Similar to how Dell computers solved "mass customization" through modularization, OpenAI solved "content creation" through AI. Perhaps more important than just this technology, ChatGPT showed what was possible and has sparked an AI arms race by companies to understand, harness and unleash the potential of AI in their industry and businesses. Those individuals and companies who can react the fastest to understand and capitalize on this new technology, will gain a long-term competitive advantage.
This program is designed for non-technical working professionals to quickly get up to speed on the latest in AI and how it can be used in your functional area and industry. It will provide a base fluency for you to work with others within your organization to reimagine how to do business. The course is premised on two fundamental tenets: (1) AI no longer belongs to engineers but must be embraced by everyone within the organization, and (2) AI should not replace humans but rather work in conjunction with humans.
Module 1:Introduction to AI
- Understand what AI is and how it works.
- Discover the elements that comprise an effective AI strategy.
- Create the critical goals and roadmap to help reach your AI vision.
- Develop how to develop an AI Strategic Plan
- Understand the different types of AI and when to apply each
- Understand how AI impacts the Customer Experience
- Understand how AI can be used in different functional jobs of the firm
- Learn how Generative AI impacts marketing and sales, operations, IT, legal and R&D
- Explore the new roles that AI will create in the future.
- Understand how AI challenges most industry assumptions about competitors and opportunities
- Learn how to partner with firms in other industries and break down silos using AI
- Explore best-in-class case studies on how firms are breaking down internal silos to reinvent themselves to create new industries.
- Understand the potential of AI to innovate new products and services.
- Learn how AI and Design Thinking can redefine rapid prototyping techniques and methodologies.
- Explore how the role of the artist and other creative roles will be critical in working with AI of the future.
- Understand AI bias and the environmental impact of AI.
- Discover the AI issues surrounding privacy, inequality, safety and Security.
- Explore legal issues surrounding AI, including unresolved issues of IP.
- Learn how to build analytical frameworks into your Strategic AI plan.
- Understand the levers that drive costs for AI projects and how to mitigate them.
- Explore how to invest in AI projects for both short-term and long-term ROI.
- Learn how to act on your Strategic AI Plan to drive results.
- Understand the people, technology, and process changes that impact Strategic AI success.
- Inspire others to join the AI initiatives.
- Complete your Strategic AI plan while customizing templates and practices to employ at your own firm
To learn more about bringing the Strategic AI Program to your university, and how it helps executives drive real business results, contact us at 1.844.669.7884 to speak with a program counselor.
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