A unique education program specifically designed for top executives

  • Practice-oriented courses for better understanding current AI topics and their potential impact and relevance
  • Focus on practical demos and use cases, as well as reviewing the most relevant market players, tools, best-practice areas and companies
  • Instructed learning to practically apply AI technologies for your purpose (i.e. to develop an algorithm, chatbot, robot etc.)
  • Consistently tailored courses, specially designed for top executives
  • Optimal „flight altitude,“ compact and time-efficient
  • Exclusive setup for top executives only
  • Taught by carefully selected, inspiring thought leaders and experts

Upcoming courses

Thought Leaders Forum «AI»

Including AI Academy’s course of AI Basics
Some program highlights:

Demo – current technologies and practical application fields of artificial intelligence in companies

  • Robotics Process Automation (RPA)
  • Speech recognition, generation, chatbots
  • Machine learning, deep learning

Practice– use of AI in leading digital companies: deep learning and practical applications of the “Long, Short-Term Memory”

Outlook – into the AI horizon:

  • Human-level AI
  • AI ethics
  • Need for action by Swiss and European companies in global AI competition
21 March 2019, Zürich (afternoon and evening event)

Course: AI Advanced

The program contains:

Advanced AI

  • Universal „General Purpose AI“ – is it better than the human?
  • The future of work in the age of artificial intelligence
  • Man vs. machine – what does our future look like?

AI Ethics

  • Responsible handling of AI
  • Threat or salvation to humanity?
  • Models for the social integration of AI

Cracking the brain code

  • Development of superior, human-level AI
  • Global competition for talent and research
  • Outlook into a world of artificial, human-level intelligence

Interactive Case Work

  • Develop a company-specific AI strategy & AI roadmap
22 March 2019, Zürich (all day event)

Chatbots – effectively automating customer interaction and enhancing customer communications

Advanced course of the AI Academy for Top Executives

Demo – Current technologies and practical application fields of chatbots in companies

  • The next big development in communication between human and machine
  • How companies can use chatbots to achieve increased customer experience, customer satisfaction and differentiation in the marketplace
  • How chatbots work
  • What types of chatbots are there, and when to use which ones?
  • Specific fields of application and use cases that are particularly important
  • Practical examples and success factors

Outlook – A successful approach to establishing, roll-out and scaling of chatbots in the company

  • A strategic approach to successfully using chatbots
  • How to build expertise in the company
  • How to begin and scale at a later point
  • Results and lessons learned of such an approach including added value

Practical exercise – Develop your own chatbot

3 May 2019, Zürich (all day event)

Robotics Process Automation (RPA) – the next generation of intelligent enterprise automation

Advanced course of the AI Academy for Top Executives

Demo – Current technologies and practical application fields of RPA in companies

  • How Robotics Process Automation works
  • The potential RPA offers for automation, efficiency and speed in enterprises
  • How to increase efficiency potentials by 30 – 40%
  • Which fields of application and use cases are currently particularly important
  • Practical examples and success factors
  • How respective bots work

Outlook – A successful approach to establishing, roll-out and scaling of RPA in the company

  • How to build RPA expertise within the company
  • How to anchor and institutionalize the RPA topic in the company (organizational, procedural, as well as in terms of governance)
  • How to acquire the right talents and skills
  • How to organize the operation of entire bot farms
  • Results and lessons learned of such an approach including added value

Practical exercise Develop & train your own software robot

10 May 2019, Zürich (all day event)

Overview of the curriculum 2019 exclusively for top executives

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

How to classify AI and put it to practice:

  • Which concrete topics are hidden behind the generic term AI?
  • Specific application areas, tools, use cases, practical examples and success factors
  • How to develop a master plan for implementation of AI in your company
  • AI and deep learning at leading digital companies
  • Two consecutive courses
    • AI Basics
    • Advanced AI

Robotics Process Automation (RPA)

The next generation of intelligent enterprise automation:

  • Automation of office and computer work through software robots
  • Linking RPA applications with intelligent AI solutions
  • Specific application areas, tools, use cases, practical examples and success factors
  • How to increase efficiency potentials by 30 – 40%
  • How to make it happen – Successful development, implementation, roll-out and scaling of RPA and AI in the company
  • Develop and train your own software robot

Speech Recognition and Generation with Chatbots

Effectively automate customer interaction:

  • How chatbots work
  • Correlation of other topics relating to speech recognition and generation
  • Specific application areas, tools, use cases, practical examples and success factors
  • Develop your own chatbot
  • The next major advancement in communication between human and machine
  • How machines have learned to understand people
  • Which types of chatbots exist, and which are useful to use
  • Strategic approach to successful use of chatbots

Machine Learning

How to teach machines to learn:

  • How and where machine learning can be applied in your own company
  • What deep learning, analytics and other relevant trends are about
  • Concrete application areas, tools, use cases, practical examples and success factors
  • Program your own machine learning algorithm

Physical Robots

Impact of next-gen physical robots:

  • How next-gen robots will revolutionize the business world and enable new business models
  • New robots are going beyond the factory floor into our everyday lives (our homes, offices, point of sales)
  • Benefits of humans and robots working alongside each other, both within the company and towards the customer
  • Different types of next-gen robots such as those working with humans (co-bots), interacting with humans (e.g. educational robots), assisting humans (surgical robots, exoskeletons), or adapting and integrating into human-made environments

AI Ethics

Ethical implications of AI:

  • How to close the gap between accountability and ethics in major technological advancement
  • Should there be a legal framework for ensuring that AI technologies are researched and developed with the goal of helping humanity?
  • Which sectors are appropriate and inappropriate for AI automation?
  • Outlook into a world of artificial, human-level intelligence

Social Impact of AI

Societal and political implications of artificial intelligence:

  • The future of work in the age of artificial intelligence
  • How much of daily life can be shaped by algorithms and who is in control of monitoring it?
  • Human vs. machine – what does our future look like?
  • «Superintelligence»: If and when AI becomes more intelligent than humans

AI Cyber Security

Towards more security in a digitally connected world:

  • What to do when cyber risks change from an IT risk to a tangible business risk
  • How to define the essential elements and levels of a cyber security strategy (e.g. risk-based cyber security approach incl. clear strategy and roadmap)
  • How to best position yourself using a cyber security framework in a very dynamic and rapidly changing business environment
  • Specific application areas, tools, use cases, practical examples and success factors

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