AI Leadership: Innovate with Platforms, Artificial Intelligence and Data

Become an AI-driven Leader and learn how to apply exponential technologies to benefit your organization

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"Due to the recent updates regarding the COVID-19 situation, all our In-Class Sessions will take place virtually via our online conferencing software, GoToMeeting, until further notice. Kindly note that there is no change in the date/time of the sessions."

Classes Start

November 16, 2020
Estimated Effort

4-6 Hours / Week

Babson College


5 Weeks 

AED 3,854*
*inclusive of VAT


Artificial Intelligence is a new buzzword, and every progressive organization is expected to implement it in their operations to some degree. But how to use AI and apply it to organizational processes in a smart way to gain the most out of it and avoid any potential issues? This course will become your guide into the mysterious and exciting world of AI. The future of operations is definitely in platforms, Artificial Intelligence and Data Algorithms that will help you innovate and optimize your workflow.

This AI leadership certificate course is an exclusive offering developed in collaboration with renowned consultants and AI experts, who will help you understand AI on a practical level. We have created engaging and challenging workshops to help you become the AI consultant your organization needs! You will gain both practical and a technical perspective on AI implementation to prepare you for harnessing the power of the exponential technologies. 

This course is delivered using an innovative and highly effective model of blended learning. Apart from the highly saturated and rigorous content available online at your convenience, 2 in-class sessions, scheduled like workshops and led by a business coach, will ensure your progress and ultimate success in this course. These workshops will provide you with an opportunity to organize and structure your knowledge, network with your peers and thought leaders and apply the course material to real-world situations. Moreover, you will be in close contact with your personal Student Success Advisor who will help you achieve all the important milestones during this course. Our locally developed Learner Journey is centered around ensuring your success in this course as well as your professional development.

Outcomes / What you will Learn

  • Why these technologies complement each other and how they grow exponentially
  • What are the characteristics of leaders and organizations that embrace these new approaches
  • How you can get started and the 5 steps for success – which we call PIVOT
  • Build your professional network

Earned Certifications

Upon successful completion of this course, you will earn:

  • AI Leadership: Innovate with Platforms, Artificial Intelligence and Data Course edX® Certificate
  • Pearson Professional Course Badge

Job Outlook

A recent Deloitte survey report of business and HR leaders showcased that 72% of respondents believed that AI, robots, and automation are important. However, only 31% felt their organizations were prepared to address the strategies needed to implement these technologies.  Mckinsey has also published research showing that despite the economic advantages of platform-based business models, less than 2% of firms have made it their new operating model.  

Meet Your Faculty

Thomas Davenport

President's Distinguished Professor of Information Technology & Management, Babson College

Barry Libert

Chairman and Co-Founder, Open Matters

Megan Beck

Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder, Open Matters

Raneem Rashid

In-class session Instructor

Learning Coach


Nicole D'Souza
Pearson Professional Learning Coach