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Foundations of AI

IBM via edX Professional Certificate


The world of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer science fiction. Instead, it is rapidly permeating across all industries and impacting every aspect of our daily-life. Whether you are an industry professional, an executive, an entrepreneur or a student – developing a foundational understanding of AI and its impact on your organization and our society is of paramount importance and will transform your career.

This program is meant for those with little or no background in AI, computer science, or data science and does not require any programming skills. Each course is designed to provide a relevant and applicable comprehension of the basic concepts of AI and its many applications and use cases across various industries. You will also be introduced to terms like machine learning, deep learning, neural networks and natural language processing.

As you journey through the series you will also be introduced to IBM Watson AI services that enable any business to easily deploy pre-built AI smarts to across your business. When you are ready you can build up to more complex topics in our full 6-course Applied AI Professional Certificate program where you be able to develop and deploy AI powered applications.

Through hands-on interactions with several AI environments and applications you will also learn about creating intelligent virtual assistants and how they can be leveraged in different scenarios in your current job or as a way to jumpstart your next career.


Courses under this program:
Course 1: AI for Everyone: Master the Basics

Learn what Artificial Intelligence (AI) is by understanding its applications and key concepts including machine learning, deep learning and neural networks.

Course 2: Introduction to Watson AI

Learn how to quickly and easily get started with Artificial Intelligence using IBM Watson.

Course 3: AI Chatbots without Programming

Chatbots are increasingly in demand among global businesses. This course will teach you how to build, analyze, deploy and monetize chatbots - with the help of IBM Watson and the power of AI.


Taught by

Rav Ahuja and Antonio Cangiano


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