Artificial Intelligence: Decision Making for the Future
The Artificial Intelligence (AI) certificate introduces learners to the world of Artificial AI, and they learn about markets, key players, and technologies in AI. Through interactive labs, learners can execute AI algorithms. The impact of AI in the key sectors is discussed: Business, Healthcare, Technology, and Social Media. Students also learn about the impact of AI on jobs and everyday life and ever-changing privacy and regulatory laws.
Starts: August 2, 2021
Format: completely online, 6-week courses
Engagement: topical discussions on foundational course content, and current articles and media
Commitment: approximately 5-10h per week; 30-60 hours total for the program
Assessments and certification: successful completion of weekly assignments earns a Certificate of completion from the College of Engineering at WSU (Wayne State University)
- WSU enrolled students: $250/course
- WSU Alums: $600/course
- Others: $1,200/course
Technology requirement: Any laptop or smartphone with internet access
Course materials will be available electronically at the start of the course.
INDIVIDUAL ASSESSMENTS: Individual assessments are not timed and are multiple-choice questions.
ENGAGEMENT: You must make at least 2 posts, per week. Your posts/comments can either be on the Course Feed or Course Help sections. For example, you can make 1 newsfeed and 1 discussion comment, 2 newsfeed comments or 2 discussion comments each week and receive full credit.
- Lab sessions do not contribute to final certification grade.
- Labs involve running data modeling simulations, the genetic algorithm and neural networks.
Course Schedule by Week
|Week||Topics||Engagement||Individual Assessments||Lab Sessions|
AI and Transformation of Work and the Workplace
Lab 1 – Data Modeling
Core Technology - Algorithms, Tools, & Systems
Core Technology - Data, Validation & Metrics
Lab 2 – The Genetic Algorithm
AI and the Transformation of Social Engagement, Business & Healthcare
AI, Privacy, Policy, and Regulation
Lab 3 – Neural Networks
AI, Robotics, and the Internet of Everything