• Next Cohort starts 27 May, 2022
  • Program Duration 3 months
  • Learning Format Blended Learning

Why Join this Program

Wharton’s Academic Eminence

Wharton’s Academic Eminence

Gain a certificate from Wharton Online, the Wharton School's digital learning platform

Immense Domain Exposure

Immense Domain Exposure

Learn how AI can be applied across business functions such as marketing, finance, and HR

Learn from Wharton Faculty

Learn from Wharton Faculty

Learn live from top Wharton faculty with online masterclasses

Real World Business Use Cases

Real World Business Use Cases

Get insights on how AI is utilized across companies like McDonald's, Visa and Citigroup.

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Program Overview

This program provides participants with the fundamental skills of big data, AI, and machine learning and how to apply them across the 3 key business functions: marketing, finance, and people management. This AI program also covers the risks and ethics of using AI and how you can design governance frameworks for an effective AI implementation.

Key Features

  • Globally-recognized Wharton Online certificate
  • Exclusive course content, co-created by eight of the top Wharton professors
  • Live online masterclasses delivered by distinguished Wharton faculty
  • Practical exposure to AI applications in top business domains such as marketing, finance, and HR
  • Real business use cases addressing practical business challenges to gain work-ready skills, fast
  • Rigorous and immersive curriculum developed by top experts to help you develop a successful AI strategy for your business
  • No prior coding experience or technology know-how required

Program Advantage

This Artificial Intelligence program in collaboration with Wharton Online is designed to offer professionals from diverse backgrounds comprehensive training in the most in-demand skills and technologies needed to succeed as an AI business leader.

  • Wharton Online Certificate

    Collaborating with Wharton Online

    • Wharton Online certificate upon program completion
    • Masterclasses delivered by distinguished Wharton faculty
    • Curriculum co created by eight distinguished Wharton professors

Program Details

This AI for Decision Making: Business Strategies and Applications program will help its participants get a comprehensive understanding of emerging technologies like big data, AI, and machine learning and the various areas in which they can deploy these technologies to support their business needs.

Learning Path

  • Get started with the AI for Decision Making: Business Strategies and Applications program with this orientation session. The session will help you get to know what this carefully curated AI program has to offer and kickstart your AI journey.

  • This course covers the fundamentals of big data, machine learning (ML), and artificial intelligence. You will dive deep into how machine learning (ML) is used to handle and interpret big data. The program will take you through various ML and deep learning methods, along with their limitations and ways to drive accuracy. You will also learn how to use the best training data for your algorithms.

  • This course will help you learn how AI-powered applications can augment the customer journey and extend the customer lifecycle. You will understand how AI can help analyze consumer habits and maximize the potential to target your marketing to the right audience.

  • This course will help you learn how AI is instrumental in the data-driven world of finance. You will learn how to mitigate fraud using AI systems and understand the role of AI in financial risk management. You will also learn how to use AI to conduct error analysis to prevent costly miscalculations and how AI is playing an integral role in combating digital fraud.

  • This course helps to understand how AI and ML can be applied to the various functions of HR management. You will understand how data is used in AI and Machine Learning to drive HR decisions. You will also learn how to use emerging technologies to manage the entire employee lifecycle and ways to utilize enormous volumes of data to identify patterns and make predictions that are in the best interest of your business.

  • This course helps to understand AI strategies that can be leveraged by businesses to gain a competitive advantage. You will learn about the various ways in which AI can be put to use in an enterprise setting and the tools that are available to lower the barriers to AI use. You will also understand how to build effective AI governance algorithms and their effect on businesses. Finally, you will explore the role of AI in change management and the risks associated with AI processes.

Electives:
  • Attend live online interactive masterclasses conducted by distinguished Wharton faculty and get insights into the advancements in the AI domain.

Skills Covered

  • Big Data
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Mining
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Supervised Learning
  • Unsupervised Learning
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Logistic Regression
  • Decision Tree and Random Forest
  • Deep Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Recommendation Systems

Real World Examples

  • McDonalds

    Understand how McDonald’s utilized machine learning models to provide personalized experiences to its drive-thru customers, thereby enhancing customer satisfaction.

    McDonalds
  • Visa

    Garner deep insights on how Visa utilized AI to detect fraudulent activities associated with credit card transactions for a host of scenarios.

    Visa
  • SiriusXM

    Learn how SiriusXM, an established leader in audio entertainment in North America, leveraged recommender systems to help its listeners enjoy more personalized music selections.

    SiriusXM
  • Poshmark

    Get an in-depth view of how Poshmark uses recommendation engines to suggest curated products to its customers based on their tastes and buying patterns.

    Poshmark
  • Citigroup

    Learn how Citi identifies and manages the risks associated with AI and ensures that AI systems are deployed in a safe and secure manner.

    Citigroup
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Program Faculty

  • Michael R. Roberts

    Michael R. Roberts

    Professor of Finance, The Wharton School

    Michael R. Roberts is the William H. Lawrence Professor of Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Professor Roberts earned his BA in Economics from the University of California at San Diego, and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley.

  • Peter Cappelli

    Peter Cappelli

    Professor of Management, The Wharton School

    Peter Cappelli is the George W. Taylor Professor of Management at The Wharton School and Director of Wharton’s Center for Human Resources. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA, served as Senior Advisor to the Kingdom of Bahrain.

  • Kartik Hosanagar

    Kartik Hosanagar

    Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions, The Wharton School

    Kartik Hosanagar is a professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Professor Hosanagar's research work focuses on the digital economy, in particular internet media, internet marketing, and e-commerce.

  • Raghuram Iyengar

    Raghuram Iyengar

    Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

    Raghuram Iyengar’s research investigates how consumers respond to nonlinear pricing schemes. Professor Iyengar’s teaching interests are in the area of Marketing Analytics. He earned his Ph.D. from Columbia University and his undergraduate degree from IIT Kanpur, India.

  • Kevin Werbach

    Kevin Werbach

    Professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics, The Wharton School

    Kevin Werbach is a Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. A world-renowned expert on emerging technology, he examines the business and policy implications of developments such as broadband, big data, and blockchain.

  • Matthew Bidwell

    Matthew Bidwell

    Associate Professor of Management, The Wharton School

    Matthew Bidwell's research examines new patterns in work and employment, focusing in particular on the causes and effects of more short-term, market-oriented employment relationships. Professor Bidwell holds a Ph.D. from the MIT Sloan School, an S.M. in Political Science from MIT

  • Lynn Wu

    Lynn Wu

    Associate Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions, The Wharton School

    Lynn Wu is an associate professor (with tenure) at the Wharton School. She teaches MBA, undergraduate, and Ph.D. classes about the use and impact of emerging technologies on business. Her research examines technologies, such as AI and analytics.
     

  • Prasanna Tambe

    Prasanna Tambe

    Associate Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions, The Wharton School

    Prasanna (Sonny) Tambe is an associate professor of Operations, Information, and Decisions at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on the use of data science and AI for HR applications and on the economics of labor markets for high-tech workers. 

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Admission Details

Eligibility Criteria

For admission to this Post Graduate Program, candidates should have:

A bachelor's degree with an average of 50 percent or higher marks
No prior coding experience or technology know-how required
Two or more years of work experience is preferred

Admission Fee & Financing

The admission fee for this program is $ 2,499. This fee includes all applicable program charges.

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You can pay monthly installments for this program using the following payment options with low APR and no hidden fees.

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Other Financing Options

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Program FAQs

  • What are the benefits of enrolling for the AI for Decision Making: Business Strategies and Applications program?

    A participant enrolling in the AI for Decision Making: Business Strategies and Applications program can experience multiple benefits that come directly from Wharton Online. The benefits are as follows:

    • Wharton Online certificate upon program completion
    • Access to live online masterclasses delivered by Wharton Faculty
    • Access to curriculum co-created by eight Wharton professors

  • What will I get on completing the AI for Decision Making: Business Strategies and Applications program?

    The AI for Decision Making: Business Strategies and Applications program from Wharton Online will help you understand the fundamentals of big data, artificial intelligence, and machine learning, and equip you with the skills needed to apply them across various domains to support your organization’s business. The curriculum and content of the program have been co-created by eight Wharton professors. A participant successfully completing the program will be eligible for a certificate from Wharton Online.

  • Is there background knowledge required to complete the program?

    This program demands no background knowledge, technical know-how, or prior programming experience to enroll.

  • Who is this program Ideal for?

    The AI for Decision Making: Business Strategies and Applications program caters to working professionals from a variety of industries and backgrounds. This program is ideal for technology-oriented professionals, online marketers, statisticians, automation innovators, data professionals, or anyone seeking a competitive edge in emerging business technologies.

     

    This program is intended for -

    • Professionals who want to understand how they can make their organizations AI-ready.

    • Business leaders and managers who are responsible for making strategic decisions around AI and other associated technologies.

    • Professionals who want to formulate and evaluate proposals involving machine learning and artificial intelligence technologies and their impact on the business.

    • Aspiring managers, current managers, or senior executives looking to effectively analyze, articulate, and apply key AI management and leadership insights in their work and that of their teams and organizations.

    • Managers and leaders who seek to build their own capabilities in strategy, leadership, and innovation, while developing personalized, and actionable plans.

  • How long does it take to complete this AI for Decision Making: Business Strategies and Applications program with Wharton?

    The program could be completed according to your schedule but the anticipated time to complete the overall material of the program is three months.

  • Is this course really 100% online? Do I need to attend any classes in person?

    This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings, and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course.

  • If I want to cancel my enrollment, can I get a refund?

    No refund will be applicable once you make the partial/full payment.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get certified in this AI for Business program on your first attempt. They proactively engage with participants to ensure adherence to the learning path — helping to enrich their learning experience, from class onboarding to attending masterclasses.

  • I am not able to access the AI Program. Who can help me?

    Contact us using the form on the right side of any page on the Simplilearn website, select the Live Chat link, or contact Help & Support.

  • Can I get a sealed transcript for World Education Services (WES) at the end of the program?

    Post Graduate Program are certification programs and do not include any transcripts for WES, this is reserved only for degree programs. We do not offer sealed transcripts and hence, our PG programs are not applicable for WES or similar services.

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  • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.