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Breaking New Ground: Inside the Launch of Scheller’s AI for Business Course

The Scheller College of Business welcomed its first cohort of learners in the new AI for Business course designed for leaders and professionals interested in learning more about how AI is influencing business.
AI for Business students

The inaugural cohort of the new AI for Business course

From optimizing operations to enhancing customer experiences, AI is revolutionizing the way businesses operate and interact with their markets. The Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business recognizes the revolutionary impact of AI on business and welcomed its first cohort of learners in a new three-day Executive Education course: AI for Business.

The first cohort included participants working in various industries across the U.S., each with desire to learn more about the role AI plays in business and how they might incorporate AI into their processes. Throughout the course, participants listened to presentations and discussions led by some of Georgia Tech’s imminent scholars on AI from the Colleges of Business and Computing.

Attendees were presented with four overarching themes for the course:

  • Integration of AI: Learning how to identify areas where AI can create value, improve efficiency, and enhance decision-making within an organization.​
  • Latest Advancements in AI: Understanding how to use the latest tools and advancements in AI and machine learning tools in an organization.
  • Hands-On Experience: Testing real-world AI tools and applying the concepts to business scenarios.
  • Enterprise-Wide AI Strategy: Maximizing AI's powerful tools when integrated thoughtfully and strategically across all facets of an organization.

Professor Keith McGreggor provides an overview of AI.The course began with a detailed overview of the history of AI and the types of AI currently being used, including generative AI. The instructors explained essential components of AI which included Large Language Models (LLM), Small Language Models (SLL), and Machine Learning (ML). However, the course was more than simply a study of the technical aspects of AI. Presenters also discussed the implications of AI and privacy, the regulation of AI, and the future of AI as it becomes more acceptable for use in our daily lives.

The faculty also discussed AI and lifelong learning, robotics in business, and AI in finance which provided opportunities to drill down into a more detailed analysis of how AI works in business.

Professor Sonia Chernova teaches Robotics in Business.All attendees received a Certificate of Completion and a digital award which they can display on their LinkedIn profile.

The next course will be offered in the fall on September 17 - 19 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET at the Scheller College of Business.

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