The Business of AI
Light up the real business value of AI. Discover how you can create significant new value and solve your biggest business challenges by using AI technologies.
Develop the capabilities to make smart decisions about AI and create real value for your business.
The programme is designed for executives and mid-to-senior-level managers with eight or more years of experience in management and leadership.
You may be head of a business unit or managing a team at a functional level and tasked with improving business performance in your division. Those who will benefit may include:
years of management experience required
Discover where, when and how AI can deliver real business value for your business.
While other programmes are organised around AI technologies, this programme is focused on creating value in your business. Throughout the three phases of this programme, you'll gain a solid understanding of the characteristics of the technology and then work to gain clarity regarding your business challenge and your data source, so you can select the appropriate AI technologies to connect the two.
Module1/Week 1: The business value of AI
Explore the value of artificial intelligence (AI) in business. Learn about the possibilities and constraints of AI technologies and the practical challenges and broader implications of AI and machine learning (ML).
Module 2/Week 2: What are AI and machine learning?
Learn the language of AI and understand what AI actually does so that you can ask the right questions, have effective conversations and gather the insights needed to be able to make well-informed judgements in its application.
Module 3/Week 3: The possibilities of AI
Explore concrete, real-world examples of AI application in business. We look at the different ways that these technologies have changed businesses in a variety of sectors, giving a broad overview about what is happening in the real world and how organisations are actually applying these technologies.
Module 4/Week 4: Leveraging AI to create value
Examine positive and negative experiences that you may encounter as you persuade your organisation to apply AI and learn to overcome potential obstacles and prevent potential problems. Learn how to execute AI projects effectively and deliver results.
Module 5/Week 5: Building AI capabilities
Explore what it takes to experiment with AI and develop the knowledge and confidence to work in partnership with specialists to scale it as an enterprise-wide capability. Learn how to think about data as an asset for your organisation in the long-term.
*This programme includes a scheduled break for the holiday season. There are no assignments, submissions, or sessions held between 24 December 2020 - 1 January 2021
AI implementation plan: make it real (30 days)
As part of the challenge you will:
Ongoing implementation support (180 days)
Live interactive sessions with faculty and learning managers make this anything but a one-way learning experience. Our online format also includes recorded video lectures, moderated discussions with learning managers and other engaging digital content.
Guest Lecturer for Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Professor of Management Science and Operations
Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
This programme can also be taken as part of the Certificate in Management. Enhance your leadership approach, hone your business skills and curate your own curriculum with a blend of online and in-person learning.
London Business School is collaborating with online education provider Emeritus to deliver this programme. Emeritus handles the registration process and will answer any questions you have about the programme, and whether it’s right for you. This partnership harnesses Emeritus’ expertise and cutting-edge learning technology, further enabling London Business School's world-class programmes and thought leaders to offer an engaging and collaborative digital format with truly global reach.
We anticipate the application form will take approximately 15 minutes to complete. You will need to create a new account to get started.
As soon as you submit your application, you will receive a confirmation email. Your participation is not secured until payment is made. Options include flexible payments.
As the programme is conducted in English, a good working knowledge of the language is essential. If English is not your first language, we may require evidence of your proficiency.
For cancellations please refer to this policy.
The fee for the programme starting in 2021 is £1,500.*
We offer a 25% discount for London Business School Alumni.
*Fees are subject to change.