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Machine Learning (ML) for Business Strategy – Business Mapping

The Machine Learning (ML) for Business Strategy – Business Mapping course will train business owners to map enterprise wide opportunities for ML initiatives and strategically identify top priorities.

ML is making a significant impact on the productivity and competitive edge organizations. This course is designed for experienced executives, managers, and consultants who are looking for micro-credential style courses that offer flexible delivery.

This is a GoA approved Microcredential course. Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a CUE Certificate of Completion.

This Project was made possible by funding from the Government of Alberta.

Course outcomes:

By the end of this module, learners will be able to:

  1. Design an action plan to strategically implement ML in business
  2. Familiarize with the technical elements of ML, without needing to code or program
  3. Understand the potential of ML in strategic business planning
  4. Expand their network by connecting to a community of like-minded professionals who are successfully deploying ML in their organizations

Lecture Topics:

  • Introduction to ML: Introduction to ML and its growing role in business.
  • Implementing ML in a Business: Understanding the application of ML, the role of data, and the importance of an implementation plan.
  • ML related computer languages: Explore the requirements for the application of ML from a computer language perspective.
  • Case studies: Explore the case studies in areas such as banking, insurance, social innovation, sensor optimization etc.
  • ML Challenges and Future: Develop an implementation plan for ML, and explore the future of ML in business.

Course Schedule

DayTimeDatesTotal Hours
Saturdays10:00 – 11:30 amOctober 30 – December 11, 202121 hours

Additional Information

Course Fee: $300 + GST (for 2021 Fall term), $ 600 + GST (for 2022 fall term )
Pre-requisites: None
Course delivery: 1.5 hours online synchronous, 1.5 hours online asynchronous per week

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Questions? Email us at extension@concordia.ab.ca