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Artificial Intelligence for Managers

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This brand new 3-day masterclass provides you with the tools to create an AI strategy and set up organisational structures to develop an organisation that is ready for AI. You will learn the fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence (AI): use cases, algorithms, technologies and frameworks enabling you to set the effective steps to launch and operationalise AI in your organisation. The masterclass consists of 2 full days of classroom lectures and 6 online lectures of 1.5-hours each.

Why join the masterclass Artificial Intelligence for Managers?

  • What will you learn?

    This masterclass provides you with the AI literacy to be the business AI leader in your organisation. After completing the masterclass, you will be able to:

    • Explain AI as a concept and its applications
    • Demonstrate the technologies and algorithms behind AI
    • Create and execute an AI strategy and develop an AI-ready organisation
    • Apply the different AI applications in the business value chain
    • Apply best practices in an AI project with its activities
    • Assess the make or buy decision of tooling
    • Assess the available and necessary skills and competencies
  • For whom?

    This masterclass is designed for senior and middle management professionals who recognise the value of digital transformation and AI; and for those who understand that continuous improvement, innovation and disruption are part of doing business. In short, this masterclass is for  managers who want to know what AI can do for them, lead AI initiatives, and drive digital transformation.

  • Dates and fees

    This masterclass takes place twice a year.

    Schedule Autumn 2021

    Dates classroom lectures (9:00 - 17:00) Tuesday 9 November
    Tuesday 7 December
    Dates online lectures (10:00 - 11:30) Tuesday 16 November
    Thursday 18 November
    Tuesday 23 November
    Thursday 25 November
    Tuesday 30 November
    Thursday 2 December

    Schedule Spring 2022

    Dates classroom lectures (9:00 - 17:00) Tuesday 10 May
    Tuesday 7 June
    Dates online lectures (10:00 - 11:30) Tuesday 17 May
    Thursday 19 May
    Tuesday 23 May
    Thursday 25 May
    Tuesday 31 May
    Thursday 2 June

    Fee: €2,950*

    The online lectures are also available separate from the AI for managers
    masterclass. This is recommended for people who only wish to know more about
    practical applications in specific business areas. The fee is €950*.

    *UvA alumni get a 10% discount. Fees are VAT-exempt.

  • Practical information
    Location classroom lectures: Leonardo Royal Hotel, Paul van Vlissingenstraat 24 Amsterdam
    Mode of study: Hybrid Programme
    Language: English
    Certification: You will receive a Certificate of Attendance from the University of Amsterdam
  • Collaboration

    This masterclass is organised by The Analytics Academy, the collaboration between Amsterdam Data Science, ORTEC and the Amsterdam Business School of the University of Amsterdam founded in 2015. The goal of The Analytics Academy is to meet the market demand for trained data scientists and business analysts, in order to help organisations become data-driven.


Do you have questions about this or other open programmes? Please contact:

Jannice Daha LLM
Manager Executive Education
T: +31 (0)20 525 6134

Facts & Figures
Type Contract teaching
Mode Part-time, short-term, open uva courses
Language of instruction English
Conditions for admission
Starts in May, November