Artificial Intelligence and Data Science for Leaders

AI and data science introduce new tools that will ensure your business is future-fit in this digital age. Learn about the opportunities that AI and data science present.

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About the Course

Artificial Intelligence and Data Science for Leaders will introduce you to the range of new technologies and tools available to ensure that your business is future-fit in this digital age. Over the six-week period, you will learn about the opportunities that AI and data science can offer your organization.

You Will Learn To:

  • Cultivate new skills that are essential for your business
  • Develop a strategic plan to manage change within your team, function, or organization
  • Identify the risks and rewards of new data science projects
  • Create a strategy for your organization that employs AI to accomplish business goals
  • Build a team for success in an AI world
  • Select the best areas for early-stage development and understand how to scale AI solutions
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Career Outlook

In today’s data-driven world, artificial intelligence and data science are experiencing an unprecedented boom, revolutionizing industries, optimizing decision-making, and propelling technological advancements. An increasingly wide range of industries—automotive, entertainment, healthcare, media, retail, and telecommunications—need professionals with the skills to leverage AI and data science. 




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  • Analytics Consultant   
  • Analytics Specialist  
  • Artificial Intelligence Specialist   
  • Big Data Developer  
  • Business Intelligence Developer  
  • Chief Information Officer  
  • Chief Technology Officer  
  • Digital Innovation Officer  
  • Digital Product Director  
  • Director of Strategy  
  • Insights Analyst  
  • Program Director  
  • Program Manager  

Meet Your Instructors

Michael Colella, MSc, MA

Senior Director of Global Data Strategy and Analytics, AXS

Michael Colella is the senior director of Global Data Strategy and Analytics at AXS, where he leads business intelligence, analytics engineering, and web analytics. He is passionate about helping organizations use advanced analytics and AI to thrive.

Utku Pamuksuz, PhD

Chief Data Scientist and Cofounder, Inference Analytics

Dr. Pamuksuz is an artificial intelligence professor and industry consultant with expertise in data mining, applied mathematics, machine learning, and deep learning. He earned his PhD in IS/Analytics from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

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Our online learning programs are crafted with your specific needs in mind. Programs combine e-learning with live, interactive sessions to strengthen your skill set while maximizing your time. We couple academic theory and business knowledge with practical, real-world application. Through online learning sessions, you will have an opportunity to grow your professional network and interact with University of Chicago instructors and your classmates.

What Our Participants Say

Marcelo TinocoHead of E-commerce at Britânia Electrodomésticos-img-U-Chicago

"This is an essential program, mandatory for all those who want to understand more about artificial intelligence and data science. It is the gateway to an urgent and continuous future."

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"This program increased my confidence level around AI and ML knowledge and prepared me for the next level in my career in the AI ecosystem. I am now able to approach any AI project while keeping ethical value as an important consideration in mind when building algorithms."

“By directly involving students in the challenge of securing the right data and exploring potential solutions, we’re equipping them with the foundational skills required to deliver tangible results to clients.”

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Are you ready to take a leap forward and immerse yourself in a new learning experience? Register online or schedule a call to request more information. Enroll now and gain valuable knowledge and skills that will boost your career to the next level.