Artificial intelligence course

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27 September 2018
Glasgow, London, Online

Face-to-face course

Member price in Scotland: £335.75 + VAT
Non-member price in Scotland: £395 + VAT

Please note, the ICAS member discount will be applied after checkout.

Member price in England: £530 + VAT
Non-member price in England: £624 + VAT

Please note, due to differences regarding external costs, courses outside of Scotland are priced separately.
ICAS members are eligible for a discounted price on all courses running in England & Wales

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Online Classroom Live course 

This course is also available as an Online Classroom Live (OCR Live) course, giving you greater flexibility and choice as to how you learn. Our expert presenters will deliver the same course content but it is offered through an online environment, across 2 days in three shorter 2-hour bite-size sessions.

Price: £395 + VAT
Time: Session 1 and 2: 9.30-11.30am, Session 3: 1.30-3.30pm

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OCR Live course, 15 and 17 October 2018

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How ‘new thinking’ is changing the world

AI will have a profound impact on our society over the next 20 years and we explore the changing landscape of primarily Financial Services, Law, Healthcare and Transportation, among others.

Its arrival will bring many positives, and possibly many negatives, such as: military use; rapid disruptive changes in the job market; and new ways of working. More will change in the way we work in the next 2 decades than in the last 2000 years.

To make sure that the collective choices that will be made about AI in the near future will be for the benefit of all, every citizen should take an active role in helping to define how AI will shape our future.

What you will learn

  • Build knowledge around how AI is about to impact the way we work
  • Discover potential opportunities as well as possible threats to your business
  • Identify key fundamentals and predictive costs for digitising a business
  • Become better prepared for imminent changes in the near future

Who should attend?

This informative course will benefit anyone who is interested in the progression of Artificial Intelligence in the world today, and how it is poised for integration in society. This includes individuals who are looking for a general overview of how ‘AI’ could impact them professionally in business, as well as in their personal lives.

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Our technology courses include excel training and financial modelling which covers practical scenarios that delegates are likely to encounter in the workplace. The excel trainers are talented course designers and presenters with experience spanning over three decades.

The Financial Modelling team specialise in training in corporate finance and modelling. In addition, they have completed a number of consulting assignments in the financial modelling field.

They have a wealth of experience training professionals, in both practice and industry, in all areas of financial modelling, accounting and financial analysis. 

Our technology teams have trained all over the world, including Amsterdam, Paris, Frankfurt, New York, Singapore, Sydney, Kampala and Abu Dhabi.

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By the end of the course, delegates will:

  • Build their knowledge about how AI is already impacting our everyday lives
  • Discover potential opportunities as well as possible threats to humanity and its workforce
  • Identify key fundamentals and predictive costs for digitising a business
  • Become better informed on what to expect in the near future

Learning outcomes include obtaining a greater understanding of:

The AI revolution

  • What is AI?
  • How is AI integrating in today's world?
  • Cognitive augmentation

Benefits and risks of AI in our daily lives

  • Top five benefits to look forward to
  • Top five fears and potential risks that face businesses across the globe
  • The AI debate: challenges and opportunities
  • What this could mean for hackers and other tech crime

Machine learning / deep learning

  • How big data affects machine learning
  • Three typical learning methods including a brief introduction to algorithms
  • Supervised learning v unsupervised learning
  • How AI has now achieved 3% errors in vision

Business focus: potential impact of AI

  • Banking, healthcare, financial services, accounting, customer service, others
  • Intervention of AI: data processing, controls, procedures
  • Could humans and AI work together and function cohesively

Further business topics

  • Top three reasons every start-up needs to experiment with AI
  • Key fundamentals and costs to digitise a company
  • Implications: legal, copyright for bespoke AI
  • The future outlook for humans and the workforce
  • Job market predictions in the next ten years

How the major players in AI today are implementing disruptive technology

AI in vehicle and transportation technology

Reports in focus

  • Experts predict when AI will exceed human performance
  • Why many tech experts disagree on the future impact of AI
  • The state of artificial intelligence report

All exercises and project files used on the course will be available to take home.


Glasgow, London, Online


Tel: 0330 060 3303


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