ConnectAI BOOT CAMP

ConnectAI BOOT CAMP is business academy for companies and organisations that want to benefit from Data Analytics and AI in their daily business and company strategy.

About the seminar

Date: From 28 November to 8 December 2022 

Delivery language: English

Format: live online sessions

4 modules | 34 teaching hours | strategy playbook | live online

ConnectAI Boot Camp allows you to explore and learn how decision-makers on various levels of the company can use and exploit Data Analytics and AI in their businesses to grow revenue, reduce costs, and build a competitive advantage. AI helps you to understand your company better and explore the company’s dependencies and vulnerabilities related to global markets, supply chains, competitors, as well as relevant policies and regulations. It helps to predict, plan, and optimise your daily operations but also to shape your business strategies.

 The programme combines a variety of the world’s top lecturers, researchers, practitioners, business cases, simulations, group work, and individual feedback into a dynamic and efficient 4-day-course.

Supported by: 

ConnectAI BOOT CAMP-Google

Brought to you by:

ConnectAI BOOT CAMP-IRCAI    ConnectAI BOOT CAMP-SEBLU      ConnectAI BOOT CAMP-Jožef Stefan Institute

 

Why?

  • Learn how to build a Data Analytics and AI strategy playbook that will help you compete in today’s data-driven economy;
  • Get insights into the abilities, potentials, and capacities of state-of-the-art Data Analytics, tools, and AI methods;
  • Use practical guidelines on how to implement Data Analytics and AI in your business and develop your skills.

For whom?

  • All of you who believe that there is a significant added value of AI in business;
  • Anyone who would like to implement Data Analytics & AI into their company and business strategy;
  • Executives and business leaders;
  • Chief AI and technology officers;
  • Consulting professionals;
  • Business owners;
  • Others.

How?

  • 4 hours/module: Lecture on a topic
  • 2 hours/module: Case studies with an emphasis on a module topic, interactive discussion
  • 5 mentorship hours in total: Group work with a mentor on AI Strategy Playbook
  • 5 hours in total: Individual work on AI Strategy Playbook

4 modules | 34 teaching hours | 6 hours/day

  • DATA ANALYTICS & AI STRATEGY
    28 November 2022 | 10 am CET - 5 pm CET

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  • AI TECHNOLOGY
    29 November 2022 | 10 am CET - 5 pm CET

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  • AI LEADERSHIP CHALLENGES
    30 November 2022 | 10 am CET - 5 pm CET

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  • AI SOCIAL & LEGAL REGULATION
    1 December 2022 | 10 am CET - 5 pm CET

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Topics:

  • Data Analytics and AI strategy and their integration into the organisation;
  • New and emerging business models based on Data Analytics and AI;
  • Data Analytics and AI in daily operation, optimisation, trends, prediction, and planning;
  • Global AI competition and collaboration;
  • Change management, organisation, HR, people, and skills and competencies;
  • Technology: AI tools and methods;
  • Financing and ROI of Data Analytics & AI implementation in the organisation;
  • Social impact and ethical dilemma of AI;
  • Relevant existing policies and regulations in preparation;
  • The future and the Impact of AI and advanced technologies on different sizes of organisations.

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Group work

Participants will be divided into 3 different project groups (based on the participant’s industry):

  1. AI-driven forecasting: prediction of the market movements, supply, and demand (for energy, funds, insurance companies and other trading companies);
  2. AI and automation for process optimisation (for manufacturing, automotive companies),
  3. AI-powered marketing and sales: understanding our market data, what our customers want and think, and improving loyalty programs using AI (for merchants, banks, telecommunications, etc.).

AI Strategy Playbook

During the programme, participants will create their own AI Strategy Playbook, which will be based on their own business challenges. Participants will be divided into groups according to their background and industry sector. After the programme, the AI Strategy Playbook can be used as the fundamental for your business strategy of the Data Analytics and AI implementation in your company. Each group will have an opportunity to collaborate with business mentors and mentors from the industry, as well as experts in Data Analytics and AI.

At the end of the programme, each participant will have an opportunity to present their AI Strategy Playbook in front of the ConnectAI committee and mentors. After a successful presentation, the participant will receive a certificate which proves their competence to carry out the design and implementation process of AI business strategy in a company or organisation.

Certificate 

After completion of the ConnectAI Boot Camp, each participant will have an opportunity to present and orally defend a business strategy of AI implementation in their company. Following the approval of the programme committee, a participant is awarded a certificate which proves their competence to design and implement the process of AI business strategy in a company.

LECTURERS

Mitja Kovač

School of Economics and Business, University of Ljubjana

Mitja Jermol

Institut "Jožef Stefan"

Marko Grobelnik

International Research Centre On Artificial Intelligence

John Soldatos

University of Glasgow, UK

Aleš Pustovrh

School of Economics and Business, University of Ljubjana

Miha Škerlavaj

School of Economics and Business & BI Norwegian Business School

Application

The price for the BOOT CAMP is 2,500 euros (VAT included).

Discounts:

  • 30% discount for individual attendees (self payments);
  • 30% discount for more than three attendees from the same company or organisation;
  • 15% discount for members of Alumni EF.

 Discounts do not add up and cannot be combined.

GOOGLE SCHOLARSHIPS 

Google.org provides scholarships to encourage people of various backgrounds, genders, and ethnicities to excel in technology and become leaders in the field. Women in tech, women in top management, social entrepreneurs and non-profit organisations, as well as entrepreneurs from small and medium enterprises in Central and Eastern Europe, will receive a 70% discount for the ConnectAI BOOT CAMP (the final price with the scholarship is 750 euros with VAT included). The number of scholarships is limited to 30.

Who is eligible for a Google Scholarship?

  • AI experts from small and medium businesses from CEE region;
  • SME managers from CEE region;
  • Women in management;
  • Women in AI;
  • Students and PhD students with a focus on AI in business;
  • Social entrepreneurs and NGOs.

If you are interesting in a Google Scholarship, please enter the code Google Scholarship in the application form under the note.

No refunds can be made for cancellations received less than 8 days before the start of the programme. In the case of a no-show, there will be no refund of the programme fee. 

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