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AI Strategist Course

This advanced course is designed for those who are ready to build and apply AI strategies in their organizations. It extends the four-step / quadrant analysis process. This helps students look at how they might sequence, gain executive buy-in, and establish value measures through development and operations. Participants learn through practical example exercises to create outputs for executive management and to turn strategy into execution to achieve business objectives.

This outline is illustrative and can be adapted to the specific business needs and structure of the participants of the course.

Course Outline: AI Strategist 

Module 1: Advanced Business Quadrants Analysis

  • Deep Dive into Organizational AI Typology
  • Strategic Alignment of AI Initiatives with Business Quadrants
  • Workbook Exercise: Strategic Planning Based on AI Business Quadrant Analysis

Module 2: Data Strategy for AI

  • Developing a Comprehensive Data Strategy for AI Utilization
  • Data Governance, Quality, and Lifecycle Management
  • Workbook Exercise: Blueprint for an Organization-Wide Data Strategy

Module 3: Strategic AI Project Prioritization

  • Frameworks for Evaluating and Prioritizing AI Opportunities
  • Strategic Impact Assessment of AI Projects
  • Workbook Exercise: Strategic AI Project Evaluation and Prioritization

Module 4: Leading Sustainable and Ethical AI Initiatives

  • Advanced Concepts in AI Ethics and Sustainable Practices
  • Leadership in Responsible AI Strategy Development
  • Workbook Exercise: Developing a Responsible AI Action Plan

Module 5: Comprehensive AI Implementation Planning

  • Strategic Planning for AI Deployment and Integration
  • Advanced Techniques in AI Project Management and Execution
  • Workbook Exercise: Detailed Implementation Strategy for a Chosen AI Project

Module 6: Cultivating AI Leadership and Team Dynamics

  • Building and Leading High-Performance AI Teams
  • Organizational Dynamics and Change Management for AI Integration
  • Workbook Exercise: Designing an AI Team and Leadership Structure

Module 7: AI Scalability and the Organizational Ecosystem

  • Strategies for AI Scalability Across the Business Ecosystem
  • Building an AI Flywheel for Continuous Improvement
  • Workbook Exercise: Scalability Planning for AI Projects

Module 8: Measuring Success and ROI in AI Strategies

  • Advanced Metrics and KPIs for AI Success
  • Long-term ROI and Value Realization from AI Investments
  • Workbook Exercise: Constructing an AI Value Realization Framework

Ideal for business leaders and professionals who will be defining, driving, and influencing AI at strategic level in their businesses.

Key Takeaways:

Participants will be equipped to develop and implement effective AI strategies, understanding both the theoretical and practical aspects of AI in a business environment.

  • Strategic AI Business Analysis: Participants will gain the ability to analyze and categorize their organization within the AI business quadrants, providing a strategic foundation for AI decision-making.
  • AI-Driven Data Mastery: Learners will develop comprehensive strategies for data governance and management to maximize AI effectiveness across organizational structures.
  • AI Project Prioritization: The course will enable participants to strategically prioritize AI projects, ensuring alignment with business objectives and maximum impact.
  • Ethical AI Leadership: Students will be equipped to lead the charge in implementing sustainable and ethical AI practices, placing them at the forefront of responsible AI strategy development.
  • Holistic AI Implementation: Attendees will learn to construct detailed AI implementation plans, incorporating advanced project management techniques for successful deployment.
  • AI Talent and Leadership Development: The course will provide insights into cultivating the necessary leadership skills and team dynamics essential for thriving AI initiatives.
  • Scalable AI Integration: Participants will understand how to plan for and achieve scalable AI solutions that are integrated seamlessly into the broader business ecosystem.
  • AI Impact Quantification: Finally, participants will be capable of measuring the success of AI strategies through sophisticated metrics and KPIs, ensuring long-term value realization from AI investments.

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  • Overview and strategic importance
  • AI's role in modern business landscapes