About the Course


2 Days


Unlock the full potential of AI for your organization with this comprehensive two-day course, designed to emphasize the value of AI in operations and provide practical guidance on testing against AI systems. You’ll gain a solid understanding of AI and its applications, focusing on how AI can be used to streamline operations, improve decision-making, and optimize workflows. Throughout the event you’ll explore the AI testing lifecycle, how to evaluate AI model performance, and maintain security and ethical considerations. By the end of the training, you’ll have the knowledge and skills needed to harness the power of AI to drive operational excellence and effectively test AI systems.

Learning Objectives

This course combines engaging instructor-led presentations and useful demonstrations with valuable hands-on exercises and engaging group activities. Throughout the course you’ll learn how to:

  • Develop the ability to identify and evaluate potential AI applications for enhancing operations within your organization, leading to improved decision-making and optimized workflows
  • Gain proficiency in designing and executing effective test plans for AI systems, ensuring the successful integration and deployment of AI models in real-world operational environments
  • Acquire the skills needed to navigate the AI testing lifecycle, from the development and validation stages to the deployment and monitoring of AI models, ensuring the reliability and quality of AI systems
  • Master the process of evaluating AI model performance using key metrics, allowing participants to assess the operational fit of AI models and strike a balance between performance, complexity, and cost
  • Develop a high-level understanding of security and ethical considerations in AI, equipping participants with the knowledge to implement AI systems responsibly and securely, mitigating potential risks and challenges

Course Structure

Introduction to AI

  • What is AI?
  • Difference between AI and Machine Learning
  • Types of AI: Narrow AI vs. General AI
  • Popular AI and ML algorithms
  • AI applications in various industries

AI and ML in the Current Lifecycle

  • State of AI and ML today
  • Recent advancements and limitations
  • Future potential

AI in Operations

  • Operational use cases for AI
  • Integrating AI into existing workflows
  • AI-driven decision making
  • Identifying potential AI applications in your organization

Implementing and Testing AI in Companies

  • Case studies of successful AI implementations
  • Test cases from real-world AI rollouts
  • Overcoming common challenges during AI implementation and testing
  • Activity: Designing a test plan for a hypothetical AI application

AI Testing Lifecycle

  • Overview of the AI testing lifecycle
  • Development, validation, and deployment phases
  • Ensuring AI model quality and reliability
  • Activity: Identifying key testing milestones in an AI project

Testing AI in an Operational Environment

  • Preparing the test environment
  • Types of tests for AI systems
  • Monitoring AI system performance
  • Handling AI system failures and updates

Evaluating AI Model Goodness and Performance Metrics

  • Key performance metrics for AI models
  • Determining the operational fit of AI models
  • Balancing performance, complexity, and cost

Security and Ethical Considerations

  • Security concerns in AI implementations
  • Ethical considerations in AI and ML
  • Strategies for ensuring AI security and ethics

Resources and Next Steps

  • Continued learning resources
  • Online courses, books, and communities
  • How to stay updated on AI developments
  • Closing discussion and feedback