Machine Learning: Strategic Applications

Sauder School of Business

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Sauder School of Business

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Who should attend

This workshop is for business leaders with little background in Machine Learning but who wish to identify the opportunities it offers. For example:

  • Heads of strategy and innovation
  • Executives and senior managers working in strategic, managerial or operational functions
  • Key decision makers and other business professionals looking to integrate ML into their organization

About the course

Explore Opportunities for Data-Driven Solutions in Your Organization

Machine Learning—it’s not just a buzzword any more.
A subset of artificial intelligence, Machine Learning (ML) is the science of getting computers to uncover key connections and make decisions without being explicitly programmed. It has given us many striking new applications, like self-driving cars and speech recognition.

This program introduces the tools, techniques, opportunities and applications of ML from a strategic perspective. Unlock the opportunities of this powerful technology to create greater value and competitive edge in your business.

Benefits for you

  • Understand how ML application can help your organization
  • Explore how ML fits in with your organization’s data strategy
  • Gain basic familiarity with ML tools and techniques
  • Understand organizational readiness to implement ML based strategies

Online program format

This half-day online session is highly interactive, enabling you to network with peers, brainstorm ideas, engage in skill-building activities, and receive constructive feedback. You will also have access to self-directed resources (readings, videos, self-assessments etc.) that you can review at any time.

Program content

  • What is ML and how is it transforming business?
  • Key ML concepts and commonly used tools
  • ML types and best practices: examples drawn from various industries in North America, Europe and China
  • When should companies use ML vs. more traditional data-driven models?
  • Connecting strategic objectives with ML processes
  • Strategic and tactical approaches for using ML effectively in fast-changing markets
  • Types and sources of data to collect, and the tools needed to access, organize and manage it
  • Evaluating ML performance

Special features

This program surveys ML practices being used by leading organizations across the world. It also includes an interactive session that demonstrates the tools and techniques of ML in action.

Experts

Mahesh Nagarajan

Research Interests Supply Chain Management Applied Game theory Inventory Management Selected Recent Publications "Stable Supplier Coalitions in Assembly Systems with Commodity Components". Co-authors: G. Sosic and C. Tong. Forthcoming in Operations Research. "Patient Prioritization in Emerge...

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