Who should attend
The “The Power of AI to Optimizing Your Business” program is designed for CEOs, board members, general managers, top-level executives, chief innovation officers and strategic decision makers who seek a stronger grasp of the opportunities and challenges of AI integrations in their organization and competitive landscape. Framed from a managerial perspective, the program does not require a technical background.
About the course
Artificial intelligence (AI) applications is fast becoming a “general purpose technology” with repercussions in industries worldwide, leading to enhanced operational efficiencies, new sources of competitive advantage and innovative business models, which currently are unfathomable.
This paradigm shift calls for a new approach that merges global leadership with technological expertise
- Gain a managerial perspective of AI applications and their transformative impact on business operations.
- Examine the core challenges and opportunities of AI integration.
- Evaluate how AI impacts business models and sources of competitive advantage.
- Analyze how AI shapes your role as a senior leader.
- Explore the ethical implications of AI.
- Design a 100-day corporate plan for immediate impact.
- Better understand your organization’s digital transformation..
The content of “The Power of AI to Optimizing Your Business” program comprises the following topics:
Individual preparation of academic materials and readings.
Understanding AI: The “What”
The first online module provides a solid overview of the scope of artificial intelligence and illustrates its possibilities using real-life success stories.
A Deep Dive on AI: The “How”
In this module, participants examine the role of algorithm design and data strategy, as well as participate in a simulation, panel discussion and workshop to expand their knowledge of AI applications. On the last day of the module, they acquire a foundation to formulate for their executive challenge.
Making AI Happen: The “Who”
The final module explores the impact of AI on management and organizations, including its influence on core operations, regulatory considerations and disruptive impacts in their specific competitive context. Participants will take part in a workshop and commit to their 100-day plan.
Areas of Interest Power and Influence Alliance and Coalition Formation Groups and Teams Accuracy and Bias in Interpersonal Perception Sebastien Brion is an Associate Professor of Managing People in Organizations at IESE Business School. He holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the Haas...
Areas of Interest Institutional logics Social entrepreneurship Corporate governance Business ethics Leadership John Almandoz is an associate professor in the department of Managing People in Organizations. His background includes experience in actuarial consulting, corporate banking, and the m...
Sampsa Samila received his PhD from Columbia University and his MSc from Helsinki University of Technology (now part of Aalto University). He has taught previously at Columbia Business School, Brock University, and the National University of Singapore. His research focuses primarily on econom...
Josep Valor-Sabatier is professor of Information Systems and information technology and holder of the Indra Chair of Digital Strategy. He received his Ph.D. in Operations Research from MIT, and his Sc.D. in Medical Engineering from the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. Jose...
Areas of Interest Digital Transformation of Organizations Impact of Digital Density on Business Models Mobility Strategy Big Data Internet of Things Artificial Intelligence Consumerization of IT Digital Media Innovation Javier Zamora is currently Senior Lecturer in the Department of Informatio...
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