Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence & Blockchain


The 4th industrial revolution (a.k.a Industry 4.0) brings with it a transformational disruption in almost every industry. BCG’s infographic below shows the 9 dimensions of the Future Economy.

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the overarching field that opens a world of opportunities and endless possibilities. AI not only generates new job roles, but existing workforce can leverage AI to make themselves more productive. AI has so many components that can be overwhelming.

Course Outline

  • Foundations of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
  • Applications of AI in your industry
  • Limits of Machine Learning
  • AI vs Intelligent Augmentation
  • AI in each business function: Sales, Marketing, Finance, HR, Operations etc
  • Tools and Platforms that enable AI
  • Case Studies: Amazon, Alibaba, Facebook, Watson and other industry specific case examples
  • Sharing on how to leverage on AI for SME business

Learning Objectives

  • To understand the fundamentals and applications of AI
  • Analyze how other organizations have leveraged AI to enhance productivity and success
  • Gain knowledge of tools and platforms of AI
  • Craft an actionable plan to apply AI to your business

Who Should Attend

This workshop is designed for the entire workforce across all business functions. It aims to give participants a basic understanding of this new technology and how it can apply to their area of work and accountability.

Trainer Profile

Electrical & Electronics Engineering (Honours), Nanyang Technological University
MBA, University of Birmingham in the UK
Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA)
Accredited STRENGTHSCOPE Practitioner

Kannan Chettiar is an award-winning Global Leader with over 22 years of experience in the Technology and Human Capital sectors spanning across Asia, North America and Europe. His technopreneurship has earned him “Executive of the Year 2017 – Human Resources Technology”.

Kannan has held management and leadership positions in global MNCs having managed and trained multi-geography teams. Kannan is also an international trainer, thought leader and public speaker in several global forums with special interest in human capital development in line with skills and competencies relevant for Industry 4.0

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9/23/2019 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
160 Robinson Road #06-01 SBF Center SINGAPORE 068914 SINGAPORE

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