Online course in Business & Management

Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technologies for Business Planning and Decision-making

Discover how artificial intelligence can support business leaders to implement data-driven decision-making and planning.

Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technologies for Business Planning and Decision-making

  • Duration 2 weeks
  • Weekly study 3 hours
  • Learn Free
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This course is part of the program AI Technologies for Business and Management , which is one of the building blocks that leads to a degree in MBA with Artificial Intelligence Specialism. Find out more.

Learn how to move from data to knowledge that can inform your decision-making

On this course, you will learn how AI technology and AI processes can help businesses with both human and automated business planning and decision-making.

As you learn the concepts of data sources, knowledge acquisition and types of machine learning algorithms, you will develop an understanding of the process of moving from data to knowledge. You will then explore how this process can be used to inform your professional decision-making and business planning.

What topics will you cover?

  • Data sources
  • Knowledge acquisition
  • Knowledge representation
  • Types of machine learning algorithms
  • Decision-making processes
  • Value creation

When would you like to start?

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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

  • Summarise the main machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies
  • Describe how to move from data to knowledge that you can use to inform your decision-making.

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for individuals interested in artificial intelligence (AI) and its use in business.

Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

Richard Hyde

Richard Hyde

Richard is a lecturer in Computer Science with a research focus on machine learning for Earth Sciences applications.

Who developed the course?

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

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What's different about this course?

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How do degrees work on FutureLearn?

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Which program and degree is this course part of?

This course is part of the program AI Technologies for Business and Management , which is one of the building blocks that leads to a degree in MBA with Artificial Intelligence Specialism.