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Lunch & Learn: AI for All Business Leaders – How it Could Help You Grow…
May 21, 2019 @ 11:45 am - 2:00 pm
AI, or Artificial Intelligence is on track to radically transform businesses, employment, productivity and society. Business decision makers and leaders need to utilize AI to drive competitive advantage for your firm while mitigating underlying risks.
This presentation is ideal for business leaders and decision makers who are interested in exploring the fundamentals of AI and understanding its relevance to your organization and your career.
You do not need a technical background!! If you have used excel or google sheets you’ll be comfortable with the content.
At this session you will learn;
- The foundations and history of artificial intelligence
- AI terminology
- Machine learning – general processes, common types and application
- How to apply machine learning to your business and goals
- AI bias and how to create unbiased applications for your business
After this session, you’ll be able to:
- Classify different types of AI learning approaches
- Convey why machine learning is important for your business processes and strategy
- Recognize opportunities to use machine learning to support your role
- Suggest a high-level business plan that integrates AI into your organization.
11:45 am – 12:00 pm: Lunch & Networking
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Engaging Presentation
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Dessert & Networking
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Complete our application and we will connect with you to review your eligibility and discuss how we can help your business grow. Application form: innovationfactory.ca/if_clients/client-intake-form
Paul Barter is a Management Consultant, Business Professor, Keynote Speaker, Entrepreneur and Venture Investor. He is passionate about innovation and entrepreneurship and focusses on the intersection of technology, business, employment and society in our rapidly changing world.
In addition to his consulting and investing activities Paul supports the next generation of entrepreneurs as an Entrepreneur in Residence at the RIC Centre, a Venture advisor at MaRS Discovery District and as an MBA professor and entrepreneurship advisor at the Schulich School of Business.
Paul supplements his consulting and advisory work developing thought leadership content for multiple stakeholders. His current focus includes presentations and workshops explaining AI to business decision makers. In addition, Paul is completing his next book entitled ‘Who’s Next’ where he describes the effects rapidly changing technologies such as AI are having on employment and how students, parents, workers, educational institutions and governments might respond.
Paul studied Engineering and Economics at the Undergraduate and then earned an MBA from the Kellogg Schulich program which tends to make him think of most things in competitive strategy terms.
More background on Paul can be found at paulbarter.com