Graduate Diploma in Artificial Intelligence Strategy for Business

Start Date

July, Sept, Nov

Duration

6 Months Part Time

Mode

100% Online (Zoom)

Assessment

100% Coursework

Aventis Graduate School

Graduate Diploma In Artificial Intelligence Strategy For Business (E-Learning)

Awarded by Aventis Graduate School

Overview

Investigate the impact of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science in the digital ecosystem. AI is increasingly being deployed across all industries, from the automotive industry to fintech, social media, e-commerce, and entertainment.

No Coding Knowledge Required

This Comprehensive Course is designed for professionals looking to transition into a career in data analytics, data science, or artificial intelligence. It aims to equip students with a nuanced understanding of the practical impact AI can have on an organization and how students can apply AI in their own organizations.

We partner with AI Singapore, the national programme in AI, supported by the National Research Foundation and hosted by the National University of Singapore, to offer industry relevant and real-world application content in AI and Data Science.

Career Opportunities

The Graduate Diploma in Artificial Intelligence Strategy for Business is a professional program designed for individuals who are looking to expand their knowledge and skills in artificial intelligence (AI) and its applications in the business world. This program is ideal for professionals in various fields, including business management, marketing, sales, information technology, and entrepreneurship, who want to understand the strategic implications of AI in their respective industries.

Upon completion of this Graduate Diploma, you would be able to have a chance to pursue a rewarding career as a (but not limited to)

Why Choose Aventis ?

Gain access to an outstanding education built on Aventis's 15 years of exceptional global reputation in graduate education. Earn a qualification from a graduate school that you can trust and respect.

Aventis is one of only 4 Business Schools in Singapore that is a member of the Executive MBA Council, the World’s Leading Body that champions advancement in MBA. Other members include the National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore Management University (SMU), and Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

Aventis is one of only 8 Business Schools in Singapore that is part of the AACSB International Business Education Alliance. Other members include Singapore University of Social Science (SUSS), National University of Singapore (NUS), and Singapore Management University (SMU)

Programme Structure

This graduate diploma is not an IT course. This is a leadership and business development course designed to prepare your business for AI. The program is designed to focus on mindset, frameworks for businesses, discussions on case studies, and hands-on experimentation on AI.

This online program provides you with a holistic learning experience that integrates rich, interactive media such as videos, recorded lectures, and e-learning activities, as well as group discussion with like-minded peers through discussion forums.

Programme Delivery

This programme is broken down into manageable, 4 weekly sessions per module over Zoom, designed to accelerate your learning process through diverse learning activities. Participants will have access to online materials throughout the 6 months. 

Start Date

July, Sept, Nov

Duration

6 Months Part Time

Time

08:00pm - 10:00pm

What Will You Learn?

Artificial Intelligence Strategy For Business

This module will follow a clear and structured process, and you will work through several phases to understand the latest trends in artificial intelligence and their application in business strategy. The module will explore the current AI landscape and how to implement an AI strategy for your organisation.

Digital Business Strategy

This module aims to equip you with the skills to design strategies and evaluate business models that grow your organization in this thriving age of digitalization. As part of the program, you will explore and learn from real-world case studies to enhance your digital quotient and lead your organization from being part of the herd that merely engages in digital to being a remarkable, innovative enterprise.

Enabling A Responsible And AI-Ready Culture

The challenges of implementing AI are much discussed, but beyond implementation, there is a far more important question: How do you generate competitive advantage from AI’s application and remain ethical at the same time?

This module aims to prepare students with strategic decision-making responsibilities to effectively analyse, articulate, and apply key AI management and leadership insights within your work, teams, and organisations. In this course, you will explore how AI is affecting the development and execution of strategy in organisations.

Design & Innovation Thinking

This module aims to equip you with the skills to develop creative, customer-centric design thinking with the ability to apply and solve problems of practice within your organization. Build a companywide culture that promotes, accelerates, and sustains innovation. Furthermore, you will experience opportunities to build design thinking facilitation skills that will ease their transition and application. Follow a clear and structured process to help you work through several phases to understand what design thinking is, its foundations, principles, main phases, and the diffusion of design thinking in established organisations.

Expert Faculty

Meet the expert faculty guiding your success

Mr Alvin Lam

  • Director and Co-Founder of AI Vision Fund
  • Formerly the Principal Consultant & Head of Innovation (November 2011 to June 2013) of PDA Professional Development Associates Pte Ltd
  • He had championed projects in ITIL (IT Service Management), Cyber Security Management, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Networking, Microsoft Server and Data Center & Virtualization (Cloud Computing)

Admission Criteria

Students will be encouraged and are expected to contribute to the class learning experience in a peer and cohort learning environment. As a student at Aventis, you will be assessed based on your aptitude, potential, experience, and managerial skills.

At least 21 years old with a Degree in any discipline

OR

Mature Candidates (at least 30 years old) with minimum 8 years of working experience

Awards

GD Artificial Intelligence Strategy for Business cert 100122-01

Upon completion of the programme, you will be awarded a Graduate Diploma In Artificial Intelligence Strategy For Business by Aventis Graduate School, which is registered with Skillsfuture Singapore.

Academic Journey

Upon completion of the programme, you can apply for an extensive suite of Masters Degree programmes including the Masters in Artificial Intelligence, the Masters in Business Administration (MBA), and Masters in Data Analytics.

Fees

Our Graduate Diploma is one of the most affordable in Singapore. Download our brochure for more information about our grants available.

Complimentary Membership to Singapore Digital Chamber of Commerce (SGDCC)

Aventis students and alumni will be extended complimentary membership into SGDCC, allowing them access to the resources and networking opportunities including opportunities to sit on Committee with industry leaders across Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Cyber Security & Digital Transformation

Success Stories

“The programme has allowed me to further apply the concepts taught during the Graduate Diploma in AI. It was beneficial and worthwhile, especially being relatively new in this field. I was able to understand how to apply Python and Machine Learning concepts at a broader level, and it helped me to develop more skillsets I did not have to begin with. I have a long journey ahead of me in the AI industry, but I am glad to be connected in the AI Ecosystem, where I can share and gain insights with other aspiring AI Enthusiasts!”
Mr Wei Bin
IT Consultant
“Your learning will also take place in the company of experienced working professionals, just like yourself, who can provide a unique vantage point on the subject at hand. Whether you are seeking to expand your knowledge, to further develop your qualifications or to widen your network, you will find that Aventis offers you an opportunity to do so like no other.”
Mr Cheo Hu Gang
Manager, Rotra Chemicals

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Graduate School?

A graduate school is a school that awards advanced academic degrees with the general requirement that learners must have earned a previous undergraduate or a mature candidate with more than 8 years working experience. Graduate school focus on professional development as compared to traditional school which focus on academic theories and research.

Is Aventis a recognized institute?

Aventis Graduate School is registered with the Committee for Private Education under Skillsfuture Singapore and complies with the Private Education Act. Aventis is also a member of AACSB Business Alliance Group and EMBA Council.

How is Graduate school different from other education?

Compared to other studies, graduate school is a more concentrated course of study with greater expectations for the quality and quantity of your work. Graduate programs also entail a more focused studies in a specific discipline with emphasis on practical experience and case studies.

What is a Graduate Diploma?

A Graduate diploma is an advanced diploma that is usually taken after a bachelor degree. A graduate diploma is typically shorter in duration than a master degree course and should be viewed as an additional specialisation that improves a person’s overall employability. For a graduate diploma qualification to be offered in Singapore, the awarding body must be registered with Skillsfuture Singapore and the Committee for Private Education

What is a Postgraduate Diploma?

Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF)

A postgraduate diploma is considered as a Level 7 academic qualification under the RQF (UK).  Postgraduate qualification are commonly awarded in UK, Canada, India, Australia and New Zealand. Similar to Graduate Diploma, Postgraduate diploma is typically done after a bachelor’s degree course. In some countries, the terms graduate diploma and postgraduate diploma are interchangeable, whereas in others, the postgraduate diploma is a higher qualification.

If I am a self-sponsored candidate, do you have financial plans to help me pay for my education?

Once you’ve decided on a course that you’re interested in, and that you can qualify for based on the entry requirements, we can arrange installment plans or loans through our banking partners to ensure that your dreams and career are never out of reach.

How long will it take to complete my studies?

Course duration depends on your selected area of specialization, typically you can complete your graduate diploma in 6 months and masters in 12 months part-time. please speak with one of our consultants for more detailed information.

Is the Masters Degree Awarded the Same as On Campus?

The Masters degree awarded to you is exactly the same as awarded on campus in UK or USA. You are invited to join the graduation in Singapore or on campus.

Do you offer online programmes?

Yes, to cater to the growing demand of graduate education across the world, most of our courses are delivered via ZOOM Live Stream where you can study anytime anywhere. All classes are also recorded for easy revision.

What is a typical class profile?

A typical cohort comprised of Singaporean, Permanent Residents and foreign expatriates working in Singapore. There is also a growing number of professionals that are not located in Singapore embarking on our graduate programmes due to its flexible online delivery model.

Are scholarships or study loans available?

Study grants are available for a limited number of students from not-for-profit organizations and government agencies. For more information on study loans that are available, please contact our admission officers to learn more.

What are the available instalment payment schemes?

At Aventis, we offer flexible and affordable instalment payment scheme for our postgraduate and graduate diploma programmes. You are eligible to pay your fees over 12 months interest free instalments (DBS credit card) or over 3 instalments with ATOME.

Do I need a Bachelor Degree to be admitted?

Whilst a bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional qualification is recommended, candidates above 30 years old with extensive working experience may be consider on a case-to-case basis. Please contact our programme advisors for more information.

Are there any other hidden fees besides the course fees?

The course fee cover Tuition, Academic services, Required readings and teaching materials, E-learning resources, Web-based information services. There is a one-time application fees of S$200 plus GST. All fees are clearly stated and there will not be any additional hidden fees.

Can I Deferred my Studies? Will I Be Penalized?

All our programmes are designed for working professionals. Learners who are unable to commit to the course requirement are advised to defer their studies to a later date. There is no academic penalty imposed on deferment. Please check with the respective programme advisor on the deferment cut-off date of the respective programmes.

Is Attendance Compulsory?

No, there is no minimum attendance requirement. Whilst there is no minimum attendance required for our programmes, students are recommended to attend 75% and above of all classes. Students who are unable to attend classes are strongly advised to watch all recordings before attempting any assessment or coursework.

Can I refer my friends or Colleagues?

Yes, graduate education are dynamic learning experience where you learn from your peers through discussion, reflection and case studies. As a gesture of goodwill, we will extend a referral fee of $400 (Masters Degree) or $200 (Graduate Diploma) for each successful referral. Terms and conditions apply.

Can I Graduate Overseas instead of Singapore?

The Masters degree conferred to you is exactly the same as awarded on campus. You are given a choice to graduate in Singapore or on campus in London or in United states.

How do I get started?

Please click on the Request Information Link below and speak with our programme advisor to get started.

What's Next?

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