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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Employment

Studies predict automation resulting in unemployment nearing 50%. Predictions for the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) range from breathless to dire, with entire sectors facing radical changes likely to start within 5-10 years, but with no one sure of the basic shape of those changes. AI is said to be the fourth major revolution in human history. This oneday course will cover what AI is, what it isn’t, and the likely impacts on employment and how to protect and leverage human capital
Facilitator: Peter Scott
For more information about this course please contact Professional and Continuing Studies

Topics Covered:

  • Effects of automation on employment
  • Handling disruptions to business sectors
  • Protecting and inspiring the workforce
  • Planning for disruptions to social stability
  • Leveraging constant unpredictable change

Learning Outcomes:

  • Develop a clear understanding of what AI is, what it isn’t, and how to tell hype from reality
  • Identify the trends, key figures and companies, hot spots to watch
  • Understand how to adopt automation
  • Identify the likely impacts on employment and how to protect and leverage human capital
  • Create an ongoing dialogue and support structure through round table facilitated discussion on preparing for AI disruption and what it may mean for you