Certificate in Emerging Technology for Managers

 
 

This Certificate in Emerging Technology for Managers addresses blockchain, artificial intelligence, and robotics. Learners who have completed this suite of courses are knowledgeable in how each technology affects business processes and how each contributes to a discussion about the future of labor. In the current business environment, managers and leaders should have a baseline understanding of these emerging technologies. Certificate holders are informed about cryptocurrencies and how blockchain is restoring trust and security in Internet transactions. Learners have examined how artificial intelligence is leading to gains in efficiency and performance, along with concepts and metrics for management to consider when evaluating an investment in robotics.

Each of these self-paced courses offer an assortment of interactive exercises, selected readings, and self-assessments that will engage you and help you practice effective business communication.

Upon successful completion of all courses in this certificate program, you can download and print a Certificate of Completion.

Courses included in this certificate program are listed at the bottom of this page

Key Features

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    Expert-supported
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    Mobile-friendly
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    Accessible
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    Badge and credit-awarding
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    Games & Flashcards
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    Video content
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    Real-world case studies
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    Audio-enabled in app

Refund Policy

You may request a refund up to 5 days from the purchase date. The registration fee will only be refunded if less than 10% of each course in the certificate has been completed. Completion percentage can be viewed on the Course Progress page from within the course.

Notes

All courses in this certificate have an "Ask the Expert" feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.

Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

Courses include:

  • A Manager's Guide to Artificial Intelligence
  • A Manager's Guide to Blockchain
  • A Manager's Guide to Robotics

Certificate Details

Courses may be taken separately, or as a certificate.

  • Dates: Open enrollment
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Time: 270 days
  • Location: Online
  • Course Fee: $199.00 USD
  • CEUs:
    Total PDUs/Contact Hours: 3 | Leadership PDUs: 0.5 | Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 2 | Technical PM PDUs: 0.5
    CEUs: 0.9 (Contact Hours: 9) | HRCI credits: 6 (Specified - Strategic Business)
  • Code: 01-PRO-TEC-ON

A Manager's Guide to Artificial Intelligence

Course Description

This course introduces learners to basic artificial intelligence concepts and trends. Artificial Intelligence plays an increasingly important role in many industries. The emergence of this new technology promises to bring unprecedented efficiencies for organizations and enhance business performance. In today's global economy, managers will need to know how AI can be leveraged to keep their organizations competitive, as well as understand the potential ethical issues associated with employing AI technologies such as deep learning, machine learning, and the various AI-enabled recognition technologies.

  • Dates: Open enrollment
  • Duration: 90 days
  • Time: 3 hours
  • Location: Online
  • Course Fee: $99.00 USD
  • CEUs: CEUs: .3 (Contact Hours: 3) | HRCI credits: 3 (General)
  • Code: 01-PRO-MALA-ON

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A Manager's Guide to Blockchain

Course Description

Blockchain is on the forefront of emerging technologies and is the foundation of modern cryptocurrencies. If you're a manager with little exposure to blockchain as a concept, this course will help you build an understanding of the concepts and how the technology might apply to your business. This course is an introduction to blockchain as an underlying technology for cryptocurrencies and other applications. The assignments delve into critical parts of blockchain, such as consensus mechanisms and cryptography. They also look at blockchain's impact on verticals such as healthcare, Fintech, and government, along with democracy, governance, and social impact.

 

  • Dates: Open enrollment
  • Duration: 90 days
  • Time: 3 hours
  • Location: Online
  • Course Fee: $99 USD
  • CEUs: .3
  • Code: 01-PRO-MALA-ON

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A Manager's Guide to Robotics

Course Description

This course will introduce many of the concepts and metrics for management to consider when evaluating whether an investment in robotics is the right decision for the operation. The course begins by defining automation types and processes before exploring the business functions involved in making the decision to execute an automation enhancement. In addition to delving into pragmatic issues, this course also explores the strategic and ethical issues of replacing human workers with robots.

  • Dates: Open enrollment
  • Duration: 90 days
  • Time: 3 hours
  • Location: Online
  • Course Fee: $99 USD
  • CEUs: .3 CEUs, 3 PDUs
  • Code: 01-PRO-MALA-ON

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