A Manager's Guide to Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) 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.


• Summarize the major characteristics of the different types of AI
• Distinguish between machine learning and deep learning
• Demonstrate how natural language processing and generation work
• Examine how computer vision, robotics, and Big Data relate to AI
• Critique the use of AI in information security and the potential use of AI in attacks

This course is designed for participants seeking to develop their knowledge in AI or those seeking to begin implementing AI in their organization/business.

Note: PEWD program participants should be 18 years or older.

No prerequisites required.


Edinburg Course Information

Registration Deadline:



Program Modality:
Hybrid (In-person and Online Self-Paced)

Location: *(review "notes" section below for further details)
Lecture: Edinburg CESS Building


$ 149

* This course includes self-paced online content and instructor led in-class sessions. Online content will be available 24 hours prior to the first in-class session.

Students requiring accommodation should contact our office pewd@utrgv.edu to learn about the process.

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