Certificate in Emerging Technology for Managers

MIND2800 - Certificate in Emerging Technology for Managers

Learning Path | Continuing Education Units | Estimated 9-Hour Workload

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$199.00
How To Enroll?
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  • feature icon All Level
  • feature icon Continuing Education Units
  • feature icon Estimated 9-Hour Workload
  • feature icon Self-Paced
  • feature icon Accessible for One Year

Description

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.

Continuing Education Units and Credits

IACET CEUs: 0.9 | HRCI Credits: 6 | PMI PDUs: 3 | SHRM PDCs: 6

Upon successful completion, learners can download MindEdge continuing education certificates from the classroom. Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEUs. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

What You Will Learn

  • Discover the history, major characteristics, and different types of artificial intelligence.
  • Explore the ethical ramifications of artificial intelligence.
  • Define the fundamentals of blockchain.
  • Consider the impact of blockchain on industry and society.
  • Identify the differences among automation, robotic process automation, and robotics.
  • Ascertain different uses for robotics.
  • Assess how the field of robotics is influencing major industries.

Eligibility

  • Must be 18 or older

Refund Policy

You will have seven days to request a full refund after purchase. No hidden fees. All books and materials are included with purchase.

Curriculum

  • A Manager's Guide to Artificial Intelligence

    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.

  • A Manager's Guide to Blockchain

    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.

  • A Manager's Guide to Robotics

    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.

Features

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Interactive Content

Interactive Content

Learn through games, flashcards, and other engaging content

Real-World Case Studies

Real-World Case Studies

Learn knowledge and best practices through relevant scenarios

Awards

Professional Certificate

Professional Certificate in Emerging Technology for Managers

$199.00
How To Enroll?
  • feature icon Professional Development
  • feature icon All Level
  • feature icon Continuing Education Units
  • feature icon Estimated 9-Hour Workload
  • feature icon Self-Paced
  • feature icon Accessible for One Year

How to enroll?

  • 1Add course to cart
  • 2Create your account
  • 3Register for course
  • 4Make payment and submit application
  • 5Start learning
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email lifelonglearning@mail.waldenu.edu for additional assistance

Who is this for

  • Team leaders interested in the impact of emerging technology on business processes
  • Managers seeking a foundational understanding of Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, and Robotics

Things To Know About Walden's Partnership With MindEdge

Founded by Harvard and MIT educators in 1998, MindEdge is a leading online training provider that has served more than three 3 million learners. Walden University’s School of Lifelong Learning is partnering with MindEdge to offer courses in high-demand, focused areas to help learners upskill.

Courses offered in partnership with MindEdge are designed by subject matter experts in the field and reviewed by Walden’s faculty experts to ensure content meets our educational standards and bridges critical skills gaps.

Courses are designed by subject matter experts in the field and reviewed by Walden’s faculty experts to ensure content meets our educational standards and bridges critical skills gaps. After purchasing a course, learners will access the course content in the Walden learning environment and will be supported by MindEdge’s experts and Walden’s staff. You can always contact lifelonglearning@mail.waldenu.edu for additional assistance.

You will earn a certificate of completion in your classroom after completion of each course’s required criteria. Most courses offer continuing education units (e.g., CEU, PDU, SHRM, HRCI, CFRE, ISC2). Once you have successfully completed and passed your course, you will have access to the continuing education certificate(s) offered.

You will have seven calendar days to request a full refund after your date of purchase. There are no hidden fees, and all books and materials are included with purchase. If you have any questions or would like to request a refund, contact us at lifelonglearning@mail.waldenu.edu.

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