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  • Program Duration 3 months
  • Learning Format Blended Learning

Why Join this Program

Wharton’s Academic Eminence

Wharton’s Academic Eminence

Gain a certificate from Wharton Online, the Wharton School's digital learning platform

Immense Domain Exposure

Immense Domain Exposure

Learn how AI can be applied across business functions such as marketing, finance, and HR

Learn from Wharton Faculty

Learn from Wharton Faculty

Learn live from top Wharton faculty with online AI masterclasses

Real World Business Use Cases

Real World Business Use Cases

Get insights on how AI is utilized across companies like McDonald's, Visa and Citigroup.


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AI Program Overview

This AI program provides participants with the fundamental skills of big data, AI, and machine learning and how to apply them across the 3 key business functions: marketing, finance, and people management. This AI for Business program also covers the risks and ethics of using AI and how you can design governance frameworks for an effective AI implementation.

Key Features

  • Globally-recognized Wharton Online AI program certificate
  • Exclusive AI Program course content, co-created by eight of the top Wharton professors
  • Live online AI masterclasses delivered by distinguished Wharton faculty
  • Practical exposure to AI applications in top business domains such as marketing, finance, and HR
  • Exchange information on challenges, experiences and goals through networking sessions
  • Interactive Q&A sessions to ensure clarity of course concepts
  • Real business use cases addressing practical business challenges to gain work-ready skills, fast
  • Rigorous and immersive curriculum to help you develop a successful AI strategy for your business
  • No prior coding experience or technology know-how required

Artificial Intelligence Program Advantage

This AI program in collaboration with Wharton Online is designed to offer professionals from diverse backgrounds comprehensive training in the most in-demand skills and technologies needed to succeed as an AI business leader.

  • AI program certificate

    Collaborating with Wharton Online

    • Wharton Online certificate upon AI program completion
    • Masterclasses delivered by distinguished Wharton faculty
    • Curriculum co created by eight distinguished Wharton professors

AI Program Details

This Professional AI program for Decision Making will help its participants get a comprehensive understanding of emerging technologies like big data, AI, and machine learning and the various areas in which they can deploy these technologies to support their business needs.

Learning Path

  • Get started with the Artificial Intelligence program with this orientation session. The session will help you get to know what this carefully curated AI program has to offer and kickstart your AI journey.

  • This AI program covers the fundamentals of big data, machine learning (ML), and artificial intelligence. You will dive deep into how machine learning (ML) is used to handle and interpret big data. The AI for Business program will take you through various ML and deep learning methods, along with their limitations and ways to drive accuracy. You will also learn how to use the best training data for your algorithms.

  • This AI program will help you learn how AI-powered applications can augment the customer journey and extend the customer lifecycle. You will understand how AI can help analyze consumer habits and maximize the potential to target your marketing to the right audience.

  • This AI program will help you learn how AI is instrumental in the data-driven world of finance. You will learn how to mitigate fraud using AI systems and understand the role of AI in financial risk management. You will also learn how to use AI to conduct error analysis to prevent costly miscalculations and how AI is playing an integral role in combating digital fraud.

  • This AI program helps to understand how AI and ML can be applied to the various functions of HR management. You will understand how data is used in AI and Machine Learning to drive HR decisions. You will also learn how to use emerging technologies to manage the entire employee lifecycle and ways to utilize enormous volumes of data to identify patterns and make predictions that are in the best interest of your business.

  • This AI for Business helps to understand AI strategies that can be leveraged by businesses to gain a competitive advantage. You will learn about the various ways in which AI can be put to use in an enterprise setting and the tools that are available to lower the barriers to AI use. You will also understand how to build effective AI governance algorithms and their effect on businesses. Finally, you will explore the role of AI in change management and the risks associated with AI processes.

  • Attend live online interactive masterclasses conducted by distinguished Wharton faculty and get insights into the advancements in the AI domain.

Skills Covered

  • Big Data
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Mining
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Supervised Learning
  • Unsupervised Learning
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Logistic Regression
  • Decision Tree and Random Forest
  • Deep Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Recommendation Systems

Real World Examples

  • Citigroup

    Learn how Citi identifies and manages the risks associated with AI and ensures that AI systems are deployed in a safe and secure manner.

  • JP Morgan

    Learn how AI is being used to disrupt the front office, in terms of customer interactions and also transform the back office, in terms of fraud and anti-money laundering.

    JP Morgan
  • Visa

    Garner deep insights on how Visa utilized AI to detect fraudulent activities associated with credit card transactions for a host of scenarios.

  • McDonalds

    Understand how McDonald’s utilized machine learning models to provide personalized experiences to its drive-thru customers, thereby enhancing customer satisfaction.

  • SiriusXM

    Learn how SiriusXM, an established leader in audio entertainment in North America, leveraged recommender systems to help its listeners enjoy more personalized music selections.

  • Poshmark

    Get an in-depth view of how Poshmark uses recommendation engines to suggest curated products to its customers based on their tastes and buying patterns.

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Program Faculty

  • Michael R. Roberts

    Michael R. Roberts

    Professor of Finance, The Wharton School

    Michael R. Roberts is the William H. Lawrence Professor of Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Professor Roberts earned his BA in Economics from the University of California at San Diego, and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley.

  • Peter Cappelli

    Peter Cappelli

    Professor of Management, The Wharton School

    Peter Cappelli is the George W. Taylor Professor of Management at The Wharton School and Director of Wharton’s Center for Human Resources. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA, served as Senior Advisor to the Kingdom of Bahrain.

  • Kartik Hosanagar

    Kartik Hosanagar

    Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions, The Wharton School

    Kartik Hosanagar is a professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Professor Hosanagar's research work focuses on the digital economy, in particular internet media, internet marketing, and e-commerce.

  • Raghuram Iyengar

    Raghuram Iyengar

    Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

    Raghuram Iyengar’s research investigates how consumers respond to nonlinear pricing schemes. Professor Iyengar’s teaching interests are in the area of Marketing Analytics. He earned his Ph.D. from Columbia University and his undergraduate degree from IIT Kanpur, India.

  • Kevin Werbach

    Kevin Werbach

    Professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics, The Wharton School

    Kevin Werbach is a Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. A world-renowned expert on emerging technology, he examines the business and policy implications of developments such as broadband, big data, and blockchain.

  • Matthew Bidwell

    Matthew Bidwell

    Associate Professor of Management, The Wharton School

    Matthew Bidwell's research examines new patterns in work and employment, focusing in particular on the causes and effects of more short-term, market-oriented employment relationships. Professor Bidwell holds a Ph.D. from the MIT Sloan School, an S.M. in Political Science from MIT

  • Lynn Wu

    Lynn Wu

    Associate Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions, The Wharton School

    Lynn Wu is an associate professor (with tenure) at the Wharton School. She teaches MBA, undergraduate, and Ph.D. classes about the use and impact of emerging technologies on business. Her research examines technologies, such as AI and analytics.

  • Prasanna Tambe

    Prasanna Tambe

    Associate Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions, The Wharton School

    Prasanna (Sonny) Tambe is an associate professor of Operations, Information, and Decisions at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on the use of data science and AI for HR applications and on the economics of labor markets for high-tech workers.

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Alumni Testimonial

My experience with Simplilearn was very good. I think the course material is very thoughtfully designed. The way of explaining was simple and easy to understand. The option to learn based on time available to the student also proved to be very helpful. The surprise factor was the additional reference material which they provided during the course. It really was a great help and the material was very relevant. The simple test was not that simple and really tested my understanding of the subject.

Manojit Majumdar

Vice President - Channel Sales Newgen Software Technologies

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Admission Details

Eligibility Criteria

For admission to this AI program, candidates should have:

Ideal for C-suite executives, senior-level managers, and consultants
No prior coding experience or technology know-how required
An eagerness to leverage AI to solve real business problems

Admission Fee & Financing

The admission fee for this AI Program is $ 1,990. This fee includes all applicable program charges.

Pay in Installments

You can pay monthly installments for this program using Splitit payment option with 0% interest and no hidden fees.


Financing Options

We provide the following options for one-time payment

  • Credit Card
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$ 1,990

AI Program FAQs

  • What are the AI programs covered in this course?

    The following are some of the AI programs covered in this course:

    • Foundations of Big Data, AI, and Machine Learning

    • AI for the Marketing World

    • AI for the Finance Domain

    • AI for Human Resource Management

    • AI Driven Transformation: Economics & Governance

  • What are the benefits of enrolling for the AI program for Decision Making?

    A participant enrolling in the AI for Decision Making program can experience multiple benefits that come directly from Wharton Online. The benefits are as follows:

    • Wharton Online AI program certificate upon course completion
    • Access to live online AI masterclasses delivered by Wharton Faculty
    • Access to curriculum co-created by eight Wharton professors

  • What will I get on completing the Artificial Intelligence program?

    The AI program for Professionals from Wharton Online will help you understand the fundamentals of big data, artificial intelligence, and machine learning, and equip you with the skills needed to apply them across various domains to support your organization’s business. The curriculum and content of the program have been co-created by eight Wharton professors. A participant successfully completing the Artificial Intelligence program will be eligible for a certificate from Wharton Online.

  • Is there background knowledge required to complete the AI program?

    This Artificial Intelligence program demands no background knowledge, technical know-how, or prior programming experience to enroll.

  • Who is this AI program Ideal for?

    The AI program caters to a variety of industries and backgrounds. This Artificial Intelligence program is ideal for technology-oriented senior leaders, senior managers, functional business heads and C-suite executives, online marketers, statisticians, automation innovators, data professionals, or anyone seeking a competitive edge in emerging business technologies.

    This AI for Decision Making program is intended for -

    • C-suite executives who want to understand how they can make their organizations AI-ready.
    • Business leaders and managers who are responsible for making strategic decisions around AI and other associated technologies.

    • Senior executives who want to formulate and evaluate proposals involving machine learning and artificial intelligence technologies and their impact on the business.

    • Senior managers or senior executives looking to effectively analyze, articulate, and apply key AI management and leadership insights in their work and that of their teams and organizations.

    • Managers and leaders who seek to build their own capabilities in strategy, leadership, and innovation, while developing personalized, and actionable plans.

  • How long does it take to complete this AI program with Wharton?

    The AI program could be completed according to your schedule but the anticipated time to complete the overall material of the program is three months.

  • Is this AI program really 100% online? Do I need to attend any classes in person?

    This AI program is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings, and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your AI program.

  • If I want to cancel my enrollment, can I get a refund?

    No refund will be applicable once you make the partial/full payment.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get certified in this AI program on your first attempt. They proactively engage with participants to ensure adherence to the learning path — helping to enrich their learning experience, from class onboarding to attending masterclasses.

  • I am not able to access the AI program. Who can help me?

    Contact us using the form on the right side of any page on the Simplilearn website, select the Live Chat link.

  • Can I get a sealed transcript for World Education Services (WES) at the end of the program?

    Post Graduate Program are certification programs and do not include any transcripts for WES, this is reserved only for degree programs. We do not offer sealed transcripts and hence, our PG programs are not applicable for WES or similar services.

  • What are the prerequisites for joining this AI program?

    There are no prerequisites for joining this AI program. Learners who don’t have any coding experience can also follow this course with ease.

  • What is the AI program tuition fee?

    The total admission fee for this AI program is Rs. 1,35,000. You can use ‘No Cost EMI’ to pay as low as Rs. 4482 per month if you want a flexible financing option.

  • Is there any prior examination to join this AI program?

    No, you don’t have to clear any exam to be eligible to join this AI program for Decision Making course.

  • How does the AI program certificate help me in getting a job?

    This Artificial Intelligence program will help you gain a foundational knowledge of present-day technologies like AI, machine learning, and big data. It makes you capable of using these technologies to support your business strategy and apply AI across functions like HR, financing, marketing, and more. By working on real-world business use cases, you can demonstrate your AI expertise working as a business leader and grab the attention of the hiring managers.

  • How much experience is needed to join this AI program?

    An eagerness to utilize AI in solving real-world problems is only required to join this AI program. No experience, as such, is necessary.

  • What are the outcomes of the AI program?

    This AI program helps you build a strong foundation in technologies like big data, AI and machine learning. You will learn how to apply them in key business functions - finance, marketing, and people management. By the end of the Artificial intelligence program , you will have a clear understanding of predictive analytics, reinforcement learning, logistic regression, deep learning, recommendation systems, and how to apply AI for solving real-world business problems.

  • Can I join this AI program if I'm not a working professional or college fresher?

    Though this AI program is suitable for consultants, senior-level managers, and C-level executives, you can take it even if you are not a working professional.

  • Is this AI program full-time or part-time?

    The AI program for Decision Making course is a part-time program. You don’t need to pause your job to pursue the course. You can continue learning at your own pace and finish the course in 3 months.

  • How can AI be used in HR?

    Human resource management involves a number of time-consuming and repetitive tasks that can be automated with the help of AI. When one explores AI in HRM, one finds many administrative and legal help desks turning to AI to develop virtual assistants or chatbots to quickly resolve employees’ queries. AI for HR can also lead to simplification of the recruitment process, sifting through applications and managing them, and finally identifying profiles quickly that meet the selection criteria for a specific job role.

  • How can companies leverage the potential of AI in finance?

    Financial companies are leveraging the power of AI and machine learning to improve loan underwriting and reduce financial risk. The technology is being utilized to better predict and assess loan risks. AI for finance can also result in fewer financial crimes as companies are using AI for advanced fraud detection and identification of anomalous activity as analysts, company accountants, investors, and treasurers work toward long-term business growth.

  • How is AI proving to be advantageous in the field of marketing?

    AI for marketing is usually adopted by businesses to offer their customers a digitalized and more personalized experience. Some of the areas where AI is proving to be an effective tool are increasing sales and improving customer experience, customer segmentation, establishing customer relationships on their terms, and creating content tailored to the target audience. Companies can also leverage this technology to collect data, buyer insights, and predict customers’ next moves, and finally make automated decisions that will positively impact their marketing efforts.

  • How can business leaders use AI?

    Companies can strategically implement AI only if they have skilled business leaders with in-depth knowledge of creating a highly impactful AI/ML strategy that is technically achievable. Today, one can take AI for Leaders training programs to learn how to create AI-powered business models with the platform and network effects. Business leaders can also learn how AI can impact their employees, customers, investors, operations, and service offerings.

  • How is AI suitable for business strategy?

    AI is undoubtedly reshaping business strategies, and companies have now realized that this technology is of utmost importance for their business expansion. AI for business strategy is leading to a significant change in business models across industries. Organizations are updating their internal culture and putting data at the center of business decision-making and strategic planning.

  • How is AI helping businesses?

    According to Harvard Business Review, AI can support three crucial business needs - automating business processes, gaining actionable insights through data analysis, and better engaging with employees and customers. When you start learning AI for business, you will notice that it is working as a supporting tool. AI is adept at processing and analyzing troves of data much faster than a human brain and has a wider latitude of decision-making ability.

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