AI for Leaders


2 Weeks


Cohort-based Course

Elevate Your Leadership: Harness AI to Innovate, Make Strategic Decisions, and Advance Your Career

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Course overview

Lead the Future: Drive Change with AI Expertise

In today's dynamic era, Artificial Intelligence is more than just a buzzword; it's a transformative force driving innovation and reshaping entire industries. As the AI revolution gains momentum, it's not just about understanding the technology, but about leading through it.

"Lead the Future: Drive Change with AI Expertise" bridges the gap between tech-savvy and the strategic leaders. Regardless of your background – be it a business executive, a tech enthusiast, or someone curious about AI – this course is crafted to boost your understanding and position you at the helm of the AI evolution.

Embark on a journey that delves into AI's essence, its real-world applications, and its potential to revolutionize businesses.

Discover how AI is making waves in various sectors, grasp its strategic implications, and learn to harness its power, tailored to your needs.

But this isn't just a course about Artificial Intelligence; it's a leadership blueprint for the AI age. Equip yourself to lead AI initiatives, drive informed decisions, and advocate for ethical use. As Artificial Intelligence continues to blur the lines between technology and business, let this course be your compass, ensuring you remain a pivotal player in this transformative age.

Join us and champion the AI era for your organization and career.

Here is what you can expect:

1. Demystifying AI: Understand AI's core principles from both technical and strategic perspectives, designed for diverse backgrounds.

2. Real-world Impact: Dive into AI case studies across sectors, understanding success stories and lessons learned.

3. Strategic AI Framework: Tools to mold a dynamic AI strategy, aligning with broader business objectives.

3. Leading in the AI Era: Cultivate leadership skills essential for managing AI initiatives and fostering AI-driven innovation.

4. AI Ethics & Responsibility: Navigate the complex terrain of AI ethics, ensuring responsible AI integration.

5. Applied AI Learning: Participate in engaging workshops, simulations, and real-time AI demos, bridging theory and practice.

6. Connect & Collaborate: Network with a diverse group of peers, AI thought leaders, and practitioners.

7. Practical AI Resources: Step-by-step guidance to translate AI insights into actionable plans for your organization.

8. AI Horizon Scan: Insights into AI's next big thing, preparing you for upcoming trends and shifts.

9. Dedicated Mentorship: Personalized feedback sessions and dedicated support, ensuring you're never left with unanswered questions.

10. Beyond the Course: Extend your AI education with curated resources and join an engaged alumni network, sharing insights, challenges, and success stories.

Who is this course for


Aspiring Leaders: Embark on a journey to leadership excellence with AI, and redefine your career path in the digital era


Business Leaders: Strategically adopt AI within your organization and enhance your leadership with advanced AI insights and skills


Technical Leaders: Elevate your expertise with essential business and AI strategy to bring innovation and steer transformative change

What you’ll get out of this course

Deep AI understanding
  • AI demystified
  • Algorithmic Insight
  • Tech meets strategy
  • Real-world learnings
  • Hands-on experience
Skills to spearhead enterprise AI adoption
  • Vision crafting
  • Leadership buy-in
  • AI talent strategy
  • AI-ready org structure
  • Smooth transition
Informed AI investment decisions
  • Value analysis
  • Data maturity
  • Choosing the right tools
  • Pilot programs
  • Strategic funding
Organization-wide AI adoption
  • Shifting paradigms
  • Seamless workflow integration
  • Team assembly
  • AI risk and governance
  • Success measurement
Preparation and confidence to lead in the AI age
  • Future work landscape
  • AI-augmented leadership
  • Human-AI synergy
  • AI advocacy
  • Career resilience
Capstone project
  • AI leadership in action

Course syllabus

2 live sessions • 32 modules • 55 lessons • 1 project
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  • Week 1

    Jan 11—Jan 14


    • Jan


      Day 01: Deep AI understanding + Organization Readiness

      Thu, Jan 11, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM UTC

    • Jan


      Day 02: Informed AI investment decisions + Required Transformation Skills

      Fri, Jan 12, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM UTC


    • 1. Introduction to artificial intelligence

    • 2. AI algorithms overview

    • 3. Tech meets strategy

    • 4. Hands-on experience

    • 5. Future outlook

    • 6. Office hours

    • 7. Capstone project introduction

    • 8. Developing an AI vision

    • 9. Securing leadership alignment

    • 10. Organizational design for AI

    • 11. AI talent strategy

    • 12. Change management in the age of AI

    • 13. Hands-on experience

    • 14. Office hours

    • 15. Capstone project

Free resource

Introduction to Generative AI

Grab front row seats to the artificial intelligence event that's shaping the future.

Generative AI represents a seismic shift - technology that can create brand new content, designs, and insights instead of just analyzing data.

This book takes you on an engaging tour of the breakthroughs in machine learning fueling this revolution. ChatGPT, Claude and DALL-E are just the beginning. Through fun examples and clear explanations, you’ll learn how generative models work . You’ll see the technology applied across industries like healthcare, finance and more.

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Course schedule

8 hours
  • Weekend Cohort

    09:00am - 11 am EST

    November 18 (Saturday)

    November 25 (Saturday)

    December 2 (Saturday)

    December 9 (Saturday)

  • Weekdays Cohort

    11:00 am - 1 pm EST

    December 5 (Tuesday)

    December 8 (Friday)

    December 12 (Tuesday)

    December 15 (Friday)

  • Weekday Cohort (January)

    11:00 am - 3 pm EST

    January 11 (Thursday)

    January 12 (Friday)

  • Office hours

    exact date and time of office hours will be announced in the course.

  • Capstone projects

    Review of Capstone project at the end of cohort

Meet your instructor

Ritesh Vajariya

Ritesh Vajariya

Advisor, Leader, Speaker, Author | Amazon Web Services | HBX | Former Bloomberg

Ritesh Vajariya is a global artificial intelligence leader.

Builder at heart, currently Ritesh is World Wide Business Development Leader for Generative AI at Amazon Web Services (AWS), guiding heads of state, technology and business leaders, founders, and investors globally on AI adoption. Ritesh has overseen the creation of some of the most groundbreaking foundation models in existence, including BloombergGPT, Falcon, and Stable Diffusion - considered the crown jewels of modern artificial intelligence.

Prior to that, Ritesh spearheaded the creation of Bloomberg's massive data and machine learning platform as an innovative leader. This enabled hundreds of engineers and scientists to build scalable, AI-powered applications.


Outside of work, Ritesh is changing the game of AI. Ritesh has spoken about AI around the world, advises on AI usage, and created playbooks to educate businesses on how to successfully build and scale with AI.

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What people are saying

        Ritesh, your ability to make complex AI concepts understandable and actionable is outstanding!
Marketing Leader

Marketing Leader

At Global Bank
        You have a gift for inspiring strategic thinking - I can already see new opportunities thanks to you, Ritesh
Product Manager

Product Manager

A tech company
        Your vision for how AI can transform organizations is motivational, Ritesh
Head PMO

Head PMO

Media mogul
        Thank you Ritesh for equipping me with such practical frameworks and models
Tech Leader

Tech Leader

Government agency
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Jan 11—19, 2024

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Application Deadline

Jan 9, 2024


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$750 USD


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