AI for Leaders


(22 ratings)


2 Weeks


Cohort-based Course

Highest Rated AI Leadership Course. Elevate Your Leadership: Harness AI to Innovate, Make Strategic Decisions, and Advance Your Career

Previously at:

Amazon Web Services

Course overview

Lead the Future: Drive Change with AI Expertise

chatGPT has become synonym for Artificial Intelligence. But chatGPT is not the only thing in AI. There is a lot more to AI - it's more than a buzz word. Companies have transformed their entire business models using AI and many are making such transformative changes.

"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.

🗓️ Dates:

July 2 (Tuesday)

June 4 (Thursday)

July 9 (Tuesday)

June 11 (Thursday)

⏰ Time:

4 pm to 5:30 pm India time

/ 6:30 am to 8 am EST (New York time)

Here is what you can expect:

A complete recording of my course + 4 live sessions to go over Q&A, hands-on exercises and project reviews.

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.

Plus free access to the AI Fundamental video course (a $89 value), which explain the fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence (AI), differentiate between AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning, help you understand the basics of Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Neural Networks

Plus Plus free access to the AI Guide: allowing you to adopt AI in the enterprise at scale.

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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
  • Real-world learnings
  • Prompt Engineering with chatGPT, Anthropic Claude,
Skills to spearhead enterprise AI adoption
  • Vision crafting
  • Leadership buy-in
  • AI talent strategy and org structure
  • Understanding of Retrieval Augmented Generation (RAG)
Informed AI investment decisions
  • Cost benefit analysis
  • Return on investment analysis
  • Data maturity
  • Choosing the right tools
  • When to do what: prompts, RAG, fine-tuning
Preparation and confidence to lead in the AI age
  • Future work landscape
  • AI-augmented leadership
  • Career resilience
Capstone project
  • AI leadership in action

This course includes

5 interactive live sessions

Lifetime access to course materials

36 in-depth lessons

Direct access to instructor

1 project to apply learnings

Guided feedback & reflection

Private community of peers

Course certificate upon completion

Maven Satisfaction Guarantee

This course is backed by Maven’s guarantee. You can receive a full refund within 14 days after the course ends, provided you meet the completion criteria in our refund policy.

Course syllabus

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  • Week 1

    Jul 2—Jul 7

    Week dates are set to instructor's time zone


    • Jul


      Day 01: Deep AI understanding

      Tue, Jul 2, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM UTC

    • Jul


      Day 02: Organization Readiness

      Thu, Jul 4, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM UTC

    • Jul


      Optional: [Optional] Office hours

      Fri, Jul 5, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM UTC


    • 1. Introduction to artificial intelligence

    • 2. AI algorithms overview

    • 3. Tech meets strategy

    • 4. AI Readiness Assessment

    • 5. Hands-on experience with prompt engineering

    • 7. Capstone project introduction

    • 8. Developing an AI vision

    • 9. Securing leadership alignment

    • 10. AI talent strategy and org design

    • 11. Hands-on experience with RAG (Retrieval Augmented Generation)

    • 12. Office hours


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Course schedule

8 hours of pre-work + 6 hours of live
  • Weekend Cohort

    10:30 am - 12:00 pm EST

    🗓️ Dates:

    June 1st (Saturday)

    June 2nd (Sunday)

    June 8th (Saturday)

    June 15th (Sunday)

  • Pre-work

    ~ 3 hours

    Going through AI Fundamental course created by the instructor to understand the basics of AI. That way we can get started quickly in the course.

  • Capstone projects

    Review of Capstone project at the end of cohort

Frequently Asked Questions

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Meet your instructor

Ritesh Vajariya

Ritesh Vajariya

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

Ritesh Vajariya is a global generative AI 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.

Ritesh founded AIGuru.Academy, a platform that offers free to nominal cost AI education to individuals regardless of their socio-economic background.

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$995 USD


July 2—13, 2024

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July 1, 2024

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Go beyond the basics

Learning about AI for your real project is more important than theory of it.

Real world experience

I live with the content I am presenting everyday. Real world experience is coming from my own work at my current job - I am not an instructor or consultant.

Don't go it alone

Leadership is less lonely with a supportive community of peers. 

You will also join a peer community after the course for life long journey.

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$995 USD


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Frequently Asked Questions (see above)

What happens if I can’t make a live session?
I work full-time, what is the expected time commitment?
What’s the refund policy?

$995 USD




2 Weeks