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AI for Leaders


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9 Days


Cohort-based Course

Highest Rated AI Leadership Course. Elevate leadership: Master AI strategy, ethics, and innovation. Transform decision-making in AI era.

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Course overview

Master AI Leadership: Transform Your Organization, Lead the Future

AI for Leaders: Drive Change with AI Expertise

In an era where AI is reshaping industries, true leadership means going beyond buzzwords like ChatGPT. This course empowers you to lead the AI revolution in your organization.

"AI for Leaders" bridges the gap between technical knowledge and strategic leadership. Whether you're a seasoned executive, a tech enthusiast, or an AI novice, this course will position you at the forefront of the AI evolution.

Embark on a transformative journey that explores AI's essence, its real-world applications, and its business-revolutionizing potential. Discover how AI is reshaping various sectors, grasp its strategic implications, and learn to harness its power for your specific needs.

This isn't just about understanding AI; it's about mastering AI leadership. Equip yourself to spearhead AI initiatives, make informed decisions, and champion ethical AI use. As AI blurs the lines between technology and business, let this course be your compass in this new landscape.

Here's what sets our course apart:

1. Dynamic AI Leadership Suite:

  - AI Leadership Compass: Track your growth as an AI leader

  - AI Strategy Canvas: Align AI initiatives with your business goals

  - Ethical AI Simulation: Navigate complex AI ethical dilemmas

  - AI Governance Maturity Model: Assess and improve your organization's AI governance

2. AI Leadership Network: Join an exclusive community of AI leaders for ongoing learning and collaboration

3. Practical, Action-Oriented Sessions:

  - The AI Paradigm Shift in Business Leadership

  - Architecting AI-Driven Organizations

  - Responsible AI Leadership and Governance

  - Driving AI-Powered Business Transformation

4. Real-World Impact: Explore AI case studies across sectors, understanding successes and lessons learned

5. Strategic AI Framework: Develop a dynamic AI strategy aligned with broader business objectives

6. AI Ethics & Responsibility: Navigate the complex terrain of AI ethics and governance

7. Applied AI Learning: Engage in workshops, simulations, and real-time AI demos

8. AI Horizon Scan: Gain insights into emerging AI trends and prepare for future shifts

9. Personalized Support: Receive dedicated mentorship and feedback throughout the course

10. Continuous Learning: Access curated resources and an engaged alumni network post-course

Course Structure:

- 4 live interactive sessions

- Hands-on exercises and project reviews

- Q&A opportunities in each session


- Free access to the AI Fundamentals video course ($79 value)

- Free access to the Prompt Engineering video course ($99 value)

Exclusive Access to the Dynamic AI Leadership Suite (Valued at $2,876)

As part of this course, you'll gain complimentary access to our Dynamic AI Leadership Suite, a collection of four advanced, interactive tools designed to accelerate your journey in AI leadership:

1. AI Leadership Compass ($479 value): Dynamically map and enhance your AI leadership competencies.

2. AI Strategy Canvas ($749 value): Develop and refine AI strategies that drive business success.

3. Ethical AI Simulation ($649 value): Master ethical decision-making in AI through immersive scenarios.

4. AI Governance Maturity Model ($999 value): Elevate your organization's AI governance to industry-leading standards.

These aren't just static resources – they're dynamic, hands-on platforms that simulate real-world AI leadership challenges. This suite goes beyond theory, offering practical, applicable skills that will set you apart in the rapidly evolving field of AI leadership.

Join us and become a champion of the AI era in your organization and career.

For team or bulk enrollments, please email:

Who is this course for


The Visionary Executive: C-suite leaders driving AI transformation. Align AI with business strategy. Future-proof your org in the AI era.


The Tech-Savvy Manager: Mid-level managers bridging IT and business. Implement AI solutions. Advance your career by mastering AI leadership.


The Curious Innovator: Entrepreneurs and leaders exploring AI's potential. Leverage AI for innovation. Non-tech professionals eager to lead.

What you’ll get out of this course

Deep AI understanding
  • AI demystified: Core concepts and applications
  • Algorithmic insights for non-technical leaders
  • Real-world case studies and learnings
  • Advanced AI techniques: Prompt Engineering, RAG, Fine-tuning
Strategic AI Implementation Skills
  • Vision crafting for AI-driven organizations
  • Techniques for securing leadership buy-in
  • AI talent strategy and organizational structure design
  • Data maturity assessment and improvement strategies
Informed AI Investment Decision-Making
  • Cost-benefit analysis frameworks for AI projects
  • ROI calculation methods for AI initiatives
  • Tool selection criteria and evaluation techniques
  • Strategic timing for different AI approaches (prompts, RAG, fine-tuning)
Responsible AI Leadership
  • Ethical AI framework development
  • Risk assessment and mitigation strategies
  • Building trust in AI systems
  • Navigating the evolving AI regulatory landscape

Integrated AI Leadership Resources
  • AI Leadership Compass for personal growth tracking
  • AI Strategy Canvas for aligning initiatives with business goals
  • Ethical AI Simulation for navigating complex dilemmas
  • AI Governance Maturity Model for organizational assessment
Future-Ready Leadership Skills
  • Insights into the future of work in the AI age
  • Techniques for AI-augmented leadership
  • Strategies for career resilience in an AI-driven world
  • Continuous learning and adaptation mindset
Practical Application and Networking
  • Capstone project: AI leadership in action
  • Access to exclusive AI Leadership Network
  • Peer learning and collaboration opportunities
  • Ongoing support and resources post-course

This course includes

5 interactive live sessions

Lifetime access to course materials

36 in-depth lessons

Direct access to instructor

Projects 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 20—Jul 21

    Week dates are set to instructor's time zone


    • Jul


      Session 1: The AI Paradigm Shift in Business Leadership

      Sat, Jul 20, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM UTC

    • Jul


      Session 2: Architecting AI-Driven Organizations

      Sun, Jul 21, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM UTC


    • AI Revolution and Leadership Evolution

    • Introduction to AI Leadership Compass

    • AI Ecosystem Navigator for Leaders

    • Strategic Foresight in AI

    • AI Leadership Network Kickoff

    • Organizational Design for AI Innovation

    • AI Talent Strategy

    • AI Decision Framework for Leaders

    • AI Leadership Compass Check-in

    • AI Leadership Network Discussion

  • Week 2

    Jul 22—Jul 28

    Week dates are set to instructor's time zone


    • Jul


      Optional: [Optional] Office hours

      Wed, Jul 24, 12:00 AM - 1:00 AM UTC

    • Jul


      Session 3: Responsible AI Leadership and Governance

      Sat, Jul 27, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM UTC

    • Jul


      Session 4: Driving AI-Powered Business Transformation

      Sun, Jul 28, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM UTC


    • Ethical AI Leadership

    • Ethical AI Simulation Exercise

    • AI Risk Management and Compliance

    • AI Leadership Compass: Ethical Leadership Focus

    • AI Leadership Network: Ethical AI Roundtable

    • AI-Enabled Business Model Innovation

    • Measuring AI Impact on Business Performance

    • Future-Proofing Your AI Strategy

    • Comprehensive AI Leadership Strategy Development

    • AI Leadership Network: Future Trends Discussion

  • Bonus


    • 29. 1:1 interactions


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Course schedule

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

    11 am - 12:30 pm EST

  • Pre-work

    ~ 6 hours

    Going through

    • AI Fundamental course created by the instructor to understand the basics of AI.
    • Prompt engineering with Claude course created by the instructor to understand the prompting.

    That way we can get started quickly in the course.

  • Capstone projects

    Review of Capstone project at the end of cohort

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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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