Artificial Intelligence for Accounting and Finance Professionals Series
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26 August, 2019 + 1 more

8:00 am - 4:00 pm UTC

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8:00 am - 4:00 pm UTC

Artificial Intelligence for Accounting and Finance Professionals Series

Speakers: Joyce Shen; Vadas Gintautas

  • Format

    Webcast

  • Level

    Basic

  • Duration

    7h 30m

The term Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been in the news for decades inspiring a mystique that has rarely lived up to the expectations... until now! AI now offers the potential to revolutionise the way we do business from reinventing customer experiences to prescriptive forecasting leading to a significant competitive advantage.

Learning outcomes

  • Recall basic concepts related to AI.
  • Recognise the importance of AI.
  • Identify current practical applications of AI.
  • Recognise AI capabilities.
  • Recognise the importance of data in AI applications.
  • Recognise how AI can be applied to a business problem.
  • Recognise data management considerations when developing an AI strategy/plan
  • Recognise situational risks and ethical considerations when developing a AI strategy/plan.

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Product information

Overview

Prepare for the Artificial Intelligence Revolution

This dynamic webcast series is designed to provide you with a practical understanding of AI today, what powers AI and a roadmap to begin your Artificial Intelligence (AI) journey. AI is considered the fastest moving technology in history, so stay ahead of the curve and prepare for the revolution by exploring the possibilities of what AI can do for your business or firm and how it can and will increase your competitive edge.

This webcast series includes:

Part 1: Demystifying Artificial Intelligence, and Part 2: Roadmap to Artificial Intelligence.

Key Topics

• Differences between Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and Deep Learning (DL)
• Benefits of Artificial Intelligence
• AI applications and capabilities and how it drives a competitive advantage
• Industry drivers and real-world examples of AI
• Focuses on the importance of a data-driven AI strategy
• What is an AI strategy for the enterprise?
• Considerations for an AI strategy Who Will Benefit: Finance executives, controllers, CFO's, aspirational leaders and accounting and finance professionals globally

Who should take this course?

  • Finance executives, controllers, CFO's, aspirational leaders and accounting and finance professionals globally

Professional development

This Webcast offers 8 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Programme level:Basic
Duration:7h 30m
Format:Webcast
Access:This is a live event. You will have access to webcast on the date/time of broadcast and the archive for 3 months after the broadcast date.

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£219.00 (CIMA members only)

£279.00

VAT calculated on checkout

Speakers

  • Joyce Shen

    Joyce Shen is a recognized executive and thought leader in business, innovation, and technology with deep operating and investing experience. She is also a published author, frequent speaker, and advisor on emerging technologies, new product innovation, and corporate strategy. Her most recent book is From Talking to Doing: A Short Guide to Corporate Innovation Success. Joyce is currently the investment director and operating partner at Tenfore Holdings where she leads enterprise software, big data, and fintech investments. Outside Tenfore, Joyce is an adjunct faculty of data science at UC Berkeley where she teaches application of machine learning and AI in product development and innovation. Previously, Joyce was the global managing director of emerging technologies and venture investments in the CTO office at Thomson Reuters where she built and led global emerging technology group and the corporate venture fund. During her tenure, she led new technology strategy and product innovations in fintech, IoT, and emerging data solutions, established the global blockchain program, and made eleven early-stage strategic investments in big data and AI, digital identity, blockchain, and alternative data. Prior to Thomson Reuters, Joyce was the founding global CFO of IBM Cloud Platform and managed $1B P&L. She also spent several years in IBM Corporate Development leading acquisitions and divestitures exceeding $6B in total transaction value. Joyce received her undergraduate and masters degrees from the University of Chicago.

  • Vadas Gintautas

    Vadas Gintautas completed a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Illinois, specializing in complex systems and nonlinear dynamics. His postdoctoral work was at Los Alamos National Laboratory, working on biologically inspired neural network models using Roadrunner, which was the most powerful supercomputer in the world at the time. After working as a physics faculty member at Chatham University for 4 years, he switched to a career in industry, at BAE Systems FAST Labs as a research scientist. He currently leads the Emerging Machine Learning Analytics section, working on topics that span information theory, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.