Artificial intelligence and knowledge management for future digital leaders

Five Days Intensive Workshop
Monday 29th April – Friday 3rd May 2019 (9:30-15:30)
London – United Kingdom

The workshop will be facilitated by world renowned experts in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Knowledge Management (KM), Data Science (DS) and Digital Transformation (DT), Rawad Hammad (Researcher and Senior Education Solutions Analyst, King’s College London, UK); Allam Ahmed and Mohamed Elhag (Founders of SMART KM MODEL: An Integrated Knowledge Management Framework for Organizational Excellence); and Rabie Saidi (Lead Data Scientist, UniProt, European Bioinformatics Institute, Cambridge, UK).

Program and Structure
Objectives
  • This five-day workshop has been designed to introduce a variety of fundamental perspectives on AI, KM, DS and DT to build future leaders in public and private sectors who are able to understand and deal with future challenges.
  • The workshop will explain how AI is about designing and building computer-based artifacts making various human tasks. Participant will realise how much AI has the potential to make our lives better in almost all fields, it gives us the tools necessary to learn from human experience, capitalise on it and perform complex tasks such as recommending a solution based on processing large amount of data. In addition, participants will have insight into: critical analysis; interactive and team working; creativity; and problem solving.
  • Future leaders and decision makers will learn effective techniques and approaches to make better choices starting from understanding the contexts of their organizations, gathering information and assessing alternatives, making a decision and ways to implement as well. The workshop aims to enable leaders and decision makers to introduce fit-for-purpose KM styles and approaches to their organization’s effective transformation. 
  • Using participants’ own organisations as cases, participants will explore how and when they can establish AI and KM initiatives in their organisations and who will be involved?

What will you learn?

  • Understanding the key challenges senior leaders face in leading complex organisations.
  • Working and influencing dynamics in organisations, including effective networks development.
  • Understand the difference between AI, machine learning and deep learning.
  • Subjects covered within the workshop will include: introduction to leadership; difference between leadership and management; leadership skills and tactics; effective leadership; lessons learned from great leaders; communication skills; speaking in public places; and how to become an aspiring leader.
  • Acquire a comprehensive knowledge and practical experience about AI and KM approaches in alignment with the local needs and capabilities.
  • It is a great opportunity for participants to gain good knowledge on AI and KM and gain a background information on problem solving using AI. Moreover also learn about problem description, representation and solving using AI and/or KM.

Benefits for employers

  • Understanding the potential of AI and KM on your organisation/career in terms of productivity, engagement, loyalty and retention.
  • Enhance relationship with different organisations.
  • Meeting with participants.
  • The opportunity for employers to showcase their role in different field.
  • At the end of the workshop attendees should be able to acquire a comprehensive knowledge and practical experience about AI and leadership styles and approaches in alignment with the local needs and capabilities.
  • After competition of the workshop, attendees to write a report, supported by the tutor, of what they have learnt and what is particularly relevant to their employers. A focus to be one aspect of the course which has implications for the way they will improve their professional practice when they return to their employers. This will help reassure the employers of the benefits of the programme and help consolidate the understanding of the manager.

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·        Who should attend?

  • The workshop covers materials for all levels from supervisory through to senior level.
  • Managers and directors responsible for transformation, project, programme, knowledge, innovation or change management.
  • Experienced managers who have significant futures oriented management responsibilities, and who are interested in reflecting on their own experience and discovering new ideas.
  • Sector managers responsible for leading change and transformation efforts.
  • Academics including researchers and students who are interested in AI and KM and in being part of an engaging educational experience that explore the challenges and opportunities that face organisations.
  • Entrepreneurs who are looking for establishing their own firms and SMEs.

Course material

Included in the workshop fee, the following learning materials will be provided:

  • Admission to all sessions.
  • All overhead slides/transparencies.
  • Case studies (print and video) used on the workshop.
  • Certificate of attendance.