Artificial Intelligence and Design Thinking

Credit Option
Non credit
Program Type

In this course, you will expand your understanding of the AI industry adoption that furthers the digital transformation of enterprises — and become familiar with AI technologies such as natural language processing, machine learning, neural networks, virtual agents, and computer vision.

The Innovation Center in collaboration with IBM Skills Academy is offering a synchronous online class led by Adelphi faculty accredited in IBM Skills Academy. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the science behind systems that can program themselves to classify, predict, and recommend.

Earn these certificates upon completion of this course:

IBM Artificial Intelligence - Certificate
Enterprise Design Thinking Practitioner
Certificate of Completion

Goals for Your Experience

Real-World Applications

Engage in role-playing challenge-based scenarios to propose real-world solutions.

Cross-Disciplinary Experiences

Explore existing and future implementations of AI solutions across multiple industries including: automotive, education, policy, social media, government, consumer, among others.

Analytical Skills

Gain a competitive edge using low-code cloud-based AI tools, IBM Watson, and pre-built machine learning algorithms.

Design Thinking

Learn in-demand agile industry practices for design thinking and AI through an end-to-end industry use case experience.

Team Building

Engage with other students from different backgrounds and learn how to collaborate remotely and add to each other’s expertise to create better solutions.


Program Options & Costs

Note: Once the IBM course token code is activated students will not be able to drop this course.

Status Course Rates Lab Fee
Students $750 $150
Staff $700 $150
Other Individuals* $900 $150

*Corporate discount rates for groups of 7 students or more

Timing & Program Format

Winter 2022 course dates: from January 5-22, 2022

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Summer 2022 course dates: from July 18- Aug. 8, 2022

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Winter 2023 course dates: from January 9 -27, 2022

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Schedule: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 6:00pm – 8:00 pm EST

Students should plan for an average weekly commitment of 1012 hours a week. Each week students will engage in:

  • Active Learning: 6 hours of active learning participating in instructor-led lectures, and design thinking workshops.
  • Self-Paced: 5 hours completing labs, class preparation activities, and office hour visits

Program Format

Concepts (25%)

Expand knowledge and understanding of the topics through lectures, training, examples, videos, and quizzes.

Hands-on Labs (35%)

Implement concepts learned through simulations, hands-on labs, and games.

Group Work Activities (40%)

Understand the real-world impact of topics covered with a deep dive into industry case studies.

Your Course Journey with the Innovation Center

Wednesday, January 5
Artificial Intelligence Landscape Overview and AI Industry Adoption

Thursday, January 6
Natural Language Understanding

Monday, January 10
Computer Vision 

Wednesday, January 12
Machine Learning and Deep Learning

Thursday, January 13
Future Trends for AI

Wednesday, January 19
Design Thinking Introduction & Exercise Introductions  

Thursday, January 20
Design Thinking Exercise Continued 

Monday, January 24
Design Thinking Final Presentation and Final Exam 

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