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AI for Enterprise Joint Diploma

AI for Enterprise Joint Diploma

AI for Enterprise Joint Diploma
Kimon Drakopoulos, Robert R. Dockson Assistant Professor in Enterprise Administration and assistant professor of information sciences and operations, is anticipated to be the inaugural director of the AI for Enterprise joint diploma program.

The USC Marshall College of Enterprise is launching  a brand new joint undergraduate diploma, Synthetic Intelligence for Enterprise, in partnership with the USC Viterbi College of Engineering. The modern diploma brings collectively the experience of two of the highest enterprise and engineering colleges within the nation to offer a singular studying expertise for college students matriculating in fall 2023.

“We knew there was an amazing want within the market and all through society for college kids who’re skilled in enterprise, but in addition perceive how AI works, what machine studying means, and are keen to tackle the moral implications of those applied sciences,” stated Ramandeep Randhawa, vice dean for undergraduate applications and professor of information sciences and operations. Excessive demand for expertise with these abilities is obvious from recruiters and senior leaders throughout completely different industries, Randhawa stated.

Kimon Drakopoulos, Robert R. Dockson Assistant Professor in Enterprise Administration and assistant professor of information sciences and operations, is anticipated to be the inaugural director of this system. He shared that timing is essential, “The present problem for AI is large adoption. To attain that, in a socially helpful manner, well-rounded and expert leaders are desperately wanted.”

USC Viterbi’s Director of New Initiatives in AI and Knowledge Science and Analysis Professor in Laptop Science, Yolanda Gil, will co-direct this system. “It is a pioneering and forward-looking interdisciplinary program,” stated Gil. “To our information, it’s the first on the planet of its variety at this vital intersection of AI and Enterprise. With this program, we are going to empower enterprise and organizational leaders to know the probabilities, in addition to the restrictions, of AI applied sciences and to assist them higher perceive the individuals they serve, predict developments, and enhance decision-making processes.”

The joint AI for Enterprise diploma is a four-year, 128-unit program during which college students take programs at each Marshall and Viterbi, and their diplomas will mirror the names of each colleges upon commencement. College students will take each core enterprise programs at Marshall and AI-focused courses at Viterbi with extra new integrative programs.

Viterbi coursework will cowl machine studying, human interactions, robotics, and programming in Python. As a part of the diploma necessities college students may also research ethics, taking programs in Safety and Privateness, and Ethics for Engineers at Viterbi. “The graduates could have distinctive skills to evaluate the potential of rising concepts in AI and how you can leverage them in an efficient and accountable method,” stated Gil.

AI for Enterprise integrative courses will present a bigger context for making enterprise choices within the AI age. These 4 programs, created inside Marshall particularly for the joint diploma, embrace a semester-long program for first-year college students, in addition to courses in digital transformation, AI and good contracts, expertise technique, and a program that can supply college students real-life experiences within the AI sector.

“Now we have reached a degree the place AI instruments and methods are extraordinarily correct, however real-world, high-impact purposes are very restricted,” stated Drakopoulos. “The brand new AI for Enterprise diploma is designed to mildew leaders who fill this void—impact-driven professionals who can be uncovered to a singular mix of enterprise, technical, ethics and management programs and who will be capable of pose the appropriate questions in addition to generate the appropriate solutions. We can be one in all solely a handful of universities across the globe the place college students have the chance to develop their technical, enterprise and management abilities to pursue careers in one of many fastest-growing elements of the tech sector.”

“By providing distinctive partnerships with different forward-focused USC colleges, Marshall is growing its worth, breaking down silos and unlocking true collaborative and multidisciplinary studying. This diploma greatest exemplifies our drive at Marshall to innovate and to construct cutting-edge curriculum,” stated Randhawa.

AI for Enterprise is Marshall’s second joint diploma. The John H. Mitchell Enterprise of Cinematic Arts (BCA) joint diploma was introduced earlier in the summertime and is USC’s first true joint diploma program, created in partnership with the USC College of Cinematic Arts (SCA).

Extra on Undergraduate Improvements

To study extra about Marshall’s undergraduate enterprise program improvements watch video messages from Dean Geoff Garrett and Vice Dean Raman Randhawa.