As artificial intelligence (AI) continues to rapidly transform the way organizations and their people work, a shortage of skilled professionals remains the single most significant challenge facing AI adoption by industry. With a focus on enterprise AI, including both off-the-shelf solutions and proprietary AI, this graduate certificate program – the first and only one of its kind in Canada – will prepare you to meet this demand for AI-literate practitioners.
Students will have the opportunity to work with industry demanding programming languages such as Python, while interacting with cutting-edge Machine Learning and Deep Learning libraries such as SKLearn and TensorFlow to create various practical AI applications. The curriculum also touches on theoretical concepts surrounding Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing, Recommender Systems, Data Visualization, and Reinforcement Learning.
As a graduate, you will know how to leverage AI to extract data and use data-driven intelligence to guide decision-making, solving complex enterprise problems with state-of-the-art solutions, all while creating efficiency and quality gains for small and medium-sized enterprises up to the largest of corporations. Additional emphasis will be put on data governance, including data management to ensure its integrity.
Students will also benefit from multiple opportunities for experiential learning, including access to the college’s AI Hub, completion of two diverse capstone projects and an optional work term. Graduates will be prepared to enter this high-growth field, which currently sees the Greater Toronto Area home to the highest per-capita concentration of AI companies in the world.