Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer science fiction. Instead, it is rapidly being deployed by some of the worlds largest banks and financial institution as well as many Fintech startups around the world. Whether you are an entrepreneur or a student – learning the fundamentals of AI in this course will certainly provide you with an edge as you go on to deploy next generation smart applications powered by Artificial Intelligence.

What You'll Learn

  • Understanding AI basics, its applications and use cases, and how its transforming our lives.
  • Describe how AI-powered chatbot technology works and its applications.
  • Experience hands-on interactions with several AI environments and applications.
  • Explain terms like Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Neural Networks
  • Describe several issues and ethical concerns surrounding AI
  • Articulate advice from experts about learning and starting a career in AI

Course Hours & Delivery

This is an online, self-paced course developed by IBM. Participants are required to complete all modules within 4-weeks (1-2 hours per week). Once enrolled, you will be guided by your moderator who will further assist you to complete the course.


Rav Ahuja
AI and Data Science Program Director at IBM

Rav Ahuja IBM

Rav Ahuja is a Global Program Director at IBM. Rav leads growth strategy, curriculum creation, and partner programs for the IBM Skills Network. He holds a B. Eng. from McGill University and MBA from University of Western Ontario. Rav co-founded Cognitive Class, an IBM led initiative to democratize skills for in demand technologies. He is based out of the IBM Canada Lab in Toronto and specializes in instructional solutions for AI, Data Science, Cloud and Blockchain.


Amarjit Singh
Principal at

Amarjit is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and a Certified Bitcoin Professional (CBP) from c4. He has over 20-years experience in IT, Network Security, Banking, Education and Project Management. Apart from teaching blockchain, Fintech and smart contracts, he and his team is also assisting many Fintech startups with designing robust, state-of-the-art, blockchain-enabled  Fintech applications. Amarjit is a Board of Director for IDACB (International Decentralized Association of Cryptocurrency & Blockchain) and a TEDx speaker.


Anyone can enroll in this course. No prior background in AI, computer science or programming skills is required. This is a great supplementary course for anyone who has completed a Fintech course.


Upon full course completion, students will receive TWO certificates. You may display these certs in your LinkedIn profile.

  1. Verified certificate from IBM (optional paid upgrade)
  2. Certificate of Completion from Blockchain Academy

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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Quick Glance

  • Online Self-paced
  • Duration: 4-weeks
  • Moderator
  • Language: English
  • Video Tutorials
  • Fee: $50
  • 237 Students Enrolled

Status: OPEN

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