MIT Professional Education Boosts Portfolio With Three New AI Courses

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New offerings meet surge in demand for artificial intelligence strategy, smart algorithms and training for industry-specific applications

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These additions reflect a global increase in demand for new, cutting-edge knowledge related to AI and data science.

MIT Professional Education added three new artificial intelligence (AI) courses to its robust technology training portfolio. The advanced offerings, which are being delivered virtually in 2021, focus on strategy development, smart algorithms and industry-specific applications.

“These additions reflect a global increase in demand for new, cutting-edge knowledge related to AI and data science. Organizations around the globe are looking to advance their competency in emerging technologies, build a ‘smarter’ workforce and leverage intelligent technologies in more targeted ways. These powerful new courses will provide the knowledge and the hands-on training needed to succeed in the rapidly changing world of goods and services,” said Malgorzata Hedderick, Director of Short and International Programs at MIT Professional Education.

The new 2021 AI courses include:

  • Advanced Reinforcement Learning –Explore the cutting-edge of reinforcement learning research, and enhance your ability to identify the correct approach for applying advanced frameworks to solve pressing industry challenges.

June 28 - 30, 2021; Pulkit Agrawal & Cathy Wu

June 17 - 18, 2021; Dr. Andrea Chegut

A third course titled, “AI Strategies and Roadmap: Systems Engineering Approach to AI Development and Deployment” launched in early March. The live virtual learning program attracted dozens of participants representing 14 different countries. Through a concerted effort to increase diversity and female participation, 31% of enrollees were women.

“MIT Professional Education is meeting the demands of innovation in industry,” said Bhaskar Pant, Executive Director of MIT Professional Education. “And in keeping with our deep commitment to increasing diversity and fostering inclusion, we continue to expand accessibility to MIT knowledge for professionals in traditional and underserved markets around the globe.”

Registration for 2021 courses is now open. For more information, visit our course page.

About MIT Professional Education
For 70 years, MIT Professional Education has been providing technical professionals worldwide a gateway to renowned MIT research, knowledge and expertise, through advanced education programs designed specifically for them. In addition to industry-focused, two-to-five-day live virtual and on-campus Short Programs, MIT Professional Education offers professionals the opportunity to take online-blended learning courses and programs through Digital Plus Programs, attend courses abroad through International Programs, enroll in regular MIT academic courses through the Advanced Study Program, or attend Custom Programs online and in-person designed specifically for their companies. For more information, please visit: professional.mit.edu.

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