IIM Lucknow invites applications for its Executive Program in AI for Business


New Delhi : The Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, one of the leading management institutes based in India, invites applications for its Executive Program in AI for Business. Developed in association with WileyNXT, Wiley’s online executive education program partner, IIM Lucknow’s ‘AI for Business’ program is slated to commence on September 4th, 2022. The online AI certification program is designed for professionals interested in building for their employers AI products, services, or processes by leveraging data.

A recent report by Bain & Company found that 87% of enterprises expect to increase annual AI spend by more than 10%. Another survey by PwC revealed that 75% of business leaders are confident that AI will help them make better decisions and 64% percent indicated it will be critical to their organization’s efficiency and productivity in the future. All these trends point to the increasing penetration and deployment of AI for business and organizations.

The Executive Program in AI for Business is a six-month long online AI certification programme suitable for professionals with two to three years of work experience who aspire to make a career in artificial intelligence or machine learning. Combining academic knowledge with the practical impact of artificial intelligence, the AI for Business program aims to equip learners with the right knowledge on utilizing efficient technology platforms, methodologies, and tools so they could help organizations build and implement AI-driven business strategies.

Prof. Sowmya Subramaniam, Associate Professor, Finance and Accounting, IIM Lucknow, said, “Artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer a fringe technology for organizations. Its utility and application are growing at an unprecedented scale. It is important for learners and professionals to upskill as per the changing market conditions and develop a thorough understanding of new technologies. Keeping the future of AI in mind, IIM Lucknow’s AI for Business program has been designed to produce skilled and quality talent with sharp business acumen and technical expertise.”

Prof. V.S. Prakash Attili, Assistant Professor, IT & Systems, IIM Lucknow, “The curriculum of AI for Business program has been designed to handhold and train professionals in developing data and AI-supported business models for organizations. As stated in the majority of the industry reports, application of artificial intelligence is no longer a choice but a necessity for industries to thrive in a fast and agile environment. We are happy to collaborate with WileyNXT and offer this niche online program to prospective students.”

Mr. Ritesh Kumar, Country Lead, Wiley India said, “It has always been a pleasure to work with IIM Lucknow and offer certifications focused primarily on industry 4.0 and 4.1 technologies. Owing to WileyNXT’s committed and dedicated long-term partnership with this prestigious institute, we have been offering our education services across several of its online programs and certifications. We are happy to collaborate once again with IIM Lucknow to support its learners in getting certified and advancing their careers. We are hopeful that students will benefit greatly from our quality services and delivery.”

Graduates from any UGC Recognized University with a minimum score of 50% can apply for the AI for Business program. On successful completion of the AI for Business program, candidates will receive a certificate from IIM Lucknow.

For any further information on the AI for Business program, click here- IIM Lucknow – Wiley Executive Program in AI For Business