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IBM Applied AI Professional Certificate

Acquire the valuable skills you need to build a career in AI application development. Learn to create AI-driven chatbots and deploy AI-powered applications on the web.

Earn your IBM Professional Certificate after successful completion of the program.

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    IBM Professional Certificate

    Earn your professional certificate on completion

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    About this program

    06 Courses

    Duration 90 -96 Hours

    06 Skills

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    51 Hands on labs - over 36 hours

    49 Exercises

    114 Videos

    292 Knowledge checks

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    AI based Customer Care Chatbot

    Language Translator Using Watson API’s

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    Exercises to explore
    • IBM Watson
    • Python
    • Jupyter notebook
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The IBM Applied AI Professional Certificate provides learners with a thorough knowledge of AI, its applications, and use cases. You will become familiar with Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Neural Networks. The course project and real-life use cases will help you in gaining hands-on knowledge on how AI works. You will quickly gain the necessary skills to apply AI and build smart apps using IBM Watson services.

Furthermore, this program will enable you to take your first step in the exciting world of chatbots. You will create and deploy AI-powered chatbots using Watson Assistant. Gain practical skills in Python Programming which will be implemented in data science and AI. Work on multiple Watson AI services - Discovery, Speech to Text, Assistant, and Text to Speech - to build AI applications.

Also be introduced to the process of packaging and unit testing in Python. Create functions and unit tests, run the unit tests and package all the files in a standard Python Package, and build a Language Translator in Python using Watson APIs. You will also get introduced to Creating Web Applications using Flask, An overview of Decorators and get hands-on experience using lab on Flask Application.

This IBM Professional Certificate program comprises six purposely designed courses that take you on a carefully defined tangible learning path.

It is a self-paced program, which means it is not run to a fixed schedule about completing courses or submitting assignments. If the program is completed before the end date, you can work at your own pace. The materials for each course will become available when you start the course.

You can choose to enroll for the complete certification program in one go or sign up for individual courses one at a time. Each course that you complete will take you a step closer to acquiring the IBM Professional Certificate. And it’s worth noting that some courses may also qualify for other learning paths.

Overall, for students keen to expand their career options to include AI, the IBM Applied AI Professional Certificate is a superb opportunity to showcase your AI development skills.

  • An understanding of AI and AI terminology.

  • Practical knowledge of how IBM Watson works.
  • Ability to visually create chatbots without needing code.
  • Competence in Python for the purposes of AI and data science.
  • Unit Testing and Creating Python Packages.

  • Create Web Applications using Flask.
  • Practical knowledge of how to build interactive information retrieval systems.

Program Outline

This program is offered through a series of 6 courses.

Your IBM Professional Certificate will be issued once you have completed the full program.

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Learn about AI, its applications, and use cases.

Topics Covered:

  • What is AI? Understanding its applications and use cases, and how it is transforming our lives.

  • Getting to grips with terms such as machine learning, deep learning, and neural networks.

  • What are the issues and ethical concerns surrounding AI?

  • Starting a career in AI; advice from the experts.

Course ID: AI0101EN-SkillUp

Begin your AI journey using IBM Watson.

Topics covered:

  • How does Watson AI work? How does it help professionals and businesses?

  • Watson AI services - intelligent chatbots, virtual assistants, Watson Assistant, and Discovery.

  • Getting hands-on with Watson Discovery, NLB (network load balancing), Knowledge Studio, and Speech to Text.

  • Watson Studio, Machine Learning, Knowledge Catalogue, OpenScale, and Computer Vision.

  • Practical hands-on lab experience with Visual Recognition.

  • Watson AI in action: Use cases.

Course ID: AI102EN-SkillUp

Develop skills to create chatbots using Watson Assistant without programming.

Topics Covered:

  • Developing AI-powered chatbots using Watson Assistant.

  • How chatbots are changing the world.

  • Developing chatbots and how to integrate them with any website.

  • Chatbot development methodology: Intents, Entities, Dialog, Deployment, Context Variables, Slots, and Digressions.

  • Developing chatbots without coding.

Course ID: CB0103EN-SkillUp

Getting you started with Python Programming Language.

Topics covered:

  • What is Python and its uses?

  • Application of Python in Data Science.

  • Defining variables in Python.

  • Using Sets and conditional statements in Python.

  • Using Functions in Python.

  • Working on files to read and write data in Python.

  • Learn about NumPy library in Python.

Course ID: PY0101EN-Skillup

Begin hands on experience with using Python to develop applications and AI powered solutions.

Topics covered:

  • Describe the purpose of unit testing and packaging.

  • Demonstrate how to unit test Python code.

  • Demonstrate how to create a Python Package.

Course ID: PY0222EN-Skillup

Gain competency in developing various AI applications leveraging Watson AI services.

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to Watson Services

  • Creating Watson instances.

  • Watson Discovery; insights from large volumes of unstructured data.

  • Discovery Collection; experiencing it first hand.

  • IBM cloud function; integrating Watson Assistant-powered chatbots with Watson Discovery.

  • Watson Speech services; giving chatbots a voice.

Course ID: CB0106EN-SkillUp

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