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IBM Applied AI Professional Certificate

Gain sought-after skills in application development to kick-start your career in AI. Learn about Python programming, how to create AI-driven chatbots, and deploying AI-powered applications.

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IBM Applied AI Professional Certificate Highlights


$550 - $1100


$550 - $1100

The power of artificial intelligence is helping businesses to save time and reduce costs. By automating routine tasks and processes, AI is increasing productivity and enabling faster decision making. With the huge benefits that AI brings, therefore, expertise in this field is now one of the most sought-after skill sets.

In this program, you will be introduced to machine learning, deep learning, and neural networks. You will learn to build smart apps using IBM Watson services. You will take your first steps in the exciting world of chatbots. You will create and deploy AI-powered chatbots using Watson Assistant. And you will gain practical skills in Python programming as you go. You will also work on multiple Watson AI services, including Discovery, Speech to Text, Assistant, and Text to Speech, to build AI applications.

In addition, you will be introduced to packaging and unit testing in Python. You will create functions and unit tests, run the unit tests, and package all the files in a standard Python package. You will build a language translator in Python using Watson APIs. Plus you will create web applications using Flask through a hands-on lab.

For students keen to pursue an exciting career in AI, the IBM Applied Artificial Intelligence (AI) Professional Certificate is a superb opportunity to showcase your AI development skills.

This IBM Applied Artificial Intelligence (AI) Professional Certificate Program comprises six purposely designed courses that take you on a carefully defined learning journey.

It is an instructor-led program which runs to a fixed schedule, with set start and finish dates. It is driven forward by your instructor and features live sessions that are aired at a set time. You will, however, have time to complete certain activities at your own pace outside of the live sessions, and you will be encouraged to stay connected with your learning community, mentors, and instructors through the program discussion space.

Courses also include videos, hands-on labs, exercises, and knowledge checks. The materials for each course are accessible from the start of the course and will remain available for the duration of your enrollment.

Enrollment in the program includes all six courses. You cannot enroll for the courses separately. Your PLU Certificate of Completion and IBM Professional Certification will be issued upon successful completion of the full program.

After completing this course, you will have:

  • 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.
  • Ability to carry out unit testing and create Python packages.
  • Ability to create web applications using Flask.
  • Practical knowledge of how to build interactive information retrieval systems.

This Professional Certificate is suitable for learners with both technical and non-technical backgrounds.

  • The program is specifically aimed at Individuals who are keen to begin their career in artificial intelligence.
  • College graduates looking to land their first AI job.
  • Experienced developers seeking to upskill, enhance their AI knowledge, and participate in AI projects.
  • No experience required.

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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Earn your certificate

Once you have successfully completed this program, you will be awarded your IBM Applied AI Professional certificate

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