AI Essentials for Beginners: Empowering Non-Tech Professionals

Gain hands-on AI and data science skills through this practical, instructor-led program, covering healthcare to finance, culminating in a showcase portfolio.

AI Inteligent

Artificial Intelligence for Non-Programmers

You will master the fundamentals of data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence in this instructor-led, practical training program. The course is divided into two sections: theoretical and practical. Students will gain practical problem-solving skills during the course while studying topics including healthcare, the stock market, banking, manufacturing, and other sectors. Students who complete the program will have the hands-on experience necessary to expand their knowledge of machine learning and AI and work on cutting-edge AI projects like self-driving cars and predictive maintenance. At the end of this course, you will develop a portfolio to showcase your knowledge, experience, and skillset.

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Who can learn from this course?

This program targets government employees and contractors seeking AI skills for agency requirements, technical professionals who want to build AI models without extensive coding, and working professionals looking to enhance their capabilities.

  • Government employees or contractors looking to acquire AI skills for agency requirements.
  • Technical professionals aiming to build and enhance AI models efficiently without complex coding.
  • Working professionals seeking to upgrade their skills.

Program Details

  • Duration – 20 hours (Lecture – 10 hours, Lab – 10 hours)
  • Mode of Training – Instructor-led sessions (online)
  • Requirement – Laptop and Internet connection

Tools Covered

Momentum Platform

  • Data Engineering
  • MLOps
  • Automate
  • Impulse Data Warehouse
  • Inset BI

Key Takeaways

  • Certificate of Internship
  • Letter of Recommendation (upon request)

Module 1 – Data Engineering

  1. Fundamentals
  2. Data Sources and Types
  3. Data Transformation
  4. SQL in Data Transformation
  5. Data Pipeline & Warehousing
  6. Exploratory Data Science
  7. Assessment

Module 2 – Machine Learning

  1. Fundamentals
  2. ML Algorithms
  3. Usage Scenario
  4. Feature Engineering
  5. Supervised ML Algorithms
  6. Classification
  7. Regression
  8. Deep Learning and Neural Networks
  9. Unsupervised ML Algorithms
  10. Recommendation Engineering
  11. Prediction and Testing
  12. Model Deployment
  13. Assessment

Module 3 – MLOps

  1. Introduction
  2. Components
  3. ML Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) Pipeline
  4. Model Deployment
  5. Model Monitoring
  6. Data Drift Detection
  7. Model Governance
  8. Assessment

Module 4 – Computer Vision (CV)

  1. Introduction
  2. Computer Vision Pipeline
  3. ML Algorithms used in CV
  4. Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN)
  5. R-CNN, Fast R-CNN, Faster R-CNN
  6. Single Shot Multi-Box Detector (SSD)
  7. You Only Look Once (YOLO)
  8. Assessment

Module 5 – Visualization and BI

  • Introduction to BI
  • Visual Data Exploration
  • Charts and Graphs
  • Developing Dashboards
  • Designing Reports
  • Designing Alerts
  • Security and Governance
  • Assessment

Module 6 – Use Cases

  1. Use Case Selection
  2. Problem Statement to Solution Steps
  3. Developing Use Cases
  4. Visualizing Outcomes
  5. Assessment
Sam Ansari

Shamshad (Sam) Ansari

About the Instructor

Shamshad (Sam) Ansari is a distinguished data scientist, inventor and author. Sam currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at George Mason University, teaching graduate-level programs within the Data Analytics Engineering department of the Volgenau School of Engineering. His areas of instruction encompass machine learning, natural language processing, and computer vision, where he imparts his knowledge and expertise to aspiring professionals.

He is the author of the very popular book “Building Computer Vision Applications using Artificial Neural Networks”. He is also the founder, president and CEO of Accure, an AI automation company and top-partner of QuantaHub2. He enjoys working with software engineers, data scientists, devops, and business analysts, and solving real-world scientific and business problems.

He has worked with 4 tech startups in his 20+ years of career. He has technical expertise in computer vision, machine learning, AI, cognitive science, NLP, and big data. He architected, designed, and developed an AI automation platform, called Momentum, that allows to build AI solutions without writing code. He is passionate about teaching and mentoring.

He has spent more than 10,000 hours in teaching and mentoring students from across the world. Sam holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from BIT Sindri and Master’s degree in computer science from Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management (IIITM) Kerala.

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