AI Literacy Training


Beginner level


AI Basic Knowledge


English language

Next Start Date

04 September 2024

6 weeks training | 4 hours per week | 24 hours in total | on Wednesdays from 16:00 to 20:00

Online Instructor-led Training

This comprehensive AI training covers foundational concepts, key technologies, data science essentials, practical AI tools, and ethical considerations.

Course fee: CHF 1'490

Information Events

27 June 2024

17:30 - 18:30


Information Session

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Course objectives

This course provides a comprehensive understanding of artificial intelligence and its applications through three main modules:

  • Foundations of AI: Introduce AI concepts, differentiate between narrow and general AI, and explore AI's impact on industries. Learn to define AI, understand its technologies, and distinguish between predictions, pattern recognition, and process automation.
  • Technical Skills and Applications: Cover data science essentials and AI model building, including data acquisition, cleaning, preprocessing, statistical analysis, and visualization. Master data manipulation, model training, and evaluation techniques.
  • AI Ethics and Future Outlook: Address ethical issues in AI, review global AI governance frameworks, and explore trends like quantum AI and affective computing. Engage in role-playing exercises and discuss future AI advancements and societal implications.

Study Content

Live interactive learning, guided by international AI academics and researchers with hand-on training exercises.

The course content is based on the international academic best practices in AI studies and highlights the following three areas of competences.

Foundations of AI
  • Comprehensive overview of AI, explaining its core concepts and terminologies;
  • Narrow AI vs. General AI;
  • Discussing the pervasive impact of AI in daily life and across industries like finance, healthcare, and entertainment.
  • Machine learning basics: Supervised vs. unsupervised learning.
  • Deep learning and neural networks: An introduction to how they work.
  • Computer vision and natural language processing: Real-world applications.
Technical Skills and Applications
  • Data acquisition: Sources and methods.
  • Data cleaning and preprocessing: Techniques to prepare data for analysis.
  • Introduction to statistical analysis and visualization tools.
  • Selecting algorithms: Criteria and considerations.
  • Training models: Techniques for improving accuracy.
  • Model evaluation: Understanding metrics and validation methods.
  • Overview of AI platforms: TensorFlow, Scikit-Learn, and cloud services like AWS and Azure AI.
  • Practical uses of these tools in model building and data analysis.
  • Reviewing the mapped AI tools and their main functions."
AI Ethics and Future Outlook
  • Ethical issues in AI development: Bias, accountability, and transparency.
  • Review of global AI governance frameworks and regulations.
  • AI in the next decade: Predictions and possibilities.
  • Emerging trends: Quantum AI, affective computing, and AI in creative industries.
  • Expected innovations in AI: review of academic articles.
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Prerequisites / Equipments

No previous experience is required to enroll in this course, just basic knowledge of programming and mathematics. Students will need a personal computer with internet access.

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Target audience

This course is designed for individuals who are interested in exploring the field of AI, for aspiring data scientists, and professionals looking to upskill in AI technologies


6 weeks online instructor-led training and examination


After completing the course, the Swiss Cyber Institute provides an "Artificial Intelligence Literacy" certificate to all successful participants in an electronic format. 


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What makes us unique?

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AI Foundation from Industry Experts

All of our students are provided with a practical & personalized learning experience with international academics and experts. Moreover, we provide the access to the Online Campus with all class recordings & materials, and live-classes to deepen the learning process and interaction.

After completing the course, the Swiss Cyber Institute provides an "Artificial Intelligence Literacy" certificate to all successful participants in an electronic format.

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Learn anytime anywhere in Switzerland or other countries

The entire course is live and interactive. All students will have direct access to the online campus, the teacher’s screen, and the live class itself. You will have all advantages of online education over traditional face-to-face classes.

If you work full time, do not worry. We record all live sessions and recordings will be available to all students after the session with 90 days of access.

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