Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

Discover the Power of AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is found in many applications today. From on-demand car ride services, to chatbots, to online recommendation services, AI has helped businesses work more efficiently and effectively.

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence is designed for individuals who wants to understand what AI is and its applications at work.

Course Details

Course Dates:

7 Mar 2019

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Duration
1 day, 9 am to 5 pm

 

Who Should Attend

Adult learners with some computer knowledge and a keen interest in artificial intelligence, machine learning and data.

Programme Outline

Learning Objectives
  1. Data Management and Big Data
  2. Data Analytics
  3. AI and its applications
  4. Machine Learning
  5. Deep Learning
  6. Distributed computation
Part 1 - Data Management

Data Management

The underlying foundation of AI is data. By understanding what data is, how it is organised and managed, participants can get a clearer understanding of how AI works. Participants will be introduced to tools such as MySQL, Hadoop, and MapReduce.

Part 2 - Data Analytics

Data Analytics

Participants get hands-on analytics sessions with practical problems with tools such as Weka, Excel Data Analysis, and Tableau.

Part 3 - Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Artificial Intelligence

Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and AI

Participants will be introduced to Machine Learning and Deep Learning concepts and how these technologies play their roles in Artificial Intelligence. Participants will go through practical sessions with R, Python, Tensor Flow, and Spark.

Course Fees and Funding

SkillsFuture Course Fee Subsidy
(70%)

Fee after subsidy
$270


GST on Fee after SSG Course Fee Subsidy
$18.90


You pay
$288.90

Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) (90%)

Fee after subsidy
$90


GST on Fee after SSG Course Fee Subsidy
$18.90


You pay
$108.90

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) (90%)

Fee after subsidy
$90


GST on Fee after SSG Course Fee Subsidy
$18.90


You pay
$108.90

Workfare Training Support (WTS)
(95%)

Fee after subsidy
$45


GST on Fee after SSG Course Fee Subsidy
$18.90


You pay
$63.90

Full Course Fee (without subsidies): $963 (inclusive of prevailing GST)
Course fee inclusive of
(1) Course materials
(2) Lunch and 2 x Light Refreshments

Instructor

Dr. Teo Tee Hui graduated with Master of Engineering and Ph.D. from National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University in 2000 and 2009 respectively in Electrical & Electronic Engineering.

Since 1996, he has been working in industries as design engineer in Sharp, ST-Microelectronics, Intelligent Micro-Devices (Matsushita), Institute of Microelectronics (Singapore) and etc. He then joined academic sector in 2010 and currently in SUTD. He earned his specialization in teaching besides his technical expertise with Certificate in Higher Education (SP-NIE, Singapore), as well as Teaching College-Level Science & Engineering (Teaching + Learning Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US).

He was a visiting professor to Technical University of Munich, German and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US. He has proposed and implemented his Just-in-Time-Teaching pedagogy effectively in his courses. His technical research interest is in Integrated Circuits design, device characterization & modelling, and applied electromagnetics while his pedagogy research is specialized in design science education. His experiences and contributions to the industries and education sector awarded him as the Fellow of The Institution of Engineers Singapore. He is also received the Excellence Teaching Award (SUTD, Singapore) in 2016. He is also currently a Deep Learning Institute (DLI) Certified Instructor from NVIDIA.

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In consideration of the subsidy provided by SkillsFuture Singapore Agency (“SSG”) through the SUTD Academy for the Course,
 

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  4. Publicity and marketing of the Course or other Courses to be provided by SSG or SUTD Academy; and

  5. SSG or its Appointed Auditors or Nominated Representatives to directly contact Course Participant to obtain information deemed necessary for the purposes of conducting effectiveness survey or audits in relation to the Course.
     

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Funding under Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy ("MCES")

  1. MCES is an enhanced Subsidy to encourage mid-career individuals to upskill and reskill, thereby helping them to remain competitive and resilient in the job market. With this, all Singaporeans aged 40 and above will receive higher subsidies of up to 90% course fee subsidy for SSG-funded certifiable courses.

  2. Individuals/employers are not required to submit an application for the MCES. Those pursuing SSG-funded programmes will be charged the appropriate subsidised fees by SUTD Academy if they are eligible MCES. Individuals/employers will only need to pay the nett fee (full course fee after SSG's grant).

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Funding under Enhanced Training Support for SMEs ("ETSS")

  1. ETSS is an enhanced funding to enable SMEs to send their employees for training.

  2. SMEs will enjoy subsidies of up to 90% of the course fees when they sponsor their employees for SSG-funded certifiable courses.

  3. In addition to higher course fee funding, SMEs can also claim absentee payroll funding of 80% of basic hourly salary at a higher cap of $7.50 per hour. SMEs may apply for the absentee payroll via the SkillsConnect system.

  4. To qualify, SMEs must meet all of the following criteria:
    - Organisation must be registered or incorporated in Singapore
    - At least 30% local shareholding by Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
    - Employment size of not more than 200 (at group level) or with annual sales turnover (at group level) of not more than $100 million
    - Trainees must be hired in accordance with the Employment Act and fully sponsored by their employers for the course
    - Trainees must be Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents

    For more info, please visit SSG website at http://www.ssg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/funding/enhanced-training-support-for-smes1.html

Funding under Workfare Training Support ("WTS")

To qualify, individuals must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be a Singapore Citizen; and

  2. Aged 35 years and above (13 years and above for Persons With Disabilities); and

  3. Earn a monthly income of not more than $2,000.

  4. Training allowance is only available for individuals who pay for their own training.

  5. Individuals can apply at any of WSG's Careers Connect or NTUC's e2i centres up to 30 days (including weekends and public holidays) before or after the start of the course.

    For more info, please visit WSG website at http://www.wsg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/workfare-training-support-individuals.html

Funding under Union Training Assistance Programme ("UTAP")

UTAP is a training benefit for NTUC members to defray their cost of training. This benefit is to encourage more union members to go for skills upgrading.

NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme).

For more info, please visit https://e2i.com.sg/individuals/ntuc-education-and-training-fund/.