Form: Corporate / In-House

Total Practitioner Time: 3 Days

Stream 1: All staff including managers and leaders
Stream 2: All managers and leaders
Stream 3: All managers in charge of delivering change

Technical Skill Level Required: Low (all Streams) Managerial Skills Required: High (Stream 2 & 3)


An airline pilot doesn’t need to calculate thermodynamics to understand the capabilities of a jet engine to take off and land safely. The same goes for business leaders, they don’t need to be technical to understand the business potential of emerging technology. They do however, need to understand its capabilities if they are to take off and land safely. 

This course takes non-technical business personnel through AI and other emerging technologies in order to:

  • Prepare the business so it can take advantage of emerging technology rapidly and with managed risk.

  • Understand the opportunities and challenges with blockchain, IoT and other trends.

Stream 1: An Introduction to Emerging Technologies and How it Impacts Strategy
Module 1: What is Blockchain, IoT and other emerging technologies
Module 2: What is AI and why is it different to all previous technologies
Module 3: Merging exponential technology adoption with linear business planning


Stream 2: Preparing Your Business for AI
Module 1: AI may seem distant but the time to plan for it is now
Module 2: The ethical questions that must be answered first
Module 3: Calculating the steps that will take you to a state of readiness
Module 4: Creating a plan of action


Stream 3: The Practical Hands On Experiments for Non-Technical Professionals
Module 1: Understanding structured, semi-structured and unstructured data
Module 2: Building an AI using Reinforcement Learning
Module 3: Building an AI using Supervised Learning
Module 4: Building an AI using Unsupervised Learning


  • Understand the business capabilities of emerging technologies

  • Have a deep understanding of what a business needs to do to prepare for AI

  • Gain hands on experience of AI

  • Understand key terminology, conduct fluent conversations with AI professionals and provide direction


Ionology certified professionals are successfully driving change in world leading organizations and government institutions using Ionology frameworks and methodologies. 


Made By Industry Professionals, Not Academics.

All of our courses are made by industry experts that work every day with enterprise businesses helping them with their digital transformation. This means the case studies have been experienced first hand, the insights are real (not researched) and the delivery is authentic.


 Prof. Niall McKeown
 Courses Delivered:
 Leading Digital Transformation
 Building an AI Enabled Business
   Entrepreneurship & Innovation

CEO and Owner of Ionology. Co-author of the book ‘The 7 Principles of Digital Business Strategy’. Niall has helped business leaders around the world create new, sustainable competitive advantage and create a culture of innovation within their organizations.


We get it; we’re not Stamford, MIT or Emeritus and nor do we try to be. This is an Industry Certification.

We don’t repackage someone else’s case studies and research. We were there, with our customers every step of the way, building each and every case study that appears in our courses. Our lecturers are first and foremost digital transformation business professionals, not academics.
Unlike all other academic courses, our frameworks and practical methodologies are data-driven and AI enabled. We teach the most advanced, purpose built, data driven digital transformation framework and AI courses to global leaders across all industry sectors throughout the world.
If you’re looking for an academic accreditation that everyone else can buy, then our courses are not for you.


If you’re looking for widely proven, practical, digital transformation and AI courses, then you’ve come to the right place!
Ionology has convened a Global Industry Certification committee. The committee includes top commercial and government professionals in the world of technology, business consultancy and sales. They are the certification body that ensures the quality of our courses are world class, up-to-date, relevant, practical and unique.