Workshops

Professor Ajay Agrawal runs customized workshops to help corporations better prepare for and maximize the impact of artificial intelligence on strategy, efficiency, and profits. 

Sample Artificial Intelligence Workshop by Professor Agrawal

8.30-8.45: Welcome - Introductions and overview of the day

8.45-9.15: Lecture - The Simple Economics of AI

Explain the key economic properties of prediction, judgment, and decision making

9.15-10.00: Lecture - AI Tools

Explain how to design AI tools to enhance productivity by breaking down workflows into tasks and then decomposing target tasks using the AI Canvas

10.00-10.15: Break

10.15-11.00: Group Exercise - Designing an AI Tool for [Your Organization]

Each team identifies a potential AI tool, completes the three slides describing their tool, and designates one team member to present their idea

11.00-12.15: Team Presentations – AI Tools for [Your Organization]

Each team delivers a three-minute, three-slide "lightning round" presentation of their AI tool:

·       Slide #1 - AI Canvas

·       Slide #2 - How the AI tool impacts workflow

·       Slide #3 - Proposed method for measuring ROI

12.15-1.00: Lunch

1.00-1.40: Lecture - AI Strategy

Explain how increasing the prediction accuracy of the AI tool can sometimes not only enhance productivity of the workflow in service of executing against the existing strategy, but instead so fundamentally transform the economics of the business, that the AI tool drives a significant change in the strategy itself

1.40-2.30: Group exercise - AI Strategy for [Your Organization]

Each team selects an AI tool for the science-fictioning exercise, completes the slides describing their AI strategy, and designates one team member to present their idea

2.30-2.45: Break

2.45-3.45: Team Presentations – AI Strategy for [Your Organization]

Each team delivers a three-minute, three-slide "lightning round" presentation of their AI tool:

·       Slide #1 – The core prediction

·       Slide #2 – The core trade-off in the business model

·       Slide #3 - Implications

3.45-4.00: Break

4.00-4.45: Highlights – Summary Overview of the day for C-Suite and Board Member guests

4.45-5.00: Wrap up discussion and concluding remarks

 

Professor Agrawal speaks at conferences and events throughout the world. He also runs customized workshops to help corporations better prepare for and maximize the impact of artificial intelligence.