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Global Foundations For The Fourth Industrial Revolution


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Self-Paced 8 Hours Badge $398


Executive Certificate Overview

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is changing the way we live, work and communicate. As it reshapes every aspect of life with a wide variety of new technologies, global leaders need to be prepared for the impact those often disruptive technologies have on government and organizations. Innovative technologies like artificial intelligence permeate our daily home and work lives, and offer incredible opportunities for growth and productivity, as well as competition and applications with questionable ethical implications. Navigating this challenging new world effectively takes certain skills, insights, great partnerships, and new models of business & governance, as well as amendments to existing regulatory systems.


What topics will be covered

  • Explore previous industrial revolutions and learn how they provide context and lessons for understanding the 4IR.

  • Explore the value and impact of the new technologies introduced in the different industrial revolutions.
  • Learn how the 4IR can directly impact your market.

  • What is AI?

  • What is the difference between strong AI and weak AI and why it matters?

  • How can AI be integrated into existing value chains?

  • AI versus Intelligent Automation

  • Bias in algorithms. Explicit vs Implicit bias












Professor Mark Esposito

Dr. Mark Esposito is recognized internationally as a top global thought leader in matters relating to The Fourth Industrial Revolution, the changes and opportunities that technology will bring to a variety of industries. He is Co-Founder and Chief Learning Officer at Nexus FrontierTech, an AI scale-up venture. He was inducted in 2016 in the radar of Thinkers50 as one of the 30 most prominent rising business thinkers in the world. He is a global expert of the World Economic Forum and advisor to national

Professor Nicholas Davis

Nicholas Davis is a Professor of Practice at Thunderbird School of Global Management and the Managing Partner at SWIFT Partners, a Geneva-based consultancy focused on helping companies harness emerging technologies to create sustainable value. From 2015 to 2019, Nick was Head of Society and Innovation and a member of the Executive Committee at the World Economic Forum. 

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