The APMG Foundation Certificate in Artificial Intelligence

Course 1298

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Labs: Yes
  • Language: English
  • 17 PMI PDUs
  • Level: Foundation

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a methodology for using a non-human system to learn from experience and imitate human intelligent behavior. The APMG Foundation Certificate in Artificial Intelligence tests a candidate’s knowledge and understanding of AI terminology and general principles. 

This syllabus covers the potential benefits and challenges of Ethical and Sustainable Robust Artificial Intelligence; the basic process of Machine Learning (ML) – Building a Machine Learning Toolkit; the challenges and risks associated with an AI project; and the future of AI and Humans in work.

Artificial Intelligence Certification Training Delivery Methods

  • Online

  • Upskill your whole team by bringing Private Team Training to your facility.

Artificial Intelligence Certification Training Information

Course Benefits:

  • Human-centric ethical and sustainable human and artificial intelligence.
  • Artificial intelligence and robotics.
  • Apply the benefits of AI projects – challenges and risks.
  • Machine learning theory and practice – building a machine learning toolbox.
  • The management, roles and responsibilities of humans and machines – the future of AI.

Training Prerequisites

Recommended to have basic IT literacy and awareness of business processes.

Certification Exam Information

The APMG Foundation Certificate in Artificial Intelligence is a foundation-level certification focused on core AI concepts, technologies, and applications intended for professionals getting started in AI.

Duration: 60-minute, closed-book exam
Number of Questions: 40 multiple-choice questions
Passing Score: Answer 26 out of 40 questions (achieve 65% or above)

This APMG exam will be invigilated during class by your instructor.

Artificial Intelligence Certification Training Outline

  • Recall the general definition of Human and Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Describe the concept of intelligent agents.
  • Describe a modern approach to Human logical levels of thinking using Robert Dilt’s model.
  • Describe what are Ethics and Trustworthy AI in particular.
  • Recall the general definition of ethics.
  • Recall that a Human Centric Ethical Purpose respects fundamental rights, principles and values.
  • Recall that Ethical Purpose AI is delivered using Trustworthy AI that is technically robust.
  • Recall that the Human Centric Ethical Purpose is continually assessed and monitored.
  • Describe the three fundamental areas of sustainability and the United Nations’s seventeen sustainability goals.
  • Describe how AI is part of “Universal Design” and “The Fourth Industrial Revolution.”
  • Understanding ML is a significant contribution to the growth of Artificial Intelligence.
  • Describe “learning from experience” and how it relates to Machine Learning (ML) (Tom Mitchell’s explicit definition).
  • Demonstrate understanding of the AI Intelligent agent description.
  • List the four rational agent dependencies.
  • Describe agents in terms of performance measures, environment, actuators and sensors.
  • Describe four types of agents: reflex, model-based reflex, goal-based and utility-based.
  • Identify the relationship of AI agents with Machine Learning (ML)
  • Describe what a robot is and
  • Describe robotic paradigms.
  • Describe an intelligent robot.
  • Relate intelligent robotics to intelligent agents.
  • Describe how sustainability relates to human-centric ethical AI and how our values will drive our use of AI to change humans, society and organisations.
  • Explain the benefits of Artificial Intelligence.
  • List advantages of machine and human intelligence.
  • Describe the challenges of Artificial Intelligence.
  • General ethical challenges AI raises.
  • General examples of the limitations of AI systems compared to human systems.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the risks of AI projects.
  • Give at least one general example of the risks of AI.
  • Describe a typical AI project team.
  • Describe a domain expert.
  • Describe what is “fit-of-purpose.”
  • Describe the difference between waterfall and agile projects.
  • List opportunities for AI.
  • Identify a typical funding source for AI projects and relate it to the NASA Technology Readiness Levels (TRLs).
  • Describe how we learn more from data functionality, software and hardware.
  • List common open-source machine Learning functionality, software and hardware.
  • Describe the introductory theory of Machine Learning.
  • Describe typical tasks in preparation of data.
  • Describe typical types of Machine Learning Algorithms.
  • Describe the typical methods of visualising data.
  • Recall which typical, narrow AI capability is useful in ML and AI agents’ functionality.
  • Demonstrate an understanding that Artificial Intelligence (in particular, Machine Learning) will drive humans and machines to work together.
  • List future directions of humans and machines working together.
  • Describe a “learning from experience” Agile approach to projects.
  • Describe the type of team members needed for an Agile project.

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Artificial Intelligence Certification FAQs

It is a foundation-level certification focused on core AI concepts, technologies, and applications intended for professionals getting started in AI.

No formal prerequisites. It is recommended to have basic IT literacy and awareness of business processes.

Key topics include AI overview, major approaches, machine learning, data requirements, applications, development processes, tools, and implications. Both theory and some hands-on skills tested.

60-minute, closed-book exam with 40 multiple-choice questions. This APMG exam will be invigilated during class by your instructor.

65% (26/40 questions) is required to pass and gain certification.

Certification is valid for three years, after which it is required to retake the exam to renew.

  • Engineers
  • Scientists
  • Professional Research Managers
  • Chief Technical Officers
  • Chief Information Officers
  • Service Architects and Managers
  • Programme and Planning Managers

Certification candidates and existing credential holders are responsible for reporting all Continuing Certification Requirements Programme (CCR) activities to PMI (Project Management Institute). To report the completion of a Learning Tree course, you can use the Online PDU (Professional Development Units) Resources System.

  • Go to the PMI Continuing Certification Requirements System
  • Log in with your username and password
  • Locate the claim code associated with your course in the table in this document
  • Click on “Report PDU for this activity”
  • Fill in the date started and date completed
  • Click on the box agreeing that this claim is accurate and then submit

PDU Information for This Course:

  • Total PDUs: 17
  • Ways of Working PDUs: 2
  • Power Skills PDUs: 4
  • Business Acumen PDUs: 11
  • PMI Claim Code: 1154UTQ4AC