Skills4Good Responsible AI Program

Our Responsible AI Program helps your organization overcome the large skills gap in your workforce. It includes 3 highly engaging online courses that aim to upskill professionals to be digitally literate and have an ethical AI mindset in the digital economy.  It employs a pragmatic approach woven with case studies and real-life examples to illustrate the foundational concepts of AI tech, ethics and law in a highly compelling manner.


Program Content

33 Video lessons in HD
Approximately 3.5 hours of video content
180 days easy access, anywhere, anytime
Streaming access on desktop and mobile browsers
100% satisfaction guarantee

Benefits of the Program

  • Practical

    You’ll gain a pragmatic understanding of the foundational concepts of Responsible AI. The program employs actual use cases and real-life examples in a highly engaging manner.

  • Great value

    You’ll acquire a rich, multi-disciplinary perspective of Responsible AI’s various facets from top AI instructors. Learn how AI uniquely impacts society from the viewpoints of technology, philosophy, ethics and law.

  • Convenient

    You’ll have easy access to the program whether you’re on a desktop, tablet or smartphone. You can easily fit each micro-learning program module into your busy schedule.

Meet Your Instructors

Prof. Graham Taylor, PhD, P.Eng.

Canada CIFAR AI Chair

Graham is a Canada CIFAR AI Chair and Associate Professor of Engineering at the University of Guelph. He co-directs the University of Guelph Centre for Advancing Responsible and Ethical AI (CARE-AI) and is a member of the Vector Institute for AI. He has co-organized the annual CIFAR Deep Learning Summer School and trained more than 70 students and researchers on AI-related projects. In 2016, he was named as one of 18 inaugural CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars. In 2018, he was honoured as one of Canada's Top 40 under 40. In 2019, he was named a Canada CIFAR AI Chair. He spent 2018-2019 as a Visiting Faculty member at Google Brain, Montreal. Graham co-founded Kindred, which was featured at number 29 on MIT Technology Review's 2017 list of smartest companies in the world. He is the Academic Director of NextAI, a non-profit accelerator for AI-focused entrepreneurs.

Prof. Joshua Skorburg, PhD

Co-Director, Centre for Advancing Responsible and Ethical AI (CARE-AI)

Joshua is Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Academic Co-Director of the Centre for Advancing Responsible and Ethical Artificial Intelligence (CARE-AI), and Faculty Affiliate at the One Health Institute at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada. He was also Professor at the Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business where he taught data ethics in the Interdisciplinary Data Science program and the Quantitative Management program. He received his PhD in Philosophy in 2017 from the University of Oregon. His research spans topics in applied ethics and moral psychology.

Josephine Yam, J.D., LLM., MA Philosophy (AI Ethics)

AI Lawyer, AI Ethicist, Skills4Good CEO

Josephine Yam is CEO & Co-Founder of Skills4Good.ai. She is also an AI lawyer, AI ethicist and passionate advocate of equity, diversity and inclusion. She graduated from Stanford University's Executive Leadership Program. Josephine also completed her Master of Laws (LLM) degree at the University of Calgary. She recently completed her Master of Arts in Philosophy specializing in AI Ethics from the University of Guelph. Josephine is one of the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awardees. She is also a recipient of the Most Influential Filipina Woman in the World Award in London, UK. Prior to Skills4Good, Josephine acquired enriched knowledge and experience as lawyer with a global law firms practicing IT/IP law, Senior Legal Counsel with the government’s Justice Department and CEO of an environmental law charity. Her personal website is josephinevyam.com.

FAQ

  • Who is the Responsible AI Program designed for?

    It was created for professionals who currently use big data and AI systems in their daily work, or will do so in the near future. The Program covers the technical, ethical, legal and societal impacts of AI development. This program provides a foundational understanding as to what constitutes Responsible AI including baseline awareness of risks and limitations associated with AI systems. It will enable individuals to operationalize ethical AI considerations in their daily work. This Program does not require an individual to have a computer science or technical background in order to take the courses.

  • Can I buy the courses individually?

    Yes, you may buy an individual course if you wish to focus exclusively on a specific topic. However, we highly recommend that you purchase the 3 courses comprising the Responsible AI Program if you wish to acquire a rich, multi-disciplinary perspective of Responsible AI’s various facets. In this way, you will learn how AI uniquely impacts society from the viewpoints of technology, philosophy, ethics and law.

  • When will I have access to the course?

    Once you enrol in the course, you’ll have immediate access to the course.

  • How much time do I need?

    The Responsible AI Program is comprised of 3 self-guided online courses that you can take at your own pace anytime and anywhere. We designed the lessons in short segments so that you can take each program module in ten minutes or less. It will take about 3.5 hours to complete the Program. Each course will take about 1 to 1.5 hours to complete.

  • How long can I access the course?

    You can access the course for 180 days from the date of your enrolment in the course. If you do not earn your course completion certificate within 180 days, your registration will expire and you will need to pay to re-enrol for the course.

  • What is the refund or cancellation policy?

    You can request a full refund or cancellation up to 7 calendar days after confirmation of your paid enrolment, provided you have not started any lesson in the course or Program. After 7 days, if you have already started a lesson, you will not be entitled to any refund or cancellation from Skills4Good.

  • What is your copyright policy?

    You can review our copyright policy through this link: https://skills4good.com/copyright/

  • Do I receive a certificate of completion?

    Yes. After you complete the course, you will automatically receive a Certificate of Completion for the course.