Microsoft announced the Microsoft Professional Program in AI, the latest learning track open to the public. The AI track takes aspiring AI engineers from a basic introduction of AI to mastery of the skills needed to build deep learning models for AI solutions that exhibit human-like behavior and intelligence. The program provides job-ready skills and real-world experience to engineers and others who are looking to improve their skills in AI and data science through a series of online courses that feature hands-on labs and expert instructors.
- Get Started with AI
- Use Python to Work with Data
- Use Math and Statistics Techniques
- Consider Ethics for AI
- Plan and Conduct a Data Study
- Build Machine Learning Models
- Build Deep Learning Models
- Build Reinforcement Learning Models
- Develop Applied AI Solutions(3 TRAINING OPTIONS AVAILABLE)
- Final Project
- Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Artificial Intelligence
The track has 10 Courses, each course is 8-16 HRs of length. Each course runs for three months and starts at the beginning of a quarter. January—March, April—June, July—September, and October —December. The capstone runs for four weeks at the beginning of each quarter: January, April, July, October. For exact dates for the current course run, please refer to the course detail page on edX.org. Courses can be taken during any course run and in any order. When multiple course options are listed for a skill, only one must be completed to satisfy the requirements for graduation.
The program is part of a larger corporate effort that also includes the enterprise developer-focused AI School, which provides online videos and other assets to help developers build AI skills. That program includes both general educational tools for developers looking to expand AI capabilities and specific guidance on how developers can use Microsoft’s tools and services.