INFO621-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020

Special Topic: Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Business

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 17 February 2020
End Date: Sunday, 21 June 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 28 February 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 29 May 2020


Special Topic: Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Business

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a broad interdisciplinary field encompassing technology, science, business and philosophy topics. AI is a disruptive technology, which is already transforming industries and business models and has the potential for further radical changes in business and society. The aim of this course is to examine AI in the context of business applications and provide insights into its current and future use in different industry and organisational contexts. By introducing and analysing the current state of art, the course will equip students with the knowledge and understanding of AI technologies and their role in innovative business strategies and competitive outcomes.

Learning Outcomes

  • On successful completion of the course the students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of AI concepts and their business applications
  • Identify potential opportunities for strategic advantage for specific AI techniques in a business context
  • Design and propose AI solutions
  • Evaluate the technical and business benefits, costs and risks of AI technologies in a specific business application
  • Discuss the impact of AI applications at the individual, organisational and society level.


Subject to approval of the Head of Department

Course Coordinator

Nelly Todorova


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Industry application report 40%
Case Study 60%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $995.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 5 people apply to enrol.

For further information see Department of Accounting and Information Systems on the departments and faculties page .

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