INFO621-22S1 (C) Semester One 2022

Special Topic: Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Business

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 21 February 2022
End Date: Sunday, 26 June 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 6 March 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 15 May 2022


Artificial Intelligence is transforming our world, giving power to organisations, individuals and machines. This course overviews AI technologies and techniques in the context of specific business objectives, models and industries. By analysing the latest innovative use cases, the course will provide insights into the opportunities, business and society impacts and implications of AI. Students will apply their knowledge to a real life organisation to develop a business case and an implementation plan for an AI based solution.

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

Timetable 2022

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 14:00 - 16:00 Jack Erskine 111
21 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun

Course Coordinator

Nelly Todorova


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

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,023.00

* 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.

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