Archova - AI for leaders
Professional Development

For Leaders

AI for leaders is a 5-week program tailored to give executives and managers the knowledge, skills, and tools to successfully lead and compete in the era of AI.  

in a Nutshell

“AI-Fluency for Leaders” is a comprehensive program designed to provide leaders the AI acumen they need to set strategy, mitigate risks, and lead effectively and with confidence in a time of rapid AI-driven change. The future belongs to AI-savvy leaders; become the AI leader your team needs.

  • Start Date: September 16, 2024
  • Duration: 5 weeks 
  • Time Commitment: ~2h/week
  • Learning: The program incorporates group sessions for knowledge sharing and discussions, on-demand components and practical assignments
  • Bi-Weekly Group Calls: 5 weekly, 60-minute, virtual sessions
  • Cost: USD 2,000 (team/group rates available)

Key Outcomes

Understand what AI is, including its short-, mid- and long-term possibilities and risks

Speak confidently and competently about the impact of AI on your organization and beyond

Learn strategic and practical frameworks to evaluate, present, and pursue AI initiatives

Learning Objectives


Becoming AI-fluent as a leader is a critical skill to develop in 2024 to keep up with the fast technological advancements impacting the business world.

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  • People in non-technical leadership positions looking to engage in and drive strategic AI-focused initiatives
  • Technical leaders who want to better understand the business opportunities of AI and how to set targets and build roadmaps
  • People with decision-making authority looking to gain a better understanding of AI and its influence on their scope of responsibilities
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Why this is The Most important Training for leaders in 2024
  • 76% of HR leaders agree they will be lagging in organizational success if they don’t adopt and implement Gen AI in the next 12 to 24 months (Gartner)
  • While executives are embracing AI, many are concerned about falling behind. 79% fear that if they don’t learn how to use AI, they’ll be unprepared for the future of work. (edX Press)
  • 63% of CEOs agree that employees will need new skills for Gen AI. (Avanade)
  • On that note, 7 in 10 global workers have not received or completed training on how to use Gen AI safely and ethically at work, posing a significant reputational and security risk for organizations. (Salesforce)
  • 79% of respondents reported a cost reduction due to the implementation of AI. (McKinsey)
  • Plus, 97 million new jobs are estimated to be created by 2025 because of AI and current forecasts show that Gen AI could raise the Global GDP by 7%. (WEF, Goldman Sachs)

What You Can Expect


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In the first module, we review the history of AI and the fundamental concepts of AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning. We discuss the impact of AI on various industries and professions and its role in digital transformation. The module aims to equip leaders with a solid understanding of AI and its real-world applications.


In this module, we delve into the practical aspects of AI, including various AI tools and applications. We review practical examples and engage in application of tools that support participant's individual responsibilities. This module provides hands-on experience with AI tools in the business context.


The third module focuses on the strategic view of AI and how to identify and evaluate AI initiatives. We also discuss risks of AI in business, including data privacy, bias, inaccurate information and the societal impacts of AI, providing leaders and managers with the knowledge to navigate these challenges responsibly.

AI Intiatives

In the last module, we hone in on the role of leaders in managing AI initiatives. We discuss how to foster an AI-ready culture, manage AI projects, measuring the ROI of AI projects, and staying ahead of AI trends. The module aims to equip leaders with the skills to successfully leverage AI in their organizations.

Shawn Stewart


Shawn Stewart is a seasoned software engineer with expertise in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and content management systems. In addition, as a people leader and a driver of organizational change, he understands how to adapt to transformative technologies and motivate teams to embrace new opportunities.


Frequently Asked Questions

How will this program be delivered?

This is a 5-week program. Each week, you will receive access to a new training module, and we will meet bi-weekly for the 90-minute live session on a select day and time. In addition, you’ll get assignments to complete throughout the program, and the facilitator is available for ad-hoc support as and when you need it.

Who is this not for?

This program is not for people looking to build a career in AI or who already have in-depth technical knowledge in the field.

What if participants miss the live calls?

No problem. All calls will be recorded and made available to participants within a few hours after the live calls. 

How much time will this take each week?

Participants should expect to invest about 2 hours each week to participate in the program. This includes joining the live sessions, complete assignments and engage with weekly modules. 

What is the refund policy?

We do not offer a refund. However, if within the first 14 days the participants is unexpectedly unable to continue the program, we allow the transfer of the seat to someone else or pause the participation until they are ready to engage again.