Workshop The AI Pathfinder for Business Executives - Career Topic -

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The AI Pathfinder for Business Executives - Career Topic -

Close to 90% of global companies believe that AI will give them competitive advantage. AI-Driven global GDP growth is predicted to reach $ 16 Trillion by 2030. Thus, over 400,000,000 people globally will have to up-skill, re-skill or switch careers due to AI by 2030.

The objective of this course is to give business executives and leaders a sound background on how to compete and practical skills on how to lead in the age of AI.

This workshop will be held entirely online.

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  • AI Fundamentals - Explore AI, machine learning, deep learning and quantum machine learning basics
  • The rules of business have changed. Deep dive into traditional and digital operating models and what kind of business leadership skills are needed to win in the age of AI based on the real industry cases
  • AI is not just another IT tool. Get to know hands-on knowledge on how to drive AI transformation at your company. Explore new mindsets and organizational structures needed to gain AI-driven competitive advantages. Identify which personal, societal and ethical issues you have to be aware of as a leader along the AI journey.
  • Evaluate AI impact on your career and on the careers of those led by you. Review jobs of tomorrow and leadership skills needed to lead the hybrid workforce (e.g. AI bots and humans)

Your Coach


Dr. Renata Jovanovic

Personal information

  • Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Canada
  • EMBA, Mannheim-ESSEC, Germany & France
  • Member of Alliance Best Practice Association, UK
  • Member of Women in Alliances

Professional Career

  • 2020 – present Executive Partner, IBM
  • 2018 – 2020 Managing Director, Accenture
  • 2014 – 2018 Director, EY
  • 2004 – 2014 Various Leadership Roles, BASF

Focus and Experience

  • Digital (cognitive) Business Transformation
  • Innovation and Portfolio Management
  • Business Alliance Management


Located in the heart of the German and European economy, Mannheim Business School (MBS), the umbrella organization for management education at the University of Mannheim, is considered to be one of the leading institutions of its kind in Germany and is continuously ranked as Germany’s #1.


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