AI starter

At the heart of the next stages of business transformation, artificial intelligence (AI) impacts all business processes, with significant potential profitability gains for pioneering organizations compared to others.

Companies also need to anticipate the impacts of AI and automation in terms of organization, skills and employment.

In order to do this, it is necesseray to develop an AI/data culture widely within companies, beyond the technical teams. Because it is managers and functional teams who will have to imagine new habits, products and business models based on AI.

This two-day program is for managers and executives, regardless of their function, who want to understand how to make AI a lever for their business.

The fist day will enable you to discover AI and its uses through presentations and practical exercises. The second day will prepare you to implement AI in your company with a practical case followed throughout the day.

Target Audience

  • Senior managers, CDO, transformation managers


  • No technical level required
  • A minimum digital culture is required

Teachers and session facilitators

  • AI Expert
  • Experienced data Consultants on business applications
  • Startups


  • Understand the Principles of AI,
  • Discover the main business applications
  • Be aware of the societal issues and risks of AI projects
  • Reflect on the impact of AI on its organization

Pedagogical method

  • A concrete and pragmatic approach to AI
  • Focus on Use Cases
  • Practical Exercises
  • Group workshops to learn from peers

Practical terms

  • 2 days from 9am to 5pm
  • Group of 10 to 15 learners
  • Rate: €1800 HT/person

Dates :

  • May 23rd and 24th at Paris, Schoolab Saint-Lazare
  • June 6th and 7th at Aix-Marseille
  • September 19th and 20th, at Paris, Schoolab Saint-Lazare


Day 1

  • What is AI : Understand what we are talking about, why the current boom, come out fantasies about AGI (artificial general intelligence)
  • AI or not AI? : Understand what AI can bring to a company (and what it cannot do).
  • How AI works? : Discover the principles of AI and machine learning In particular.
  • Generic Uses of AI : Image recognition, language, predictions.
  • The business uses of AI : Marketing, finance, production, HR, logistics…
  • Illustration of real cases with an AI startup

Day 2

  • What possible application of AI for my business, my organization ?
  • Risks and challenges associated with AI projects: ethics, privacy, regulation, bias, transparency of algorithms …
  • The AI ecosystem in France and in the world: GAFA, IBM, other vendors and integrators, startups, academic world
  • Project Mode: Working with a major software vendor or integrator, a startup, internal teams/organization…
  • Organization and Skills: What are the impacts of AI for my organization? What skills to develop in the future?
  • Illustration of real cases with an AI startup