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ChatGPT: AI Immersion for Next-Gen Business

Practical AI for Streamlining Business Efficiency

Generating copy, servicing trading teams, assisting with research and development, and even team management: efficiency gains are real and are immediately accessible to a global audience. This program will demystify the technology and give participants the confidence to explore use cases in their own organizational workflow.

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Unlock the Power of AI

Gain the tools being adopted by professionals across a wide spectrum of disciplines to harness the potential of AI within their respective industries, regardless of technical background.


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AI Tools to Confidently and Strategically Plan Ahead

During this program, you will gain:

  • Direct exposure to the OpenAI ChatGPT technology in a hands-on, academic environment.
  • Insight into immediate business workflow, management, research, trading and other applications of AI.
  • Knowledge of the potential business risks and ESG implications of leveraging AI technologies.
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How You'll Learn in this Program

The program is delivered in 1 half-day, in-person, live-lab session at Bentley University’s state-of-the-art LEAF Laboratory. This program is highly interactive - employing relevant and applicable content, exercises, and discussions.

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Program Overview

AI and Disruption

  • Primer on Artificial Intelligence in Cultural and Historical Context
  • Geopolitical and Economic Trends to Watch in AI Rollout
  • Case Study: Luddite Political Movement

State of the Field

  • The History of OpenAI and ChatGPT
  • Competitor Ecosystem
  • Corporate Adoption
  • Case Study: Systematic Trading

Best Practices

  • The Mythical Man-Month
  • Workflow Optimizations
  • Workshop: Corporate Structuring

AI and ESG

  • AI Deployment and Political Capital
  • Environmental Impact of AI
  • Debate with the AI
Who Should Attend?

Leaders responsible for strategy, growth or innovation from all industries seeking to increase organizational capability and capture new areas of growth. No prior experience with AI or coding is necessary.

Additional Information
  • Curriculum can be adapted to the desired learning goals of the audience.

  • Hands-on experience with the OpenAI ChatGPT Plus environment.

  • No prior coding experience is necessary.

  • Delivery Mode: In-Person

Meet the Faculty

Chase C. Cicchetti (MSF, PhD) is the Director of the Lab for Economics, Accounting and Finance at Bentley University. Dr. Cicchetti has over a decade of experience in financial markets from bases in Singapore, London and Boston. Dr. Cicchetti managed State Street Global Markets’ North American fiduciary currency sales process before transitioning to private markets and independent research. He has worked intimately with global central banks and institutional investment teams; he continues to advise on geopolitical and currency risk. Dr. Cicchetti’s research interests include emerging markets, volatility, FinTech, sustainability and applied artificial intelligence, along with others. He joined Bentley University’s Finance faculty in January 2020. He currently teaches History of Money, undergraduate and graduate level Corporate Finance and Applied Artificial Intelligence

Chase C. Cicchetti, Director of the Lab for Economics, Accounting and Finance at Bentley University

Next Session: Spring 2024 (Dates TBD) 

Program Cost: $750

  • Program fee includes tuition, meals, lab fees and instructional materials.
  • Register 30 days in advance to receive a 10% discount automatically.
  • Bentley Alumni receive a 50% enrollment discount.

For information regarding the alumni discount code, contact:

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Bentley Refund Policy

Bentley University will grant a full refund for cancellations received at least 30 days before the program start date. A 50% refund will be given for those cancellations made prior to fourteen days of the program start date. No refund will be granted for those cancellations received after that time.