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LinkedIn offers free AI-related courses

Professional network LinkedIn wants to encourage Filipino professionals to build (artificial intelligence) AI-related skills to become even more competitive in the tech industry.

With the popularity of ChatGPT, an AI chatbot developed by OpenAI that can write human-like texts, the workforce need to upskill and reskill to become even more competitive in their respective fields.

“The skills we need to grow professionally will have to evolve too,” LinkedIn said in a media advisory. “We are now in an era driven by rapid advances in automation and artificial intelligence, with new promises and accompanying challenges.”

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Based on LinkedIn’s latest data, the fastest-growing AI-related skills among professionals in 2022 all hint at the emergence of generative AI, which is a form of AI that has a wide range of applications, including creating text, images, and audio as well as writing code. 

To help professionals and companies acquire the skills they need in the new world of work, LinkedIn will release 100 LinkedIn Learning courses on generative AI in various languages for free until June 30, 2023. The complete list of courses covers:

  • Beginner courses such as Responsible AI: Principles and Practical Applications and Foundations of Responsible AI and intermediate and advanced courses like Hands-On PyTorch Machine Learning and Advanced AI: Transformers for NLP using Large Language Models.
  • Courses relevant to those in the tech industry, including Next Generation AI: An Intro to GPT-3, Power BI: Integrating AI and Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence for Cybersecurity.
  • Courses in HR, including Applied AI for Human Resources, Tech On the Go: Ethics in A, and Artificial Intelligence for Project Managers.
  • Courses in marketing and sales, including Artificial Intelligence for Marketing, Nano Tips for Using Generative AI Tools for Better Marketing Outcomes, and Artificial Intelligence and Business Strategy.
  • Courses for business leaders, including Artificial Intelligence for Business Leaders, Mistakes to Avoid in Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence and Business Strategy: Case Studies.

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