Artificial Intelligence Essentials

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a methodology for using a non-human system to learn from experience and imitate human intelligent behavior. The EXIN BCS Artificial Intelligence Essentials exam tests a candidate’s knowledge and understanding of the terminology and the general principles. This syllabus covers the potential benefits; types of Artificial Intelligence; the basic process of Machine Learning (ML); the challenges and risks associated with an AI project, and the future of AI and Humans in work.


Course Duration : 8 Hours of study (1 day).  CPD / PDU: 8


At the end of the course, the candidate will be able to

  • Recall the general definition of human and Artificial Intelligence (AI).
  • Describe ‘learning from experience’ and how it relates to Machine Learning (ML).
  • Understand that ML is a significant contribution to the growth of Artificial Intelligence.
  • Describe how AI is part of ‘Universal Design,’ and ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution’.
  • Describe the challenges of Artificial Intelligence
  • Give general examples of the limitations of AI compared to human systems, general ethical challenges AI raises.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the risks of Artificial Intelligence
  • Identify a typical funding source for AI projects and list opportunities for AI.
  • Demonstrate an understanding that Artificial Intelligence will drive humans and machines to work together
  • List future directions of humans and machines working together.