How to use AI responsibly in the workplace Essential Insights
Grasp the potential advantages and disadvantages of AI on people and organisations when used in the workplace and the meaning of responsible AI in practice.
Free for CIPD members and Core Learning Subscribers.
Technology can improve the agility and productivity of workforces and organisations, and it can enable more collaborative working. For people professionals designing technology-enabled people practices, it’s crucial to understand how to use technology effectively and responsibly and the risks involved. AI (artificial intelligence) is a prolific emerging technology that is likely to impact our workplace in ways we can’t yet fully imagine.
The buzz around generative AI has galvanised organisations to assess its use in the workplace and prompt discussions on ethical use to secure better outcomes for itself and its people. This Essential Insights course outlines the potential effect of AI on their work and the broader workforce. While debating the benefits, risks and challenges, it looks to aid conversations around responsible AI in practice. Learners will gain an informed overview of AI and appropriate use of this technology in their own organisation.
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In this course, you will:
• outline what AI is and give examples of how it may impact on the workplace
• list advantages of AI in the workplace, as well as the challenges
• explain the meaning of ‘responsible AI in practice' in the workplace.
Is this course right for me?
Technology-enabled practices are increasingly embedded in the way we work. This course provides insight for all people professionals curious about the scope of AI and what it means to use it responsibly in the workplace. It is also suitable for other professionals exploring emerging digital tools.
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I want to put my team on this course
This course can be delivered to teams seeking to gain insight into the opportunities of AI. After the course, participants will be able to justify the benefits, outline the risks and create guidelines for appropriate use.
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By the end of this course, you’ll have the confidence and skills to:
• explain what AI is and how it can impact the workplace
• draw up guidelines for responsible use of AI in the workplace
• assess the benefits of using AI vs its challenges to decide how to use it ethically in your work.
Featuring a mix of written, video and interactive content, this course will take 60-90 minutes to complete, including reflective questions throughout and a knowledge check at the end. Learners engage at their own pace via the CIPD Learning Hub, a self-serve online platform.
- Topic 1: What is AI?
- Topic 2: Challenges and opportunities of AI
- Topic 3: AI – responsible practice
- Knowledge check
This self-serve, online course has been designed so you can learn at your own pace.
The short informal knowledge check enables learners to test themselves against some of the key messages. This can be undertaken multiple times. The summary relists all action points from the topic pages where learners can download their personal reflections.
You will be able to access the course for 12 months from purchase and the CIPD Learning Hub will remain accessible to you for 24 months' at end of Course Structure