EMERGING TRENDS IN TECHNOLOGY
The world of technology changes rapidly.Â Existing older technologies become more sophisticated and a whole realm of new and emerging technologies are changing behaviors and everyday life at warp speed.Â AI, or artificial intelligence, is not limited to self-driving cars.Â AI is behind things we now take for granted â€“ computer search engines, personal assistants like SiriÂ®and AlexaÂ®, ride-sharing apps and many more health care, industry and business applications that touch everyoneâ€™s life.Â Â Blockchain is a secure, continuously updated record of ownership, available for view by everyone to check on the security and veracity of ownership of items of value.Â Most people think of crypto-currency, one of the most common applications, but it also aids in the instant transfer of payments reducing settlement times in transactions.
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR EVERYONE (AI) (CPC-638E)
NEW COURSE – UNDER CONSTRUCTIONÂ
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is everywhere from technologies and applications that sense, reason, act and adapt.Â AI includes machine learning with algorithms that affect performance and selection in automated processes, improving over time with exposure to more data.Â Finally, AI is deep learning, a subset of machine learning that can solve the most complex problems.Â AI is all this and more.Â CCMâ€™s expert instructors are creating a new course to help everyone understand the concepts of AI and how it relates to the workforce.
FOUNDATIONS OF BLOCKCHAIN (CPC-639E)
Blockchain technology has the potential to innovate and disrupt almost every industry, impacting lives through data privacy and new job creation.Â Many existing jobs will require new knowledge of, and the ability to work with blockchain.Â Blockchain is more than Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.Â Blockchain solutions impact supply chain, finance and banking, healthcare, data privacy and more.Â In this class, you will learn what a blockchain is, the benefits of blockchain and why it is important.Â You will also understand how blockchain works, including information on Bitcoin, smart contracts, and use cases.Â The class is designed for beginners.Â You do not need to be a technical person to take this course.Â Gain a basic understanding of blockchain and be able to speak about it intelligently, further your studies or display knowledge needed to get hired in the field.
INSTRUCTOR: Lindsley Medlin, Jr., BA, MBA, Certified Blockchain Professional
Sat, Oct 30-Dec 11, 9 a.m.-12:20 p.m. (No class Nov 27) (NEW DATES)
6 sessions: 20 hrs, CEU 2.0