Certified AI Ethics and Governance Professional™ (CAEGP)

Public Training with Exam: September 3-4, 2024

Certified AI Ethics and Governance Professional™ (CAEGP™)

Tonex proudly presents the Certified AI Ethics and Governance Professional™ (CAEGP) Certification Course, a comprehensive program meticulously designed to equip professionals with the expertise needed to navigate the ethical challenges and governance complexities associated with artificial intelligence. This course delves into cutting-edge AI ethics frameworks and governance strategies, fostering a holistic understanding of responsible AI deployment.

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop a profound understanding of ethical considerations in AI development and deployment.
  • Acquire skills to implement robust AI governance frameworks.
  • Explore the intersection of legal and regulatory aspects with AI ethics.
  • Foster the ability to assess and mitigate bias and fairness issues in AI systems.
  • Gain insights into transparency, accountability, and explainability in AI algorithms.
  • Attain the CAEGP certification, validating proficiency in AI ethics and governance.

Audience: This course is ideal for AI developers, policymakers, legal professionals, ethics officers, and decision-makers responsible for ensuring responsible and ethical AI practices within organizations. The Certified AI Ethics and Governance Professional™ (CAEGP) Certification Course caters to those seeking to lead in the ethical deployment and governance of AI technologies.

Course Outline:

Module 1: Foundations of AI Ethics and Governance

  • Overview of Ethical Considerations in AI
  • Governance Models for AI Ethics
  • Legal and Regulatory Landscape in AI
  • Key Components of Ethical AI Development
  • Impact of AI Ethics on Organizational Culture
  • Case Studies on Ethical Challenges in AI Deployments

Module 2: Implementing Robust AI Governance Frameworks

  • Formulating AI Governance Policies
  • Integration of Governance into AI Development Lifecycle
  • Continuous Monitoring and Compliance
  • Governance Models for AI Ethics
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration for Effective Governance
  • Incident Response in Ethical AI Governance

Module 3: Legal and Regulatory Aspects in AI Ethics

  • Overview of Legal and Regulatory Frameworks in AI
  • Compliance Requirements for AI Development and Deployment
  • International Perspectives on AI Ethics
  • Ethical Considerations in AI Patents and Intellectual Property
  • Ethical Implications of Data Privacy Laws
  • Regulatory Compliance Strategies for AI Ethics

Module 4: Assessing and Mitigating Bias and Fairness in AI Systems

  • Understanding Bias and Fairness in AI Algorithms
  • Techniques for Assessing Bias in AI Models
  • Mitigation Strategies for Bias and Fairness Issues
  • Ethical Considerations in Data Collection and Processing
  • Auditing AI Models for Bias
  • Case Studies on Bias and Fairness Challenges in AI

Module 5: Transparency, Accountability, and Explainability in AI Algorithms

  • Importance of Transparency in AI Decision-Making
  • Establishing Accountability in AI Systems
  • Techniques for Explainability in AI Algorithms
  • Balancing Transparency with Intellectual Property Protection
  • Communicating AI Decisions to Stakeholders
  • Ethical Considerations in Algorithmic Accountability

Module 6: CAEGP Certification Assessment

  • Overview of the CAEGP Certification Assessment
  • Examination Format and Structure
  • Strategies for Certification Preparation
  • Mock Assessments and Feedback
  • Successful Completion Criteria
  • Awarding the Certified AI Ethics and Governance Professional™ (CAEGP) Certification

Course Delivery:

The course is delivered through a combination of lectures, interactive discussions, hands-on workshops, and project-based learning, facilitated by experts in the field of AI Ethics and Governance. Participants will have access to online resources, including readings, case studies, and tools for practical exercises.

Assessment and Certification:

Participants will be assessed through quizzes, assignments, and a capstone project. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate in AI Ethics and Governance.

Capstone Project: Building a framework for Responsible AI development and deployment

Building a framework for Responsible AI development and deployment, ensuring that AI technologies are used ethically, fairly, and for the benefit of society while minimizing potential risks and challenges.

  • Technology Overview:
    • AI technology encompasses a range of techniques such as machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing, and computer vision. These technologies enable machines to learn from data, recognize patterns, make decisions, and perform tasks that traditionally required human intelligence.
  • Gotchas:
    • There are several challenges or “gotchas” associated with AI ethics and governance. These include biases in data and algorithms, lack of transparency in AI systems, potential job displacement due to automation, privacy concerns with data collection, and the misuse of AI for harmful purposes like surveillance or misinformation.
  • Ethics/Responsible AI:
    • Ethics in AI refers to the principles and guidelines that govern the development, deployment, and use of AI systems in a responsible and ethical manner. This includes fairness and accountability in algorithmic decision-making, transparency in AI systems, privacy protection, and ensuring AI benefits society.
  • Controls Considerations:
    • Controls in AI governance refer to the mechanisms and policies put in place to manage and mitigate risks associated with AI technologies. This includes implementing fairness and bias detection tools, establishing data governance practices, ensuring compliance with regulations such as GDPR or CCPA, and developing robust cybersecurity measures to protect AI systems from malicious attacks.
  • Oversight, Metrics Considerations:
    • Effective oversight and metrics are crucial for monitoring and evaluating AI systems’ performance, impact, and adherence to ethical standards. This involves establishing governance bodies or committees responsible for AI oversight, defining key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure AI effectiveness and ethical compliance, conducting regular audits and assessments, and fostering collaboration between stakeholders including policymakers, industry experts, researchers, and civil society organizations.

Exam Domains

  • Foundations of AI Ethics: Core ethical principles and their application in AI technologies.
  • AI Governance: Frameworks and best practices for overseeing AI systems, including transparency and accountability.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Detailed understanding of global and regional laws affecting AI development and deployment.
  • Risk Management: Strategies for identifying, assessing, and mitigating ethical risks in AI projects.
  • Stakeholder Engagement and Policy Making: Techniques for engaging with stakeholders and shaping policies that govern AI use.

Number of Questions

  • Total Questions: 60 questions.

Type of Questions

  • Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs): To test knowledge on ethics, governance, and compliance.
  • Essay Questions: To assess the ability to articulate complex ideas and propose solutions for ethical dilemmas in AI.
  • Case Studies: Real-world scenarios requiring application of ethical principles and governance strategies.

Exam Duration

Duration: 3 hours. Online any time, Open Books

Additional Details

  • This certification would target professionals such as AI ethics officers, compliance managers, and policymakers in technology sectors.
  • A passing score might be set at around 75%, emphasizing a strong understanding and ability to apply ethical and governance principles.
  • The exam should be available in multiple formats, including online for global accessibility and in-person in a controlled, proctored environment to ensure integrity.
  • This proposed exam structure aims to ensure that certified professionals are not only knowledgeable about theoretical aspects of AI ethics and governance but are also capable of effectively implementing these principles in diverse and complex environments.

Public Training with Exam: September 3-4, 2024

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