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The AI equation: maximizing benefits, minimizing risks

Digital transformation, AI & innovation programs | Masterclass
When 7 August 2024 at 09:00 (CEST)
Where Online
Duration 1 hour 15 minutes

An IMD masterclass on leveraging AI for business

Join Professor Michael Wade, as he delves into the complex world of generative AI. Discover the intricate balance between the substantial benefits and the potential risks associated with these technologies. Professor Michael Wade is Program Director of Leading Digital and AI Transformation and Digital and AI Accelerator programs, amongst many others. 

In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, generative AI can propel productivity, enhance quality, and boost creativity. However, these advancements come with their own set of challenges, including legal, ethical, and cyber risks. This masterclass is designed for anyone interested in understanding how to strategically implement generative AI within their business practices to maximize benefits while mitigating risks.

This session will give you:

  • A deeper understanding of AI risks: Uncover the complexities of intellectual property protection, privacy issues, and cyber vulnerabilities associated with generative AI.
  • Insights into AI benefits: Discover how generative AI can transform your business operations, enhancing productivity, quality, and creative output.
  • Guidance on AI usage: Learn when and how to leverage generative AI in your business tasks for optimal outcomes and when it may be best to proceed with caution.

Following your masterclass, you will have the chance to engage directly with our Program Advisors. They will provide:

  • comprehensive overview of IMD’s Digital Transformation, AI and innovation program portfolio.
  • Insight on how our programs can align with your professional aspirations.
  • Answers to all your questions about our programs and more.


  • 09:00 – 09:45: Digital transformation & innovation masterclass “The AI equation: maximizing benefits, minimizing risks” with Professor Michael Wade.
  • 09:45 – 10:15: Introduction to our Digital Transformation, AI and innovation programs. Engage with our Program Advisors in a comprehensive Q&A and delve deeper into how IMD’s varied programs can align with your ambitions.

Please note, this event will not be recorded. This is a unique opportunity to experience the IMD learning journey live.

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After submitting your registration, you will receive a confirmation email with the details of your online masterclass. A reminder will be sent to you before the event.

We look forward to meeting you online and answering any questions you may have.