Course name Basics of AI
Course date 29.08.2022 - 16.12.2022
Institution HAAGA-HELIA University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 5 ECTS credit

Field Business HUB, Entrepreneurship HUB
Teacher Darren Trofimczuk
Available for open UAS No
Level Bachelor

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Enrolment period 15.08.2022 - 18.08.2022
Course enrolment info

Basics of AI

29.08.2022 - 16.12.2022

Course description

In this course, we explore artificial intelligence (AI). What does artificial intelligence mean and what does intelligence mean? We neglect the coding part of the course since the focus of the course is to answer these questions.

Course objectives

Upon completion of the course, the student is able to

  • understand what is AI and how it can affect business
  • recognize opportunities of AI in different domains
  • is able to analyze and visualize data
  • knows the basic statistical methods used in data analysis
  • knows how to use software to perform data analysis
  • knows how to apply some basic methods used in AI
  • knows trends in AI
  • can recognize ethical challenges related to applying AI in business


  • definition of AI and basic concepts related to it
  • business cases where AI is used
  • methods and software for data analysis and visualization
  • basics of statistical data analysis methods
  • application of AI methods in a project work
  • recent trends in AI
  • ethical issues in AI


No pre requirements

Assessment criteria

Course assessment 1-5

Grade 1

The student:

  • Knows the basic concepts of artificial intelligence
  • Recognizes the importance of artificial intelligence in business
  • Knows the most common AI methods
  • Knows the basics of technical solutions
  • Knows the needs and challenges of artificial intelligence projects and continuous development
  • Recognizes AI trends and ethical challenges

Grade 3

In addition to the above the student:

  • Understands how artificial intelligence affects business
  • Understands in general the possibilities and limitations of various artificial intelligence software, platforms and services
  • Understands how it is possible to improve practices in artificial intelligence projects and continuous development
  • Understands the implications and ethical challenges of AI trends

Grade 5

In addition to the above the student:

  • Is able to assess the best methods for the practical applications of artificial intelligence
  • Is able to compare the capabilities and limitations of different AI software, platforms and services
  • Is able to contribute to the organization’s artificial intelligence projects and continuous development
  • Is able to analyze the effects of artificial intelligence trends and ethical challenges from the perspectives of individual organizations and society


Course way of working and time table

Online teaching

  • from 30 August to 11 October on Tuesdays at 14:00 – 16:45
  • from 27 October to 15 December on Thursdays at 11:00 – 13:45

Course enrolment info

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Haaga-Helia students enrol to the course (BIG8TN001) during Haaga-Helia enrolment period through Peppi.