Mutually reinforcing innovations in computing and engineering are catapulting advances in technological production. From blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) to gene editing and the Internet of Things (IoT), these advances come with tremendous opportunities for improvement in productivity, efficiency, and human well-being. But as scandals increasingly demonstrate, these advances also introduce new and serious risks of conflict and harm.
Technology professionals now face growing demands to identify and mitigate ethical risks to human rights and the environment, as well as to navigate ethical trade-offs between qualities such as privacy and accuracy, fairness and utility, and safety and accountability. This course provides the tools to identify and manage common ethical risks in the development of emerging data-driven technologies. It distills ethical theory, public regulations, and industry best practices into concrete skills and guidelines needed for the responsible development of digital products and services. By following the course's practical, problems based approach, learners will become adept at applying theories, principles, frameworks, and techniques in their own roles and organizations.
To ensure your success in this course, specific prerequisites are mandatory to take. The program prerequisites can be accessed and viewed by visiting the following hyperlinked file: CEET Prerequisites, and CertNexus Exam Blueprints.
In this course, you will incorporate ethics into data-driven technologies such as AI, IoT, and data science. You will:
This course is designed for technology leaders, solution developers, project managers, organizational decision makers, and other individuals seeking to demonstrate a vendor-neutral, cross-industry understanding of ethics in emerging data-driven technologies, such as AI, robotics, IoT, and data science.
This course is also designed for professionals who want to pursue the CertNexus Certification Exam CET-
110: Certified Ethical Emerging Technologies.
Introduction to Ethics of Emerging Technologies
Identifying Ethical Risks
Ethical Reasoning in Practice
Identifying and Mitigating Security Risks
Identifying and Mitigating Privacy Risks
Identifying and Mitigating Fairness and Bias Risks
Identifying and Mitigating Transparency and Explainability Risks
Identifying and Mitigating Accountability Risks
Building an Ethical Organization
Developing Ethical Systems in Technology-Focused Organizations