RWTH Certificate Course – AI Business Manager

Structured guide for the successful implementation of AI projects:

How to successfully and profitably implement the strategic development of data-driven business models and AI projects

Data is the new gold, paving the way for a data-driven future. In order to be well prepared for this future, it is important to prepare strategic pillars and implement promising data-driven use cases at scale. In this regard, AI offers a powerful set of tools to optimize processes, minimize waste and promote the development of innovative digital products and services.

Study format:
Certificate Course
5 Days
Choose place & time which suits you best
Credit Points:
2 ECTS (60 Hrs. Workload)
Course fees:
3,490 € "Further Education" Promotion until 30/04/2024 (regular price: 4,200€) incl. lunch, course materials & social program, excl. overnight stay/arrival & departure
RWTH Professional Certificate
English / German


  • March 11 - 15, 2024


  • September 23 - 27, 2024

Contents of the Training

As a graduate of this course, you will be able to apply the field-tested methods of the AI Navigator and the data-driven Business Model Canvas to identify and evaluate commercially viable AI use cases. You will also receive an introduction to agile development methodologies, the importance of user experience in AI solutions, and the impact of AI on digital business models.

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

Develop new skills and gain industry-specific knowledge

  • Apply the field-tested methods of the AI Navigator and data-driven business model canvas in order to identify and evaluate economically logical AI use cases
  • Get introduced to agile development methods, the importance of user experience in AI solutions and the impact of AI on digital business models
  • Learn from industry best practices

Professional Lead & Lecturers of the AI Business Manager

Vita of the Professional Lead

Vitae of the Lecturers

Teaching Institutes & Partner

The Innovation Center on the RWTH Aachen Campus offers further education in the field of technology and innovation management to find optimized solutions for their challenges. A "world of experience" is being created in collaboration with partners from the TIME Research Area, Fraunhofer IPT, WZL of RWTH Aachen, and KEX Knowledge Exchange AG, allowing industry's future planners and decision-makers to experience the process from the initial development idea to the manufacture of products ready for series production. The fundamental concept is precisely tailored to the projects, potentials, and interests of companies.

Participation Requirements & Target Group

The AI Business Manager is aimed at specialists & executives from technology-oriented companies. Following areas are of particular interest:

  • research & development
  • technology & innovation management
  • new business development & strategy, production
  • technical purchasing & management

The number of participants is limited to 20 persons in order to ensure an efficient knowledge transfer in the dialog between the participants and lecturers is guaranteed.

Course Overview

5 Days | 3,490 € (exempted from sales tax)
incl. lunch, course materials & social program, excl. overnight stay/arrival and departure

  • Target audience: Specialists & Executives from tech.-oriented industries
  • RWTH Executive Certificate
  • 5% Alumni Discount

Why take the AI Business Manager at the RWTH International Academy?

  • Delivering practice-relevant and applicable knowledge in technology management as well as for the systematic development of business model innovations
  • In-depth knowledge of methods and tools for the sustainable implementation of processes in your company
  • Reference to current problems of companies from practice
  • Projection of what you have learned to your own professional field or your own company
  • Gaining insights from industry best practice examples & fostering interdisciplinary knowledge exchange within the network

RWTH Aachen Professional Certificate & Digital Badge

You will receive an officially recognized Professional Certificate "AI Business Manager" from RWTH Aachen University. The achievements can be credited to other certified courses or further studies, as they are marked with the "European Credit Transfer System" (ECTS) and contribute fundamentally to your professional development. In addition, you will receive the certificate as a verified digital badge protected and authenticated by the blockchain, which will specifically strengthen your professional portfolio through its unlimited visibility, security and flexibility.

In-house Opportunities

Our in-house training offers a wide range of academic and professional skills tailored to your company's specific challenges and goals. We work closely with you to develop a customized training, compiled from proven teaching methods and the expertise of our qualified lecturers to ensure optimal learning outcomes for your professional development.

Would one of our courses also be of interest to your entire team/company? Contact us: Our team for your team! We will be happy to advise you on the possibility of an in-house course. Give us a call or send us an email – we will tailor your further training to your needs!

Funding Options

If you live/work in Germany, there are a number of government funding opportunities for your continuing education. Financial and time support is offered, for example the

  • individual federal states
    (e.g. through Bildungsscheck or QualiCheck)
  • education premium
  • educational leave
Grant application

Further Questions? Feel free to contact us!

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