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What you will learn

Gain contemporary skills and knowledge for your job now.

Automation is rapidly transforming the way we work. Research shows women could be disproportionately impacted by these shifts.

This course will give you a better understanding of technological change and how to future-proof your own career.

Explore big data, AI and automation

Gain accessible insights into concepts such as big data, algorithms, AI and automation. Explore how they are changing work and the consequences for gender equity.

Understand the impact of AI on your own job

Consider key questions about the future workplace. Critically examine how technology is transforming your own industry and how this could impact your current job or career path.

Gain strategies to future-proof your skillset

Analyse the connection between professional skills and technologies in the workplace. Explore which skills will be sought after in future workplaces – and develop strategies to attain them.

Who you will learn from

Learn from skilled academics and professional experts who will share invaluable knowledge you can use in your job.

Professor Leah Ruppanner

Professor of Sociology, and director of The Future of Work Lab

Leah is a quantitative methodologist whose research focuses on the impact of gender equality and family policy on individuals’ lives through analysis of large cross-national data. Her research has been published in top-tier sociology journals and featured in Slate, The Guardian, The New York Times, The Conversation, and The Age. She is also a Research Fellow at the ARC Centre for Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course.

Lía Acosta Rueda

Research coordinator, The Future of Work Lab

Lía is an economist with expertise in public policy, gender, and monitoring and evaluation. Prior to joining the Future of Work Lab, Lía provided technical assistance for the design of impact evaluations of social policies in Mexico.

Sophie Squires

Research coordinator, The Future of Work Lab

Sophie is an anthropologist with an interest in gender, politics and the media. She works across various social and gender equality projects, including currently working on evaluating equal opportunity policies of local government and researching barriers to women’s representation.

More from this series

Take multiple courses to deepen your knowledge or stack towards a full degree.

The Future of Women at Work series

The Future of Women at Work series examines the policy, digital skills and interpersonal approaches necessary to establish gender equity in our future workplaces. The series also provides a pathway into the Master of Social Policy. See course details for more information.

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For individuals

To take Artificial Intelligence and Women as a stand-alone Melbourne MicroCert, you'll pay the normal course price.

$1190.00 AUD (inc GST)

Please contact Student Support to discuss discounts and payment options for University of Melbourne staff or alumni, or to pay by invoice.

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Registration closes Apr 16, 2023

For teams

If you have three or more team members who are keen to upskill with Artificial Intelligence and Women, get in touch to discuss pricing. For large groups, we can also deliver and contextualise this course exclusively for your organisation.

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17 April – 28 May 2023

Registration closes Apr 16, 2023

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