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We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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Generative AI for Leaders

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Generative AI technologies have the potential to transform businesses and organizations across various industries. However, the adoption of these technologies requires a deep understanding of their potential benefits and risks, as well as the ethical considerations that must be considered.

This program will equip learners with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify potential use cases, understand ethical considerations and prepare teams and organizations for the adoption of Generative AI technologies, implement Generative AI technologies in the workplace, and effectively lead their teams through the change process. In the final module learners will create a comprehensive implementation plan for Generative AI technologies and reflect on their learning journey. 

Learners can enrol in the full program or individual modules. If learners are registering for individual modules they must complete modules one (1) through six (6) in numerical order.

A University certificate will be issued to learners who successfully complete all six (6) modules. 

Who should attend?

This certificate program is designed for leaders and managers who are interested in adopting Generative AI technologies in their respective organizations. 

  • Professionals and those wishing to enhance their skills tool-box;
  • Entrepreneurs and business owners;
  • Managers and team leads;
  • Business leaders who are influencing change.


Program information

Spring 2024

Generative AI for Leaders Online: Tuesday, April 23 to Thursday, May 30, 2024

Spring 2024

Registration fee Registration status

$2249 CAD + HST


Registration open until April 18, 2024

Coming soon

Registration opens on February 3, 2023


Registration closed


The Alumni/Staff Discount applies to registration in this program/course.

If you are alumni or staff, contact with your Student/Banner ID before registering for details about how to apply this discount.

Online meeting times

This program has online meeting times. This means you must attend the virtual class at the specified date and time (see the Schedule tab).

Google Meet, Zoom or Kaltura Virtual Classroom (through Catalog) will be used for online delivery of this program to support interaction and engagement.

This course may include, but is not limited to:

  • Content presentations and/or videos;
  • Hands-on exercises;
  • Case discussions and simulations;
  • Group and individual work (assignments/quizzes);
  • Concept and topic discussions; and
  • Topic reflections.

This is an open enrolment course.

Those completing Ontario Tech University Continuous Learning open enrolment offerings (e.g. certificate programs, courses, workshops, microcertifications, etc.) are subject to the policies of Ontario Tech University and Continuous Learning. Ontario Tech policies can be found in the Policy library. Continuous Learning policies can be found in the Regulations section of the Continuous Learning website. Specifically, those completing open enrolment offerings are expected to adhere to the General and Open enrolment regulations.


While open to all, this program is specifically tailored to provide maximum benefits to both working professionals and individuals in career transition. 

To obtain the University Certificate you must:

  • Register and make full payment for the certificate option;
  • Attend and successfully complete each required course/element (see the course pages listed in the "Required elements" section above); 
  • Actively participate in all components of each course; and
  • Successfully complete any assigned work

Technology requirements

Video conferencing

Online learning requirements:

  • Computer or device with internet access
  • Stable internet or data connection
  • Microphone
  • Webcam*
  • Audio device (examples: speakers, headphones/earbuds, headset)

*Webcam is preferred but not required.

Material requirements

There are no additional materials required for this program. 

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Ontario Tech University, North Oshawa location
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa L1G 0C5 

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