• English English


Certified Ethical Emerging Technologist (CEET)

Code: CertNexus – 8

Duration: 5 days

Start Date: 18 September, 2024

Location: Doha


Course Overview

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 tradeoffs 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.

Course Objectives

In this course, you will incorporate ethics into data-driven technologies such as AI, IoT, and data science. You will:

• Describe general concepts, theories, and challenges related to ethics and emerging technologies.

• Identify ethical risks.

• Practice ethical reasoning.

• Identify and mitigate safety and security risks.

• Identify and mitigate privacy risks.

• Identify and mitigate fairness and bias risks.

• Identify and mitigate transparency and explainability risks.

• Identify and mitigate accountability risks.

• Build an ethical organization.

• Develop ethical systems in technology-focused organizations.

Who Should Attend?

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.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Introduction to Ethics of Emerging Technologies

Topic A: What’s at Stake

Topic B: Ethics and Why It Matters

Topic C: Ethical Decision-Making in Practice

Topic D: Causes of Ethical Failures


Lesson 2: Identifying Ethical Risks

Topic A: Ethical Reasons

Topic B: Stumbling Blocks for Ethical Reasoning

Topic C: Identify Ethical Risks in Product Development

Topic D: Tools for Identifying Ethical Risks

Topic E: Use Regulations, Standards, and Human Rights to Identify Ethical Risks


Lesson 3: Ethical Reasoning in Practice

Topic A: Ethical Theories

Topic B: Use Ethical Decision-Making Frameworks

Topic C: Select Options for Action

Topic D: Avoid Problems in Ethical Decision-Making


Lesson 4: Identifying and Mitigating Security Risks

Topic A: What Is Security?

Topic B: Identify Security Risks

Topic C: Security Tradeoffs

Topic D: Mitigate Security Risks


Lesson 5: Identifying and Mitigating Privacy Risks

Topic A: What Is Privacy?

Topic B: Identify Privacy Risks

Topic C: Privacy Tradeoffs

Topic D: Mitigate Privacy Risks


Lesson 6: Identifying and Mitigating Fairness and Bias Risks

Topic A: What Are Fairness and Bias?

Topic B: Identify Bias Risks

Topic C: Fairness Tradeoffs

Topic D: Mitigate Bias Risks


Lesson 7: Identifying and Mitigating Transparency and Explainability Risks

Topic A: What Are Transparency and Explainability?

Topic B: Identify Transparency and Explainability Risks

Topic C: Transparency and Explainability Tradeoffs

Topic D: Mitigate Transparency and Explainability Risks


Lesson 8: Identifying and Mitigating Accountability Risks

Topic A: What Is Accountability?

Topic B: Identify Accountability Risks

Topic C: Accountability Tradeoffs

Topic D: Mitigate Accountability Risks


Lesson 9: Building an Ethical Organization

Topic A: What Are Ethical Organizations?

Topic B: Organizational Purpose

Topic C: Ethics Awareness

Topic D: Develop Professional Ethics within Organizations


Lesson 10: Developing Ethical Systems in Technology-Focused Organizations

Topic A: Policy and Compliance

Topic B: Metrics and Monitoring

Topic C: Communication and Stakeholder Engagement

Topic D: Ethical Leadership


© 2024 Qatar Skills Training Centre. All Rights Reserved.