Kaplan in Singapore has partnered with IBM to provide the Skills Academy suite of courses. These courses challenge students to learn differently, apply new skills and encourage accelerated learning. Students will use sophisticated digital resources coupled with deep understanding from Kaplan’s various academic disciplines. Upon completion of each course, students will receive an IBM digital badge certifying their competence.

The Artificial Intelligence career path prepares students to apply AI in real-life. This will require skills in Cognitive Computing, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Conversation (Chatbots), and Computer vision. Training topics will include AI, IBM Watson, hands-on and case studies on NLP, Chatbots, and Vision.


This workshop is designed to teach you how to:
  • Use Watson API Explorer to interact with the Watson services REST API, to rest your calls to the API and to view liveresponses from the server
  • Define NLP, its history, applications and use cases
  • Understand the relationship between AI and NLP
  • Define NLP tools and services, the NLP pipeline
  • Gain hands-on experience with NLP
  • Define chatbots
  • Explain the factors that lead to the growing popularity of chatbots
  • Identify applications that are good candidates to integrate with chatbots
  • Describe the main components that are involved when building a chatbot and explain their purpose
  • Describe how to build a chatbot by using the IBM Watson Conversation service
  • Define what Computer Vision is
  • Know the history and advancement of Computer Vision
  • Identify some of the tools and services of Computer Vision
  • Understand Computer Vision components
  • Define the Vision pipeline.
  • Learn about the Vision services that are available from IBM Watson.
  • Create a service and train it to identify images.

Who should Attend?

This workshop is intended for:
  • New entrants to the industry who want to pick up a working knowledge on artificial intelligence technologies and their applications.


Course attendees are expected to: 

  1. Academic Level of at least GCE O Level or equivalent
  2. English language proficiency of at least IELTS 5.0 or equivalent
This course is endorsed under Critical Infocomm Technology Resource Programme Plus (CITREP+) Programme.
To find out more about CITREP+ Funding, please refer to Programme Support under CITREP+ page

Information is accurate as of 12 November 2018