Rulai Institute

Thought leadership and training from Rulai

Rulai Institute is the research and education division of Rulai Inc.

It provides research, insights, and educational programs to equip companies with the know-how to successfully deploy advanced virtual assistants. Rulai’s founding team has published over 400 research papers and filed over 80 patents in AI. Rulai Institute also offers courses and workshops to help companies implement best practices in conversational computing.

Upcoming Courses

(Live instruction videos will be available for students in different time zones)

Level 2 Conversational AI for Designers Certification Course

August 2020
August 17 – August 28

November 2020
November 9 – November 20

Online, 9a-12p PT
Cost: Free

Level 2 Conversational AI for Developers Certification Course

August 2020
August 17 – August 28

November 2020
November 9 – November 20

Online, 9a-12p PT
Cost: Free

 

Training and Certification Programs

Graphic showing the structure of Rulai Institute's courses. Level 1: Conversational AI Design Introductory Course forms the foundation. Level 2 has two course options depending on the individual's interest: Conversational AI Design Certification Course or Conversational AI Developer Certification Course.

 

Course Descriptions

Level 1

Conversational AI Design Introductory Course

2 days
Learn how to design and build your own AI virtual assistants with an all-inclusive two day course. This course gives you an introduction to the practical tools you need to build sophisticated AI virtual assistants that delight customers and employees. The course provides an end-to-end framework of best practices, with case studies and activities that put your learning into action. By the end of the course you’ll have a working AI virtual assistant for your company, developed under the guidance of leading experts in conversational design.

Note: This course is open to designers and engineers. No prerequisites.

Level 2

Conversational AI Designer Certification Course

10 days, 3-4 hours live instruction per day
The Designer Certification Course will train a digital experience designer to design, develop, evaluate, and maintain service-oriented virtual agents using the Rulai platform. The course provides in-depth study in conversational design principles, requirements analysis, validation techniques, and Rulai’s development and analytics tools. Students will receive live instruction, hands-on practice and on-demand 1-on-1 guidance to ensure they can put their new skills into practice.

Note: Students should be familiar with basic design concepts such as user-centered design, analytics and data-driven decisions, running experiments, and visual modeling.

Level 2

Conversational AI Developer Certification Course

7 days, 3-4 hours live instruction per day
The Rulai Developer Training Course will train a developer to use the aspects of the Rulai platform which require programming experience so they can successfully support a conversational designer. The course provides in-depth study in the Rulai system architecture, integration with backend systems, omni-channel deployment, Rulai’s APIs, and analytics tools. The course combines classroom instruction and hands-on practice to ensure participants can put their new skills into practice.

Note: Attendees should be familiar with basic programming concepts such as APIs and data structures.

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