Online Certificate

Generative AI for Climate Change in Financial Services

Learn Generative AI-driven approaches in ESG in 15 mins per day. From Prompt Engineering, ESG Research to ESG data analysis

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15 minutes per day

6 weeks

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Hands-on Projects

A programme part of the Ai in Finance Academy, training +20,000 professionals across organisations.

Why Generative AI in Climate Change? Why Now?

Powered by big data and unparalleled computing capabilities, generative AI is the cutting-edge trend transforming sustainability. It is a massive shift in how analysts will create value and conduct projects differently.

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of the new roles did not even exist 20 years ago, including Sustainability and Environmental Health Safety Manager (LinkedIn, 2024).

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Increase of jobs in the ESG sector in Singapore because of climate change impact (Hrsea Economictimes, 2022).

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of office workers mention a clear commitment to ESG would attract them to work in the companies (KPMG Survey 2023).

AI can be a powerful accelerant in addressing the climate crisis.

Our programme is designed to equip professionals with the knowledge and skills to effectively leverage generative AI technologies in their ESG strategies.

The programme will bring you...

Efficient learning

The bite-sized courses enable you to get the basics right in only 15 minutes per day for 6 weeks

Foundational knowledge

Learn the concepts, technology deployment, applications and risk management of generative AI,

Real-world applications

Understand the generative AI use cases in climate change.

Start to use Gen AI to boost productivity

Learn how to use generative AI tools in Climate Change.

Programme content

15-minute lesson per day over 6 weeks. Aquire all the skills for Generative AI.

Week 1: Generative AI Fundamentals

This week explores the definition, the inner mechanisms, and the evolution of Generative AI.

  • Day 1: Definition of Generative AI
  • Day 2: Differences between traditional Machine Learning and Generative AI
  • Day 3: Transformers: a revolutionary breakthrough
  • Day 4: Scaling transformers
  • Day 5: LLMs as a new human/machine interface

Week 2: The Landscape of Generative AI

This week discusses the Generative AI landscape and key players such as infrastructure providers, model providers and application providers. 

  • Day 6: Model providers
  • Day 7: Infrastructure providers
  • Day 8: Application providers
  • Day 9: Hands-on project: Getting started with ChatGPT and Customer Personas
  • Day 10: Hands-on project: Analysing & extracting information from PDF Reports with AI

Week 3: Current landscape of Generative AI in Climate Change

This week delves into the ESG domain and compare traditional approaches with AI-driven methods.

  • Day 11: Introduction and Background of Climate Change
  • Day 12: Current landscape of Generative AI in Climate Change
  • Day 13: Current challenges in Climate Action
  • Day 14: Traditional vs AI-driven Approach 
  • Day 15: Expert interview: TBC

Week 4: Applications and use cases of Generative AI in Climate Change

This week discusses Generative AI applications and current initiatives and use cases in Climate Change.

  • Day 16: Framework of Generative AI in Climate Change
  • Day 17: Practical Applications and Strategy
  • Day 18: Case Study: Generative AI in Climate Risk Analysis
  • Day 19: Case Study: Optimising Energy Consumption in City​
  • Day 20: Case Study: Earth-2 and Geospatial

Week 5: From Theory to Practice: Practical Approach

This week focuses on practical applications of generative AI tools in climate change. Projects include using AI for understanding climate change concepts, analysing reports and carbon footprint calculation

  • Day 21: Navigate key Generative AI tools
  • Day 22:Hands-on project: Understanding Climate Change Concepts
  • Day 23:Hands-on project: Reporting Analysis with ChatGPT
  • Day 24: Hands-on project: Carbon Footprint Calculation
  • Day 25: Role of Cloud in Climate Action

Week 6: Opportunity and risk in Climate Action

This week examines the advantages and key success factors of implementing AI in Climate Action and explores the regulation globally.

  • Day 26: Advantages / Key Success Factors of AI implementation in Climate Action
  • Day 27: Need for Global AI Regulations
  • Day 28: Challenges
  • Day 29: Ethical issues in Gen AI in Climate Action
  • Day 30: Expert interview: TBC

Programme Highlights

1. Get a solid foundation of what is Generative AI

15-min lessons per day, over 6 weeks

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2. Learn directly from the ClimateTech and FinTech expert

Amit is a Business Advisor in ClimateTech and FinTech, excels in regulatory risk management and ESG trends. 

3. Learn real-world applications and use cases and apply in your organisation

Grasp the latest industry insight from the best minds in AI and learn how to use it with hands-on projects.

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About the lecturers

Huy Nguyen Trieu

Co-founder and Programme Director, CFTE

Huy Nguyen Trieu is the Co-Founder of CFTE and CEO of The Disruptive Group, an advisory firm in innovation and finance. He is also a Venture Partner at Mundi Ventures, a VC fund in Fintech and Insurtech. Passionate about upskilling, Huy co-founded CFTE to help people improve their skills in a tech-driven world. Previously, he was a Managing Director at Citi, and held roles at Royal Bank of Scotland and Société Générale. Huy also led Ukibi, a VC-funded startup in the US.

Amit Agrawal

Helping ClimateTech, FinTech, IT Software and management consulting firms to scale in North America

Amit is a seasoned Business Advisor in ClimateTech and FinTech, excels in regulatory risk management and ESG trends. With experience at firms like KPMG, Amit has guided organisations through complex regulatory landscapes, driving impactful ESG changes.

Programme Details

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Programme Tuition
£450 

Program Format
100% online, self-paced

Participants of the course

Professionals including those in Corporate, Education, Academia, Training Associations, NGOs and more across these roles: 

  1. Sustainability and research teams
  2. Senior Leaders and Executives
  3. Customer Support Teams
  4. Risk Management and Security Teams
  5. Compliance Teams

Earn an industry-accredited certificate

Receive a Certificate in Generative AI issued by CFTE. The certificate online can serve as a stepping stone to further advancement in your career in digital finance. Don’t miss this opportunity to stand out in your field.

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Pricing includes:

  • 6 chapters and 4 hours of expert content
  • Guest experts video
  • Hands-on projects
  • 7 Handbooks
  • Glossary
  • Lifetime access to global community
  • Accredited Certificate (In progress)

Mode of payment.
We accept all major credit cards and debit cards.

Get reimbursed by your employer. 
Speak to your manager about the course, and get a reimbursement by your employer. Here is how you can do it (with a template provided). 

Instalments.
You can choose to pay the full amount, or you can opt for a 2-part payment plan option. The 2-part payment option requires one payment upfront, followed by second during your course.

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FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers about our specialisation

What is the course about?

The course is an online certificate programme designed to empower professionals and institutions with skills to use and leverage generative AI in Climate Change.

The course is self-paced, featuring 15-min daily lessons over 6 weeks with hands-on projects, case studies and industry expert interviews. 

The course content covers fundamentals of generative AI, the landscape of generative AI in climate change, current and future applications, and risk management and regulation​.

Why this course?

Participants will gain in-depth knowledge of generative AI, understand its applications and underlying mechanisms, and learn about global trends and know how to integrate AI in their organisations.

The course is designed for professionals in ESG who want to enhance productivity and stay competitive in their jobs.

Accessing this course

Participants can immediately enrol the course, costing £450.

  • Mode of payment– We accept all major credit cards and debit cards.
  • Instalments – You can choose to pay the full amount, or you can opt for a 2-part payment plan option. The 2-part payment option requires one payment upfront, followed by second and third during your course. Contact our team at learning@cfte.education for more information.
  • Get reimbursed by your employer. Speak to your employer and get funded for your learning! Here’s how we can help.

You will have access to the course for 6 months from enrolment. This duration is set to ensure you can pace yourself for the best learning outcome. Though not a common request, you can talk to us if you need an extension of the access after the 6 months are up.

Yes, you will receive a digital certificate upon successful completion of the course. This certificate is digital so it can be shared at any time and embedded into your online professional profile.

If you decide within one week after enrolling in the course (or 5% of completion) that it’s not the right fit for you, we will issue a full refund.

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