Today, value is created by making use of technologies based on artificial intelligence (AI) in almost all parts of the value chain. Business students need to acquire AI competencies to unleash the full potential of AI in organisations. Therefore, institutions of higher education need to teach AI to business students. The present research aims to identify which AI-related competencies are relevant for business graduates and which courses exist to teach respective skills. To this end, we firstly provide a comprehensive overview of the AI competence demand in today’s business world by means of a literature review and a qualitative study. Secondly, we conduct a quantitative study to analyse the curricula of leading universities and online platforms providing AI teaching. The results reveal an AI competence model for business students, an overview of current curriculum offers, and the gaps in current curricula.
Kaya, Muhammed-Fatih; Zirnig, Christopher; Blaurock, Marah; Zechiel, Felix; and Schoop, Mareike, "An Integrative Model of AI Competencies for Business Students and Where to Acquire Them" (2023). Wirtschaftsinformatik 2023 Proceedings. 38.