Online Executive Short Courses

From the UC Berkeley School of Information

The UC Berkeley School of Information (I School) offers three short courses designed for executives and managers looking to effectively lead a team in today’s technology-centric world. Each executive education short course takes place entirely online and is taught by renowned I School faculty and industry experts.

Complete an executive education short course in just six weeks and earn a certificate from the UC Berkeley I School, where the brightest minds from across the world come together to develop information-driven innovations.

6-week completion time

7–10 hours of self-paced online learning a week

Certificate of completion from the UC Berkeley I School

Short Course Snapshot

Each short course is designed to hone your skills in an information focus area relevant to your career. Developed with leaders like you in mind, the courses will help you propel your organization forward using today’s most in-demand tech skills.


Data Science Essentials

Advance your understanding of how data science impacts your organization and learn to effectively lead a team of professionals who drive strategy with data.

Learn more about the Data Science Essentials short course.

Artificial Intelligence Strategy

Learn to successfully apply artificial intelligence (AI) in your industry and prepare your team with the knowledge needed to plan for the ever-changing world of AI.

Learn more about the Artificial Intelligence Strategy short course.

Machine Learning

Drive innovation in your organization by building sustainable machine learning practices and bridging the gap between technical and business-focused teams.

Learn more about the Machine Learning short course.

Online Campus

Our online executive short courses are powered by GetSmarter, a 2U Inc. brand, and feature:

  • An easy-to-use virtual classroom, called the Online Campus, that has everything you need in one place
  • Interactive and engaging course work that includes Prezis, video lectures, practice quizzes, and module notes
  • A helpful discussion board where you can ask questions and share ideas with your head tutor and classmates

Online Campus

Our online executive short courses are powered by GetSmarter, a 2U Inc. brand, and feature:

  • An easy-to-use virtual classroom, called the Online Campus, that has everything you need in one place
  • Interactive and engaging course work that includes Prezis, video lectures, practice quizzes, and module notes
  • A helpful discussion board where you can ask questions and share ideas with your head tutor and classmates