Build AI Chatbots for Business

To teach the students how to create chatbots that can carry a conversation with your users to increase sales, assist your website visitors with questions they may have, provide technical support or do whatever else your imagination inspires them to do. By the time the students finish these workshops, they will be able to rightfully call themselves chatbot builders.

The school will organise a series of workshops. The workshops include theoretical session and interactive session conducted in a classroom, during which students to learn what are chatbots, how chatbots work, build the chatbots and deploy them to the site.

After the workshops, the school will organise a chatbot exhibition for students. Students will be divided into teams, showcase their own chatbots with schoolmates and parents. Students will have to share about how their chatbot can potentially help in business aspect, the process of building the chatbot prototype and how the limitations of chatbots can be resolved.

  • Smartphone
  • PC / laptop / tablet computer with Internet connection
  • Common programming languages like Javascript / C# / Python / Java / C++
Cloud Services
  • Chatbot service platform and / or SDK with deep learning, speech-to-text or vice-versa, language translation capabilities
Major Activities
  1. Theoretical session covering:
    1. Introduction to chatbots
    2. Working with the configurable elements
    3. Defining the dialog
    4. Deploying the chatbot
    5. Advanced concepts
  2. Practical session for them to apply what have been taught to build a chatbot with business ideas
  3. Share the challenges and lessons learnt
Learning Objective(s)
  • Enhance students' awareness of cognitive service - chatbot and its potential benefits on business
  • Equip students with technical skills in building, testing and deploying a chatbot
  • Cultivate students' ability to apply the IT knowledge and skills learnt i.e. prototype building skills
  • Strengthen students' non-technical skills including creativity and innovation, collaboration skills and problem-solving skills
  • Theoretical session : 3-6 hours
  • Practical sessions : 3-6 hours
  • Medium
Target Level S1 - S3
Target No. of Students About 20 students per workshop
4-5 students in a group