Banco Santander and Google launch free artificial intelligence course


Banco Santander and Google have reached an agreement to offer a free artificial intelligence (AI) course for anyone over the age of 16 the world over.

The course, Santander | Google: Artificial Intelligence and Productivity, launches today on the Santander Open Academy platform, available in English, Spanish and Portuguese. It offers an insight into the potential of AI at home and at work. This course seeks to help participants boost their productivity, learn the basics and develop the skills to automate tasks, and come up with ideas and solve problems more efficiently.

“There’s absolutely no doubt that AI is revolutionizing our day to day, especially at the workplace and in the creation of new job opportunities and roles. This course provides valuable tools to boost job skills and generate greater competitiveness and seamless adaptation to the current and future demands of the job market.”

Rafael Hernández
Global Head of Santander Universities

“We are very happy to partner with Banco Santander to offer this free AI course open to everyone, everywhere. This partnership showcases our shared commitment to levelling the playing field in AI education and empowering people with the skills they need to get ahead in the digital age. We believe that only by making AI knowledge and skills accessible to everyone can we unlock new opportunities for personal and professional growth.”

Cova Soto
Head of Marketing for Spain and Portugal at Google

Course content

The course, offered by Banco Santander and Google, has been designed for everyone, regardless of experience.  It’s delivered using straightforward and direct explanations to aid understanding of key AI concepts and its growing influence on the working world. Participants will learn these skills:

  • AI basics: They will understand the basic principles of artificial intelligence and how it’s transforming countless industries.
  • Practical AI apps: They will learn to use AI tools like Google’s Gemini to maximize productivity in their day to day.
  • Effective commands: They will develop the ability to give clear, precise commands to get the best out of AI tools.

This course is a unique opportunity for professionals from every industry to find their feet with AI and pick up the practical skills to harness their potential at work. Upon completion, participants will get a certificate to endorse their new skills.


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