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Data Science for Leaders: Building a Data Driven Strategy Price: $1,990

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This 2-day instructor-led training experience teaches leaders and executives how to identify opportunities to make better decisions by utilizing new insights from data: which tools, techniques and approaches can and should be used for data science projects: how to avoid pitfalls when drawing conclusions from data; and how to create a strategy for building a data science team and capability to improve decision making across the organization.

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Data Science for Leaders: Building a Data Driven Strategy Course Includes:

  • 2 days of instructor-led training
  • Class exercises in addition to training instruction
  • Courseware books, notepads, pens, highlighters and other materials
  • Course retake option
  • A second voucher included with full purchase 
  • Full breakfast with variety of bagels, fruits, yogurt, doughnuts and juice
  • Tea, coffee, and soda available throughout the day
  • Freshly baked cookies every afternoon - *only at participating locations

Course Outline

Data Science User Cases & Frameworks

  • What is data science and how is it related to Big Data?
  • Data Science Use Cases and Success Stories
  • Which frameworks can you use to organize the workflow of a data science project and direct your team?
  • Which approaches can you use to find insights using data?

Data Science Tools and Technologies -- Reference Architecture

  • Which steps are required in the data pipeline from ingestion to analysis?
  • Which technologies are available for working with data at various stages of the data pipeline?
  • How do different tools and technologies for working with data compare in their functionality, strengths and weaknesses?

Building and Managing a Data Science Team

  • Which skills does you data science team need for a robust capability?
  • What to look for when hiring data scientists and what to avoid
  • How to structure your data science team for maximum input
  • Should you buy or build a data science capability and how much can it cost?

Data Science Challenges -- Getting it Right

  • What are the pitfalls of analyzing data? How can you avoid statistical fallacies?
  • Which assumptions do you need to be aware of when prosecuting data science projects?
  • How to best visualize data and how to avoid optical illusions and other traps

Objectives

Data Science for Leaders: Building a Data Driven Strategy Course Objectives:

  • Choose the correct tools, techniques and approaches for data science projects
  • Avoid pitfalls when drawing conclusions from data
  • Create a strategy for building a data science team

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Date Location
01/28/19 - 01/29/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Tysons Corner, VA Register
02/05/19 - 02/06/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Columbia, MD Register
02/11/19 - 02/12/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Online Register
03/04/19 - 03/05/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Columbia, MD Register
03/18/19 - 03/19/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Online Register
04/01/19 - 04/02/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Tysons Corner, VA Register
05/06/19 - 05/07/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Tysons Corner, VA Register
05/14/19 - 05/15/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Columbia, MD Register
05/20/19 - 05/21/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Online Register
06/10/19 - 06/11/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Columbia, MD Register
06/24/19 - 06/25/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Online Register
07/15/19 - 07/16/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Tysons Corner, VA Register
08/12/19 - 08/13/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Tysons Corner, VA Register
08/20/19 - 08/21/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Columbia, MD Register
08/26/19 - 08/27/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Online Register
09/16/19 - 09/17/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Columbia, MD Register
09/30/19 - 10/01/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Online Register
10/21/19 - 10/22/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Tysons Corner, VA Register
11/18/19 - 11/19/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Tysons Corner, VA Register
12/03/19 - 12/04/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Columbia, MD Register
12/09/19 - 12/10/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Online Register