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Data Science for Leaders

Learn about what Data Science is, and how you can use it to grow the bottom line, in plain English.

Data Science for Leaders

What will I learn?

Separate the value from the hype.

Understand what types of problems data science and machine learning can help solve.

Understand the different roles in the data science ecosystem.

Find and vet the right candidates for each role.

Manage the data science process.

Learn how to check your data scientists’ work for accuracy, even if you are not technical.

Identify and avoid project pitfalls.

Ensure that your data science projects are always delivering value.

Course curriculum

Module 1
Data Science in a Nutshell

Get a no-nonsense, plain English answer to the question "What is Data Science?". Learn how to assemble and manage a Data Science team, and how to measure the success of a Data Science project.

Module 2
Managing the Data Science Process

Learn what Data Science and Machine Learning could do for your organization, and what you can do to make it happen.

Module 3
Data Science in the Trenches: What Will Go Wrong and How to Fix It

Learn how to test your Data Scientist’s work for accuracy, even if you’re not technical. Practice making decisions based on Data Science results.

Elite instructors

Learn from an elite team of industry experts who have taught at universities such as Harvard, and have trained teams at companies such as Qualcomm.

Tailored content

We customize training content to match your team's goals. During training, your team works on projects that are relevant to your business.

Hands on

All our trainings involve in-class, hands on practice that is relevant to your team's goals. At the end of the training, your team will be ready to hit the ground running.

On site and live online

Choose whether you prefer in-person training, or you need the online participation of a geographically distributed team.

REQUIREMENTS:

None.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at business leaders who are interested in learning more about data science at a high level, including specific business applications for it, and how to start leveraging data science in their organizations. Whether you are tasked with building a data science team from scratch, or just beginning to assess the potential benefits of data science and machine learning for your organization, this workshop is for you.

2. Is this a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)?

Absolutely not. Unlike other internet courses, this course is completely live. Your instructor lectures in real time (either on-site, or live on-line) and can answer questions and provide real-time, tailored feedback so you can reach your goals as fast as possible. At Edlitera, we believe nothing beats the experience of learning live from an elite instructor with extensive industry experience. 

3. What is the format of this course?

The course combines lecturing, hands-on exercises to be solved both individually and in pairs, as well as one or two larger projects that require participants to use their newly acquired knowledge to solve real-world problems.

Exercises and projects are chosen to be relevant to the type of problems that your team encounters daily. Our goal is to deliver practical, immediately applicable knowledge, and to empower your team to hit the ground running after each training.

4. Can you tweak the content of the course for my team?

Of course! While we do offer a standard version of this course, we can also work with you to tailor the content such that it fits your team's priorities perfectly. 

5. What if I have other questions?

If you have other questions, or want to find out more about this course or other courses we offer, please ping us - we love questions! You can email us at [email protected], or get in touch via the chat box below.