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About the Course

Watch Prof. Younge give an overview to a Swiss audience about the Data Science course now offered in the Seattle area by GIX.

Course Details

Executives will quickly gain a high-level understanding of an otherwise deeply technical field, and the course will help you to separate AI-reality from AI-hype. Above all, the course will help you identify opportunities that can make a real difference to your bottom line.

The course is limited to 10 participants to foster discussion within the group.

DSFM allowed me to be expand my knowledge on how to apply data science to real world situations. This is instrumental to better support my data science team and enhance our organization performance.

Gustavo Fernandez, CEO - Bridge

Foundational Concepts

  • Exploratory data analysis, visualization, and graphing
  • Bias, variance, and the bias-variance tradeoff
  • Model evaluation and comparison
  • Core machine learning methods
  • Text analysis and topic modeling
  • Neural Networks & Reinforcement learning

Strategic Planning

  • Data-driven business models
  • Big Data and Cloud Computing
  • Data capture and data augmentation
  • Cost/benefit tradeoffs
  • Digital Transformation of culture and the organization
  • Strategic Human Capital

Preparation + Schedule

No prior training in data science is required for Data Science for Decision Makers, as we start from basic concepts. The fast track is specifically designed for the time-limited executive.

To get the most out of your course, you will:

  • be familiar with linear algebra (although we cover very little math)
  • be familiar with statistics (although we will review all of the basics)
  • be conversant in English (the course will be given in English)
  • bring a laptop (Mac, Windows, Linux, or Chromebook)

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