Three UVA schools come together to offer three data science programs for business leaders.

Developed as a collaboration between Darden Executive Education and Lifelong Learning, UVA Data Science and UVA McIntire School of Commerce, the Foundations of Data Science for Business Leaders provides a concise introduction to the topics that are top of mind among high-performing leaders today: data, analytics and technology. Designed for business leaders with 10+ years of experience who need to create data-savvy teams to improve the performance of their departments and the company overall, these three two-day workshops are led by award-winning faculty from all three schools.

No prior data science or technical experience is required to attend.

  • Data is Everywhere

    Understand how data, analytics and technology are disrupting industries and creating opportunities and threats for companies and their leaders

  • Turn Data Into Insights

    Develop awareness of modern data science techniques and tools, and ways of working that are necessary for their application in business

  • Transform Your Organization

    Explore modern approaches to managing and securing the data required to become a more data-savvy leader and data-enabled organization

Strategic Use of Data

19–20 January 2021
Price: $2,999

Live Virtual Program

Identify the strategic challenges and opportunities facing you and your organization, create a plan to use analytics and data science to compete and win, and lead your team or organization with confidence in the data-intensive future of business.


Data Science Methods and Applications

1–2 February 2021
Price: $2,999

Live Virtual Program

Understand the tools and technologies available to analyze and interpret data and study real-world applications of data science techniques, culminating in a competition connecting analytics and business strategy.


Managing Information for Analytics

19 & 22 February 2021
Price: $2,999

Live Virtual Program

Gain familiarity with modern information management, and develop the confidence to lead your organization into the data-rich future.


This program brought to light the tools and techniques to get the most out of the data I find myself swimming in.

Hal Eddings
Technical Director, McWane Ductile


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