NEW DATA SCIENCE PROGRAM SERIES

Putting Data to Work for Your Business

UVA Darden Executive Education and UVA Data Science have partnered to launch a new program series in Rosslyn, Virginia. Designed to foster data-savvy organizations, pilot sessions will start Summer 2020.

With the ever-increasing amount of data available in the world, there is endless opportunity to capture, analyze, and leverage that data to transform your business and the world. This new program series brings together award-winning experts from both Darden and UVA Data Science, the latest research and innovations, and proven success from recent data science programs at UVA to host three 2-day workshops that each focus on a fundamental area of data science:

  • Strategic Use of Data: Explores how insights that have been gained from data and analytics can help shape and guide organizations by helping them identify the questions they need to answer in order to make better decisions.
  • Data Science in Action: Provides real-world experience with the tools and technologies available to analyze and interpret data, to create the powerful insights businesses need to take action.
  • Building a Data Pipeline: Delves into the many sources of data, and how to collect, store, and combine data for current and future needs. 

UVA brings a unique set of perspectives on data science in business, through its top-ranked Darden School of Business and innovative new School of Data Science. Thought leaders from these two schools are recognized as experts in data science techniques and tools, and the application of those in the modern business context. Together, Darden and UVA Data Science faculty are uniquely positioned to address the specific data and analytical opportunities faced by individual business leaders, and the organizational enablers needed for data science to become a core part of company culture and competitive advantage.

The program series is designed for both business professionals who are looking to increase their knowledge of data science and how it can help them in their current roles, and business leaders who are looking to create data-savvy teams and improve the performance of their departments and the company overall.

The data science series will launch with pilot program offerings, providing significant pricing discounts in exchange for feedback on each program, which will help us to refine and improve the programs for future sessions. Get a brief introduction to each program below, and full program details will be released in the coming weeks.

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Strategic Use of Data

Pilot Offering: 16–17 July 2020

Pilot Price: $499 (Regular program price: $2,999)

UVA Darden DC Metro in Rosslyn, Virginia

Learn to use insights from data analytics as a value driver for your organization. Through case study, group discussion, and design thinking exercises, you will identify challenges and opportunities facing data-driven organizations and learn how to create competitive advantage by leveraging insights to inform key strategic decisions. Featured topics and tools include metrics and mental models, return on investment, data driven business models, and design thinking.

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Data Science in Action

Pilot Offering: 30–31 July 2020

Pilot Price: $499 (Regular program price: $2,999)

UVA Darden DC Metro in Rosslyn, Virginia

Discover the tools and techniques for analyzing data and how to use new insights to sharpen the execution of business and functional strategies. With a focus on regression, data visualization, data mining, machine learning, and text analytics, you'll study real-world applications for data science techniques and engage in a simulation connecting analytics and strategy.

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Building a Data Pipeline

Pilot Offering: 27–28 August 2020

Pilot Price: $499 (Regular program price: $2,999)

UVA Darden DC Metro in Rosslyn, Virginia

Learn where and how to find, collect and store the massive volume of data available to organizations today so that your organization can easily access, combine and govern it for ongoing analysis and use.

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If you are interested in learning more or attending any of these programs, please submit the form to let us know. We’ll reach out to provide additional information. Registration is available now for the first two programs and we'll let you know when registration opens for the third program.

 

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