Data Science & AI Essentials

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Duration 6 weeks, weekly classes
Weekly workload 8 hrs (class) + 1 hrs (prep & assignments)
Start date September 27, 2024
Class hours 09.00 - 17.00
Course language English
Tuition fee € 3.950 (with 0% VAT)
Location JADS campus, 's-Hertogenbosch

Connect business strategy with Data Science & AI

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Artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics are rapidly developing technologies that have a big impact on organizations. By utilizing AI and data, companies are redefining how they create value.

Many of today’s business professionals may not be technology experts, but knowledge of technology is critical to keeping a business competitive. They need to know how to gauge the quality and reliability of AI Models or how to find the best way to connect the ambitions with AI technology and the current culture and level of knowledge within their organization. In this 6-day course you will learn to recognize opportunities where data and AI can create value. You will take steps towards becoming an analytics translator, bridging data analytics/ AI and the business goals.

Learning goals

  • Understand data analytics methods and use cases of AI
  • Understand what it will take – from both technology and culture – to make AI work within your organization.
  • Being able to translate a business opportunity into a data analytics question
  • After the course you will be able to speak on a higher level with more technical roles in your organization (IT teams, data scientists, etc.) and you would be able to identify potential blockers.

Especially built for:

  • (middle) Managers – who want to upskill on Data Science & AI
  • Consultants – who want to integrate Data Science & AI in their work
  • Policy officers – who need to stay up to date on the fast changing field of Data Science & AI

Participants consist of managers or professionals who have an interest in the topic of Data Science & AI. They are looking for the latest scientific insights and a link to daily practice.

No specific knowledge on Data Science / AI is required to follow this program.

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What you’ll learn during Data Science & AI Essentials

Day 1: Kick off day | 27 September

We start by giving an intro into the world of Data Science & AI. What does this field entail? Examples of businesses and projects, explore your own maturity.

Day 2: Digital business models | 4 October

Starting with business understanding: what are the latest developments, new business models and how can you create value? What are your strategic focus points?

Day 3: Data Engineering | 11 October

Moving to reality- with your strategic goal in mind. Get ready! How to organize data and prepare for success?

Day 4: Data-driven Decision support | 18 October

What is needed to make meaningful predictions from data? Learn the basics of data analysis and models and define the approach for your use case.

Day 5: Generative AI | 8 November

Generative AI is booming and should be explored in further detail. Learn about the models behind Generative AI, the tools and how to integrate these in your business reality. But not without understanding risks and ethical considerations.

Day 6: Successful implementation of data driven solutions | 15 November

On the last day we look at implementation of your data science & AI strategy. Each participant presents and defines the next steps.

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Empower yourself

Empower yourself with our comprehensive training program – a journey designed to equip managers, policymakers and strategic consultants with the essential skills in Data Science & AI.

Our goal is clear: shape individuals into skilled experts who not only understand these cutting-edge methods but can apply them strategically. From shaping successful Data Science and AI projects to becoming a key connector, post-training, you’ll move smoothly through being a management sparring partner for data opportunities and a technical collaborator for data scientists and AI experts. Elevate your role as the bridge between innovation and execution, ensuring the transformative power of Data Science & AI is harnessed to its full potential.


Best of business & tech

JADS is powered by the business expertise of Tilburg University and technical data science knowledge from Eindhoven University of Technology, combined in a unique program.

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Making data personal

True organizational impact arises from an approach tailored to your specific business context & sector. We give you the tools, mindset and skills to take effective action.

Identification of knowledge needs

Both with organizations as well as with professionals, the PE programs address the knowledge gap as well as current learning requirements.

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Continued (organizational) development

As part of the eco-system and the alumni community there is continuous learning and use- case projects in collaboration with the other learning programmes that can continue to benefit the organization, even beyond the PE programmes. This includes JADS MKB DataLab, DEiA projects, EngD and Masters’ graduation projects.

Your move!

Are you ready to boldly move? Let us call you or register for the first Data Science & AI Essentials edition via the form below. The choice is yours. We are happy to meet you and tell you all about this opportunity.

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Take the leap and start your Data Science & AI journey at JADS

Understand which data is available and how to use it, but also learn to share the acquired knowledge within your own organization. Take the next step in your personal development.


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Our tailormade solutions for individuals and organizations

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Transform your organization with our customized incompany Data Science & AI program, aligning seamlessly with your goals, budget, and schedule. Take charge of the learning journey, foster team dynamics, and enjoy cost savings with our flexible and cohesive training solution.

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