What is data science? What can you do with it? Why does it have so much impact in business, industry, healthcare and the public sector? And how can you change your team into a state-of-the-art data driven department and become an Analytics Translator?
This 5-day course is targeted at professionals and managers eager to learn how to integrate data and analytics into their work. The in depth data knowledge of Technical University of Eindhoven is combined with the business expertise of Tilburg University, combined in JADS.
Where data engineers and data scientists are technical experts, Analytics Translators are the bridge with marketing, supply chain, manufacturing, strategy and management. The role of Analytics Translator is crucial to ensure that data science connects flawlessly to the business needs. And they know how to effectively lead a data-science project that gets things done.This unique course prepares you for a leading role in this new business reality.
What you will do
You have a HBO or WO degree and at least 5 years of work experience. This course is designed for business professionals who want to become the crucial link between business and data science and analytics teams. Do you have the ambition to grow into a more senior professional position? Combining technical and analytical expertise with business skills such as leadership, entrepreneurship, complex problem solving and critical thinking? Do you want to help your organization identify opportunities for data science and shape the organization’s analytics ambitions and strategy?
The T shape visualizes the idea that a successful career is based on the combination of deep technical expertise (the vertical bar) and wide and broad boundary-crossing skills (the horizontal bar). JADS’s Professional Program trains T-shaped data scientists, who master the technical skills of data engineering and data analytics, and who are also business savvy, understand how business models and strategies work, are able to manage data-science projects delivering results, and in general, know what it takes to get things done in large and complex organizations.
Joran Lokkerbol is a data scientist and director of Centre of Economic Evaluation & Machine learning at Trimbos. Furthermore has he specialised in machine learning at Harvard and MIT, and is active as a post-doc at the UMCG. Issues that interest him are optimization of the healthcare system, consultancy and the development of models. In recent years his main focus has been evaluating cost effectiveness of interventions in mental healthcare.
The Summerschool Data Science for Analytics Translators offers access to the Level 2: Execute program (5 additional months), offering a core program in data analytics, data engineering and data entrepreneurship. The program also offers sector specializations, teaching the impact and applications of data science in healthcare, industry, the public sector and professional services. The program is very hands-on, and students work on an elaborate and complex group project.
Want to learn even more? … with 5 additional months, the Level 3: Lead program offers further specialization in selected topics, and individual development of one’s leadership skills. Participants are coached into taking a leading role in the development of their organizations’ data ambitions and strategy.
“‘Last year I started with the Data Science for Professionals program. The program delivered on all points what I hoped for: knowledge, contacts, practical skills and a lot of inspiration. I can wholeheartedly recommend this program to any entrepreneur or professional who has ambitions around data science or artificial intelligence. ”
Anton de Nijs, Founding Partner, BrainStax
We’ve created a welcoming and warm online teaching environment, which we use as long as the covid situation prevents classroom teaching. Instructors and teaching technologies are adjusted to online teaching. We miss the friendly and inspirational atmosphere of our historic campus, but the teaching effectiveness of online course matches that of classroom teaching!