Detailed Programme

The programme consists of 4 modules and a sounding-board session

Module 1: Data and Analytics Strategy

Connecting the worlds of data scientist and business expert by:

  • Developing a data and analytics strategy that supports your organisation’s digital transformation
  • Being inspired by state-of-the-art Artificial Intelligence and Big Data applications that create value in multiple industries (Finance, Retail, Telecom, Pharmaceuticals, …)
  • Identifying data-driven innovations for your organisation
  • Managing analytical teams and projects

Module 2: Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Analytics

Familiarising participants – in a way that is understandable for business managers – with the principles of several advanced Artificial Intelligence and Big Data techniques, with a focus on showing the business value of:

  • Machine Learning
  • Decision Automation
  • Network Analysis
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Deep (reinforcement) learning

Module 3: Operationalising Artificial Intelligence and Big Data

From exploration to exploitation – making your data-driven innovation work by:

  • Collecting and integrating multiple data sources
  • Integrating big data technology with existing data infrastructure
  • Leveraging high-velocity data
  • Demonstrating the value of data governance
  • Sounding-board session: the real value of this programme is revealed when you start to implement what you have learned. In this session, we help you put your acquired knowledge into action. You will pitch an unfinished data-driven idea, innovation, project or strategy, and receive valuable feedback from Vlerick Faculty experts and your peers.

Module 4: Cultivating Artificial Intelligence and Big Data

Cultivating data-driven decision-making to optimally exploit the newly created Big Data benefits in your organisation:

  • How to win customer buy-in by dealing with ethics and privacy in a big data world
  • How to facilitate collaboration around AI and Big Data projects with internal stakeholders
  • How to promote data savviness within your organisation

Comeback day

  • This an important part of your learning journey. Three months after the core modules, we will meet again to reflect on the take-aways of the programme, discuss your implementation of these learnings, and re-connect with your fellow participants.

The value of the programme

The real value of this programme is revealed when you start to implement what you have learned. That’s why we organise a sounding-board session and a comeback day to help you launch a data driven initiative.

    A learning experience like no other

    When you come to Vlerick, you step away from your usual routine and gain a wider perspective. You discover how to tackle challenges, turn your knowledge into action and apply your skills in your workplace. You learn from faculty who are experts in their fields – and from a diverse group of peers. All these things help you become a confident, skilled professional, ready to succeed in business – and in life.

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    Drive real change in your organisation

    A learning experience with real impact on your operations? A management programme tailored to the specific needs of your business? Contact us and discover how we can design and deliver customised programmes for your team that add genuine value to your organisation.

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