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Executive Certificate in Big Data and Business Analytics
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- Application Code
- Study mode
- Start Date
- 05 Jun 2021 (Sat)
- Next intake(s)
- Aug 2021
- 1 month to 2 months
- Course Fee
- HK$8000 per programme
Big data consists of structed, semi-structured and unstructured data...
The recent advances in Big Data and AI have major impact on the investment...
Grasp this opportunity to learn from our professional teacher who works in the field!
Create value for your company using Big Data!
KPI setting, Balanced Scorecard, Performance Management!
No Coding experience is necessary!
This programme aims to provide students with knowledge in Big Data and Business Analytics for management decision-making. Students are expected to be familiar with different big data analyses, tools and methodologies. The programme provides an insight on how business world is using Big Data to improve their business models.
Who would benefit from EC in Big Data and Business Analytics:
- one who wants to understand how Business world is using Big Data
- one who wants to learn how Big Data influence management decision
- one who wants to apply Big Data to their current work/business environment
- one who wants to explore different methodologies and tools in predictive analysis
On completion of the programme, students should be able to:
1. self-explore commonly available off-the-shelf Big Data tools, algorithms and methodologies;
2. utilize existing Big Data algorithms and tools made available online for predictive analysis;
3. apply Big Data analytics and incidental AI technologies for management's decision-making;
4. develop big data strategies and forecast results through predictive analytics;
5. examine Big Data handling processes with reference to ethical issues of Big Data collection and privacy protection in the business world.
1. Ms Rowena Lai
Ms. Rowena Lai is a practitioner in Business and Data Analytics. With a Bachelor of Science (Major in Mathematics and Minor in Economics) from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, two Master of Science degrees in both International Shipping and Transport Logistics as well as Global Supply Chain Management from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, she has worked with different industries on business analytics area. Ms Lai is currently working in a leading banking and leading various data analytics projects. She has also worked in an airline industry leader, and shipping industry on Revenue Management and Business Analytics. Thanks to her strong business and analytical sense together with her extended working exposure, she would like to share her academic knowledge and practical experience in Data Science and Analytics.
2. Mr Eddie Chow
Mr. Eddie Chow is a data science practitioner and AI Researcher who received his master degree in E-Commerce from the City University of Hong Kong. He actively consults in the application of machine learning, deep learning and artificial intelligence in Real Estate, Agriculture, Retail, Fashion and Consumer Goods industries. He is also the founder and CTO of InnoVi, is a tech entrepreneur providing AI solutions to clients, which specializes in natural language processing (NLP) and computer vision. He also an co-founder of several tech startups. Besides, he also got banking and finance experience such as mortgage, credit card, bank transfer, e-payment, General Ledger, Accounting Transaction, account management, payment gateway.
In InnoVi, he helps businesses especially from the construction and retail industries formulate strategies and conduct latest technology on scaling their business. He is also a startup mentor coaching the startup founders from formation to scaling up throughout each step of the validation phase.
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- 30 hours per module
- Hong Kong Island Campus
- Kowloon East Campus
1. Defining Big Data and its business and technology implications 解釋大數據及其對於商業及科技的啟示
- What is Big Data? What are 5 “V”s in Big Data?
- What Big Data Alchemy means for Business?
- Business Intelligence concepts and applications
2. Fraud Prevention and Data Governance 預防欺詐及數據管治
- Data Protection and the responsibility of information governance
- Corporate fraud detection and prevention
- Fraud Detection Techniques with Predictive Analytics
- Risk prediction and assessment
3. Data Processing and Analysis 數據處理與分析
- Data Analytics goal setting & Data Mining
- Key statistic theories & techniques, Hypothesis testing revision
- Key Performance Indicators & Key Success Factors for strategic business analytics
4. Big Data Tools and Algorithm Exploration 大數據分析工具及探索有關之演算法
- Usage of different off-the-shelf tools & algorithm
- Additional Freewares introduction for predictive analysis
5. Data Visualization & Interpretation 資訊視覺化及數據演繹
- Explore different visualization tools
- Visual analytics & business experiments in data modelling
- Turning results into executive business decision
Assessment method: class participation + assignment
The Executive Certificate will be conferred to candidates who have attained PASS grade and achieved at least 70% attendance of the programme.
2021 June intake
|1||5 Jun 21 (Sat)||13:30 - 19:30|
|2||12 Jun 21 (Sat)||13:30 - 19:30|
|3||19 Jun 21 (Sat)||13:30 - 19:30|
|4||26 Jun 21 (Sat)||13:30 - 19:30|
|5||3 Jul 21 (Sat)||13:30 - 19:30|
Remarks: Tentative timetable is subject to change and course commencement is subject to sufficient enrollment numbers.
Applicants shall hold:
a) a bachelor’s degree awarded by a recognized University or equivalent; or
b) an Associate Degree/ a Higher Diploma or equivalent, and have at least 2 years of relevant working experience.
Applicants with other qualification and substantial senior level work experience will be considered on individual merit.
* Please upload copy of HKID and proof of degree while applying online.
HK$150 (student only needs to pay one time application fee for all EC in Big Data Series)Course Fee
- Course Fee : HK$8000 per programme (Course fees are subject to change without prior notice)
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