The need to develop one area of technical analytic expertise while being conversant in many others is very crucial. Going beyond descriptive analytics has become essential to meet the complexities of information requirement for decision making as well as developing strategies to drive greater profitability, improved performance and competitiveness. This course builds expertise in advanced analytics, data mining, predictive modeling. The aim of the course is to introduce the trainees to the important big data management techniques and analytical tools. This course relies on several open-source software tools, with emphasis on Apache Hadoop.
Suggested reading prior to the course: • Fundamental knowledge on Statistics • Advanced knowledge on Programming Languages (Python will be asset)