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Taking data analytics for a test drive

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Executive Education

This program has now concluded. If you are interested in attending future sessions, please submit an expression of interest to our team.

Curtin Graduate School of Business, 78 Murray Street, Perth

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Cost

Curtin Alumni / Current students: $479
General: $529

Inclusive of a delicious morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

This program is highly interactive and will require participants to bring their own laptop/iPad.

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Discover how Data Analytics can help solve your business problems, and meet and brief a Data Scientist.

The key to effective use of data analytics in a business is by developing and asking meaningful questions about the business and it’s operations. Yet, the process of developing these questions remains an elusive challenge for managers.

By going through a set of simulated exercises, this masterclass will demonstrate the process of designing relevant business questions and show you how data analytics can potentially help to answer these questions. Participants will also have the opportunity to work with a data scientist through these exercises and gain insight on the benefits and challenges of business data analytics.

About the facilitators

A/Prof. Felix Chan 

Associate Professor Felix Chan is the director of Centre for Research in Applied Economics (CRAE) at Curtin University and an elected Fellow of the Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand. Associate Professor Chan had also served as an external consultant to the Commonwealth Grant Commission (CGC), Department of Treasury Western Australia and Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WA) on issues surrounding forecasting, data analytics and mathematical modelling.