Data Science for Business Innovation

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Get the skills you need to lead a data-driven business decisions

Although data is the lifeblood of the digital economy, many companies are blind to the value of the data they create. It’s time for that to change.
From a deep dive into the latest techniques to an opportunity to get hands-on with real world data projects, the Data Science for Business Innovation course equips you with the skills you need to succeed in a data-driven world.

What you will gain

Developed in partnership with Politecnico di Milano, a leading scientific-technological university, this course includes both the theoretical and the practical. It starts by laying a foundation in data science, including big data, machine learning, data valorisation, and communication.

You will also learn about the value that data science can bring to an organisation, and how business leaders can use data to become better problem solvers. Building on this foundation, the course then turns to the technical nuances of data science, covering such topics as:

  • Supervised, unsupervised, and semi-supervised methods
  • Classification, clustering, and regression techniques
  • NoSQL data models and technologies
  • Scalable cloud-based computation platforms
  • Map-reduce and analogous platforms
  • Hadoop and Spark

Through a mix of one-on-one training, hands-on activities, success stories, and group learning, you will set up and execute your own data science project. You will also use your newly learned knowledge and skills to solve real-world cases.

Your transformation

With the knowledge and experience gained during this course, you will be well-positioned to leverage data analysis to redefine your organisation’s approach to problem solving. 

You will also have the confidence to ask the right questions, identify the most pressing problems, and implement data-based solutions. Most importantly, thanks to your ability to make informed decisions, you will be able to lead your company’s transformation into an innovative, data-driven business.

Is this course for me?

Our Data Science for Business Innovation course is designed for managers and business leaders looking to implement data-driven decision making into their organisation:

  • Executives and middle managers
  • Innovation leads within large and mid-size organisations
  • CEOs and CIOs of innovative start-ups
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All our courses are taught by some of the leading minds in academia, research, business, and industry. Our diverse faculty come from a range of backgrounds, and each brings a unique perspective to your learning experience.

Marco Brambilla

Politecnico di Milano


Emanuele Della Valle

Associate Professor
Politecnico di Milano



All participants receive an EIT Digital - Politecnico di Milano joint digital certificate of completion.

Customisation and Discounts

All our Professional School courses can be fully customised to meet the unique needs of your organisation. We can even run the courses right at your premises.

EIT Digital also offers a number of non-cumulative discounts:

  • EIT Digital Partners: -25%
  • Multiple registrations from same company: -10% for the 2nd, -15% as of 3rd participant
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