Registration available for data analytics short course

From: The Virginia Tech Roanoke Center

The Virginia Tech Roanoke Center presents a data Analytics short course designed by Tarun Sen, Virginia Tech Professor Emeritus of Accounting Information Systems. The course is offered as a hybrid (in-person and online) to those in the Roanoke area or offered fully via the Zoom platform online to anyone, anywhere.

Data analytics consists of six modules that take a deep dive into Python, data management, predictive analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, clustering methods and big data. We will focus on applications of these concepts and complete hands-on course project.

Course instructors include:

Matt Ratliff
Software Engineer & Data Science Practitioner,
Senior Consultant, Excella

Reza Barkhi
Professor and Department Head,
Accounting & Information Systems, Virginia Tech

Ali Habibnia
Assistant Professor,
Department of Economics, Virginia Tech

Dewey Houck
Vice President & Chief Data Analytics Officer (retired), Boeing Defense, Space & Security

Course Outline:

Python - Pre-session - Friday, March 6 - 9 a.m.-5 p.m. [hybrid]

Module 1: Data Management - Friday and Saturday, March 13 and March 14 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. [hybrid]
Review Session - Saturday, March 28 – 9 to 11 a.m. [online]

Module 2: Predictive Analytics - Friday and Saturday, April 17 and 18 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. [hybrid]
Review Session - Saturday, April 25 - 9 to 11 a.m. [online]
Project Review Session - Saturday, May 2 - 9 to 11 a.m. [online]

Module 3: Machine Learning and AI - Friday and Saturday, May 15 and 16 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. [hybrid]
Review Session- Saturday, May 30 - 9 to 11 a.m. [online]
Project I (Predictive Analytics) due - Sunday, May 31

Module 4: Classification and Clustering - Friday and Saturday, June 19 and 20 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. [hybrid]
Review Session - Saturday, June 27 - 9 to 11 a.m. [online]
Project Review Session - Saturday, July 11 - 9 to 11 a.m. [online]

Module 5: Big Data - Friday and Saturday, July 17 and 18 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. [hybrid]
Review Session - Saturday, July 25 - 9 to 11 a.m. [online]
Project II (Machine Learning) due - Friday, July 31
Capstone Review Session - Saturday, August 1 - 9 to 11 a.m. [online]

Module 6: Machine Learning and AI Applications - Friday & Saturday, August 14 and 15 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. [hybrid]
Capstone Review Session - Saturday, August 29 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. [online]
Final Capstone Project Presentations - Saturday, September 12 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. [hybrid]

Visit www.vtrc.vt.edu/technology for more information and registration.

Contact: Program Manager David Conners, (540) 767-6145, dconners@vt.edu

 

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