INFORMS Continuing Education
Intensive, In-Person Two-day Courses for Analytics Professionals
Real take-away value: skills, tools and methods you can implement immediately in your work.
INFORMS offers a continuing education program designed for analytics professionals. Four courses are currently offered, with more to come.
Essential Practice Skills for Analytics Professionals
The essential tools for solving real-world problems in businesses and other organizations. Drawing on best practices from the field, this course helps analytics professionals add value from beginning to end: listening to clients, framing the central problem, scoping a project, defining metrics for success, creating a work plan, assembling data and expert sources, selecting modeling approaches, validating and verifying analytical results, communicating and presenting results to clients, driving organizational change, and assessing impact.
Data Exploration & Visualization
Hands-on training that focuses on the critical steps in the process of analyzing data: accessing and extracting data, cleaning and preparing data, exploring and visualizing data. The course will use several of the most popular software tools intensively, and provide an overview of the range of software options.
Foundations of Modern Predictive Analytics
Modern predictive analytics, the science of discovering and exploiting complex data relationships, has rapidly changed in recent years, especially in today's businesses. This course will give participants hands-on practice in handling real data types, real business problems and practical methods for delivering business-useful results.
Introduction to Monte Carlo and Discrete-Event Simulation
Learn to identify real-world problem types appropriate for simulation, and develop skills and intuition for applying Monte Carlo and discrete-event simulation techniques.
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