Academics

Professional Education

Data Science and Big Data Analytics: Making Data-Driven Decisions

Developed by ten MIT faculty members at IDSS, this seven-week course, offered by MIT xPro, is especially designed for data scientists, business analysts, engineers, and technical managers looking to learn the latest theories and strategies to harness data.

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MIT Professional Education Short Programs

Gain crucial knowledge and new skills from MIT faculty with Short Programs courses offered by MIT Professional Education. IDSS affiliated faculty are teaching the following courses this summer.

ADVANCED MACHINE LEARNING FOR BIG DATA AND TEXT PROCESSING
Instructors: Regina Barzilay, Tommi Jaakkola, Stefanie Jegelka
Dates: Jun 20, 2018 – Jun 22, 2018

CLIMATE CHANGE: FROM SCIENCE TO SOLUTIONS
Instructors: Noelle Selin, Daniel Cziczo
Dates: Jul 30, 2018 – Aug 3, 2018

CRISIS MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS CONTINUITY
Instructors: Steve Goldman, Richard Larson
Dates: Jul 23, 2018 – Jul 27, 2018

MACHINE LEARNING FOR BIG DATA AND TEXT PROCESSING: FOUNDATIONS
Instructors: Regina Barzilay, Tommi Jaakkola, Stefanie Jegelka
Dates: Jun 18, 2018 – Jun 19, 2018

MACHINE LEARNING FOR HEALTHCARE
Instructor: David Sontag
Dates: Jul 16, 2018 – Jul 17, 2018

MODELING AND OPTIMIZATION FOR MACHINE LEARNING
Instructors: Justin Solomon, Suvrit Sra
Dates: Jul 16, 2018 – Jul 20, 2018

PEOPLE ANALYTICS: TRANSFORMING MANAGEMENT WITH BEHAVIORAL DATA
Instructors: Alex Pentland, Ben Waber
Dates: Jul 9, 2018 – Jul 11, 2018

PRODUCT PLATFORM AND PRODUCT FAMILY DESIGN: FROM STRATEGY TO IMPLEMENTATION
Instructors: Olivier L. de Weck, Timothy W. Simpson, Bruce Cameron
Dates: Jul 30, 2018 – Aug 3, 2018

UNDERSTANDING AND PREDICTING TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION: NEW DATA AND THEORY
Instructor: Jessika Trancik
Dates: Jul 23, 2018 – Jul 27, 2018


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