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New Programs at KU Professional & Continuing Education

Big Data for Managers and Decision Makers Workshop

February 2-16, 2018 • KU Edwards Campus • Overland Park, Kan.

Take a quick, expert-led path into the world of data with the Big Data for Managers and Decision Makers workshop, presented by the University of Kansas in Kansas City. This three-part training event is for managers and managerial teams who want to learn the fundamentals of big data and how it can be used to improve business decisions.

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Zero Credit Courses

Zero Credit learning allows you to participate in selected courses that contribute to your professional development goals and interests while eliminating university admissions requirements. They're the same high-quality courses taken by credit-earning students and taught by the same world-class faculty, but they're offered for working professionals in a non-credit capacity.

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KU Data Analytics Boot Camp

February 26, 2018 through September 1, 2018 • KU Edwards Campus • Overland Park, Kan.

Over the course of the past decade, the explosion of data transformed nearly every industry known to man. Whether it’s in marketing, health care, government or activism -- the ability to translate data into insights quickly become a highly in-demand skill by all. The KU Data Analytics Boot Camp is a part-time, 24-week program empowering you to gain the knowledge and skills to conduct robust analytics on a host of real-world problems.

The program is designed to fit into your life, whether you’re employed or attending college, with convenient weekend and evening sessions. Classes meet on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This session also takes several days off to accommodate for the winter holidays. Classes meet at the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park.

The KU Data Analytics Boot Camp is rigorous, fast-paced and focused on the practical technical skills needed to solve data problems.Throughout the course, you gain proficiencies on a host of marketable technologies like advanced Excel, Python, JavaScript, SQL Databases,Tableau and more. Plus, you’ll have an impressive professional portfolio and the confidence you need to succeed in the data driven economy.

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