Data Science for Managers - Applications, Visualization, and Storytelling
7/7, 7/9, 7/14
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Eastern Time
Business Management & Organization
The amount of data available to organizations and individuals is unprecedented. In order to maximize the use of these data assets, executives and managers need to know the ins and outs of data projects. They need to understand how data science can help solve a variety of business problems and unlock a plethora of strategic opportunities.
This 6-hour course equips business and finance managers with an overview of key analytical methods and data science tools required to create competitive advantages and solve difficult business problems. Participants will also learn about fundamental data visualizations and how to effectively storytell to key stakeholders with these visualizations.
Data Science for Managers: Sneak Peek
- Gain an understanding for data science and big data methods and why it is relevant for finance and business leaders
- Recognize how data science can boost business performance and improve corporate bottom lines
- Understand how to evaluate the data science process and critical challenges
- Discover how to evaluate, interpret and present data science results to key stakeholders and technical teams
SpeakerNeal Kumar, CFA
At Cognitir, Neal leads the company's sales, marketing, and strategy initiatives. He also coleads recruiting and coheads product development with David.
Outside of Cognitir, Neal runs his own boutique consulting practice. As a consultant, Neal advises executive teams of both large corporations and small and medium enterprises on issues ranging from marketing to financial modeling.
Previously, Neal led training seminars for a top financial training provider and consistently received top reviews from attendees and created two training courses that were used in seminars worldwide. Before his consulting and training careers, Neal was a Teach For America Corps Member and taught high school mathematics in Saint Louis Public Schools (USA). In addition to his education and training careers, Neal was an investment banker at Lazard, JPMorgan, and Houlihan Lokey.
Neal received his MBA from London Business School (UK) and BBA in Finance from the University of Notre Dame (USA). He is also a CFA Charterholder and a Member of the CFA Institute Education Advisory Committee (EAC) Working Body where he helps shape CFA Program Content.