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Master Class Data Science for Business

Master Class Data Science for Business - Program


Practical information

Start date: February 10th, 2022

  • 10-11 February 2022
  • 10-11 March

Thursdays: 14h00-22h00, incl. dinner.

Fridays: 09h00-17h00 incl lunch.

*Antwerp Management School closely monitors the state of affairs regarding the coronavirus. Read more. All our courses are structured in such a way that they can easily be converted into virtual lessons. This way we guarantee that the sessions can take place; online and/or on our campus. If it is necessary to guarantee the quality, data will be adjusted.


The program consists of 4 chapters, all addressing specific topics. In each chapter, models and concepts are explained and illustrated through cases and exercises. All in-class sessions will be highly interactive, with a lot of focus on sharing experiences and challenging ideas.

Part 1: Data Science Applications in Business

  • Introduction to data science and Artificial Intelligence
  • Applications in marketing, HR, finance, risk and marketing
  • The concepts of overfitting and learning

Part 2: Data Science technologies

  • Building predictive models from data using decision trees
  • How to evaluate a data science model: from accuracy to profit curves
  • Recommender systems

Part 3: Hands-on session using data

  • Building models using open source tools (Weka, Python)
  • Visualizing data and evaluating models

Part 4: Recent trends

  • The importance of ethical data science for business: concepts and cautionary tales
  • Deep learning as a game changer in image and speech recognition
  • Potential pitfalls in data science projects
  • The future of data science in business


Our experienced faculty will coach and assist you during this program. All of them have an academic career (master, PhD or DBA) and international experience in terms of career, research, project management, advisory boards and/or consulting. Many of them have published about their practice-based research, business cases and management experiences. Our faculty are experts in executive education, tailor-made programs and business consultancy.

Danny lauwers

A question about this program?

Danny Lauwers

Phone: +32 3 265 47 68


A question about this program?