Description

At a Glance

Do you spend your workdays sitting in front of Excel? Do you want to move up the value chain? Do you want to be a data scientist? 

In this one-hour session, Hugh will show you how to solve two very common business problems with ease, using cutting-edge tools from the world of data science. He'll also give you a road-map of what data science skills are most desirable, and how to go about gaining them. To illustrate, he'll use examples using a dataset of real Australian tax returns, mobile phone payments data from East Africa, and the investment returns of hundreds of Australian superannuation funds.

What You Will Get 

  • This 1 hour introduction will be a tour of why learning data science will improve participants' lives.
  • How we get things done before and after learning the right tools. 
  • You will gain access to our member only discussion forums where you can share learnings, challenges and thought leadership with other innovation enthusiasts
  • You will gain access to exclusive Collective Campus alumni events, including opportunities to connect with both established and emerging startups
  • You will become a part of the exclusive Collective Campus community
  • You will receive ongoing thought leadership and case studies as they happen to keep abreast of the latest happenings relating to enterprise innovation

Pre-Requisites

  • None

Where To From Here?

  • Data Science Short Course

What To Bring

  • Pad and pen
  • The right side of your brain

Group Bookings

  • Contact the team at info@collectivecamp.us or (03) 9996 1257 to enquire about group bookings. 

About The Instructor

Hugh Parsonage studied mathematics and actuarial studies at the Australian National University.  He has had roles in data science and data mining in both private consultancy and government, most recently with the Australian Taxation Office's Corporate Analytics branch.  An avid user of R, Hugh is currently researching tax and consumption data to answer questions of government budget policy. He is also interested in betting markets, particularly their application to politics and psephology. 

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What you will learn
  • How to use data science to solve common business problems
  • Cutting edge tools from the world of data science
  • A roadmap of what data science skills are most desirable
What you will get
  • You will gain access to our member only discussion forums where you can share learnings, challenges and thought leadership with other innovation enthusiasts
  • You will gain access to exclusive Collective Campus alumni events, including opportunities to connect with both established and emerging startups
  • You will become a part of the exclusive Collective Campus community
  • You will receive ongoing thought leadership and case studies as they happen to keep abreast of the latest happenings relating to enterprise innovation

What to bring
  • Notebook and pen
  • The right side of your brain
What to wear

Anything from suits and ties to jeans and Chuck Taylors! Innovation isn't dependent on dresscode

Appropriate for

Analysts, Statisticians, Business Development Manager, Scientists, Data Scientists, Excel Users


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