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CCABD Immersion Training #3

by Corporate Relations

Training

Thu, 14 Dec 2017, 8:00 AM –

Fri, 15 Dec 2017, 5:00 PM

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Throop Drive and Snow Way, St. Louis, MO 63130, United States

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Email ccabd@wustl.edu to register.
 
 

Immersion Training #3: December 14-15, 2017
Machine Learning Methods for Business Strategy

Taught by: Stephen P. Ryan, Professor of Economics, Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis

Benefits: When you have completed this seminar, you will have an understanding of the philosophy and purpose of machine learning, how to implement machine learning techniques in R, as well as business use applications of machine learning methods.

Who Should Attend: CMOs, CIOs, CTOs, Directors of Analytics, BI Professionals, Data Analysts, Marketing Researchers, etc., who specialize in analytics-driven strategic decision-making.

Level of Prior Knowledge: Basic statistics, familiarity with R.

Register today by emailing Jennifer Krupp, program director, or calling 314-935-8541.


Day One: Thursday, December 14, 2017

 

Session One: 8 a.m.—12 p.m.

» Getting Up to speed with R

» Introduction to selected machine learning methods

• Methods in the frequency domain

• Methods in the characteristics domain

Session Two: 1 p.m.—5 p.m.

» Application of machine learning methods (Unsupervised Learning)

• Classification trees

• Text processing

 

Day Two: Friday, December 15, 2017

Session One: 8 a.m.—12 p.m.

» Application of machine learning methods (Supervised Learning)

• Regression trees

• Shrinkage methods

Session Two: 1 p.m.—5 p.m.

» Further topics: (Unsupervised Learning)

• Model combination for improved

predictive accuracy

• Bagging and bootstrapping

 

 

Cost:

Individual Registrations:

Non-advisory Board Member Companies/Individuals may attend this two-day intensive training at a cost of $3,000 per person.

An Advisory Board Member Company may send someone at the cost of $2,500 per person.

Group Registrations:

Non-advisory Board Member Companies sending 4 or more learners receives a cost break of $2,500 (4 attendees = $10,000).

An Advisory Board Member Company sending 4 or more learners receives a cost break of $2,000 (4 attendees = $8,000).

 

Register today by emailing Jennifer Krupp, program director, or calling 314-935-8541.

 

Out-of-town attendees will want to make reservations at the Moonrise Hotel on Delmar or a preferred hotel in Clayton (like the Sheraton Clayton Plaza). The Knight Center hotel will be under renovation.

Email ccabd@wustl.edu to register or for more information.

Washington University in St. Louis, Campus Box 1156, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

314-935-8541 | ccabd@wustl.edu | olin.wustl.edu/ccabd

 


File Attachments: Immersion Training December 2017.pdf

Dress Casual (jeans ok)

Where

Throop Drive and Snow Way, St. Louis, MO 63130, United States

Hosted By

Corporate Relations

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