Data Science Deep Dive for Decision Makers (HR, Retail, etc)

The course takes a closer look at the importance of data-driven approaches in business-specific areas such as HR, operations, retail banking, and looks at specific issues in transforming into those approaches.


Participants in management roles who are facing transformation to a digital culture

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:rn• Discuss the potential of data for their commercial and customer strategy including emerging trendsrn• Promote good data practices for high performance at pace to drive commercial value and customer impactrn• Ask the right questions and use internal experts to help you make good decisionsrn• Analyse the risk / reward balance for data for programmes and capabilities that you sponsor / runrn• Formulate a plan for valuable, responsible, ethical uses of data and mitigate commercial/ reputational risk

Course Content

• How the data revolution has transformed the market placern• Applications of data in specific business areasrn• What are the prerequisites for an effective transformation to data-driven approaches?rn• Case study: standardising data across multiple sources.rn• Conclusion: How good does a data-driven model have to be to deliver the results you need?


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of a cohort was promoted within 2 years after participating in an Alpha course.


of participants felt more confident in their role, following an Alpha commercial leadership course.

Why study with Alpha?

Innovation and creativity born from experience

We are thought leaders in instructional and learning journey design and holistic solution architects. We have extensive finance and investments experience combined with skills application to deliver performance improving results. We develop immersive learning environments that maximize time to productivity, support talent retention and added value to improving quality of hires.

Knowledge Exchange Evangelists

We are focused on mining the embedded organisational intellectual capital for the benefit of the next generation. We create and curate best in class practice gathered from our experience with the leading financial institutions. We design our programmes with the end in mind – what results are you trying to achieve with this intervention? What metrics will we set ourselves to achieve that?

Generation Proof

Quality and innovation, using current market and industry best practices, have made us a trusted partner in delivering dynamic and motivating training for the financial and capital markets. Our programmes are generation proof and responsive to evolving learner needs and styles. Our solutions use a multi-stakeholder engagement strategy that expands beyond relationships between the learner and learning provider. We create connections with managers, peers and the wider business to drive impactful return on investment..

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