Best-in-Class Executive Education Online
NC State Executive Education’s new online programs will offer custom-designed, expert-led, interdisciplinary learning opportunities for early to mid-career professionals seeking information, accreditation, and confidence in their fields. Each blended learning program will combine real-time professor engagement with self-directed study for best-in-class online professional education. Additional programs coming soon!
Big Data. Big Potential.
Our initial offerings will focus on Data Science, allowing early to mid-career professionals with limited to no
data science background to leverage their real-world skills while experiencing an expert-led series of courses
designed to meet today’s demand for data-driven analytics and strategic, data-based decision-making.
What is Data Science?
Data science is an interdisciplinary field that uses scientific methods, processes, algorithms and systems to extract knowledge and insights from structured and unstructured data. Data science is related to data mining, deep learning and big data. It transforms accumulated raw data so that it can be easily interpreted and acted upon.
How can it add value?
- Improving decision-making
- Providing quantifiable, data-driven evidence
- Directing actions based on trends
- Identifying new opportunities
- Improving goal-setting
With the support of NC State’s cutting-edge, solutions-driven research, technology and expertise, these cost-effective and convenient programs will provide advanced learning opportunities for professionals that require transitional learning to meet corporate and career demands. Each of these initial programs has been designed for individuals with limited to no Data Science background. These programs will provide a structured approach to developing a critical understanding of Data Science Skills and Applications for healthcare, technology, engineering, financial services, and manufacturing professionals or corporate sponsors who want robust analytics to improve their team’s decision-making capabilities.
This program teaches best-practice professional techniques for effectively communicating data analysis. Participants will
develop intermediate skills and knowledge of tools used for optimizing data visualization and storytelling.
DATA SCIENCE LITERATE
This program series is designed for individuals with limited to no experience in Data Science. Participants will develop a basic understanding of data science terminology and tools that can be applied to their positions, industry, or ambitions.
PYTHON BASICS FOR ANALYTICS
Designed for existing SAS and power Excel users who frequently leverage analytic tools and want to transition to a Python-based delivery, this program will develop basic Python skills to transition and augment existing analytic skill sets.
PREDICTIVE MODELING & ANALYTICS
This course will take a problem-based learning approach to the foundational concepts of data science. Program participants will learn the process of developing and completing a data science project by determining which tools to use to solve analytic problems.
Proudly Display Your New Expertise With Our Digital Badges
NC State Executive Education’s Digital Badge Program will award verifiable, digital credentials to eligible course participants.
Digital badges are a visual display of the skill you have developed and help you to instantly verify your professional
or technical expertise. These images contain granular, verified information that employers can use to evaluate
an individual’s skillset or potential.