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Start your transformation towards a data-driven future

Lead by upgrading your data-proficiency

Enhance your data knowledge and discover new ways to apply big data technologies in order to design and implement innovative and successful business applications. By having academic experts, (non-)profit organisations and its student community collaborating ECDA can help you to give your personal development and career a boost.

ECDA-initiated programs

We help (future) leaders leverage data to unlock their full potential.

The Leadership Challenges with Data Analytics programme is a holistic executive training programme on how to achieve value from data, analytics and AI. The programme is designed for multidisciplinary teams from public and private organizations. Teams develop a proof of concept during the programme with coaching support from a Professor and business consultant. Besides renowned Professors from Erasmus University Rotterdam, TU Delft, Erasmus MC and Leiden University, the programme features masterclasses from external guest speakers to share detailed insights from practice.

Data Analytics Summer School

Learn. Disrupt. Connect.

The Data Analytics Summer School is a 5-day intensive programme, launched by the Erasmus Centre for Data Analytics and Erasmus Tech Community. The goal of the programme is to allow university students to gain hands-on experience in a range of critical topics related to the field of data analytics. Third-year bachelor and master students will gain the opportunity to extend their skills and tap into a potential path for their future career.

ECDA-initiated programs

We help (future) leaders leverage data to unlock their full potential.

Executive program: Leadership Challenge with Data Analytics

The Leadership Challenges with Data Analytics programme is a holistic executive training programme on how to achieve value from data, analytics and AI. The programme is designed for multidisciplinary teams from public and private organizations. Teams develop a proof of concept during the programme with coaching support from a Professor and business consultant. Besides renowned Professors from Erasmus University Rotterdam, TU Delft, Erasmus MC and Leiden University, the programme features masterclasses from external guest speakers to share detailed insights from practice.

Data Analytics Summer School

Learn. Disrupt. Connect.

The Data Analytics Summer School is a 5-day intensive programme, launched by the Erasmus Centre for Data Analytics and Erasmus Tech Community. The goal of the programme is to allow university students to gain hands-on experience in a range of critical topics related to the field of data analytics. Third-year bachelor and master students will gain the opportunity to extend their skills and tap into a potential path for their future career.

ECDA-supported programs

Bachelor & Master programs

We facilitate and support education at bachelor and master level to full-time students. For more information about the courses, you can contact the program management of the specific programs.

BSc in Econometrics & Operations Research

The International Bachelor Econometrics and Operations Research programme focuses on the application of mathematical and statistical techniques to answer economic questions. The degree covers topics in mathematics, statistics, and economics, with training in computer programming to build models and implement mathematical techniques, and analysing and solving optimisation problems by applying these mathematical models.

Minor in Learning from Big Data

This course will push you to develop new analytical skills and to be creative when devising solutions and when interpreting your results to understand the consumer behavior that generated the data you have in your hands.It provides an introduction to the popular method of A/B testing.

MSc in Business Analytics & Management

This Business Analytics and Management specialisation of the RSM MScBA programme is for those who want to develop their skills in managing complex business analytics projects, from understanding the business problem and its environment and selecting and executing the methods of analysis, to communicating the results to internal and external stakeholders. The program is aimed at bachelor graduates with a business background and a good quantitative or technical orientation, and graduates from engineering and the hard sciences who are interested in business.

MSc in Business Analytics & Quantitative Marketing

Students in the Business Analytics and Quantitative Marketing master learn how to make use of the enormous amount of data that is available in corporations and other organisations to support decision-making in business. Students are be introduced to the latest research techniques and will, after completion of the program, be able to contribute to new developments in this field.

MSc in Business Information Management

Business Information Management (BIM) explores the use and impact of information ‒ and information systems ‒ as a strategic asset for customers, firms, supply chains, business networks, and markets. It investigates the opportunities presented by new information technologies such as mobile platforms, cloud computing, business analytics and social media. At Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM), BIM is part of the teaching and research activities in the Technology & Operations Management department.

MSc in Data Science and Marketing Analytics

The Data Science and Marketing Analytics program combines theory and practice from computer science, marketing, economics, and statistics, in such a way that the potential of big data can be exploited successfully to create greater value for consumers and firms.

MSc in International Management/CEMS

Using Business Analytics and Machine Learning for New Products is a course within the International CEMS programme based on a series of real-world cases that you are expected to analyze and solve using your best effort, the theory and materials found in the reader, cited references and hand-outs. The course is taught by prof Gui Liberali.

MSc in Marketing Management

The master programme Marketing Management includes the elective Digital Marketing and Analytics. It trains future marketers working in digital marketing. Given the important role of new customer analytics and big data in digital marketing, it emphasises new techniques for generating more knowledge about your customers. The Marketing Analytics course within the MSc programme emphasizes on the technical—reinforcing skills and especially on the application of these skills to solve managerial problems and communicate a recommended course of action. The master also covers the topic of Big Data Analytics for Marketing Insight. In this course machine learning (or predictive analytics), a key subfield of artificial intelligence and common activity of data scientists will be supervised. In several lectures, artificial intelligence is addressed and discussed. For example the lecture on Artificial Intelligence for Business Analytics which is designed in collaboration with faculty of the Erasmus Quantitative Intelligence team.

MSc in Operations Research and Quantitative Logistics

The MSc programme of Operations Research and Quantitative Logistics presents students with the opportunity to become experts in logistics, supply chain management or workforce optimisation.

MSc in Quantitative Finance

The MSc in Quantitative Finance is a highly interactive opportunity for students to interact with top-level scholars and solve complex financial problems through quantitative & empirical research, as well as powerful modern computing algorithms.

Executive & in-company programmes

Executive Education Diploma Programme in Digital Transformation

In the workshops, you will learn new knowledge about business transformations as well as a practical and scientifically sound approach to design an actionable plan for solving a business challenge, for example in online marketing initiatives. The course, designed by RSM Executive Education and delivered by professional consultants from leading digital transformation consultancy firms, will support you in creating winning business performance through digital transformation initiatives.

Postacademische Opleiding Data Science & Business Analytics (Dutch)

De eenjarige opleiding Data Science & Business Analytics is het toonaangevende programma voor Data Scientists die tot de top in hun veld willen behoren. Deelnemers zijn na afloop in staat om zelfstandig geavanceerde analyse-methoden in te zetten, inzichten te halen uit Big Data en door ‘analytics’ onderbouwde beslissingen te nemen. Het hands-on curriculum bevat onderdelen op het gebied van statistiek, management science, computer science en privacyrecht. Na afloop is er de mogelijkheid de internationaal erkende titel Certified Analytics Professional (CAP) te behalen.

https://www.eur.nl/eqi/professional-education/data-science-business-analytics

Business Intelligence & Descriptive Analytics (Dutch)

Deze opleiding stelt professionals in staat het besluitvormingsproces in organisaties te verbeteren door middel van de geschikte presentatie van data en het tonen van inzichten daaruit.

https://www.eur.nl/eqi/professional-education/business-intelligence-descriptive-analytics

HR Analytics (Dutch)

Leer in 6 middagen HR Analytics in te zetten voor HR-management. De opleiding stelt u in staat om strategische vraagstukken op analytische wijze te benaderen

https://www.eur.nl/eqi/professional-education/hr-analytics

Kunstmatige intelligentie voor commissarissen en toezichthouders (Dutch)

Eendaagse Masterclass over de rol van toezichthouders bij het aanjagen en beheersen van de digitale transformatie in de organisatie

https://www.eur.nl/eqi/professional-education/kunstmatige-intelligentie-voor-commissarissen-en-toezichthouders

Strategische kijk op kunstmatige intelligentie (Dutch)

Vijf bijeenkomsten over hoe strategische ontwikkeling van een organisatie niet los kan worden gezien van kunstmatige intelligentie en geavanceerde Data Analytics

https://www.eur.nl/eqi/professional-education/strategische-kijk-op-kunstmatige-intelligentie/lees-meer-over-dit-programma

Student-led Educational Initiatives

We support initiatives to enhance tech education on campus.

ECDA is strongly wired in the student community of Erasmus University. Connected to, amongst others, the Erasmus Tech Community and the Turing Society we offer education initiatives and events to a new generation of students, which is catered to their needs. Often powered by business cases  it’s keeps academic experts and teachers inspired and ahead of the game. ECDA helps to keep learning, and to improve their professional data-development and growth perspectives.

Erasmus Centre for Data Analytics Erasmus Tech Summit Erasmus Tech Community

ETC was established to raise awareness and educate students at Erasmus University Rotterdam about exponential technologies that are reshaping the world. They actively collaborate with private sector companies to organize events, workshops, hackathons and challenges. ETC has over three thousand students in their network.

Erasmus Centre for Data Analytics Turing Students

Turing Students

TSR is building a community of tech-leaders of the future by inspiring students of Erasmus University Rotterdam through educational events, coding bootcamps and social activities. Turing students Rotterdam enables students from all backgrounds to learn hard skills and start their career in the technology world.

Erasmus Centre for Data Analytics RLadies

R-Ladies

A World-wide organization to promote gender diversity in the R-community.  R-Ladies’ primary focus, therefore, is on supporting minority gender R enthusiasts to achieve their programming potential, by building a collaborative global network of R leaders, mentors, learners, and developers to facilitate individual and collective progress worldwide.