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Big Data Analytics for Executives

Two-Day NYC Workshop: October 23-24, 2014

Why enroll?

Today’s companies and organizations generate and store massive amounts of data. How do you use that data to make informed business decisions? Participants in this hands-on two-day workshop will find out.

What will you learn?

You will learn how big data analytics can transform organizational performance.

Fordham’s expert faculty will introduce you to the core concepts of big data analytics and related technologies. You will become familiar with distributed, cloud-based approaches to handling big data sets—superior techniques over traditional relational models.

You’ll do all this with the help of hands-on exercises in big data analytics on several platforms—including AWS, Cloudera and IBM BigInsights—and concrete, applicable information about:

  • The Hadoop platform, including the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) and MapReduce (M/R) framework
  • Big data analytics life cycle, technologies, development and management
  • Privacy and security
  • Governance

Who should sign up?

  • Executives and managers who want to get up to speed quickly on big data essentials
  • Professionals who want to sharpen their technical and managerial skills in big data analytics

How is the workshop structured?

This two-day workshop is designed for today’s business executive. Convenience and applicability are paramount. Each session includes an introduction, case study, hands-on exercises and group discussion. The course also includes several speakers from industry and academia who can provide insight into key topics.

Workshop dates: October 23 and 24, 2014
Location: Fordham at Lincoln Center, 113 West 60th Street, New York City (map it)
Cost: $1,295* (includes all academic materials, plus breakfast and lunch)

*A special discount is available for Fordham alumni. For details, please contact RP Ragupathi, Center for Digital Transformation director, at raghupathi@fordham.edu.

Please note: This workshop is not open to current Fordham students or employees.

How to apply?

Big Data Analytics Online Application


Registration deadline:
October 15, 2014, at 11:59 p.m.

Last date to withdraw:
October 20, 2014, at 11:59 p.m.


Fordham at Lincoln Center,
113 West 60th Street,
New York City

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