Big Data and Business Programme

Big Data and Business Programme

Course dates:

29th July to 9th August (2 weeks)

Joint programme School of Mathematics and Language Centre

The programme includes lectures in Big Data Analytics and Python, English Language Classes, social/cultural events

For further information please email carolyn.obrien@ucc.ie

 

Week 1

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

09:00-11:00

Opening Ceremony

Orientation

09:00-11:00

Big Data & Python Lecture

09:00-11:00

Big Data & Python Lecture

09:00-11:00

Big Data & Python Lecture

 

Company Visit

example

Central Statistics

VMWare

EMC

 

 

 

11:30-12:30

Guest Lecture

14:00-16:00

English Language Class

14:00-16:00

English Language Class

 

 

Social / Cultural outing

14:00-16:00

English Language Class

Week 2

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

09:00-11:00

Big Data & Python Lecture

09:00-11:00

Big Data & Python Lecture

09:00-11:00

Big Data & Python Lecture

 

Company Visit

11:30-12:30

Guest Lecture

 

14:00-16:00

English Language Class

14:00-16:00

English Language Class

 

Social / Cultural outing

14:00-16:00

English Language Class

15:00-16:00

Closing Ceremony

Presenting of Certificate

Feedback session

Course Outline

Joint programme School of Mathematics and Language Centre

The programme includes lectures in Big Data Analytics and Python, English Language Classes, social/cultural events

Lectures

  • Big Data, sourses, potential and challenges
  • Types of Analytics - Prercriptive, Predictive and Descriptive, Principle Components
  • Big Data Projects at University College Cork
  • Employment prospectives
  • Applying for a Masters or phd in UCC
  • Research in UCC

Teacher on this Course

  • Professor Finbarr O'Sullivan
  • Professor Huang
  • names linked to IRIS or similar
  • English Language Teachers

Guest Lectures

Interative guest lectures in Entrepreneurship delivered by Peter Finnegan Director of Blackstone Launch Pad 

Guest lecture from successful Entrepreneur and Universtiy graduate who undertook the Ignite International award winning incubation programme supporting recent graduate entrepreneurs turn good ideas into great businesses

Company Visits

CSO (Central Statistics Office), VM Ware, EMC and others

Social / Cultural Outings

including Spike Island

Blarney Castle

 

 

 

 

Sample Timetable

Week 1

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

09:00-11:00

Opening Ceremony

Orientation

09:00-11:00

Big Data & Python Lecture

09:00-11:00

Big Data & Python Lecture

09:00-11:00

Big Data & Python Lecture

 

Company Visit

example

Central Statistics

VMWare

EMC

 

 

 

11:30-12:30

Guest Lecture

14:00-16:00

English Language Class

14:00-16:00

English Language Class

 

 

Social / Cultural outing

14:00-16:00

English Language Class

Week 2

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

09:00-11:00

Big Data & Python Lecture

09:00-11:00

Big Data & Python Lecture

09:00-11:00

Big Data & Python Lecture

 

Company Visit

11:30-12:30

Guest Lecture

 

14:00-16:00

English Language Class

14:00-16:00

English Language Class

 

Social / Cultural outing

14:00-16:00

English Language Class

15:00-16:00

Closing Ceremony

Presenting of Certificate

Feedback session

Language Centre

Lárionad na dTeangacha

G 36, O'Rahilly Building,University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

External Accreditation

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