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[UC Berkeley Executive Education] Berkeley Program on Data Science and Analytics

Data science and data analytics are at the core of every modern globalised industry. Working in today's technology-centric workforce not only requires superior leadership skills, but the ability to translate data problems into the bigger picture for the organisation.

The Berkeley Program on Data Science and Analytics (BPDSA) is a 6-month learning journey into the world of applied data science and analytics. The programme will prepare you with the tools to build and lead data science teams through data-driven decision-making. You will learn how to promote a data-driven culture, how to translate business problems, and how to lead a team with a diverse set of skill sets towards solving these problems.

Course Duration

2 March 2020 to 4 September 2020
Location: Berkeley, Online

Course Outline

The programme leverages a global perspective on data science and analytics with five total modules, three in-person and two online. The in-person modules take place at the UC Berkeley campus. Led by esteemed Berkeley Faculty with both cutting-edge research and industry experience, the programme provides a unique combination of theory and practice to help you accelerate your career and the data-driven performance of your organisation.

Module 1 (2 to 6 Mar 2020, Berkeley Campus)
Topic: Economic Analysis for Decision-Making

Module 2 (23 Mar to 30 Apr 2020, Online)
Topic: Data and Decisions

Module 3 (18 to 22 May 2020, Berkeley Campus)
Topic: Inference and Measurement

Module 4 (15 Jun to 7 Aug 2020, Online)
Topic: Forecasting and Trends – Time Series Analyses

Module 5 (31 Aug to 4 Sep 2020, Berkeley Campus)
Topic: Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Course Outcome

You will leave the immersive 6-month hybrid learning journey with developed leadership skills, a deeper understanding of theory, and the ability to apply data science decision-making to your organisation and role. Following completion of the programme, you will receive a Certificate of Excellence in Data Science & Analytics (in partnership with Eruditis Executive Education).

Who Should Attend

  • Directors, VPs
  • Senior Managers
  • Functional Business Managers and Business Heads
  • Leadership Roles with Oversight of Data Science Teams
  • Those with a Need to Understand Data Analytics

Entry Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Minimum 8 years of professional work experience

Course Fees


The fee includes programme materials, but excludes travel costs, accommodation in Berkeley and evening meals.

Application Fees & Deadlines

Please note that the application fees vary based off of the date which you apply.

31 October 2019 (Application Fees: US$300)
25 November 2019 (Application Fees: US$400)
23 December 2019 (Application Fees: US$500)
27 January 2020 (Application Fees: US$600)

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