SIM Postgraduate Series

31 Jan 2019

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Masterclass 9: Rise of the Quants – how data drives the modern world

By Dr James Abdey (Click here for bio)
Associate Academic Director, EMFSS, London School of Economics and Political Science

With the total amount of digital data collected doubling every few years, the quants are in the ascendant. Turning data into knowledge and extracting valuable insights, making sense of data fosters better decision-making. As we measure ever more things, with ever more complexity, ever more computational power is used to help us bend data to our collective will. Join us for an eye-opening glimpse into the world of data scientists and discover how the modern world is being shaped by data.

Tue, 24 Sep, 7.00pm – 9.00pm, Orchard Room, Level 4, Raffles City Convention Centre –  Register on-site at Raffles City Convention Centre, Level 4, Orchard Room.

Industry Landscape Sharing: Data Science in Singapore

By Dr Yeo Wee Kiang (Click here for bio)
Associate Lecturer, SIM Global Education

On the journey to build a Smart Nation, Singapore is harnessing technology and data to improve the lives of citizens. This talk will provide an overview of the Data Science scene in Singapore, including the demand for AI and Machine Learning from the local perspective. Selected examples of local Data Science projects will be shared. In addition, we will discuss the educational qualifications needed to join the Data Science field.

Tue, 24 Sep, 7.00pm – 9.00pm, Orchard Room, Level 4, Raffles City Convention Centre –  Register on-site at Raffles City Convention Centre, Level 4, Orchard Room.

Time Programme
6.30pm – 7.00pm Registration & Networking
7.00pm – 7.30pm Masterclass 9: Rise of the Quants – how data drives the modern world
7.30pm – 8.00pm Industry Landscape Sharing: Data Science in Singapore
8.00pm  9.00pm Coffee Chat with Programme Staff

 

 

University of London, UK
Member Institution: Goldsmiths

Master of Science/Postgraduate Diploma in Data Science (PT)
Master of Science/Postgraduate Diploma in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (PT)
Master of Science/Postgraduate Diploma in Data Science and Financial Technology (PT)
Postgraduate Certificate in Data Science (PT)

 

University of London, UK
Member Institution: UCL

Master of Science in Professional Accountancy (PT & FT)

 

University of London, UK
Member Institution: London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Graduate Diplomas (PT / FT):
Business Analytics
Data Science
Digital Innovation
E-Business & Social Media
Economics
Finance
Management

 

PT: Part-time; FT: Full-time

 
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Information correct as at 9 Sep 2019.