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The data-driven enterprise

Our Short Program

The fourth industrial revolution is driven by smart, connected objects, and exploding amounts of data. In this new era where “data is the new oil”, there is little value in “crude” data. But if crude data can be extracted, refined, and piped to where it can impact decisions, its value will soar.

Short Course The Data Driven Enterprise


Certificate of attendance


4 days

Teaching Language



14, 15, 16, 17 March 2022


Before February 10th 2022


5'000 CHF

This short program is a module of our Certificate in Data Science & Management (CAS)

This short program starts with an introduction to the data economy, data strategies and the transformation towards the Data-Driven Enterprise. It goes on by defining the terminology and introducing key concepts in Big Data, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (AI). These concepts are then illustrated by means of short hands-on sessions using state-of-the-art software tools and platforms. These sessions will demystify Data Science and AI and go beyond the magic. It concludes with concrete real-world examples and use cases of business value creation through data-driven approaches to demonstrate the potential of Data Science.

Learning Objectives

  1. Assess the impact of the data economy on an enterprise/organization and define how data-driven approaches create business value.
  2. Develop a data strategy and roadmap for the transformation towards a Data-Driven enterprise.
  3. Identify potential business use of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (AI) through key concepts.

Target Audience

  1. (Future) Chief Data Officers (CDOs), senior managers and executives who are launching data initiatives.
  2. Business intelligence (BI) and data managers, data engineers and data architects who want to manage successful data-driven transformation.
  3. Data champions and executives in business lines (HR, Marketing, Operations, …) who want to become more data and analytics-savvy.

Conditions of Admission


We offer quality programs accessible to all professionals who have decided to develop new skills.


This short program requires your presence and participation.

Payment Terms


5'000 CHF

All expenses related to continuing education are, except in exceptional cases, tax deductible. Do not hesitate to contact the relevant organizations.

Discount (10%)

-500 CHF

A discount is offered for EPFL or HEC Alumni contributors.

The Executive Education HEC Lausanne offers more than thirty continuing academic programs in various fields such as management, marketing, finance, corporate governance, ethics, data or personal development. As a result, and beyond this short program data-driven enterprise, we offer several other related programs that may also be of interest to you.

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