Data innovation, privacy & risks

Short program (FC)

The increasing amount of data offers manifold opportunities for data-driven innovations and new business models. To benefit from these innovations, companies need to establish effective practices for data sharing in their ecosystems while coping with data privacy, ethics and risks such as the impact of GDPR.

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Short program (FC)
4 days spread over 1 months
From 08h30 to 17h30
5 000 CHF
4 ECTS credits
Data innovation, privacy & risks


Discover the next sessions of our open program in Data innovation, privacy & risks below. Click on the session you are interested in to obtain its full calendar.

March 2024
Full dates
26, 27, 28 and 29 August 2024
Before 25 July 2024


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This short program addresses data thinking and data-driven innovation as well as privacy, ethical and other risks associated with an increasing use of data. Useful tools and canvases to support data thinking will be presented and applied. Managerial blindness, ethical issues and other traps of Data Science are risks that need to be managed effectively to create a robust data-driven oriented business.

We will discuss the challenges of data sharing and data sovereignty in value-added services and ecosystems. We will conclude by providing ideas on how to make use of external and open data such as crowdsourcing.

Learning objectives

  1. Apply useful tools and canvases to support data thinking and identify use cases for data-driven innovation.
  2. Analyze data sharing needs and data sovereignty in ecosystems and identify the data platforms needed.
  3. Identify and manage the risks (managerial, organizational and ethical) that come with data-driven decision making.

Target audience

  1. Identify and manage the risks (managerial, organizational and ethical) that come with data-driven decision making.
  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.


à propos

This short program Data innovation, privacy & risks was built for professionals seeking to learn about fondamental concepts and then practice them trough practical exercices.

There is a strong emphasis on practical application supported by relevant models and theories, with the use of exercises and break-out groups, industry examples and guest speakers.

This approach will allow the participants to deploy the concepts presented during the course as well as forging a strong analytical mindset to tackle future challenges they might face on.

Main program
Data innovation, privacy & risks
Data science & management
Cette formation courte est un module de notre Certificate of advanced studies (CAS) en Data science & management.
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Admission criteria


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


This short program requires your presence and participation.


Follow blocks 1, 2 and 3 of the CAS in Data science & management

Payment terms

Price: 5 000 CHF

All expenses related to continuing education are, except in exceptional cases, tax deductible.

Discount (10%): -500 CHF

A discount is offered to contributing members of Alumni HEC or Alumni EPFL or early bird registrations (non cumulative offer).

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