CAS HSG Big Data and Artificial Intelligence for Managers

This CAS program enables executives and decision-makers to harness the potentials of big data and artificial intelligence.
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Programme overview

Do you want real challenges while developing your own data innovation project? This CAS program enables executives and decision-makers to harness the potentials of big data and artificial intelligence. During 16 on-campus days, you learn how to improve your daily business operations and develop an innovative idea into a prototypic data-driven business solution to create competitive advantages.

Next step

Are you interested in this programme? Download our brochure to find out if this executive education fits you and your career planning:

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Prof. Dr. Ivo Blohm Associate Professor for Information Systems and Business Analytics

Programme details

Programme type

CAS / Zertifikat

Format

Präsenz

Language

Englisch

Number of ECTS credits

10

Duration

16 classroom days

Location

St.Gallen

Price

CHF 17'990 There will be an early bird discount of 5% on the tuition fee until June 30, 2024. We also offer a special discount for members of HSG Alumni.

Target group

Bereichsleitende, Fachspezialist/-in, High Potential, Höhere Führungskraft, Inhaber / Gründer, Unternehmensleitung

Next date

Start date: 28.01.2025
Application deadline: 15.01.2025
places available

Goals

  • Become a leader in the digital and data-driven transformation of your organization
  • Learn to speak data science and artificial intelligence (AI)
  • Be equipped with a data science toolbox that helps you improve your daily business
  • Apply agile methodologies to develop innovative data-driven business solutions that deliver true customer value
  • Learn to build scalable and effective Big Data & AI organizations

Your Benefit

  • Learn to speak data science and artificial intelligence
  • Be equipped with a big data and artificial intelligence toolbox that helps you improve your daily business
  • Apply the lean startup approach and other agile methodologies to develop innovative data-driven business solutions that deliver true customer value
  • Learn how to build scalable data-driven organizations that excel

Target group

The CAS program targets senior managers and executives that want to play a key role in the digital transformation of their organizations. The program is ideal for executives with little or no expertise in data analysis, statistics or programing.

The program is well suited for:

  • Decision makers who want to become more data and analytics savy
  • Digital officers, technology officers and individuals launching big data, data science and artificial intelligence projects / teams
  • Managers in marketing, supply chain, information technology, human resources, talent management, product development, operations and other strategy-related functions
  • Individuals from business intelligence-related functions that want to go the next step

Program structure

With its explicit focus on developing data-driven innovations as well as the data-driven transformation of organizations, the program offers a unique learning experience. Deeply rooted in the University of St.Gallen footprint in business engineering and transformation and completed by state-of-the-art expertise of the university’s big data and artificial intelligence experts, the program equips participants with all business-related, technical and legal knowledge to make a difference in their organization and become true leaders in the data-driven transformation.

For reaching this overarching goal, the program builds on four overarching themes:

  1. The data-driven organization and competing on analytics (module 1)
  2. Organizational, technical and legal pre-requisite for managing data as strategic asset (module 2)
  3. Gaining practical experience in implementing big data & artificial intelligence algorithms (module 3)
  4. Building scalable organizational structure for big data & artificial intelligence (module 4)

Across all modules, participants gain hands-on experience in developing and implementing a data-driven innovation project from data collection to implementing a scalable operating model under supervision of HSG lecturers, industry experts and other participants (module 5).

Faculty

The CAS intends to employ a balanced set of lecturers originating from HSG’s management and new computer science faculty. Also, lecturers other renowned institutions and industry are integrated in a systematic fashion:

  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Burri
  • Prof. Siegfried Handschuh
  • Prof. Damian Borth
  • Prof. Dr. Ali Sunyaev
  • Prof. Dr. Martin Eppler
  • Prof. Dr. Ivo Blohm
  • Prof. Dr. Jan Marco Leimeister

Application criteria

The CAS program targets senior managers and executives that want to play a key role in the digital and data-driven transformation of their organizations and want to harness the potentials of data science in order to gain competitive advantage. The program is ideal for executives with little or no expertise in data analysis, statistics or programing.

Applicants for the CAS HSG Big Data and Artificial Intelligence for Managers must meet the following requirements:

  • Recognised undergraduate degree (e.g. bachelor degree)
  • At least five years of practical experience, preferably also in a leadership position

In individual cases applicants with other qualifications may be admitted (“sur dossier”) by the Academic Director.

Your application

Please submit the following documents for your application:

  • Completed Online Application Form 

  • CV (with education and professional experience as well as a brief description of your current situation)

  • Personal motivation for attending the program

  • Diplomas or transcripts and work-related letters of reference

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I am gladly available for you and look forward to hearing from you.

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Prof. Dr. Ivo Blohm Associate Professor for Information Systems and Business Analytics

Why University of St.Gallen

The HSG - your partner for first-class executive education in Switzerland

At the University of St. Gallen (HSG), you can choose from one of the largest executive education portfolios in the German speaking region – the right programme for your needs and career objectives. The renowned quality and practical relevance of the learning experience convinces more than 6000 participants per year. Profit from an Executive Degree from St.Gallen – the best business school in the German-speaking world – and get ahead in your career!

  • For high-quality teaching and executive training by top researchers

  • For competent executives

  • For Lifelong Learning

  • For international collaborations

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