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FPI_CPD approved High Res.jpg  This masterclass is accredited by The Financial Planning Institute for 4 points 

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Leverage analytics for better business decisions and innovation to impact your bottom-line.

This is an online masterclass, it will take between 5-7 hours to complete. Delegates have four months to complete.

Predictive analytics is about the use of data and algorithms leveraging machine learning, deep learning and neural networks among others to forecast the future based on historical data. The objective is to go beyond the knowledge and understanding of the past, and looking into the future of what may happen. 


  1. Understanding the data and big data landscape:
    1. The evolving data and big data landscape
    2. Why Predictive Analytics matters for business
  2. Different phases of analytics: Descriptive, predictive and prescriptive;
    1. How to move between the phases of analytics
  3. Organisational barriers and challenges to data and big data analytics adoption; and
  4. Analytic tools and techniques used to analyse internal data for organisational value.

The above Masterclass is also available on an in-house basis.

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Who should attend?
General managers;
Marketing and sales managers;
Finance managers;
Human resource managers;
Data related project managers;
Digital transformation professionals;
Technology leaders;
Engineering leads;
Change Managers

How you will benefit

Understand how organisational value is derived from predictive analytics;

How to leverage predictive analytics for organisational value;

How to build an effective business case for the use of predictive analytics; and
The creation of a framework for organisational value creation using predictive analytic tools and techniques.

Additional information
-This masterclass should take 4-7 hours to complete. 
-Each module will be 'bite-sized', with the total time needed to complete the course of approximately 240 minutes. 

-Upon completion of this Masterclass you will receive a digital "certificate of attendance" which you can print out. Post lockdown a physical certificate will be available for collection at the GIBS Illovo campus. Should you wish us to courier the physical certificate to you, such costs will be for your account.

-You will also, upon completion, receive a link to the independently verifiable digital credential for the course, which you can use on your Linked In profile.
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