Certificate in Data Science and Entrepreneurship Program

Introduction

The Simonyi BEDC in collaboration with the Big Data Research Center of the Szentágothay János Research Center offers this unique one-year Certificate in Data Science and Entrepreneurship program, which truly is an interdisciplinary business-technology-analytics program. It is ideal for students eager to bring data science into effective use in business.

 

Data science

​Aims at deriving actionable insights from large amounts of data, such as theories and methods for data integration, data cleaning, data mining, process mining, business analytics and data architectures.

 

Entrepreneurship

Involves the successful development of new business models and entrepreneurial ventures by exploiting new algorithms, models, theories, tools, and project solutions including data entrepreneurship, defining business models, fueling creativity and fostering open innovation.

Data Scientists are able to analyze massive amounts of data, see patterns in it and convert this to new products or services which are useful for business. This requires:

  • Technical expertise: you are able to analyze massive amounts of data, see patterns in it and convert this to new products or services.
  • Curiosity: you desire to discover and model a problem down to a clear set of concepts (and hypotheses that can be tested).
  • Creativity: you desire to look at a problem in different ways and find novel solutions.
  • Communication skills: you are able to communicate effectively with different people, on divers aspects of data science. You know how to use data to tell a story.
  • Social skills: you are able to collaborate with others, with similar and different backgrounds, to tackle challenging problems.
  • Interest in/knowledge of Entrepreneurship: you desire to develop your entrepreneurial skills.

 

Modules of the program:

Name of Module Module Leader Semester CH* A** Credit
Entrepreneurship modules
Ideation and Business Model Generation Dr. Zsolt Bedő Fall 2+0 k 3
Entrepreneurial Business Consulting Péter Fodor Fall 2+0 k 3
Entrepreneurial Finance/Entrepreneurial leadership/Entrepreneurial Sales Dr. Mónika Kuti/Dr. Zsuzsanna Vitai/Dr. Petra Putzer Spring 2+0 k 3
Discipline specific modules
Data Science in Health Care   Spring 2+0 k 3
Application of Data Science Methods   Spring 2+0 k 3

*Contact hours per week

**Assessment: k – experiential learning based assessment in class