RWTH Certificate Course Data Scientist

Sustainable implementation of machine learning in production

Discover what Data Science is all about. You will learn basic methods of preprocessing data and will be able to evaluate them using artificial intelligence approaches. You will develop an understanding for the application of machine learning and master practical applications in production successfully.

Course Contents

Preprocessing and provision of data for analysis
Data Mining & Knowledge Discovery in Databases
Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning
Machine learning with data from industrial practice
Case study: Optimizing Industrial Applications with Machine Learning

Group of Participants
You are an engineer, decision-maker or head of department from the fields of production, manufacturing technology, automation, process technology, maintenance and quality management. The course is also aimed in particular at executives and (middle) management to acquire a basic understanding of terms such as „digital transformation“, „machine learning“ and „(Industrial) Big Data“.

In the context of industrial manufacturing, continuous improvement of running processes is increasingly important, e.g. for predictive maintenance of machines or sustainable improvement of production processes.

The course takes place on five consecutive days and ends with an exam. Course content is developed and consolidated in interactive lectures, group work, presentations and case studies.

Further information regarding the RWTH certificate course "Data Scientist"

On the first day of the course the following topics will be taught:

  • Data-driven Factory
  • Real-world Data from CPS and industrial Robots, Coping with real world Data in CPS and robotic Environments
  • Pre-processing of Data (e.g. dimensionality reduction)

On the second day of the course the following topics will be taught:

  • Data Acquisition and Storage
  • Introduction to heuristics & rule-based Programming and Expert Systems & Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery in Data-bases (KDD)

On the third day of the course the following topics will be taught:

  • Practical Use Case: Data Mining with Production Data
  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Supervised & Unsupervised Learning

On the fourth day of the course the following topics will be taught:

  • Reinforcement Learning and artificial Neural Networks
  • Introduction to Use Case Scenario, building a first Solution for the Use Case
  • Development of solutions and prediction model

On the fifth day of the course the following topics will be taught:

  • Building a Solution for the Use Case
  • Exam and discussion
  • Awarding of Certificates

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Module Overview                   


Study format:
Certificate Course
5 days
Credit points:
2 ECTS (50 h. Workload)
Course fees:
3.200 €

incl. lunch, course documents & accompanying program, excl. accommodation / arrival & departure

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