Intro to Data Science: an essential skill for your career

Making sense of and presenting one’s data in a beautiful and truthful fashion


USI EMBA Presentation


When:  Saturday 12 October, 14:00

Where: Executive Center, USI


Data Science provide tools to understand complexity and enhance communicating your data and ideas in a reproducible manner to a wide range of audiences and disciplines.

We will explore the meaning of data science and building models to understand data. In an interactive session we’ll guide you to explore beautiful and truthful visualizations with real world data and you will participate in exploring a dataset of improvements in life expectancy around the world over the last 70 years.


Professor Kostis Christodoulou

Visiting Professor of Quantitative Methods. PhD (London Business School), M. Sc. (LSE).

Prof. Kostis Christodoulou has been teaching courses on Quantitative Methods, Decision Analysis, Business Statistics, Risk Management and Financial Modelling to MBA students and business executives at London Business School, City University Business School (where he received the MBA teaching award) and at ALBA Graduate Business School.

He holds a Ph.D. in Decision Sciences from London Business School, a M.Sc. in Mathematics & Operations Research from the London School of Economics and a ΒΑ in Mathematics & Computer Science from Swarthmore College.
His research has been published in the Telecommunications Policy, the Journal of the Operational Research Society and Technological Forecasting & Social Change.

He is currently Director of Finance at the private equity firm Curzon Consulting. Before that he was Director of Consulting Services at Velti SA, the first Greek technology firm to list in the AIM of London Stock Exchange, and also worked at McKinsey & Co with telecoms and financial services clients.
Research and teaching interests include regulation, “big data” and health care. He has extensive consulting experience in financial services, telecommunications and media. He sat on the board of the Greek Energy regulator from 2007 to 2009.

Professor Gianluca Colombo, Director Executive MBA

Presentation of the new edition of EMBA 


The event is held during the Weekend Zero, Introductive Weekend of the new edition.

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