We offer credit and noncredit learning opportunities in a variety of subjects, from more traditional disciplines such as literature and philosophy, to business-oriented courses, to master’s degrees. Our courses are conveniently located in-person at the University of Chicago Gleacher Center and NBC Tower in downtown Chicago, and are primarily in the evening and on weekends, to fit the schedule of working adults. We also offer online courses, for those not located in Chicago, or who wish to study from home.
An advanced linear algebra course focused on the theoretical foundations and applications of linear algebra for machine learning. Upon completion of this course, students will be provided a strong foundation of theoretical linear algebra and linear analysis topics essential for the development of core machine learning and data mining concepts.
This course will focus on professional development needs of the data scientist as they work to advance in their career through this masters program.
This 5-week course is designed to help data analytics specialists to stay on top of the most influential developments in the areas of Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.
This course will help you navigate your career in data science and land a job that fits your needs and desires. It starts with taking a deeper discovery into who you are, clarifying what you want to do with your career, and navigating the market to find the right company and job match.
Analytics Practicum is part of the co-operative educational agreement between MScA program and employers that provides off-campus work authorization for international students to pursue internships.
This course is designed to introduce key concepts, awareness, and critical thinking around a consistently evolving threat landscape. It will provide historical and contemporary case studies pertaining to three major areas that are key to national and global security: environmental, national security, and cyber-based challenges.
Incomplete data, mission information, or rapidly changing scenarios requires a pragmatic approach to reach an optimal solution. This course will introduce students to a decision process usable in any scenario.
This course is designed to introduce students to the functioning of U.S. bureaucracy, particularly in the context of real life political and ethical dilemmas students are likely to face in a rapidly changing world.
This course is designed to introduce students to threat response planning, management, and crisis communications, using real-world examples to analyze the most effective strategies for effective crisis response.
This course teaches students key principles of Business Continuity, Contingency, Resilience and Sustainability(CCRS) and how to develop CCRS strategies using battle-tested frameworks and data-driven methodologies.
This course develops a firm understanding of cybersecurity concepts and recent history through case studies of cyberattacks and responses. Students will develop an appreciation for how the U.S. government's approach to cybersecurity has changed over time.
This course will examine the current energy transition through the multiple lenses of economic prosperity, political stability, and critical infrastructure.
This course is designed to introduce students to the global threats that impact the national security of the United States. The course will explore the origins of the threats and how these threats impact national security policy development and implementation for the United States.
In this interactive course, a brief overview of trial types and design will be given (including a refresher on basic concepts of biostatistics), after which each section of a standard medical manuscript will be dissected and discussed from various aspects and in a considerable detail, using examples from published literature.
Diversity in the U.S. and around the world is reaching a tipping point and marketers need to better understand and embrace different cultures to drive business growth, communicate effectively, and create an inclusive work culture.
Editing Electronically is a required course for students enrolled in the Editing Certificate. This course teaches students how to use Microsoft Word to make the editing process more efficient. Students will learn how to use common tools, such as redlining, more effectively.
This course covers the fundamental aspects of modern project management, both managerial and technical. Additionally, it gives the students direct experience in the use of appropriate tools and techniques to successfully execute a project.
A brand can be the foundation of successful marketing. Often, it is the most valuable asset of a business. But what is a brand and who defines it? This course challenges you to answer these questions and think deeply about the many facets and attributes of brands.
Students will deploy the skills they learned in Basic Manuscript Editing in longer and more complex editing assignments. In addition, students will be introduced to working with style sheets and formulating author queries. The class will also address the challenges inherent in ensuring consistency in a changing manuscript.
This course provides an overview of topics in behavioral economics. It focuses on using the concepts studied to both understand and improve financial (and other) decisions. Areas covered include: thought systems, learning, biases, overconfidence, choices, and practical applications in finance and business.
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