We offer credit and non-credit 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 at the University of Chicago Gleacher Center 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.
This course will introduce students to key concepts in project management and team building for biomedical informatics projects.
This introductory course will present an overview of the basics concepts, techniques and algorithms used in Machine Learning.
This course emphasizes detailed study of some formative works dealing with the organization of human societies; the patterning of cultures and culture as an instrument of continuous human creativity; and the adaptation of persons and personalities to life in ordered communities. Fulfills the Social Science requirement.
The idea of the course is explore a group of texts dealing with discovery, magic, scientific investigation, overseas exploration, the New World on the Western shore of the Atlantic –all of this focused on the excitement of newness in the age of the Renaissance. Fulfills the Humanities requirement.
This course is based on the premise that poetry used to be at the center of humanistic curricula for a reason. Studying poetry, in addition to its many other pleasures and benefits, is a powerfully effective way to improve the fundamental skills that work in the humanities both requires and develops.
This course will introduce students to the practice of ethnographic field work, or participant observation research. Fulfills the Social Science requirement.
This course provides key perspectives on how the Liberal Arts can bring value to business in several classic areas: Leadership development, Organizational Behavior and Management, Advertising and Marketing, and Strategy.
This course will examine what Empire was in the case of British India and the Dutch East Indies (today’s Indonesia) by reading English and Dutch novels together with the work of Asian writers.
A series of case studies ranging from the Elgin Marbles debate to the confrontations over confederate monuments to the designation of a "whistling language" and the struggle over whether tribes or scientists should have control of the body of an ancient Native American.
This course provides the conceptual and technical knowledge necessary to conceptualize complex dynamic policy problems, formulate appropriate simulation models, and use models for policy analysis.
Exposure to basic statistical concepts that are necessary for students to understand the content presented in more advanced courses...
This course covers the analytics research process from the translation of business problems into researchable questions that can be addressed by using analytics...
Students learn how to work effectively in teams to identify, structure, and communicate the business value of data analytics to an organization.
This course will introduce students to the common algorithms: association and sequence rules discovery, memory-based reasoning, clustering, classification and regression decision trees, logistic models, and neural network models.
This course in advanced data mining will provide a practical, hands-on set of lectures surrounding modern predictive analytics and machine learning algorithms and techniques.
This course concentrates on the following topics: Review of statistical inference based on linear model, extension to the linear model by removing the assumption of Gaussian distribution for the output (Generalized Linear Model), extension to the linear model by allowing a correlation structure for the model residuals (mixed effect models), and
This course provides students with a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of data engineering platforms, for both operational and analytical use cases, while gaining expertise in building these platforms in a way to develop analytical solutions effectively.