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Data Analytics Kickstart Workshop for Engineers

  • Date(s)
    Wednesday, 20 March 2019
  • Time(s)
    9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Venue
    Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
  • Fee

    Members:  €345
    Non-Members: €395

    NOTE: You can only book online using credit or debit card details.  If your preferred method of payment is by invoice / purchase order / bank transfer / other, please contact the CPD Training Team on 01-6651305, or email to secure a place.

  • CPD Credit
    6.5 hours   C1

In partnership with The Analytics Store


The term Analytics means many different things to different people. Add to this, topics such as Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, people can often be left confused as to what it all means. This one-day course will go through the techniques and algorithms used in this area and give concrete examples of how different companies have used analytics to drive decisions across their organisation. Attention will be given to examples of how Analytics has been applied to area of interest to Engineers.

Course aim

After completing the course delegates will have a working knowledge of how analytics tools and techniques can be used to leverage their extensive data resources. They will understand how to manage analytics projects and teams and have an appreciation for the tools and technologies available in this space.


The course will cover the following key topics through a series of interactive workshop sessions:

• Introduction to analytics

• What are the applications of analytics in the area of engineering?

• Advanced Analytics techniques explained

• The anatomy of an analytics project

• The anatomy of an analytics team

• Understanding analytics outputs and how to use them in business decision making

• Key pitfalls to watch out for in analytics projects


Who should attend

This course is aimed at any professional who is keen to understand the power of analytics and what it can bring to their organisation. There are no prerequisites. 

Trainer Profile

The workshop will be facilitated by one of the Analytics Store’s experienced analytics professionals: Brian Mac Namee or Aoife D’Arcy. 

Aoife D'Arcy, Managing Director and Chief Consultant at the Analytics Store, has degrees in statistics, computer science, and financial & industrial mathematics. With over 14 years of experience in analytics consultancy with major national and international companies in banking, finance, insurance, manufacturing and gaming; Aoife has developed particular expertise in risk analytics, fraud analytics, and customer insight analytics.

Brian Mac Namee, Director of Training at the Analytics Store, has over 12 years’ experience in analytics training, and consultancy. With particular expertise in analytics fundamentals Dr. Mac Namee has delivered analytics training nationally and internationally for large organisations. In addition Dr Mac Namee manages a group of researchers focusing on a wide range of applications of analytics and regularly presents and publishes both nationally and internationally on this work.


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20 March 2019


“Excellent, timely, and relevant”

“Very good overall introduction to data analytics”

“Really well delivered”


Confirmation is subject to event fee being finalised. Cancellation fees calculated at 50% of the estimated total bill will be charge for confirmed bookings cancelled less than 5 working days prior to the date of the planned event. A replacement person can attend instead. Cancellations made the day prior to an event will be charged 75% of the total estimated bill. No-shows will be charged the full fee. All cancellations must be confirmed in writing by email. Engineers Ireland will not be liable for any costs in the event of a course being re-scheduled.  This applies, but is not limited, to any travelling, subsistence or consequential expenses incurred by delegates.