Big Data Specialist Program Launched at the NPL

February 28 – May30, 2015, 19:00

On February 28th, the New Professions Laboratory will begin its training program for Big Data Specialists. The program is a three-month long intensive designed for IT specialists that allows them to make a fast transition to the Big Data industry.

The world of Big Data is growing at a breakneck speed, and more and more companies are finding themselves in need of qualified specialists. This course will help IT professionals to make a career leap along with the growing industry.

The program will be based on the study of three practical case types:

  1. creating multi-class sorters;
  2. analyzing social graphs;
  3. developing recommender systems.


The program’s trainers will be practical experts from Russia and the United States who have extensive experience working in the Big Data industry. There will be representatives from Yandex, Sberbank, Spotify, Data-Centric Alliance, MTS, Oracle, and many other companies.

You can take the training course onsite at the Digital October Center or as an interactive online program. Thanks to professional multi-camera filming, students who take the course online will feel like full participants in the course. They will be able to ask questions and participate in the discussion via videoconference. Recordings of the classes will be available on their personal accounts.

Find out more about the program here.


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