Big Data Principles and Practices - Virtual Learning - Meirc

Big Data Principles and Practices - Virtual Learning

Why Attend

The rise of Big Data has accelerated the pace of disruption in virtually every industry, creating vast ambiguity and unease. However, these changes are also creating enormous opportunities, as the tools to prosper during the age of Big Data disruption are becoming more accessible and available. To become a disruptor, embracing Big Data and deep diving into the technology is only a part of the answer. It needs to be combined with understanding how Big Data can drive value within our functions, companies, and industries.

During this course participants gain a thorough understanding of how Big Data is creating new insights that are enabling organizations to develop better products, to service clients in a more personal manner, and to make supply chain processes more efficient. Participants also gain insight into the transformation their organization can go through to become data driven. 

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Assess the value that Big Data can deliver to their industries, companies, and functions
  • Recognize Big Data technologies and their benefits
  • Develop the maturity of Big Data within their organization
  • Apply a variety of use cases to drive ideation
  • Build an organization-wide Big Data program
  • Act lean and agile in pursuit of Big Data objectives

Target Audience

This course is designed for: organizational managers and leaders looking to understand Big Data and take ownership of the Big Data agenda within their companies; functional leaders that are designing the Big Data Roadmap for their function; Big Data practitioners ready to take a business view on Big Data; and experienced practitioners looking to gain latest insights. In short, this course is for managers wanting to identify what Big Data can do for them and to drive the Big Data Transformation, rather than understand the technical methodologies of what happens underneath its hood. 

Target Competencies

  • Recognize Big Data maturity
  • Formulate business objectives for Big Data
  • Building and driving Big Data Programs
  • Change management
  • Big data technology sensing
  • Value Creation with Big Data
    • Introduction to Big Data technologies
    • Trends in Big Data
    • Big Data applications, use cases and best practices across industries and functions
    • Data sourcing strategies and challenges
    • Ideation phase: creating first successes
    • From ideation to Proof-of-Concept and minimum viable product


  • Managing Big Data Transformation
    • Big Data Maturity model
    • Developing a Big Data roadmap
    • What does good look like: determining your Big Data end game
    • Orchestrating Big Data maturity across data, technology and people


  • Big Data Leadership
    • Lean/agile working in support of Big Data transformation
    • Key success factors for adoption of Big Data at speed
    • Required skills & competencies for successful digital transformation
    • Understand the mindset of digital disruptors

Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC)

MPC certified courses by Meirc Training and Consulting are designed for those willing to challenge themselves and go the extra distance. Participants who fully attend an MPC course and successfully complete the test on the last day, will receive a Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC), in addition to the one they receive for attendance. MPC certificates are regionally recognized and can be quite valuable when applying for more senior roles within the organization or outside.

Per participant

USD 1,750

Fees + VAT as applicable

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