HI-PM3 Project Management & Leadership for Data Scientists

Professional growth to senior data scientist and business leader | 4 days

Data scientists are T-shaped professionals. They have deep expertise in analytics and data engineering, but they also master boundary-crossing skills such as leadership, problem-solving and project management.

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About the course Project Management & Leadership for Data Scientists

This course teaches the skills needed to get things done and be a successful, entrepreneurial data-science leader. How to win support in the organization, navigate through organizational politics and prevent that your project is swamped by countless distractions? How to structure complex and messy business problems into meaningful questions that you can answer by predictive or explanatory analytics? How to help the organization to move forward in its development towards a data-driven organization? The course offers conceptual models and techniques that capture the essence of complex skills, and we discuss realistic cases in order to translate theory to practical insights.

Subjects of the course Project Management & Leadership for Data Scientists

The following topics will be discussed during the Project Management & Leadership for Data Scientists course:

  • Turning data-analytic thinking into effective projects
  • Personal leadership in data science
  • Managing a data-science project
  • Managing data science in the organization

Results of the course Project Management & Leadership for Data Scientists

During the Project Management & Leadership for Data Scientists course you will learn:

  • To grow professionally, from a programmer, an IT engineer or an analyst, to a senior professional, a senior data scientist, or a leader.
  • To turn data-science initiatives and groups into effective teams that deliver results and get things in motion.
  • To lead your organization in the transition process towards a data-driven way of working.

For whom

Data scientists with project responsibilities, obligations for results, or who do data-science projects for commercial customers; Senior data scientists who have a leading role in developing a data-science initiative in the organization; Executives who are shaping a data-science or digitization initiative; Project managers, group leaders and department leaders who are managing data-science projects within their groups

Set up course

The course Project Management & Leadership for Data Scientists consists of 4 modules of one day from 9.00 am to 5.30 pm.

Locations, dates & schedule

This training is offered in our 1.5-meter classrooms, online or hybrid. Moreover, both in-company and open classes are possible.

Location: Eindhoven – High Tech Campus 29

Dates 2021
Dates to be determined

Investment course

The investment is €2.990 (excl. VAT) per participant. Included are four training days, course material, tools, refreshments and daily lunches.


Prof. Jeroen de Mast
Scientific Director at Holland Innovative, Academic Director at JADS (Jheronimus Academy of Data Science) and Professor at the University of Waterloo (Canada).

Ir. Roel Wessels
As an experienced project manager, physicist and musician, Roel Wessels gives focus on reducing complexity and connecting people, methods and ways of thinking. Besides that, the main goal is to make project management fun (again) for the project manager, team members and environment.

Certificate / diploma

After completing the full training, participants receive proof of participation.

Method of teaching

The course Project Management & Leadership for Data Scientists is offered as an in-class course, but any other form is open for negotiation. We are able to offer offline, online and hybrid courses. In the case of one or more non-Dutch speaking participants, the course is given in English.

Group size

Maximum group size:10 participants

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T: +31 (0)40 851 4611
E: academy@holland-innovative.nl

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About the Holland Innovative Academy

Holland Innovative helps to develop the competencies of you and your colleagues to strengthen your organization and create growth. Together with renowned centres of expertise such as Eindhoven University of Technology, Twente University, Delft University of Technology and the University of Stuttgart we organize courses, trainings and masterclasses in Project Management, Product & Process Development, Reliability, Data Science and MedTech. We offer both open enrolment and in-company training; tailor-made to fully meet the needs and the strategy of your organization. Coupling these courses with practical experience is important in order to maximise the effectiveness. Where possible, your own cases/data are discussed during our training and/or further explored by coaching on-the-job, project participation and also in the User Groups.

Check the complete training program of the Holland Innovative Academy