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How to Manage Data Science projects? Tapping into Data Modeling and Machine Learning by Jean Abi Saab

May 31, 2018 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

How to Manage Data Science projects? Tapping into Data Modeling and Machine Learning

The PMI Lebanon is glad to announce that Jean Abi Saab is the speaker for the month of May 2018 and he will talk about “How to Manage Data Science Projects? tapping into Data Modeling and Machine Learning”: A real experience based on Inferential Statistical analysis.

The session will be held on Thursday, May 31st, 2018 at 5:30 PM in The Key ApartHotel Palais de Justice District, Corniche du Fleuve, Beirut, Lebanon.

Click HERE for The Key ApartHotel location.

Registration and refreshments are ready as of 5:00 PM.

Talking Points & Agenda:

  • Overview of Data Science/Modeling project
  • The role of a Project Manager in a Data Science project
  • Data Science project life cycle vs Data Product iterative development life cycle
  • Project Management processes needed in Data Science projects
  • Comparative analysis between a Data Science and Agile Software Project Management
  • Organizational influence on a Data Science Project Manager
  • Lessons learned and challenges faced in typical Data Science projects

Learning Objectives:

By the end of the session you should have a better understanding of Data Science projects and how to tackle appropriate project management tools in such projects by sharing real life project experience.

Lecturer’s Biography

Jean Abi Saab 

A graduate of McGill University (B.Eng.), Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal (M.Eng.) and ESSEC (EMBA), Jean Abi Saab has more than 15 years of real-world international experience managing IT software projects in EAM/CRM/ERP. He acted as a change agent/consultant with diversified clients in Canada, USA, Saudi Arabia and France. His solid foundation in Business and Technology consultancy in the corporate world enabled him to improve many existing services and make business models sustainable by using Business Intelligence to create value. He also draws on his extensive functional experience in financial services, telecom, energy and manufacturing sectors. For the past 5 years in his role as Senior Research Analyst (Data Scientist) at AUB, Jean coordinated various projects while developing modeling techniques to provide insights into university data.

PDUs: 1 Technical PDU
 PMI Lebanon Chapter will report the PDU for you, so please fill in your PMI number in the registration form.

Free for PMI Lebanon Chapter Members, 25,000 LL for non chapter members


May 31, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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The Key ApartHotel
Palais de Justice District - Corniche du Fleuve
Beirut, Lebanon
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