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Tackling the Challenges of Big Data

In this first online Professional Certificate program in Architecture and Systems Engineering, you will be able to frame systems architecture and learn concepts and strategies for designing, managing, and optimizing complex systems to suit you and your organization's needs.

Understand and analyze complex systems and model management that will impact how you approach and solve problems in the following four courses:

  • Architecture of Complex Systems
  • Models in Engineering
  • Model-Based Systems Engineering: Documentation and Analysis
  • Quantitative Methods in Systems Engineering

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Tackling the Challenges of Big Data

Learn what every Data Scientist should know about Analytics. The new MIT Professional Education Data Science: Data to Insights digital course in collaboration with the MIT Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS) will take you through the analytical techniques you need to go from data to insights in practice.
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The Internet of Things: Roadmap to a Connected World

D. Rus, S. Sarma
Taught by a team of world-renowned researchers with expertise in the architectures and applications of IoT, the Internet of Things (IoT): Roadmap to a Connected World course introduces both the broad range of IoT technologies and the most recent developments in the space. Guided by faculty and researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Media Lab, SENSEable City Lab, Department of Mechanical Engineering, and the World Wide Web Consortium.
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Tackling the Challenges of Big Data

D. Rus, S. Madden
This online program will survey state-of-the-art topics in Big Data, looking at data collection (smartphones, sensors, the Web), data storage and processing (scalable relational databases, Hadoop, Spark, etc.), extracting structured data from unstructured data, systems issues (exploiting multicore, security), analytics (machine learning, data compression, efficient algorithms), visualization, and a range of applications.
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Tackling the Challenges of Big Data

Discover how to protect yourself and your company with MIT Professional Education’s Cybersecurity course. In partnership with MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), this fast-paced, 6-week online course provides a holistic look at cybersecurity technologies, techniques, and systems.
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Entrepreneurial Negotiations: The MIT Way

L. Susskind
This online program is led by MIT’s renowned negotiation expert, Professor Lawrence Susskind, and was developed by the inter-university Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. Participants in the program will practice negotiation skills via simulations, role-plays, case studies, and peer-provided feedback. They will emerge with a toolkit of negotiation techniques that will prepare them to join the MIT entrepreneurial success story. 
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