Advising through Business Analytics

Data analytics

Video

Advising through Business Analytics

Speaker: Peng Wang, Ph.D., MS, AVP

  • Format

    Video

  • Level

    Intermediate

  • Duration

    75m

The Data Science team at MassMutual was built to fulfil a mission of efficient data-driven decision making through cutting-edge science and applied research. Learn how they do it.

Learning outcomes

  • How MassMutual’s Data Science team is structured and what is the role of everybody
  • What kind of business problems the data science team are addressing
  • How fraud detection, lapse prediction and placement rate prediction are done

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Product information

Overview

Given the vast amount of data available internally and externally nowadays, a lot of business insight and value can be extracted with modern techniques in machine learning, statistics and software engineering.

The Data Science team at MassMutual was built to fulfil this mission of efficient data-driven decision making through cutting-edge science and applied research. It’s been three years since its inception and now it’s a full-fledged department serving almost every part of our business.

As one of the lead data scientists in the team, on behalf of his manager Sears Merits who runs the department, Peng is going to introduce the whole team- how it is structured, what everybody does, and most importantly, what kind of business problems they are addressing and how effective those methods are. Some projects in his domain will be elaborated, such as fraud detection, lapse prediction and sales forecasting.

Topics discussed:

  • Problems addressed by the data science team
  • Methodologies for tackling fraud detection and lapse prediction

This is an online, video course; it is also available as part of CGMA Essentials.

Who should take this course?

  • Controllers
  • CFOs
  • Finance Managers
  • Vice Presidents of Finance, Strategy, or FP&A
  • Anyone with responsibility for financial planning, strategy and analysis for small, medium or large companies

Professional development

All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Prerequisites:None
Programme level:Intermediate
Duration:75m
Format:Video
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

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£35.00 (CIMA members only)

£45.00

VAT calculated on checkout

Speaker

  • Peng Wang, Ph.D., MS, AVP