Strategic Innovation -- Velvet edition


Last Updated: 2024-03-14


We start answering questions about what is innovation, how we can make our organisation the learning and innovative organsiation that we want to work for. We explore the history of innovation and use that knowledge to look into the future.
The data-science part of the course is based on "The big R-book: from data science to learning machines and big data. The homepage of the book is here.


# Date Time Place Content
1 2023-11-17 9:00 – 12:30 classroom introduction and agreeements
2 2023-12-07 9:00 – 12:30 classroom Innovation theory, practice, business plans and MCDA
3 2024-01-18 13:30 – 17:00 classroom Using data and building regression models
4 2024-01-19 13:30 – 17:00 classroom Artificial intelligence and its use in banking
5 2024-02-02 13:30 – 17:00 classroom Ethics and bias, ethical use of data and artificial intelligence
6 2024-04-18 13:30 – 17:00 classroom Quantum computers and their potential use in banking
7 2024-04-19 9:00 – 12:30 classroom Innovation, R&D

Lectures and Content

# Lecture Description Downloads Other Resources
1 Ethics An introduction to Ethics. What is it? What is ethical and what not? How does the refernce point of view our judgement?See references in the slides


Students form groups of 3 to 5 people and present a groupwork. The groupworks consists of

  1. find a problem to be solved with a model (eg. build an acceptance modeld for car insurance)
  2. find an appropriate dataset
  3. build the best possible models and compare them
  4. prepare a report about the work
  5. present the work in a short presentation