In line with the MOU signed by the Commission on Higher Education and IBM Philippines in December 2012, this training is a key component of the Smarter Analytics Education Masterplan that will catapult the Philippines towards becoming home to top consulting, technical and support skills for the sales, solutioning and delivery of advanced business analytics globally.
The training is designed to demonstrate to predictive analytics through SPSS modeler. The course covers pre-modeling activities such as data cleaning and balancing as well as data reduction. Different modeling methods such as decision trees, rule induction, neural networks, support vector machine, and linear regression are covered in this training.
The training covers part of the topics that are included in the certification exam Test BAS-010: IBM SPSS Modeler Professional v2 (IBM Certified Specialist - SPSS Modeler Professional v2)
Course materials that will be used for this training can be downloaded through the IBM Academic Initiative website:
1. Go to https://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/devtool/scholar/web/coursewarePickPage.do?source=ai-course-bao
2. Click “(SP0A002) Introduction to IBM SPSS Modeler and Data Mining”.
3. Download the materials.
4. Repeat steps 1 and 3 for "(SP0A032) Predictive Modeling with IBM SPSS Modeler"
IMPORTANT DATES to note:
April 30, 2013: Last day of registration
May 3, 2013: Announcement of qualified participants (Final selection solely done by IBM)
May 14 to 17, 2013: Actual training date
Note: The original schedule of May 13 to 17 is changed to May 14 to 17 due to National Elections.
Venue: IBM Innovation Center (UP Ayala TechnoHub, Commonwealth, Quezon City)
IMPORTANT: Before proceeding with accomplishing this application form, please read the following:
a. MOU for IBM Academic Instructor
Link to MOU: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0By1q7MlbSrJZVl9NS3dJRjNLMUk/edit?usp=sharing
b. MOU for IBM Academic Evangelist (for faculty members belonging to a PSITE member institution only)
Link to MOU: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0By1q7MlbSrJZdUNQUHlHNUVlb0k/edit?usp=sharing
c. IBM Agreement for IBM Academic Initiative
Link to Agreement: https://docs.google.com/open?id=0By1q7MlbSrJZdVF5QWdQWkVSOVdTSXRGVmJickZUQQ
For any questions, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org (use the subject heading IBM Academic Instructor/Evangelist (Predictive Analytics) Inquiry).