Date: 28 October 2021
Time: 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Speaker: Dr Teo Susnjak – Massey University

The Brown Bag Series aims to inspire working professional to develop a passion for lifelong learning. We are excited to bring to you a series of free workshops that would help you learn new skills and gain competencies to level up your career.

The HeadHunt Lunch & Learn Work Hacks Series (Oct – Nov 21) is designed with a focus on helping working professionals always remain employable.

For our Brown Bag Session (Data Analytics), Dr Teo Susnjak from Massey University will be speaking on the topic of Mastering Analytics : How to be a Data Scientist.

Missed out our Session ? Watch the full Brown Bag Session Below :

Mastering Analytics : How to be a Data Scientist

Dr Teo Susnjak
Massey University

Mastering Data Science is not simply about having a good grasp of programming algorithms, statistics, or business solutions. If you are looking to get started, you need to possess brilliant tech skills and, most importantly, the right ones.

Join us as Dr Teo Susnjak from Massey University (NZ) will share about

  • Emerging tech trends in Data Analytics
  • Right skills needed to succeed and how to get them
  • How to showcase your capabilities to prospective employers
  • How to get started on Data Science

Take this opportunity to interact with Dr Teo as he shares his insights on data analytics to help you achieve your goals. 

About The Speaker:
Dr Teo Susnjak holds a PhD in Computer Science in which the central research topic was machine learning. He is a Senior Lecturer with the Computer Science and IT group at Massey University, where he developed and introduced the first Data Science specialisation at the undergraduate level out of all NZ and Australian universities. He also leads the Data Science specialisation and teaches its courses, as well as undertakes supervision of Masters and PhD students in this area of study.

Dr Teo has worked in the industry as a machine learning analyst and he continues to focus his research on applying machine learning to solve real-world challenges from a wide range of domains. Dr Teo is also a project leader for, a recently launched real-time gross domestic product (GDP) tracker, which is believed to be the first of its kind in the world. Called GDPLive, the online portal uses machine learning algorithms and the most up-to-date data possible, including live data sources. It allows users to instantly see estimates of how the New Zealand economy is performing on a daily basis, and provides GDP forecasts.

Brown Bag Workshop Schedule

In the upcoming six workshops (11th Oct to 5th Nov), we will be examining the following Work Hacks Topics:

  • Motivation
    • 11th Oct – Motivating Yourself and Others
  • Life Transition
    • 14th Oct – Life Transitions: Growing up, not old!
  • Marketing
    • 21st Oct – The Power of Sensory Marketing in Branding
  • Entrepreneurship
    • 25th Oct – Entrepreneurship Within Your Organisation
  • Data Analytics
    • 28th Oct – Mastering Analytics : How to be a Data Scientist
  • Leadership
    • 5th Nov – Identifying Your Leadership Style

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