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CAS HSG Big Data and Artificial Intelligence for Managers

Course details

Your benefits

  • Learn to speak data science and artificial intelligence

  • Be equipped with a big data and artificial intelligence toolbox that helps you improve your daily business

  • Apply the lean startup approach and other agile methodologies to develop innovative data-driven business solutions that deliver true customer value

  • Learn how to build scalable data-driven organizations that excel

Duration and fee

16 on-campus days in five modules in a sixth-month time frame. The tuition fee for the program is CHF 17,500. This covers all lectures and materials as well as catering during the program (coffee breaks and lunch), and social events. Travel expenses and accommodation are not included in the tuition fee. Special conditions apply for groups of participants from a single company.

Early bird discount

There will be an early bird discount of 5% granted on the tuition fee for applicants, who turn in their online application at least 6 months prior to the course start (until September 29,2020).


Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) Big Data and Artificial Intelligence for Managers of the University of St. Gallen; Zertifikat (CAS-HSG) der Universität St. Gallen.


The following modules belong to the “CAS HSG Big Data and Artificial Intelligence for Managers” and require your personal attendance. Therefore they can not be visited separately:

March 29th, 2021 – April 1st, 2021
Executive Campus HSG

Learn how organizations can create business value with big data and artificial intelligence and how to develop data-driven innovations effectively.


May 25th, 2021 – May 28th, 2021
Executive Campus HSG

Manage data as strategic resource and establish data governance, security and privacy. Get an understanding of big data technology and practical experiences in data engineering.


June 28th, 2021 – July 1st, 2021
Executive Campus HSG

A hands-on introduction to machine learning and artificial intelligence. You will address fundamental concepts for data-driven decision making and data-analytical thinking by following a case-based approach.


September 13th, 2021 – September 16th, 2021
Campus E – Hotel Einstein

Learn to build effective and scalable organizational structures for big data and artificial intelligence and a case for change in your organization.


Individual Data Innovation Project

Ongoing individual project (at home, at work, etc.)

Apply all concepts and approaches from the CAS in your individual project under the supervision of our big data and artificial intelligence experts.