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Since the academic year 2014-2015, the MARUG offers each block a course to all members. These courses can help you develop your academic skills. The four courses, with different subjects and lengths, are an addition to your regular courses and broaden your knowledge. Since the academic year 2017-2018, the MARUG offers all courses in English!
In the first block, we offered a R Course. During this course, R was introduced and the students were guided through all the steps needed to process raw data into a (predictive) model. At the end of the course, students improved their analysis capabilities and were able to build their own model. The course was given by data professionals from EY VODW and consisted of 2 sessions.
In this course, EY VODW showed a project which represents their way of working for clients. Students worked with real-life client data based on an actual client-case, to come to solutions by means of different R models and techniques. They discussed subjects like data-repair, data exploration, several forecastmodels (interpretation included), visualizing and R as programming language.
The cost of the R course were 30 euros.
The sessions were given on the following dates:
Friday 15 November from 13.00 till 17.00
Monday 18 November from 15.00 till 19.00
During the second block, we offered an editing course for all students who wanted to improve their indesign skills. The indesign course was given by Bloei Media! In the Indesign course you had the opportunity to make your own CV, which can be very useful in your future career!
The costs of the editing course were only 15 euros. The course consisted of 2 three-hour sessions.
The sessions took place on the following dates:
Tuesday 17 November from 19.00 till 22.00 in room 5415.0041
Thursday 19 November from 19.00 till 22.00 in room 5415.0041
During the third block, we offered an Google Analytics Course.
The course was given by Harvest Digital, expert in the field of online marketing. They are currently working for clients such as Friesland Campina and Coca Cola. In 3 sessions the basic features of Google Analytics have been taught, followed by more complex analysis and marketing tools. To gain practical experience, Harvest supplied their own data.
The sessions were given online on the following dates:
- Thursday 4 February from 14.30 till 17:00
- Thursday 11 February from 14.30 till 17:00
- Thursday 18 February from 9.30 till 12:00
During the fourth block, we have offered an InDesign Course.
The course has been given by Bloeimedia, an advertising agency. They have taught the most basic skills of InDesign. They have shown us around in the workspace and explain how to use some basic tools. The focus of this day was to create something on your own, so for example your resume. The course took place on the 26th of April from 10:00 until 16:00 online.