Fraud and anomaly detection: Sydney, 27–28 November 2018

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Fraud and anomaly detection: Sydney, 28–29 March 2019

28 March 2019 @ 9:30 am - 29 March 2019 @ 5:00 pm

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This course presents statistical, computational and machine-learning techniques for predictive detection of fraud and security breaches. These methods are shown in the context of use cases for their application, and include the extraction of business rules and a framework for the interoperation of human, rule-based, predictive and outlier-detection methods.

Methods presented include predictive tools that do not rely on explicit fraud labels, as well as a range of outlier-detection techniques including unsupervised learning methods, notably the powerful random-forest algorithm, which can be used for all supervised and unsupervised applications, as well as cluster analysis, visualisation and fraud detection based on Benford’s law. The course will also cover the analysis and visualisation of social-network data.

A basic knowledge of R and predictive analytics is advantageous.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for all practitioners in fraud detection, law enforcement, security, compliance, insurance, audit and the finance function seeking an introduction and hands-on experience with data analysis techniques.

It is also perfect for IT and data analytics practitioners seeking to add fraud detection capability to their existing analytics skill set.

See what former trainees are saying about this course.

Earlybird pricing is available until 14 March 2018

Group discounts also apply during the earlybird period: 5% for 2–4 people, 10% for 5–6 people, 15% for 7–8 people, and 20% for 9 or more people. Select your desired quantity of tickets and click “Add to cart” to see the discount calculated before checkout.

Please contact us at enquiries@presciient.com to find out more about these special rates.


Course instructor

Courses are taught by Dr Eugene Dubossarsky and his hand-picked team of highly skilled instructors.


Testimonials

Having studied stats at Uni I was surprised how far the field has progressed in the last few years, particularly in the area of big data. The great thing about Eugene’s course is I left with a sense that I was up to date with the latest big data modelling concepts but more importantly could also deploy them with some confidence using R. Eugene also made it clear he was available to answer questions after the course, so you are not left hanging. I would absolutely recommend this!
—Damon Rasheed, CEO, Rate Detective

For someone who does not come from an IT background R is a terrifying program. Before doing the Introduction to R course I had previously done other courses in R but always found myself in over my head because they assumed a high level of program experience (even course that required no prior programming knowledge). This course is not like that at all. It starts at ground zero and teaches you everything you need to know to be able to use R confidently in your everyday workplace. It is a must attend for anyone who wants use R!
—Alix Duncan

Data science can be a challenging topic but Eugene’s “Introduction to Machine Learning” course turns complex statistical models into plain English. The course contents and presentation were accessible and I enjoyed the mixture of hands-on rattle() exercises, the challenge of building multiple models with real life data, and the salient theory whiteboard discussions created many “aha” moments.

It was a great introductory course and it gave me with a better grasp of Machine Learning in general, a great framework for thinking about it and practical hands-on skills that I can put to immediate use. I wish I had done this course sooner.

—Charl Swart, Director of Business Operations, Unisys Credit Services


Questions and further details

Meals and refreshments

Catered morning tea and lunch are provided on both days of the course. Please notify us at least a week ahead if you have any special dietary requirements.

Feedback

Use enquiries@presciient.com to email us any questions about the course, including requests for more detail, or for specific content you would like to see covered, or queries regarding prerequisites and suitability.

If you would like to attend but for any reason cannot, please also let us know.

Variation

Course material may vary from advertised due to demands and learning pace of attendees. Additional material may be presented, along with or in place of advertised.

Cancellations and refunds

You can get a full refund if you cancel 2 weeks or more before the course starts. No refunds will be issued for cancellations made less than 2 weeks before the course starts.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Do I need to bring my own computer?

There’s no need to bring your own laptop or PC. Our courses take place in modern, professional training facilities that have all the computing equipment you’ll need.

I'm lost! How do I find the venue?

Please call +61 4 1457 3322 or email training@presciient.com if you can’t find the venue.

Presciient training, coaching, mentoring and capability development for analytics

Please ask about tailored, in-house training courses, coaching analytics teams, executive mentoring and strategic advice and other services to build your organisation's strategic and operational analytics capability.

Our courses include:

  • Predictive Analytics, Machine Learning, Data Science and AI
  • Data Literacy for Everyone
  • Introduction to R and Data Visualisation
  • Introduction to Python for Data Analysis
  • Forecasting and Trend Analytics
  • Advanced Machine Learning Masterclass
  • Advanced Masterclass 2: Random Forests
  • Advanced R
  • Quantum Computing
  • Text and Language Analytics
  • Fraud and Anomaly Detection
  • Introduction to Machine Learning
  • Introduction to Data Science
  • Kaggle Boot Camp

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For any enquiries, please call +61 4 1457 3322.

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Details

Start:
28 March 2019 @ 9:30 am
End:
29 March 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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Organizer

Presciient
Website:
https://presciient.com

Venue

BCA, Sydney
BCA, Level 1, 65 York Street
Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia
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Phone:
+61 2 8585 5566

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