Online Course

Predictive Business Analytics with KNIME Software

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Predictive Business Analytics with KNIME Software

This course will be hosted by our partner Target Research and held in Italian.

The course is focused on creating and productionizing business predictive analytics applications using KNIME Software. The goal is to show the ability of KNIME Software to fulfill the needs of managers belonging to different company areas (marketing, sales, finance, operations, human resources, production) to productionize predictive models in order to support strategic and operational decisions. The course targets managers operating in different areas inside a company and data scientists with little background/knowledge in economics and the potential fields of application of machine learning algorithms in the business field. 

The course consists of 10, 90 minutes online sessions. The sessions, starting on September 7, will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays until September 23. They will resume on October 5 until October 14. 

Course Outline:

  • The Application areas of Predictive Modeling in Business: An Overview 
  • Data Preparation for Predictive Modeling
  • Predictive Model Evaluation in Business - Qualitative and Quantitative Targets
  • CRM Analytics - Propensity Models: Regression & Classification Trees
  • Risk Management Models: Logistics Regression
  • Loyalty (Churn/Attrition) models: Random Forest and Gradient Boosting Applications on Small Data
  • Big Data Predictive Modeling Applications: Text Analytics, Sentiment and Topic Analysis
  • Fraud and Anomaly Detection and the Operational Usage of Neural Networks
  • Image Analytics for Production Quality Control with Deep Learning
  • Big Data Predictive Modeling Applications: The Role of KNIME Server


What level of KNIME experience is needed for this course?

You must be competent in using KNIME Analytics Platform. We strongly recommend you be at the level of an advanced KNIME user -  for example you’ve taken a basic and advanced KNIME Analytics Platform Course and/or use KNIME on a regular basis.

How do I join the course?

You’ll receive a link with your registration confirmation. Make sure you have a stable internet connection!

What if I miss a session? Will I be able to watch a replay?

Sure! The sessions will be recorded and you’ll have access to each one for one month from the time the session is over.

Will I be able to ask questions?

Absolutely - fire away!

What do I need to have?

Your own laptop, ideally pre-installed with the latest version of KNIME Analytics Platform, which you can download at

What other resources are available to help me?