Through the Coleridge Initiative, a partnership between Harris Public Policy, New York University's Center for Urban Science and Progress, and the University of Maryland, Harris is pleased to offer a unique Executive Education program in Applied Data Analytics.


This training program is designed to address public sector challenges, but is applicable to a broad range of fields such as sociology, public health, computer science, survey statistics, and federal departments.

Completion of this program will equip you with the tools necessary to effectively manage and undergo technology and analytics projects, as well as open the door to the fields of statistical analysis, software development, and data science.


The general format is 10 training days grouped into 2 modules of one week each. There is a primary focus on a different topic each day. Participants are grouped in teams of up to five members to work through an analytic project that answers a specific research question formulated by the team.

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for professionals with a masters’ degree or above with some emphasis in a quantitative field (e.g. statistics, economics or computer science) or at least two years working in a hands-on, data-oriented field.