BISS training programs

BISS has developed several training and educational programs and modules on data science and smart services in order to enlarge the knowledge, skills and competence of industry professionals.

Fundamentals of Data Science

In this mentor program, BISS experts mentor employees who are on an internship in their organization. The program offers participants a better understanding of data science and smart services. BISS experts assist the participants with their assignment , for instance with lectures.The BISS experts function as subject matter experts to help participants deepen their knowledge.

All participants follow three standard components: data science introduction, service design thinking and human decision-making/behavioral economics. Furthermore, they must also follow at least four (out of six) additional sessions. The available additional sessions are: data visualization, business process management, artificial intelligence, statistical methods, data safari management and social network analytics.

It is also possible to attend one (ore more) single sessions.

Programme fall 2017

5 October 2017, 13.00-15.00         Data Science Introduction (NED) - Rudolf Müller
10 October 2017, 10.00-12.00       Business Process Management (NED) - Martijn Zoet
10 October 2017, 13.00-15.00       Datasafari Management (NED) - Remko Helms
12 October 2017, 10.00-12.00       Human Decision Making/ Behavioural Economics (EN) - Christina Rott
26 October 2017, 13.00-15.00       Artificial Intelligence (EN) - Stefano Bromuri
2 November 2017, 10.00-12.00     Statistical Methods (EN) - Nalan Basturk
2 November 2017, 13.00-15.00     Data Visualization (NED) - Kay Schröder
9 November 2017, 10.00-12.00     Social Network Analytics (EN) - Benjamin Lucas
16 November 2017, 10.00-12.00   Service Design Thinking (EN) - Dominik Mahr


BISS Institute, located at the Brightlands Smart Services Campus, Smedestraat 2, 6411 CR Heerlen


Entire programme (including mentoring by BISS expert): €3000 (exempt from VAT)
Single session: €250 (excl. VAT) or 5 Smart Coins


Please register here for the entire Fundamental of Data Science program.

Please register here for one or more single sessions.


Please send an email to Daria Doets (