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Big Data, AI, and Cyber-Security



Learn about the Big Data, AI, and Cyber-Security course.

Part of the Advanced Manufacturing & Industry 4.0 Program.

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Big Data, AI, and Cyber-Security


Online Live

Few technological innovations have steered as many conversations, ideas, debates, and uncertainty in the digitization of manufacturing and Industry 4.0 as Big Data, AI, and Cyber-Security. Full of promise, potential, and pitfalls, the concept remains mostly unclear and complicated. The Big Data, AI and Cyber Security program aims to remove some of the mystery around these critical topics and turn them into something tangible for participants, making them effective change ambassadors in their organizations.

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Live Online Teaching

Real-time interactive conference-style education brought to you anywhere.

Earn a McMaster Certificate

Walk away with a McMaster Certificate and practical skills to think and problem-solve like a leader.

Skilled Industry Experts

Hear from academic instructors and experienced industry experts across disciplines.

Accelerated Learning

Achieve more than you expected in each burst 60 - 90 minute topic sessions over 3 days.

Course Structure


Hours of Training


Consecutive Days


Course Content Breakdown

Module 1

  • Making sense of Big Data, AI, and Cyber Security.

Module 2

  • Case studies and workshops on identifying types of data, what data can and cannot do, understanding network effects.

Module 3

  • Case study and workshop on identifying risk.

Module 4

  • Case studies and workshops in connectivity, communicating data, data analysis and effective decision making.

Module 5

  • MES, ERP, and supply chain management.

Module 6

  • AI, Machine Learning, Block chain – where it does and does not work. Designing intelligent systems based on the expertise of people.

Module 7

  • Cyber security – risks, implementation, training personnel.

Upcoming Course Dates

View the dates for our upcoming program courses.

Under Development

Admission Details

Participants must hold or be completing a degree or diploma from a recognized university or college; hold a relevant certificate in sustainability from a recognized university; or have equivalent professional experience.

Please contact the Program Lead if you have specific questions about the background knowledge required to maximize your benefits from the program.

Tuition & Fees

Please note costs noted below are in CAD dollars, and do not include the 13% HST - Harmonized Sales Tax charged for Canadian Applicants.

NGEN AMP UP Participants & Association Members

Subsidized Cost

Course Certificate

$750 CAD

McMaster Alumni

& NGEN Members

Discount Cost

Course Certificate

$1500 CAD

Regular Cost

Regular cost for this course

Course Certificate

$2000 CAD

Learn more about our subsidy programs, and pre-qualifying requirements.

Big Data, AI, and Cyber-Security Course Brochure

Would you like a PDF copy of the Big Data, AI, and Cyber-Security Course Brochure?

Click to download the PDF.

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Please note this course is under development, check back for updates once finalized.

Program Lead

Advanced Manufacturing & Industry 4.0

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Andy Simoneau

McMaster University

W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology

Certificates of Completion Professional Programs

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Learn more about the Advanced Manufacturing & Industry 4.0 Program and the four courses offered.

  • Industry 4.0 and Cyber-Physical Systems

  • Big Data, AI, and Cyber-Security

  • Advanced Manufacturing and Hybrid Engineering

  • Automation

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