Educational offerings by the Venture Lab SW/AI


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Machine Learning Training Camp

Our ML training camp provides participants the mathematical foundation and basic technologies of machine learning, beginning with common tools for dimensionality reduction, to current deep learning approaches and reinforcement learning. Participants will be able to answer the questions: “What is ML? How does it work? How do I benefit from ML? Participants will also be able to develop and apply simple ML models. For more information have a look here: Download Flyer

Language:  English

Time & dates: 
All sessions will be held via Zoom.
Currently four online-sessions are planned:

  • 17.12.2020, 10:00 - 15:00
  • 18.12.2020, 10:00 - 15:00
  • 21.01.2021, 10:00 - 15:00
  • 22.01.2021, 10:00 - 15:00

Participants: 
The total number of participants is restricted to a maximum of 20.
All participants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Training and education background in one of the MINT disciplines 
  • Particularly a basic understanding of linear algebra and probability theory
  • Master or PhD student 

Registration & contact:
Register until Friday 11th December 23:59, via this link

In case of questions related to the course, please contact:
Johannes Kroß kross@fortiss.org

The Essence of Software

What is software, and how does it relate to AI? We present the central ideas to interested laymen. A detailed (German) text covers the material.

More information on this course will follow shortly.

OWASP Top 10 - Cybersecurity for Everyone

The OWASP Top 10 is a regularly-updated report outlining security concerns for web application security, focusing on the 10 most critical risks. In addition to the theory, we will have a live-hacking session to understand the vulnerabilities of out-of-the-box wordpress instances. You will learn about the top 10 vulnerabilities of websites and how to prevent them, as well as understand the risks of a default Wordpress instance.

Language:  English

Time & dates: 
Details on time and dates will be announced within the next weeks.

Participants: 
The total number of participants is restricted to a maximum of 20.
All participants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Bachelor, Master or PhD student 
  • Non computer science background

Registration & contact:
Details on the registration will be announced within the next weeks.

In case of questions related to the course, please contact: 
Michael Stockerl stockerl@unternehmertum.de

Interaction Design for Everybody

You want to make better product decisions, understand your users and act in their best interest? Then it is time to learn the basics of Interaction design. Interaction design is "the practice of designing interactive digital products, environments, systems, and services." The course provides the basics of Interaction Design in interactive sessions.For more information have a look here: Download Flyer

Language:  English

Time & dates: 
All sessions will be held via Zoom. 
Currently three online -sessions are planned:

  • 26.01.2021, 16:00 - 18:00
  • 02.02.2021, 16:00 - 18:00
  • 09.02.2021, 16:00 - 18:00

Participants: 
The total number of participants is restricted to a maximum of 10.
All participants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Bachelor, Master or PhD student 
  • Non computer science background

Registration & contact
Register until Monday 25th of January 23:59 via this link

In case of questions related to the course, please contact: 
Michael Stockerl stockerl@unternehmertum.de

Clean Code

Get to know the value of why and how to develop software professionally. Gain expertise and practical experience to support your development skills and career. We provide basic foundations of clean coding and agile practices, beginning with common development workflows such as branching. In pair programming sessions, you are challenged to refactor an exemplary software system, implement new features, and peer review code from other participants. Download Flyer

Language:  English

Time & dates: All sessions will be held via Zoom.
Currently four online-sessions are planned:

  • 17.02.2022, 10:00 - 14:00
  • 19.02.2021, 10:00 - 14:00
  • 22.02.2021, 10:00 - 14:00
  • 24.02.2021, 10:00 - 14:00

Participants: 
The total number of participants is restricted to a maximum of 6.
All participants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Bachelor, Master or PhD student 
  • Education informatic disciplines
  • basic understanding of developing software

Registration & contact
Register until Friday 12th February 23:59, via this link.

In case of questions related to the course, please contact: 
Johannes Kroß kross@fortiss.org

ML Engineering

The goal of this seminar is to help startups create reusable code, share knowledge and follow best DevOps and ML-Ops practices without having a huge up-front  investment. All of this would allow them to get results at least as fast as before, with the difference that the results will now be backed by much more robust solutions. The focus will lie on theoretical lectures about AI Software Engineering, DevOps and ML-Ops principle, as well as hands on training and workshops in short projects.

Language:  English

Time & dates: 
Details on time and dates will be announced within the next weeks.

Participants: 
All participants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Master or PhD student 
  • Generally open to all people with solid, technical background (e.g. Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, etc.)

Registration & contact:
Details on the registration will be announced within the next weeks.

In case of questions related to the course, please contact: 
Alexander Waldmann waldmann@unternehmertum.de


What do our participants say?

The quality of the course is very good. It is also well organized! Thank you for the insights! (ML Training Camp)

The regular take home messages were helpful. The live examples were great (ML Training Camp)

I have enjoyed and learned a lot from this intense course. I hope to join Venture Labs for other events in the future (Clean Code)

Thanks a lot for the certificate and the course. It was pretty cool and I would love to do it again! (Clean Code)