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QTEM Summer School

Data Science in the Fashion Industry
August 17th -26th 2018





Business focus

Digitalization has proved to have a profound impact on fashion industry. It moved retailers from abrand loyal customer base market to a strongly competitive landscape on which educated customers are comparing assortments to get the most value in their purchase. On the other hand, Big Data techniques are enabling fashion retailers to make smarter data-driven decisions on their assortments, pricing and discount to react quickly and stay competitive in this new environment.
In this summer school, active entrepreneurs from the Big Data and Analytics industry will introduce you to the business challenges raised by this data analytics (r)evolution. But also, how to tackle them through practical case studies.

Develop your Data Science skills

This summer school is a unique opportunity to develop or improve your practical data science skills heavily demanded by most industries today. This course will walk you through the latest developments in Artificial Intelligence, Data Science and their impact on the fashion industry.

We will introduce basics of web scraping, NoSQL databases, Data Mining, Machine Learning and Text Mining.

All concepts will be developed through guided and practical sessions where you will get familiar with Python, one of the most intuitive, versatile and popular programming languages for Data Scientist, but also one of the most prized by employers.

A full Package

  • 8 days Lodging on University Campus
  • Campus Tour on Friday 17th
  • Welcome dinner on Friday 17th
  • City Tour of Brussels on Saturday 18th
  • Ice Breaking Night on Saturday 18th
  • City Tour of Bruges on Sunday 19th
  • 5 full-day Courses from August 20th to 24th
  • Farewell Dinner on August 25th
  • Farewell Party on August 25th
  • All Breakfast and Lunch included
  • Welcome Pack
  • Brussels Mobility Card




Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (SBS-EM) was founded by Ernest Solvay in 1903.
It is ranked first, among all Belgian Business Schools, for its Master's program in Management.

This result is mainly due to its demanding courses, its perfect location in Brussels and its education program that successfully combines management and economics courses. SBS-EM is also part of a university, the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB).

Selection Process

1. Application

To apply, send your CV to info [dot] summerschool [at] solvay [dot] edu. The final application deadline is July 10th 2018.

2. Selection
After a thorough selection, all candidates will receive an e-mail to confirm their status. The
selected student will have 5 days to fill in a special form.

3. Invoice
It will be sent to the candidates who will, in return, have 10 working days to pay for the Summer
School program. Beyond that deadline, their application will be denied.

*This edition is limited to 40 participants
* Does not include travel costs from and to Brussels

4. Finalization
After receiving the payment, enrolled candidates will receive an official invitation letter from
the Dean of Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management.



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