The Imperial College and Corndel

Data Analyst Programme

Our data analyst programme establishes a powerful network of data scientists, analysts and database managers at key intersections of your business to develop the skills required for organisational success.

Our mission is to upskill and develop transformational data talent

A world-class

Data analyst programme

The Imperial College and Corndel partnership brings to market a data analyst programme that combines data and technical courseware with masterclasses and fireside chats from Imperial College facilitators – revolutionising traditional training. We equip data analyst professionals with the techniques, skills and knowledge to tackle key challenges of inefficiency and organisational agility resulting from data skills gaps. The programme embeds cutting-edge thinking in machine learning, AI and data science.

Delivered by experts, our one-to-one coaching model offers transformational learning that will make a real-world impact. We match each participant to an experienced coach who will personally support learners throughout the programme, ensuring they can confidently apply their new data skills.

Learner experience

18-month blended learning delivery model with an award-winning curriculum

Fortnightly coaching with a Professional Development Expert

16 hands-on workshops delivered by experienced data scientists

Bite-sized, practical projects to embed learning that offers flexible learning content in a range of formats

Who is the programme for?

This programme is designed for people who are looking to gain technical data skills to enable them to make better use of the data they have access to in their day-to-day role, regardless of their corporate function. They may work in sales and marketing and want to be able to create more sophisticated customer segmentation or may work in operational management and want to be able to create performance dashboards to enable easier tracking of key metrics. 

Meet our Experts… World-class thinkers, mentors and educators

Delivered by experts – one to one coaching is at the heart of the Corndel experience. We match each participant to an experienced data coach who will personally support them throughout the programme, ensuring they confidently apply their new skills. 

Lisa Harty

Lisa Harty has 15+ years extensive experience in data science across the Telco and Credit Risk industry. Women in Credit Awards 2020 Winner: Outstanding Returner. As an accomplished leader and people manager, Lisa is passionate about diversity and inclusion in the workplace and championing STEM events within our communities to inspire future generations. Lisa has a BSc (Hons) Computational Mathematics and Postgraduate Certificate Actuarial Science.

Joe Watkins

Joe Watkins has PhD in Mathematics, BSc in Mathematics. Joe has 10 years lecturing and mentoring experience in Mathematics, and running Outreach programmes and sessions in STEM subjects. Joe has experience in the charitable and health sectors as a systems architect and data analyst.

Wakil Sarfaraz

Wakil Sarfaraz is data-scientist with BSc Mathematics (University of Sussex), MSc Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing (University of Oxford) and a PhD Mathematical Modelling and Computational Biology (University of Sussex). Wakil has experiene working in Cancer and Genomics, Gene Therapeutics, Analytics and Product Development. His greatest strengths are communication, problem-solving and flexibilty.

Chelsea Smalley

Chelsea Smalley has over 13 years Business & IT experience working as a Data Engineer or Data Scientiest in Retail, Health, Government, Financial Services and Hospitality sectors. She has a Professional Certificate in Data Engineering, IBM, Databases and SQL for Data Science a Bachelor of Science, Computer Science and a Diploma in Legal Studies.

Masterclasses from Imperial College Business School

Imperial College Business School is home to many of the world’s brightest minds in the fields of data science and technology. As an integral part of your apprenticeship programme, chat to those in Imperial’s community about how they grew their careers in data and technology. Hear how they avoided the rocks in the road and spotted those opportunities that defined their future.

Additionally, learn from Imperial’s Professors and experts about the analytics and technologies that are rapidly coming over the horizon to impact how you do your job. Take away important, inspirational and practical information that you can immediately use in your role, all packaged in a digestible and engaging two-hour Masterclass.

Chris Tucci
Game-changing technologies: What’s hot and what’s not?
Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye
Why you should never join an unsecured wireless hotspot and other ways to lose your data shirt
Sonali Parbhoo
Data in the fight against climate change
Deeph Chana
Hacking on the world stage
Marcin Kacperczyk
Why my hoover finds crumbs: The fundamental things to know about Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Pierre Dangauthier
Sport, Politics and other risky business

The guides… Download our brochures

Testimonials and Case Studies What people say about us

"The Corndel Data Apprenticeship has given me skills to take my work to the next level."
Corndel Learner, bp
Building a data-led organisation – Andy Key, Asda