Lloyd's Courses

Data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence will irrevocably impact the lifecycle of insurance and we all need to get to grips with the fundamentals of these technologies.

In a drive to ensure everyone in the Lloyd’s marketplace can understand and use these concepts and tools we are delighted to be partnering with the Southampton Data Science Academy (at the University of Southampton) to offer data science and artificial intelligence training courses across a two year programme.

This Data Science curriculum can be included as part of your CII CPD requirement should you consider it relevant to your professional development needs. 

CII CPD accredited

Demonstrates the quality of the learning of the Data Science curriculum and and confirms it meets CII member CPD scheme requirements.

Read more details below about the 3 courses available for Lloyd's marketplace professionals. Once you have decided which course is right for you, click ‘Pay now’ to go through to our payment page.

Our courses

Fundamentals of Data Science (for everyone)
Audience: No coding is required but you should be comfortable using Excel.
Next start date: Spring 2022
Price: £1400 including VAT
(8 weeks / est 4 hrs per week / 3 assignments)
On this 8-week course, you’ll get the theoretical knowledge, practical and technical skills you need to work more effectively with data.
You’ll learn how to explain the key concepts in data science and its real-world application, as well as classify the different types of data available and usage rights.
View the full course syllabus.

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Fundamentals of Data Science (for technical staff - you should be proficient in a programming language and have basic experience with statistics)
Audience: Coding experience is essential. Some experience with Python or with a similar language is highly recommended. If you want to check your level of experience with our team, please contact info@southamptondata.science.
Next start date: Spring 2022
Price: £1400 including VAT
(8 weeks / est 5 hrs per week / 3 assignments)
On this 8-week online course, you’ll get the specialist knowledge and technical skills you need to effectively apply the powerful tools and insights of data science to your work.
You’ll examine real-life business case studies and extend your knowledge and expertise across data mining, machine-learning, and data visualisation.

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Fundamentals of AI for Business
In an increasingly data-centric world, the understanding of data science and AI will be hugely beneficial. Anahita Zardoshti.
Next start date: Spring 2022
Price: £1400 including VAT
(8 weeks / est 5 hrs per week / 4 assignments)
This 8-week online course will demystify some of the technical terms you are likely hear around AI and Machine Learning in your day-to-day business.
You will explore a range of AI and Machine Learning capabilities, in the context of real-life business case studies.
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After passing your course you will receive a downloadable electronic certificate.


Course webinar recordings

Get insights into the topics you'll study on the Lloyd's data science courses with our on-demand webinar recordings. Select from the tabs below to view the videos:

Our panel featuring Abigail Duske (Lloyd’s), Nick Blewden (Lloyd’s) and Dr Manuel Leon (SDSA) look at how different data storytelling techniques can be used practically through tools like the Insights Hub to help you make the most of the data. Watch now:

Our panel, featuring Abi Duske (Lloyd's), Craig Civil (Lloyd's) and Dr Manuel León Urrutia (SDSA) discuss how the Lloyd's Data Science and AI courses support the Future at Lloyd's Blueprint Two.

How can AI principles be applied in the insurance industry? Watch this interactive Q&A session now:

Dr Manuel León Urrutia discusses the (not-only-structured) databases with which we can manage semi-structured data. Watch now:

Dr Manuel León Urrutia presents a webinar to show you how to introduce AI to your organisation, including how to work with data scientists and AI experts to make your plans a reality.

Get a taster of what you'll learn on the AI for Business course. In this masterclass, Dr Manuel León Urrutia takes you through the work being done by different organisations to develop ethical standards for the creation and deployment of AI. Watch below now:

Visual representations of data vastly decrease the amount of time it takes to communicate a message. However, not all data visualisations are equal. In this masterclass, Dr Manuel León Urrutia looks at visual deception in data visualisation and how to avoid it.