CL Data School

The Machine Learning Retreat

A hands-on skill building program for CXOs

For a learning vacation with beach and golf

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The machine learning retreat is a place for top executives (CXOs, VPs, directors, business owners, etc.) from a diverse set of companies to get a practical introduction to machine learning. It is a 2 day, 16 hour intensive hands-on learning session when you will go back to school and solve introductory problems using the cutting edge data science methodologies. The course is taught in a way that leaders from non-programming backgrounds can enjoy the thrill of using solving ML problems. Hosted on the sunny beaches of Goa, the program is designed for fun and will be conducted in a free-wheeling back to school environment.

The Learning Experience

  • Intro to AI and ML
  • Basics of Python and Pandas for Data Handling and Visualization
  • Unsupervised Algorithm - Building a recommendation system
  • Solving prediction problems (Classification & regression)
  • ML based Image Recognition
  • Implementing Natural Language Processing
  • Building you Own Voice Bots (Alexa)


Fri, Jan 18th 2019
  • 2pm - 5 pm : Sessions 1-2
  • 5:30 pm - 8 pm : Sessions 3-4
  • 8:30 pm: Cocktails & Dinner
  • Special session : Readings of Urdu Poetry
Sat, Jan 19th 2019
  • Pre-breakfast : Golf/Yoga
  • 9 am - 1 pm : Session 5-6
  • 2 pm - 5 pm : Session 7-8
  • 7:30 pm onwards: Keynote session by invited expert; Cocktails & Dinner
Sunday, Jan 20th
  • Leisure time
  • Check out

What to expect

  • Learn new age skills in ML and AI with no prior programming or IT knowledge
  • Learn in a easy going, fun environment, with college like deadlines
  • Gain familiarity with machine language vocabulary, hand-on usage of various algorithms
  • Experience of being a ML engineer !
  • You will be able to generate ideas on the way ML can be used in interesting ways

What not to expect

  • Strategy or management gyan from arm chair experts
  • 5 star customer service in the classroom
  • Everything to work perfectly

Dress code

None! Shorts are allowed in class and in the evening

What you need to bring along

  • A laptop with wifi
  • Your personal internet (your mobile/data dongle should do)
  • A sense of curiousity and a learning attitude; a little humour will help ;)

About the Faculty

Sujit Bhattacharyya is a founder of CL Educate and has been the heading the technology and innovation efforts in CL for the past 18 years. Prior to CL he worked in the bay area of California, Wipro and Tata Motors. Sujit is a hands on technologist who loves to code. He leads the Data Science initiatives in CL, and had developed many data driven models for business, including one which was patented. His recent work in developing personalized voice bots in education resulted in an invitation to the Alexa Advisory Council meeting in Seattle, USA. Sujit is a passionate trainer and has taken hundreds of workshops for students, parents and executives in topics ranging from empathic parenting,leadership and technology. Sujit will be assisted by his young team of data scientists who work on machine learning technologies and have held high rankings on various world wide competitions held on global data science platforms like Kaggle.


The fee for the program is USD 3000 USD 2000 + taxes . A 33% discount is on offer till 15th Dec, 2018.

The fee includes your hotel stay for two nights (Jan 18th and 19th) , including all meals and cocktails during the event on 18/19th evening.

Group pricing:

A special group pricing is also available for groups of two to four. The fees for the program is USD 5300 USD 3500 + taxes for two and USD 9000 USD 6000 + taxes for three with an additional seat for free which can be availed either in this course or on one scheduled in the future.

The payment has to be made online using the Book Now link on this page. The payment will be received into our Singapore account and a Singapore GST of 7% will be charged. You will receive the invoice from Kestone Singapore, which is CL Educate subsidiary


Check in Jan 18th before lunch as the program begins at 2pm. Check out Jan 20th.

The course fee includes your stay for two nights (Jan 18th and 19th ) and all your meals. You need to pay for and arrange for your travel to and from the destination.

You can pay online on our site. The cost of the program in INR is Rs 150,000

The payment gateway will provide you an option to pay in USD ($2000) or in INR

Contact Us

Any issues or queries? Contact us at and we'll be happy to resolve any queries or issues you may be facing.

At a glance

Venue: Caravela Beach Resort, South Goa * Tentative

Note from the Faculty

My personal journey of learning about AI and ML started a couple of years back. That was the time when, almost with unfailing regularity, I would be be called into our conference room to meet a hot new ed-tech who had a AI driven product to offer.