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Building a Data Science Team, Johns Hopkins University

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About this Course

Data science is a team sport. As a data science executive it is your job to recruit, organize, and manage the team to success. In this one-week course, we will cover how you can find the right people to fill out your data science team, how to organize them to give them the best chance to feel empowered and successful, and how to manage your team as it grows. This is a focused course designed to rapidly get you up to speed on the process of building and managing a data science team. Our goal was to make this as convenient as possible for you without sacrificing any essential content. We've left the technical information aside so that you can focus on managing your team and moving it forward. After completing this course you will know. 1. The different roles in the data science team including data scientist and data engineer 2. How the data science team relates to other teams in an organization 3. What are the expected qualifications of different data science team members 4. Relevant questions for interviewing data scientists 5. How to manage the onboarding process for the team 6. How to guide data science teams to success 7. How to encourage and empower data science teams Commitment: 1 week of study, 4-6 hours Course cover image by JaredZammit. Creative Commons BY-SA. https://flic.kr/p/5vuWZz...
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Top reviews

By NN

Dec 15, 2017

This course was an exceptional experience where it introduces me to building a data science team, its challenges, nuances and also what kind of approach to take while building and sustaining the team.

By JS

Mar 12, 2017

Extremely practical and essentially human, this was really interesting to better understand the different roles and how to help data science teams to work together, highly recommended

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By Rafael Hortal Rodilla

Apr 15, 2019

Horrible experience with one quiz where I lost hours just because it is completely misleading, tricky and bad formulated. Many people had the same experience from long time ago and they didn’t have the courtesy to fixed it.

By Priyanka Frances Pereira

Apr 14, 2019

Excellent technical information!

By Cédric Beuzit

Apr 13, 2019

Little long… If you already managed teams, too much common sense stuffs. Still worth it.

By Omar Zaki

Apr 09, 2019

Great overview and insight into the effective ways of building and managing a data science team within an organization.

By Balakrishnan.R

Mar 31, 2019

Well thought and constructed instructional materials. Easy to understand and more practical. I actually struggled with the quizzes unlike the First Course in this executive program.

By Gustavo Villa

Mar 31, 2019

Usefull information to start building a data science team.

By Diem-Thy (DT) Tran

Mar 23, 2019

Informative and to the point

By ANNE G SCHAEFER

Mar 18, 2019

I found the subject matter well-presented. The content is actionable and the instructor engaging.

By Hector Raul Colonia Coral

Mar 15, 2019

very nice course!

By Luis Alvarado

Mar 14, 2019

The Professors are world class and the courses provide a great overview of an emerging field.