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About the 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

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.

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 Nino G

May 12, 2020

Honestly, I liked this course very much. Ver well lead by instructor and intretsing topics.

By Diego B

Jan 26, 2019

It's a really good overview with severals useful tips and tricks on how to build our team!

By Olivier T

Apr 15, 2020

Really well created for executives who are not necessarily looking for data training.

By José L M A

Mar 03, 2019

Very good material. Concise and simple. It has been thoroughly worked out. Good job!

By Joseph S

Jul 17, 2017

Great Course. very helpful in my current assignment in leading a Data Science Team.

By Shabana S

Jun 18, 2018

super engaging, there's no extra fluff that's not applicable. a good use of time

By Elias I

May 22, 2020

present best practices in team building while specific to data science personel

By David I S

Mar 29, 2017

Very good overview , very interesting and with a very good management approach.

By 周宁 N Z L

Mar 28, 2016

Easy to understanding the structure knowledge of building a data science team.

By Lisa G

Oct 27, 2016

Really well put together material and the Jeff Leek is engaging as a lecturer

By Ahmed A

May 11, 2020

clear video and further reading material with good support from the lecturer

By Mallon L

Feb 20, 2019

Good course. Helps you visualize what you need to build a data science team.

By Deleted A

Apr 01, 2017

Good introduction to managing a team from the perspective of Data Science.

By Juan F

Oct 24, 2016

Great course for someone who will be leading a DS team for the first time.

By Felix E R P

Jun 15, 2016

Good course to build a foundation on how to recruit your data science team

By ellen w

Jul 29, 2017

Practical info that's a useful quick reference for data science managers.

By Setia B

Nov 30, 2017

Great course to understand several different roles in data science team.

By Omid F

May 10, 2019

Thank you very much for your excellent course.

Best Regards

Omid Faseli

By Nitin P

Nov 19, 2017

Liked the way the course topics are organized to understand the basics.

By Peter C

Jan 06, 2020

Really enjoyed this summary course about building a data science team.

By Ivan D

Oct 25, 2019

It was really helpful, useful and give me a lot of pleasure to listen.

By Scott L

Dec 04, 2017

Super helpful information that is not really found anywhere right now.

By Debashis D

Jan 08, 2018

Good coverage regarding finer nuances of managing a Data Science team

By David S

Feb 11, 2017

Very well documented and presented. I thoroughly enjoyed the course.

By Ananda M

Oct 06, 2015

Very good practical review of the composition of a data science team.