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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Building a Data Science Team by Johns Hopkins University

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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 Juan F

Oct 24, 2016

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

By Ignatious C

Apr 04, 2017

Really enjoyed myself

By Christos G

Aug 25, 2017

Well thought and communicated, concise and punctual. Great experience, excellent value for time invested.

By Liz H

Oct 15, 2017

good coverage of skills needed, what a manager of this type of team would need to look out for.

By Ben T

Nov 18, 2016

Great useful course

By olgakl77

Feb 15, 2017

Nice course. Thank you.

By Zeev G

Mar 13, 2017

very good course for beginners, in my case I built the same team and processes by heart and it matched the suggestions in this course

By James J

Oct 23, 2016

Really great course, quick yet informative!

By Terry L J

Jun 20, 2017

Excellent material.

By Abdul W

Nov 19, 2017

Thank you very much Instructors for introducing this course.

By Danny D

Jan 29, 2017

Great course, learned lots about building and leading a data science team; and also some tips on keeping teams motivated and ensuing communication and collaboration works well.

By Franziska M

Apr 30, 2017

This course was very helpful! Thank you.

By Nitin P

Nov 19, 2017

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

By Andras F

Feb 26, 2018

This is a very well structured and really useful course, with several real-life examples and some interesting blog posts and articles on the subject.

By TanShuLeng

May 17, 2017

good overview and introduction to manager as to what traits to lookout for and organising the team. Very practical approach and implementable without being over the top.

By Mahesh A

Aug 12, 2017

An excellent course. The different roles in a data science team and the challenges faced are well explained.

By Daniel M M

Aug 24, 2017

Very useful. Practical orientation and general team management practices well translated to data science projects and teams.

By Antonio B

Apr 26, 2018

great value!

By Alberto D E

May 14, 2018

The basic for building and managing a DS team.

By Bauyrzhan S

Jun 12, 2018

Excellent

By Ayna M

Dec 15, 2017

So much practical, easy-to-digest material!

By Manas K K

Dec 31, 2017

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By austin v v

Apr 23, 2018

Simple and powerful, really well done.

By 黄俊皓

Nov 30, 2017

the course is easy to learn , thank all that the course teacher

By JOSÉ B A F

Feb 24, 2018

The course achieved all my expectations.