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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 Thomas A

May 09, 2016

Gives a good overview for newbies in the field and provides a few great link

By Karthik S N

Apr 24, 2016

Great for a someone who wants to build or invest in a data science team.

By Keuntae K

Mar 07, 2018

Overall, this course is good. Some sections seem to be quite lengthy.

By Rubén D C R

Sep 25, 2016

I will like a little more of excersices, "real"/"simulate" problems.

By Siddharth M

Mar 11, 2017

This course was much better than the previous one in the series.

By Luis C

Feb 16, 2016

A good overview on how to build and manage data science teams.

By Ruchit G

Mar 19, 2018

Good overview and learning on how to build data science teams

By Srinivasa L

Dec 02, 2017

Good class for some one completely new to building DS teams

By Nilay B

Dec 18, 2016

Material presented was succinct and easily understandable.

By Matheus R

Feb 06, 2016

Good overview on the roles and how to align expectations.

By Ankush B

Nov 04, 2015

Covers theory of basics for building the team very well.

By Juliana A

Jul 12, 2017

Very informative but a bit repetitive ate some points.

By Murat K K

Nov 16, 2017

Good overview for beginners. I totally suggest.

By Stephanie G

May 21, 2018

A brush up on management 101 with a data twist

By Weihua W

Jan 19, 2016

Expensive course.

Good for how to find a team.

By Nachum S

Jul 11, 2018

Good, some of it a bit basic and general

By Brian N

Apr 11, 2018

Good for introduction in Data Science

By Suman C

Feb 25, 2018

Gave summarized managerial overview.

By naresh

Jan 13, 2017

Easy to understand and very valuable

By Clara A R

Dec 26, 2018

I really liked the course structure

By SIVA A M

Oct 14, 2015

Topics are explained pretty good

By Richard B

Jul 19, 2017

really good practical content

By Onur G

Apr 02, 2018

It covers all the essentials

By Supriya M

Mar 12, 2018

Excellent Introduction.

By Atila T

Sep 26, 2017

Clear. Compact. Good.