About this Course

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What you will learn

  • Describe the various roles that make up a Data Science team

  • Manage a Data Science team onboarding

  • Know relevant questions for interviewing data scientists

  • Understand how to encourage and empower Data Science teams

Skills you will gain

Team BuildingData ScienceManagementTeam Management

Learner Career Outcomes

50%

started a new career after completing these courses

32%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

12%

got a pay increase or promotion

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 4 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Arabic

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Building a Data Science Team

4 hours to complete
17 videos (Total 83 min), 8 readings, 6 quizzes
17 videos
The Data Team2m
When Do You Need Data Science?3m
Data Engineer: Qualifications & Skills5m
Data Scientist: Qualifications & Skills8m
Data Science Manager: Qualifications & Skills4m
Where To Find The Data Team2m
Interviewing For Data Science5m
Onboarding the Data Science Team5m
Managing the Data Science Team7m
Evaluating Success of the Team6m
Embedded Teams vs. Dedicated Groups5m
How Does Data Science Interact with Other Groups3m
Empowering Others to Use Data5m
Common Interaction Difficulties6m
Common Internal Difficulties7m
Wrap-Up1m
8 readings
Lecture materials and related reading10m
Lecture Materials and Related Reading10m
Lecture Materials and Related Reading10m
Lecture Materials and Related Reading10m
Lecture Materials and Related Reading10m
Lecture Materials and Related Reading10m
Lecture Materials and Related Reading10m
Post-Course Survey10m
6 practice exercises
Defining the data science team10m
Data team qualifications10m
Assembling the team10m
Management strategies10m
Working with other teams10m
Common difficulties10m

About the Executive Data Science Specialization

Assemble the right team, ask the right questions, and avoid the mistakes that derail data science projects. In four intensive courses, you will learn what you need to know to begin assembling and leading a data science enterprise, even if you have never worked in data science before. You’ll get a crash course in data science so that you’ll be conversant in the field and understand your role as a leader. You’ll also learn how to recruit, assemble, evaluate, and develop a team with complementary skill sets and roles. You’ll learn the structure of the data science pipeline, the goals of each stage, and how to keep your team on target throughout. Finally, you’ll learn some down-to-earth practical skills that will help you overcome the common challenges that frequently derail data science projects....
Executive Data Science

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