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Learner Reviews & Feedback for A Crash Course in Data Science by Johns Hopkins University

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About the Course

By now you have definitely heard about data science and big data. In this one-week class, we will provide a crash course in what these terms mean and how they play a role in successful organizations. This class is for anyone who wants to learn what all the data science action is about, including those who will eventually need to manage data scientists. The goal is to get you up to speed as quickly as possible on data science without all the fluff. We've designed this course to be as convenient as possible without sacrificing any of the essentials. This is a focused course designed to rapidly get you up to speed on the field of data science. 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. How to describe the role data science plays in various contexts 2. How statistics, machine learning, and software engineering play a role in data science 3. How to describe the structure of a data science project 4. Know the key terms and tools used by data scientists 5. How to identify a successful and an unsuccessful data science project 3. The role of a data science manager Course cover image by r2hox. Creative Commons BY-SA:
Basic course
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Top reviews

Aug 27, 2016

Is really hard to summarize the potential of Data Science and being clear, but I think that the instructors have done their best, so that we can achieve the most from the Course.\n\nGreat Job!

Sep 9, 2017

This is a great starter course for data science. My learning assessment is usually how well I can teach it to someone else. I know I have a better understanding now, than I did when I started.

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By Rishi B

Feb 19, 2019

Good insights for a beginner

By Souvik R

Jul 26, 2017

This is a good introduction.

By Manjula

Jun 20, 2020

the course is really good.

By Nishtha P

Oct 15, 2018

good course to get started

By Waseem M

Aug 11, 2018

A very good starting point

By Julian B

Jul 21, 2018

Como introducción es bueno

By Andrew L

Jan 12, 2016

Good general introduction.

By vimal

Jul 3, 2017

Good introductory course.

By Fatin F

Jul 19, 2020

Well organised and fast.

By Xiuhnel M C N

Apr 13, 2020

Easy and practic course.

By Tao X

Mar 14, 2018

Good introduction course

By Anil C

Oct 20, 2018

A good high level intro

By Kevin M

May 22, 2017

Quick and dirty rundown

By Blake D

Dec 15, 2015

Good overview. I would

By Brian M

Nov 6, 2020

Very useful and egagin

By Rorie D

Apr 6, 2016

Enjoyed the structure.

By Ann D

Apr 22, 2018

it was informative :)

By Ioannis B

Aug 28, 2019

it's a great course.

By Natalie R

Jan 7, 2016

Very light overview.

By Asha P

Oct 21, 2018

Excellent lectures


Jun 3, 2017

Very useful course

By Jaspreet S S

May 23, 2017

Well organized cou

By Steven B

Nov 5, 2015

Short and sweet :)


May 16, 2020