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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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Well taught

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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.

Great 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 Remko d H

Apr 2, 2020

good course for getting an overview

By Clara A R

Dec 26, 2018

I really liked the course structure

By Alfredo S F

Dec 12, 2018

a good start point on data science!

By chenlong c

Nov 3, 2017

Great concept about data scientist

By Diego M

Dec 27, 2019

The course was very basic for me.

By Supriya M

Mar 11, 2018

Excellent introduction to the con

By Saurabh M

Jul 3, 2017

Good overview of the Data Science

By Bryan L

Jan 9, 2017

High level, but very informative.

By Jeevan R

Dec 12, 2016

an intro to data science.... Good

By Pushkar W

Oct 31, 2021

Good kickstart for Data science

By Juan M M G

Nov 7, 2018

Good overall topic about data s

By Chris S

Aug 9, 2017

great introduction to the topic

By Ben W

Oct 10, 2016

A solid but gentle introduction

By Shivani A

Aug 2, 2016

Great beginning to Data Science

By Adrian A

Jan 4, 2022

Not all Answers are very Clear

By Lucas D

Apr 30, 2018

Good introduction for newbies!

By Mario P L B

Jan 26, 2018

Good introduction Data Science

By kavya k

Oct 9, 2020

A good start to data science.

By Sridhar K V

Jul 4, 2019

Very Good course. Thank you !

By Frederic B

Aug 29, 2017

Very good introduction course

By Philip S

Apr 9, 2017

very good introduction to DS.

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 Riccardo L

Nov 11, 2021

A great course, thank you!