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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:
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Top reviews

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.

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!

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By sarthak s

Mar 1, 2016

it was a great learning experience,the lectures were good and excellently designed

By Saiprasad C

Dec 3, 2020

fantastic course, i cant wait to learn more. Thanks to the excellent professors.

By Adrian G

Jun 15, 2020

The sessions were jam-packed with information and insights. Very engaging profs!

By Rana P S

May 3, 2020

Simple content, Very useful examples. Instructors deliver in a easy to understan

By Deitek

Oct 15, 2019

Simple, and made for people that needs to understand the general context quickly

By David K

Jan 25, 2018

Clear and concise course that gives a good board overview with detail as needed.

By Descazal B

Oct 10, 2015

Very nice introduction in Data Science to have a good overview of the discipline

By Meet B

Sep 5, 2020

Thanks for making this course. It helped me to get an overview of Data Science.

By kutty k k

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nd.what data science good introduction to the subject

By Jainendra K J

Feb 27, 2020

The course content is very meaningful and a lot of learning from the videos...W

By Ng H P

May 31, 2018

definitely useful for someone like me who has no prior background in this field

By Michelle W

Mar 16, 2018

great series. instructors are clear, use relevant examples, and keep it simple.

By Deleted A

Jan 14, 2018

The course serves as a very nice Q&A for anyone interested in machine learning.

By Luis A

Dec 29, 2016

It's a good course, good material, videos and the quiz are aligned to the knowl

By Michele B

Jan 26, 2021

Best believe I love data scientist and I learn so much about computer program.

By Hariharan

May 17, 2017

Nicely briefed the intent of the topic and expect to continue learning the EDS

By Ghada

Feb 14, 2016

Very useful and prolific. All thanks to the professor and the whole team work!

By René P

Nov 5, 2020

Great Data Science introductory course for people without previous knowledge

By Mojeed A

Jun 17, 2020

Easily accessible videos and clear explanations. Really enjoyed this course.

By Emily D

Jan 18, 2020

This course was informational, engaging, and broken into manageable sections.

By Irfan a m

Oct 25, 2018

Very nice course and benefits lot of knowledge..Had a very nice experience...

By sofiene g

Jul 15, 2018

it's very helpful course for beginners and to start Data Science from scratch

By Luis C

Feb 16, 2016

A great primer to get you started in Data Science or get up to speed quickly.

By Sandra B

Oct 6, 2020

Gives me just enough information for a general understanding of the subject.


May 6, 2020

i love this course because it's very easy to understand and very informative