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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

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 austin v v

Apr 23, 2018

Fantastic start to what I think will be a great program.

By Deepali S

Sep 22, 2016

Very basic course, gives a bird view of the Data Science

By Antonio P L

Sep 19, 2015

Fantastic overview of Data Science avaible to all public

By Mario D

Feb 4, 2021

Practical exercise for a non-data science professional.

By Faturachman

Sep 23, 2018

This course give you strong grasp to Data Science field

By Kuhan H

Jun 9, 2018

Good and gentle start for the long data science journey

By Silvia T

Apr 30, 2018

I enjoyed learning about Data Science. Great tutorials.

By Mohit K

Jul 18, 2017

Useful to get the overview of the Data Science Stream!!

By Mirza A b

Jan 17, 2017

Very helpful, well structured and comprehensive course.

By Aparna H

Jul 23, 2020

A good motivation to pursue data science experiments..

By Arturo S G

Jul 10, 2020

An excelent introduction to the world of data science.

By Pallavi V

Apr 14, 2020

Good course for knowledge enhancement in Data SCience.

By Sree_Ganesh

Sep 24, 2016

Just the right knowledge that a beginner like me needs

By Seong w K

Oct 12, 2015

It's very great course for understanding data science.

By Nirmal

Oct 17, 2020

It gives a basic understanding on the clarity require


Sep 1, 2020

Nice course...Gives a brief intro to data Science...!

By david h

Apr 12, 2018

excellent intro course into the field of data science

By Melinda P

Mar 31, 2018

Good overview of elements for managing data projects.

By Nisha S

Aug 25, 2017

It was simple and useful! A must-try for beginners :)

By Ramanan K

Aug 11, 2016

A very nice introduction to Data Science. Loved it!!!

By Gregorio M

Jun 29, 2018

A great overview & introduction to the Data Science.


Apr 8, 2018

Definitely gives a good foundation into Data Science

By Paulina P L

Sep 29, 2017

I got many useful tips to manage my team. Thank you!

By Joseph S

Jul 16, 2017

Excellent Course. Well taught and a great overview.

By Anton M

Jul 4, 2017

Made me interested to learn more about data science.