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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 Tarni P

Aug 5, 2020

Material was clea

By Sharon V A

Apr 26, 2020

very informative.

By sandeep c

Apr 21, 2020

nice introduction

By juan f r s

Jul 22, 2018

Very clear course

By Sudam C

Feb 22, 2018

Good introduction

By Jonathan P

Jan 26, 2018

Thought it was on

By caoyan

Oct 17, 2017


By Shanmuga S

Jun 17, 2017

Very well packed.

By Lisa K

Apr 15, 2016

Excellent Course!

By Faisal H

Feb 25, 2016

Brilliant Course.

By Vijai K S

Feb 9, 2016

Short yet nice :)

By Indraneel D

Oct 26, 2015

Excellent course!

By Md. S i

Dec 7, 2020

Effective course

By Satyam H

Nov 4, 2020

had a great time

By Carlos S

Oct 30, 2020

Very informative

By Abdeali M

Jul 2, 2020

Excellent course

By Rajkumar R

May 28, 2020

Great Experience

By Col S S

May 28, 2020

excellent course

By Adarsh P

Apr 25, 2020

Very good course

By Cecil B

Aug 21, 2019

cool, efficienct

By Antonio R d G F

Dec 6, 2017

Amazing course !


Oct 25, 2017

very good course

By Kaluperuma I P S

Sep 17, 2017

excellent course

By Nupur B

Sep 24, 2015

Very Helpful!!!!

By Larry J C

Mar 28, 2021

Excellent class