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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: https://flic.kr/p/gdMuhT...
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Basic course
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Top reviews

MD

Aug 28, 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!

SJ

Sep 10, 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 Pallav K

Oct 22, 2019

It's a good course when you have a beginner level experience in data science.

By Steve E

Mar 23, 2017

A good course. Very basic, but that's to be expected for an overview course.

By Lam Y S

Jul 20, 2020

Great learning information for everyone who wants to delve into data science

By Miko C

Nov 26, 2017

good start for the program. hoping to be more engaged in the next sessions.

By Vasuki R

Sep 18, 2017

Brief and Beautiful summarization of all the steps involved in Data Science

By Judith k H

Nov 13, 2016

A good first overview of what Data Science can do in the corporate context.

By Juan d C

Oct 03, 2015

A good introduction to anybody interested in learning what is data science.

By Jeffrey W

Feb 26, 2019

Very high level but I guess useful for exec level people new to this area.

By Sunil M

May 31, 2020

A Good concise bunch of topics in Data Sciences. Yet to explore in detail

By Tian J

May 23, 2018

Good for getting an overall picture for state-of-art data science object

By Peter L

Sep 03, 2017

Very informative- easy to grasp and great explanations. Would recommend.

By Ruchit G

Mar 19, 2018

It was very good to gain knowledge as beginner in field of Data science

By Gerwin v d S

Feb 20, 2017

Great start, good examples and a very nice way to 'crash' into data sc!

By Matthew L M

Apr 12, 2020

Pretty high level but I've done some previous research on this topic.

By José L M A

Mar 03, 2019

Basic but necessary to grasp knowledge of the most important concepts

By Soubhik M

Sep 25, 2018

Good for anyone who has very little idea about what is Data Sc and ML

By Krishan V

Aug 17, 2018

I didn't become a pro data scientist but I learnt what its all about

By Marc M T

May 23, 2020

Too academical but a good first start on the topic of Data Science.

By Bishnu C

Oct 24, 2019

It provides you with bite-size information to get your hands dirty

By manish s

Jul 20, 2020

Very Good, Course specially to understand how data science start

By SABORNI B

Jan 12, 2019

Some hands on would have been really appreciated in this course.

By Ali A

Feb 03, 2018

Very generic.

I think it will be very good for absolute beginner.

By JUAN M J

Apr 17, 2020

Good high level course to understand the basics of Data Science

By Siddhartha S

Mar 31, 2017

A good crash course eliciting the basic nuances of Data science

By Christine L

Sep 21, 2015

Great for an overview of the different aspects of data science.