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Foundations of Data Science

This course is part of Google Advanced Data Analytics Professional Certificate

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25 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Understand common careers and industries that use advanced data analytics

  • Investigate the impact data analysis can have on decision-making

  • Explain how data professionals preserve data privacy and ethics 

  • Develop a project plan considering roles and responsibilities of team members

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19 quizzes, 1 assignment

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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Advanced level
Designed for those already in the industry
25 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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This course is part of the Google Advanced Data Analytics Professional Certificate
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  • Learn new concepts from industry experts
  • Gain a foundational understanding of a subject or tool
  • Develop job-relevant skills with hands-on projects
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There are 5 modules in this course

You’ll begin with an introduction to the Google Advanced Data Analytics Certificate. Then, you'll explore the history of data science and ways that data science helps solve problems today.

What's included

7 videos10 readings2 quizzes3 discussion prompts3 plugins

Now that you’re more familiar with the history of data science, you’re ready to explore today’s data career space. You’ll learn more about how data professionals manage and analyze their data, as well as how data-driven insights can help organizations.

What's included

8 videos9 readings5 quizzes3 discussion prompts1 plugin

You’ll identify the skills data professionals use to analyze data. You'll also explore how data professionals collaborate with teammates.

What's included

9 videos6 readings2 quizzes1 assignment

You’ll learn about the PACE (Plan, Analyze, Construct, Execute) project workflow and how to organize a data project. You’ll also learn how to communicate effectively with teammates and stakeholders.

What's included

7 videos9 readings6 quizzes1 discussion prompt1 plugin

You’ll complete an end-of-course project, gaining an opportunity to apply your new data skills and knowledge from Course 1 to a workplace scenario, and practice solving a business problem.

What's included

4 videos10 readings4 quizzes2 discussion prompts

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