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About the Course

This is the first of seven courses in the Google Advanced Data Analytics Certificate, which will help develop the skills needed to apply for more advanced data professional roles, such as an entry-level data scientist or advanced-level data analyst. Data professionals analyze data to help businesses make better decisions. To do this, they use powerful techniques like data storytelling, statistics, and machine learning. In this course, you’ll begin your learning journey by exploring the role of data professionals in the workplace. You’ll also learn about the project workflow PACE (Plan, Analyze, Construct, Execute) and how it can help you organize data projects. Google employees who currently work in the field will guide you through this course by providing hands-on activities that simulate relevant tasks, sharing examples from their day-to-day work, and helping you enhance your data analytics skills to prepare for your career. Learners who complete the seven courses in this program will have the skills needed to apply for data science and advanced data analytics jobs. This certificate assumes prior knowledge of foundational analytical principles, skills, and tools covered in the Google Data Analytics Certificate. By the end of this course, you will: -Describe the functions of data analytics and data science within an organization -Identify tools used by data professionals -Explore the value of data-based roles in organizations -Investigate career opportunities for a data professional -Explain a data project workflow -Develop effective communication skills...

Top reviews


Feb 24, 2024

I have really got a fine refresher through this course. One of the basic idea of preparing PACE strategy document and understanding on RACI matrix was new for me. I recommend this course to every one.


Jun 8, 2023

In this course i gain a deep knowledge about what is data science and what are all the other names, fields related with data science. How we use data to gain insights from the model.

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By Frederico C

May 14, 2023

Excellent Couser. Detailed explanations and stimulating, practical and truthful hands-on activities.

By Nafiz s

May 7, 2023

It was awesome i must say. Modules are so useful to achieve Data Science Strategies. Thanks a lot.

By Amusa Y

May 3, 2023

The course is highly educative and follows the best fundamental training approach. So revealing!!!

By Shyam S

Apr 13, 2023

really a foundation of data science course even if your a begginer u ll get some sort of knowledge

By chakravarthi p

Sep 16, 2023

i study so many universities ,but google data science foundations class excellent classes great .

By William B

Aug 17, 2023

I really enjoyed this course and it was an excellent introduction into what this field is about!

By Debamitra D

May 23, 2023

Very good information on data analytics to set up a strong foundation for the follow-on courses.

By Gastón E O R

May 15, 2024

Util por si no entendes nada de el mundo de los datos y los trabajos como cientifico de datos.

By Umme S N

Dec 18, 2023

Amazing course has been designed by Google and Coursera. Marvelous! Great people great work!

By Adline J

Jul 26, 2023

This course is a great course for a beginners. It has many exercise for our understanding.


Jul 5, 2023

The course was fun learning with interactive environment setup. Project was the best part.

By Saranya B

Sep 21, 2023

It gives a clear thoughts about data career professionals.. highly helpful for beginners.

By arrianna j

Aug 9, 2023

Took this course with just everyday knowledge as a beginner. I loved it very interactive.

By Muhammad H

Dec 20, 2023

The Course was very effective which increased my skills, knowledge and confidence level.

By William O

Sep 9, 2023

I found the course really thorough and the end of course projects were awesome. Love it.

By Abdul b

Jul 6, 2023

thanks Coursera course thanks Google Google who gave me that platform to make happen 😍

By Maxyla B I P

Apr 27, 2023

Reviewing the basic is always great. Thank you Google Team and Coursera for this course!

By Mohammed A

Jan 28, 2024

Great and well-structured course. I learned a lot and am grateful to possess new skills


Jan 23, 2024

Made me understand the basics of Data Science properly. Thank you, Google and Coursera!

By Jan A P

Aug 23, 2023

Very Insightful and Informative! This gave me a good perspective on my future career!

By Manikandan K

Jul 12, 2023

The best data analytics course, well structured course with end portfolio project.

By Kenneth E P

May 8, 2023

Great that the end of the course is a project that can be add into our porfolios.

By Fokoueng W R G

Nov 10, 2023

I really enjoyed this course. It will be very helpful for me to level up. Thanks

By Aryo S

Aug 24, 2023

Its good knowledge, the information the prosses can be applied in several field.

By Zacharia M

Nov 17, 2023

This is a carefully designed course that gives a solid Data Science foundation.