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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 Makafui M

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By Theko N

Nov 27, 2023

Solid Foundation in Data Science with super clear teachings

By Arafat H

Mar 18, 2024

Its a nice course to have knowledge of professional world.

By Mohammad D N

Jul 27, 2023

Sangat jelas dan terstruktur sekali materi yang diberikan

By Cherry o t b s

Jun 15, 2023

Thank you Google and Coursera for this great opportunity.

By Ismail R

Sep 20, 2023

The course material and explanation of topics is awesome

By César B G

Sep 10, 2023

Muy interesante y didactico, facil de seguir y engancha

By Rafael D d D

Mar 24, 2024

Interesting approach to the data world and profession

By Nagender B

Dec 5, 2023

Best for understanding the foundation of Data Science

By medha p

Feb 10, 2024

Excellent Introduction to the field of Data Science

By Saba K

Aug 5, 2023

A wonderful course throughout very well explained.

By Subhajit M

Jun 28, 2023

Very organized and industry oriented explanations.

By Brijesh K S

May 28, 2023

Got real insights and basics of the data analysis.

By Redem P

Nov 20, 2022

Excellent high level introduction to Data Science.

By Shahbaz Q

May 19, 2023

Excellent course for success in data career space

By Ijaz M

Apr 24, 2023

Brilliant Overview Of Data Analytics Profession.

By Marcel T

Feb 8, 2024

Good course to take to improve your knowledge.

By Felipe H A

Jan 1, 2024

gran curso introductorio que deja buen material

By Nursuryanti R

Jan 27, 2024

good course for everyone learning new skillset


Jul 12, 2023

the teacher and the materials were outstanding

By Abubakar K

Oct 12, 2023

This course made me feel like a data manager.

By Valente M

Aug 6, 2023


By zaki i

Jul 24, 2023

easy to understand and so meaning full course

By Rimsha A

Apr 24, 2024

This course is very helpful and informative.

By Andre G

Mar 22, 2024

Clear and exciting start of Specialization.