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What you will learn

  • Differentiate between various types of data pulls

  • Describe the basic data analysis iteration

  • Explore datasets to determine if data is appropriate for a project

  • Use statistical findings to create convincing data analysis presentations

Skills you will gain

Data AnalysisCommunicationInterpretationExploratory Data Analysis

Learner Career Outcomes

29%

started a new career after completing these courses

30%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

10%

got a pay increase or promotion

Shareable Certificate

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100% online

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Flexible deadlines

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Approx. 6 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Japanese

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
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Week 1

6 hours to complete

Managing Data Analysis

6 hours to complete
19 videos (Total 144 min), 17 readings, 7 quizzes
19 videos
Data Analysis Iteration8m
Stages of Data Analysis1m
Six Types of Questions6m
Characteristics of a Good Question6m
Exploratory Data Analysis Goals & Expectations11m
Using Statistical Models to Explore Your Data (Part 1)13m
Using Statistical Models to Explore Your Data (Part 2)5m
Exploratory Data Analysis: When to Stop6m
Making Inferences from Data: Introduction5m
Populations Come in Many Forms4m
Inference: What Can Go Wrong7m
General Framework8m
Associational Analyses10m
Prediction Analyses10m
Inference vs. Prediction12m
Interpreting Your Results10m
Routine Communication in Data Analysis6m
Making a Data Analysis Presentation5m
17 readings
Pre-Course Survey10m
Course Textbook: The Art of Data Science10m
Conversations on Data Science10m
Data Science as Art10m
Epicycles of Analysis10m
Six Types of Questions10m
Characteristics of a Good Question10m
EDA Check List10m
Assessing a Distribution10m
Assessing Linear Relationships10m
Exploratory Data Analysis: When Do We Stop?10m
Factors Affecting the Quality of Inference10m
A Note on Populations10m
Inference vs. Prediction10m
Interpreting Your Results10m
Routine Communication10m
Post-Course Survey10m
7 practice exercises
Data Analysis Iteration10m
Stating and Refining the Question16m
Exploratory Data Analysis10m
Inference10m
Formal Modeling, Inference vs. Prediction10m
Interpretation10m
Communication10m

About the Executive Data Science Specialization

Assemble the right team, ask the right questions, and avoid the mistakes that derail data science projects. In four intensive courses, you will learn what you need to know to begin assembling and leading a data science enterprise, even if you have never worked in data science before. You’ll get a crash course in data science so that you’ll be conversant in the field and understand your role as a leader. You’ll also learn how to recruit, assemble, evaluate, and develop a team with complementary skill sets and roles. You’ll learn the structure of the data science pipeline, the goals of each stage, and how to keep your team on target throughout. Finally, you’ll learn some down-to-earth practical skills that will help you overcome the common challenges that frequently derail data science projects....
Executive Data Science

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