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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 6 hours to complete

Suggested: 3 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Introducing Cognitive Class Labs

This week, you will get an overview of the various data science tools available to you, hosted on Cognitive Class Labs. You will create an account and start exploring some of the features....
Reading
4 videos (Total 14 min), 4 quizzes
Video4 videos
Account features4m
Creating an account1m
Managing data within My Data3m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz2m
Quiz 1 - Cognitive Class Labs30m
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Jupyter Notebooks

This week, you will learn about a popular data science tool, Jupyter Notebooks, its features, and why they are so popular among data scientists today....
Reading
2 videos (Total 6 min), 4 quizzes
Video2 videos
Getting started with Jupyter Notebooks4m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz 2 - Jupyter Notebooks30m
Week
2
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Apache Zeppelin Notebooks

This week, you will learn about Apache Zeppelin Notebooks, its feature, and how they are different from Jupyter Notebooks....
Reading
3 videos (Total 11 min), 3 quizzes
Video3 videos
Zeppelin for Scala3m
Getting started with Zeppelin5m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz 3 - Zeppelin Notebooks30m
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

RStudio IDE

This week, you will learn about a popular data science tool used by R programmers. You'll learn about the user interface and how to use its various features....
Reading
4 videos (Total 12 min), 3 quizzes
Video4 videos
Uploading files, Installing packages and loading libraries in RStudio IDE3m
Getting started with RStudio IDE4m
RStudio Environment and History3m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz 4 - RStudio IDE30m
Week
3
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

IBM Watson Studio

This week, you will learn about an enterprise-ready data science platform by IBM, called Watson Studio (formerley known as Data Science Experience). You'll learn about some of the features and capabilities of what data scientists use in the industry....
Reading
4 videos (Total 10 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
Video4 videos
Creating an account on IBM Watson Studio (Data Science Experience)1m
Jupyter notebooks on Watson Studio (Data Science Experience) - Part 1/23m
Jupyter Notebooks on IBM Watson Studio (Data Science Experience) - Part 2/24m
Reading2 readings
Preface: What is IBM Watson Studio (formerly Data Science Experience)?5m
Lab - IBM Watson Studios
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz 5 - IBM Watson Studio30m
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Project: Create and share a Jupyter Notebook

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Reading
1 reading, 1 quiz
Reading1 reading
IBM Digital Badge2m
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Top Reviews

By TJSep 19th 2018

Another Great class. Really introduces you to new tools that out there, not just for Data Scientist to use, but for anyone that has the use for R or Python coding etc. Loved the course.

By HNAug 19th 2018

An invaluable hands-on provision. I feel as though I am adequately hatted with the basic skills and equipped with the efficient tools for my next steps in pursuing Data Science.

Instructor

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Polong Lin

Data Scientist
IBM Developer Skills Network

About IBM

IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. Utilizing its business consulting, technology and R&D expertise, IBM helps clients become "smarter" as the planet becomes more digitally interconnected. IBM invests more than $6 billion a year in R&D, just completing its 21st year of patent leadership. IBM Research has received recognition beyond any commercial technology research organization and is home to 5 Nobel Laureates, 9 US National Medals of Technology, 5 US National Medals of Science, 6 Turing Awards, and 10 Inductees in US Inventors Hall of Fame....

About the IBM Data Science Professional Certificate Specialization

Data Science has been ranked as one of the hottest professions and the demand for data practitioners is booming. This Professional Certificate from IBM is intended for anyone interested in developing skills and experience to pursue a career in Data Science or Machine Learning. This program consists of 9 courses providing you with latest job-ready skills and techniques covering a wide array of data science topics including: open source tools and libraries, methodologies, Python, databases, SQL, data visualization, data analysis, and machine learning. You will practice hands-on in the IBM Cloud using real data science tools and real-world data sets. It is a myth that to become a data scientist you need a Ph.D. This Professional Certificate is suitable for anyone who has some computer skills and a passion for self-learning. No prior computer science or programming knowledge is necessary. We start small, re-enforce applied learning, and build up to more complex topics. Upon successfully completing these courses you will have done several hands-on assignments and built a portfolio of data science projects to provide you with the confidence to plunge into an exciting profession in Data Science. In addition to earning a Professional Certificate from Coursera, you will also receive a digital Badge from IBM recognizing your proficiency in Data Science. LIMITED TIME OFFER: Subscription is only $39 USD per month for access to graded materials and a certificate....
IBM Data Science Professional Certificate

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