Johns Hopkins University

Data Science in Real Life

This course is part of Executive Data Science Specialization

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Brian Caffo, PhD
Jeff Leek, PhD
Roger D. Peng, PhD

Instructors: Brian Caffo, PhD

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What you'll learn

  • Identify strengths and weaknesses in experimental designs

  • Learn novel solutions for managing data pulls

  • Describe common pitfalls in communicating data analyses

  • Understand a typical day in the life of a data analysis manager

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals


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7 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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This course is part of the Executive Data Science Specialization
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There is 1 module in this course

This course is one module, intended to be taken in one week. Please do the course roughly in the order presented. Each lecture has reading and videos. Except for the introductory lecture, every lecture has a 5 question quiz; get 4 out of 5 or better on the quiz.

What's included

22 videos10 readings6 quizzes


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Brian Caffo, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
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