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About the Course

As data collection has increased exponentially, so has the need for people skilled at using and interacting with data; to be able to think critically, and provide insights to make better decisions and optimize their businesses. This is a data scientist, “part mathematician, part computer scientist, and part trend spotter” (SAS Institute, Inc.). According to Glassdoor, being a data scientist is the best job in America; with a median base salary of $110,000 and thousands of job openings at a time. The skills necessary to be a good data scientist include being able to retrieve and work with data, and to do that you need to be well versed in SQL, the standard language for communicating with database systems. This course is designed to give you a primer in the fundamentals of SQL and working with data so that you can begin analyzing it for data science purposes. You will begin to ask the right questions and come up with good answers to deliver valuable insights for your organization. This course starts with the basics and assumes you do not have any knowledge or skills in SQL. It will build on that foundation and gradually have you write both simple and complex queries to help you select data from tables. You'll start to work with different types of data like strings and numbers and discuss methods to filter and pare down your results. You will create new tables and be able to move data into them. You will learn common operators and how to combine the data. You will use case statements and concepts like data governance and profiling. You will discuss topics on data, and practice using real-world programming assignments. You will interpret the structure, meaning, and relationships in source data and use SQL as a professional to shape your data for targeted analysis purposes. Although we do not have any specific prerequisites or software requirements to take this course, a simple text editor is recommended for the final project. So what are you waiting for? This is your first step in landing a job in the best occupation in the US and soon the world!...

Top reviews

Apr 5, 2020

This course has really helped with optimizing queries that I work with everyday, enhancing my understanding of RDBMS, joins, analyzing and structuring exactly what you need and yielding those results.

Aug 22, 2021

I thought this course was great! Great introduction to Relational Databases and SQLite. Highly reccomend for anyone new to SQL, Databases, or someone looking to get started with a data science career.

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Apr 18, 2020

The course is very good for beginners.


Apr 15, 2020

Content is good and eazy to understand

By Allu B S S

Mar 23, 2020

Really loved the course..very helpful!

By Polina M

Mar 4, 2020

Good information, perfect for newbies!

By Freneka M

Sep 1, 2021

By 唐可欣

May 10, 2021

It's suitable for beginners to learn.

By Faiz A

Aug 25, 2020

Good teaching style. Effective course

By Gaurav T

Aug 8, 2020

Covers the basics of SQL using SQLite


Jul 20, 2020

Good content and loved the instructor

By Araz S I

Jun 1, 2020

Good course for start in data science

By Gopal S L

May 29, 2020

thank you !! Overall coarse was good.

By Linbo H

May 1, 2020

awesome course, really useful content

By melissa r

May 1, 2020

Really enjoyed the class, thank you!!

By Elhammoumi Y

Apr 21, 2020

It was a great experience. Thank you.

By Claudia G

Apr 8, 2020

This is a great course for beginners.

By Salamat B

Dec 23, 2019

Good overview and introduction to SQL

By Reza R

Aug 22, 2019

Designed very efficient and friendly!

By Shuman Z

Jun 28, 2019

Wonderful lecture and I learned a lot

By zeenat a

Jun 13, 2019

Great course on SQL for Data science.

By Thomas A W

Oct 11, 2018

Awesome training! Great way to learn!

By deepti s

Mar 14, 2018

nice detailing and simplified version

By Amit S

Mar 3, 2021

really simplified and well organized

By Barbara T

Jan 24, 2021

Thank you. Very useful course for me


Nov 10, 2020

it was excellent learning experience


Sep 12, 2020

It is an excellent course, I love it