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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

JG
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.

JP
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.

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By Chiara L G R

Feb 13, 2019

Very well discussed. Thanks a lot

By Quentin P

May 18, 2018

Really nice introduction ! Thanks

By Çağatay E

Aug 5, 2021

Very good instructor, expression

By Sofía O S

Apr 15, 2021

Thank you so much Miss Sadie!!!!

By Temidayo A

Dec 23, 2020

A fantastic introduction to SQL.

By Hadrien P

Dec 16, 2020

Good intro to the basics of SQL.

By Nikhil D

Jun 5, 2020

very nice course,i loved it.....

By Raveena S

Apr 1, 2020

Nicely explained all the topics!

By David S

Mar 29, 2020

excellent course for a begginer.

By rocket r

Feb 24, 2020

excellent course i learned a lot

By Jay S

Nov 23, 2019

pretty clearly talking about SQL

By Yip H M

Mar 26, 2019

Easy to follow and learnt a lot.

By Andrea

Feb 23, 2019

IT's a great course for starters

By Jimmy

Oct 4, 2018

I really enjoy the way she teach

By Jaciara C d C S

May 28, 2018

A great didactic introduction !!

By Wilson H P G

Aug 8, 2021

Excelente modelo de aprendizaje

By Vijay K T

Jun 14, 2021

very good knowledge is provided

By Diego B

Apr 20, 2021

It was exactly what I expected.

By Nancy L

Aug 29, 2020

Very helpful as an intro course

By Alex C

Aug 26, 2020

This course needs more examples

By Dr. I R

Jul 24, 2020

Nice course for data scientists

By Gianluca G

May 31, 2020

Nice SQL course, I recommend it

By Mani K

May 8, 2020

Good course with clear basics!!

By Cavid H

May 3, 2020

great course, great information

By Moiz N

Apr 15, 2020

Very Good course for Beginners.