About this Specialization

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This specialization will help you realize the potential of machine learning in a business setting. There will be a focus on helping you gain the skills that will help you succeed in a career in machine learning and data science. You will be able to realize the potential of machine learning and artificial intelligence in different business scenarios. You will also be able to identify when to use machine learning to explain certain behaviors and when to use it to predict future outcomes. You will also learn how to evaluate your machine learning models and to incorporate best practices.
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Intermediate Level
Approx. 3 months to complete
Suggested 3 hours/week
English
Subtitles: English
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Intermediate Level
Approx. 3 months to complete
Suggested 3 hours/week
English
Subtitles: English

There are 4 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Exploratory Data Analysis for Machine Learning

Course2

Course 2

Supervised Learning: Regression

Course3

Course 3

Supervised Learning: Classification

Course4

Course 4

Unsupervised Learning

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  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free. If you cannot afford the fee, you can apply for financial aid.

  • This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

  • The entire specialization requires 40-45 hours of study. Each of the 4 courses requires 7-10 hours of study.

  • Ideally, you should have some background in Math, Stats, and computer programming, as most demonstrations, labs, and projects use Python programming language and concepts like matrix factorization, convergence, or stochastic gradient descent.This Specialization is designed specifically for scientists, software developers, and business analysts who want to round their analytical skills in Data Science, AI, and Machine Learning, but is also appropriate for anyone with a passion for data and basic Math, Statistics, and programming skills.

  • We recommend you to take the courses in the order presented in the specialization page, as each course builds on material presented in previous courses.

  • No.

  • You will be able to use high-demand Machine Learning techniques in real world data sets. You will be able to derive and communicate insights from data using Exploratory Data Analysis, Supervised Learning, and Unsupervised Learning.

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