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Data Science 101

Data Science 101

Data Science 101 Highlights

Course enrollment

Starts on

12 February 2020

Enrollment closes on
31 December 2021

  Course Fee

Fee

US$99 - US$199

Course enrollment

Starts on

12 February 2020

Enrollment closes on
31 December 2021

Course Fee

Fee

US$99 - US$199

About this course

Find out the truth about what Data Science is. Hear from real practitioners telling real stories about what it means to work in data science.

Course Syllabus

  • Module 1 - Defining Data Science
    • What is data science?
    • There are many paths to data science
    • Any advice for a new data scientist?
    • What is the cloud?
    • "Data Science: The Sexiest Job in the 21st Century"
  • Module 2 - What do data science people do?
    • A day in the life of a data science person
    • R versus Python?
    • Data science tools and technology
    • "Regression"
  • Module 3 - Data Science in Business
    • How should companies get started in data science?
    • Tips for recruiting data science people
    • "The Final Deliverable"
  • Module 4 - Use Cases for Data Science
    • Applications for data science
    • "The Report Structure"
  • Module 5 -Data Science People
    • Things data science people say
    • "What Makes Someone a Data Scientist?"

General Information

  • It is self-paced.
  • It can be taken at any time.
  • It can be taken as many times as you wish.

Recommended skills prior to taking this course

  • None

Requirements

  • None

Course Staff

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Shingai Manjengwa

Shingai Manjengwa (@Tjido) is the Director of Insights and Analytics at Fireside Analytics Inc. An NYU Stern alum, she graduated from the Stern Business Analytics Masters program in 2014 and founded Fireside Analytics the following year. Fireside Analytics is a data analytics consulting company that makes data analytics and data science skills accessible to private sector companies, non-profits and education institutions. Fireside Analytics works with clients to build their data science capabilities and train their staff and stakeholders using customized case studies. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Course Certificate

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Data Science 101