Python for Data Science
Kick-start your data science career learning Python. Go from zero to programming in Python in just a few hours. Plus, discover pandas and learn to write scripts and perform basic data analysis.
Get free access to IBM Watson Studio and start your Python programming journey.
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- IBM Certificate
About this course
- 05 Modules
- 08 Skills
- Discussion space
- 14 Hands-on labs
- 19 Videos
- 05 Review questions
- 01 Final exam
- Jupyter Notebook using IBM Watson Studio with Python
- List, tuples, sets and dictionaries
- NumPy arrays
Exercises to explore
- Write your first Python code
- String operations
- Lists and tuples
- Lab-conditions and branching
- Loops (external resource)
- Functions (external resource)
- Objects and classes
- Reading files
- Writing files
- IBM Watson Studio and pandas
- Working with 1 D-Numpy arrays
- Working with 2 D-Numpy arrays
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Python is an open-source, a high-level programming language that offers a powerful approach to object-oriented programming. It is free to use. It’s easy to get started using Python. Plus, it has a lot of capability for dealing with mathematics, statistics, and other scientific functions. For these reasons, and many others, Python is therefore one of the most popular languages for data scientists to employ in data science projects and applications.
Data science is a tremendously rewarding career that offers a lot of room for advancement in the future. The demand for data scientists is strong, incomes are competitive, and benefits are plentiful - which is why the field has been dubbed "the most promising career" by LinkedIn and "the top job in America" by Glassdoor.
Python is an excellent way to get your data science career started. In just a few hours, you can go from having no programming experience to programming in Python. In addition, you will learn about pandas and how to construct scripts and perform fundamental data analysis. Plus, you’ll get free access to IBM Watson Studio so you can start your Python programming journey right away.
Individuals interested in developing their Python skills for data analysis should enroll in this course. In addition, aspiring data scientists who have no prior programming skills will benefit too. Plus, this course is also designed for working individuals who wish to develop the skills necessary for a career in data science.
Before enrolling in this course, you should be familiar with Jupyter Notebooks.
Yes, you will be issued an IBM Certificate once you have successfully completed Python for Data Science. You can upload this certificate to your LinkedIn profile to confirm the skills you have developed. It also looks great on your resumé.
This IBM-certified course comprises five purposely designed modules that take you on a carefully defined learning journey.