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Professional Certificate in Data Science

Professional Certificate in Data Science

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Course Highlights

  • Get Professional Certificate in Data Science from Harvard & Edx | Course Duration – 6 to 8 months

  • Topics covered: R programming, Data Visualization, Modelling, Linear Regression, Machine Learning through case studies

  • Gain experience with the tidyverse, including data visualisation with ggplot2 and data wrangling with dplyr

  • Preferred by Software & Analytics professionals to build a career in Data Science

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Mode of learning: Blended Classroom

Course Overview

Who should do this course ?
  • Working professionals currently working in Analytics/ Business intelligence/ Data science/ IT software domain who want to jump start their career as Data Scientists

What are the course deliverables ?
  • Fundamental R programming skills

  • Statistical concepts: Probability, inference, and modeling & practical application

  • Gain knowledge in data visualization with ggplot2 & data wrangling with dplyr

  • Get familiar with key tools for practicing data scientists such as Unix/Linux, git and GitHub, and RStudio

  • Implement machine learning algorithms

  • Understand fundamental data science concepts through motivating real-world case studies

  • Jumpstart your career with a Professional Certificate in Data Science

  • Drive your career forward with university-backed credit programs and verified certificates in Data Science

  • Study & demonstrate knowledge in Data Science

  • Flexible & Supportive: Learn with partners & peers around the world

More about this course
  • The HarvardX Data Science program prepares you with the required knowledge base and skills to tackle data analysis challenges. The program covers concepts on inference, probability, regression, and machine learning. It will help you to develop skill-set which includes R programming, data wrangling with dplyr, data visualization with ggplot2, file organization with Linux/Unix and reproducible document preparation with R studio

  • Each course has a set of case studies, with specific questions that would enrich your learning. The case studies are on: Trends in World Health and Economics, US Crime Rates, The Financial Crisis of 2007-2008, Election Forecasting, building a Baseball Team (inspired by Moneyball), and Movie Recommendation Systems

  • Throughout the program, the R software environment will be used. You will learn R, statistical concepts, and data analysis techniques simultaneously. R knowledge can be better retained when you learn to solve specific problems. Furthermore, HarvardX has partnered with DataCamp for all assignments, which uses code checking technology that will permit you to get hands-on practice during the courses

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