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A Crash Course in Data Science, Johns Hopkins University

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About this Course

By now you have definitely heard about data science and big data. In this one-week class, we will provide a crash course in what these terms mean and how they play a role in successful organizations. This class is for anyone who wants to learn what all the data science action is about, including those who will eventually need to manage data scientists. The goal is to get you up to speed as quickly as possible on data science without all the fluff. We've designed this course to be as convenient as possible without sacrificing any of the essentials. This is a focused course designed to rapidly get you up to speed on the field of data science. Our goal was to make this as convenient as possible for you without sacrificing any essential content. We've left the technical information aside so that you can focus on managing your team and moving it forward. After completing this course you will know. 1. How to describe the role data science plays in various contexts 2. How statistics, machine learning, and software engineering play a role in data science 3. How to describe the structure of a data science project 4. Know the key terms and tools used by data scientists 5. How to identify a successful and an unsuccessful data science project 3. The role of a data science manager Course cover image by r2hox. Creative Commons BY-SA: https://flic.kr/p/gdMuhT...
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Top reviews

By SJ

Sep 10, 2017

This is a great starter course for data science. My learning assessment is usually how well I can teach it to someone else. I know I have a better understanding now, than I did when I started.

By JM

Jan 02, 2018

It is a very good course even if you are familiar with some aspects of data science work. If I have to make a suggestion, I would remark the importance of design skills during a data product,

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By 尤宇辰

Apr 15, 2019

A brief and clear introduction of data science, very helpful for a beginner

By Priyanka Frances Pereira

Apr 14, 2019

Excellent technical information!

By KiWoong Nam

Apr 09, 2019

It's awesome!

By Omar Zaki

Apr 08, 2019

Great starting point for any experienced professional with no data science background to understand this growing in-demand field, its purpose, the various components that comprise data science, in addition to overall objectives and outcomes of data science. Allows you to evaluate how much further one would like to dive into the field respective of your personal or professional objectives.

By Rafael Hortal Rodilla

Apr 04, 2019

A light overview about Data Science that can be really useful as a first time on this topic.

By Kieran Hobbs

Apr 02, 2019

Overall very good and easy to follow and return to.

By Bommannagari Manjunatha

Mar 30, 2019

good

By Bill Perkins

Mar 28, 2019

Great overview of Data Science and what it is trying to accomplish.

By Gustavo Villa

Mar 25, 2019

A brief but helpfull introduction to Data Science

By Elimane NDOYE

Mar 24, 2019

A very interesting course and useful for beguiners