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The Executive Data Science Capstone, the specialization’s culminating project, is an opportunity for people who have completed all four EDS courses to apply what they've learned to a real-world scenario developed in collaboration with Zillow, a data-driven online real estate and rental marketplace, and DataCamp, a web-based platform for data science programming. Your task will be to lead a virtual data science team and make key decisions along the way to demonstrate that you have what it takes to shepherd a complex analysis project from start to finish. For the final project, you will prepare and submit a presentation, which will be evaluated and graded by your fellow capstone participants. Course cover image by Luckey_sun. Creative Commons BY-SA https://flic.kr/p/bx1jvU...
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What you will learn

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    Apply your learning to a real-world scenario
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    Lead a virtual data science team
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    Manage a complex analysis project from start to finish
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    Prepare and submit a final presentation

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Data ScienceData ManagementData AnalysisManagement
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100% online courses

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Suggested: 1 week of study, 4-6 hours

Approx. 1 hours to complete
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English

Subtitles: English, Indonesian, Spanish

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Executive Data Science Capstone

It's time to put your skills to the test managing a data science project at Zillow, a data-driven online real estate and rental marketplace. Along the way, you'll make important decisions as you lead your team through the project. ...
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1 video (Total 1 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
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Welcome to the Executive Data Science Capstone!10m
Pre-Course Survey10m
Instructions10m
Grading10m
Post-Course Survey10m
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By HLAug 16th 2017

What a great way to mimic real world decisions! This was a great experience and would highly recommend to others based on the practicality and applied situational thinking requirements.

By DMApr 4th 2016

Maybe I'm biased, since this is my first completed specialization... but this is the kind of course-structure and capstone that I would enjoy doing for any and every subject!!

Instructors

Jeff Leek, PhD

Associate Professor, Biostatistics
Bloomberg School of Public Health

Brian Caffo, PhD

Professor, Biostatistics
Bloomberg School of Public Health

Roger D. Peng, PhD

Associate Professor, Biostatistics
Bloomberg School of Public Health

About Johns Hopkins University

The mission of The Johns Hopkins University is to educate its students and cultivate their capacity for life-long learning, to foster independent and original research, and to bring the benefits of discovery to the world....

About the Executive Data Science Specialization

Assemble the right team, ask the right questions, and avoid the mistakes that derail data science projects. In four intensive courses, you will learn what you need to know to begin assembling and leading a data science enterprise, even if you have never worked in data science before. You’ll get a crash course in data science so that you’ll be conversant in the field and understand your role as a leader. You’ll also learn how to recruit, assemble, evaluate, and develop a team with complementary skill sets and roles. You’ll learn the structure of the data science pipeline, the goals of each stage, and how to keep your team on target throughout. Finally, you’ll learn some down-to-earth practical skills that will help you overcome the common challenges that frequently derail data science projects....
Executive Data Science

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  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • 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. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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