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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 13 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, German

Skills you will gain

Data SciencePython ProgrammingNumpyPandas
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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

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Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 13 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, German

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Python Basics

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Reading
3 videos (Total 11 min), 5 quizzes
Video3 videos
Expressions and Variables3m
String Operations3m
Quiz3 practice exercises
Types8m
Expressions and Variables8m
String Operations14m
Week
2
Hours to complete
5 hours to complete

Python Data Structures

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Reading
3 videos (Total 16 min), 7 quizzes
Video3 videos
Dictionaries2m
Sets5m
Quiz3 practice exercises
List and Tuples18m
Dictionaries6m
Sets6m
Week
3
Hours to complete
5 hours to complete

Python Programming Fundamentals

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Reading
4 videos (Total 41 min), 8 quizzes
Video4 videos
Loops6m
Functions13m
Objects and Classes10m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Conditions and Branching6m
Loops8m
Functions10m
Objects and Classes6m
Week
4
Hours to complete
5 hours to complete

Working with Data in Python

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Reading
6 videos (Total 31 min), 10 quizzes
Video6 videos
Writing Files with Open2m
Loading Data with Pandas4m
Pandas: Working with and Saving Data2m
One Dimensional Numpy11m
Two Dimensional Numpy7m
Quiz5 practice exercises
Reading Files with Open6m
Writing files with open6m
Pandas6m
One Dimensional Numpy6m
Two Dimensional Numpy6m
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Top Reviews

By SSDec 7th 2018

With MATLAB being my programming fluency, Python was very confusing at times.\n\nThis was the course I needed to explain the most common data types in python in a clear and very concise manner.

By TJSep 19th 2018

Great introduction to Python. Obviously this course couldn't teach you everything about Python, but had just enough information to get you started and peek your interest to learn more.

Instructors

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Joseph Santarcangelo

Ph.D., Data Scientist at IBM
IBM Developer Skills Network
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Rav Ahuja

Data Science Program Manager
IBM

About IBM

IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. Utilizing its business consulting, technology and R&D expertise, IBM helps clients become "smarter" as the planet becomes more digitally interconnected. IBM invests more than $6 billion a year in R&D, just completing its 21st year of patent leadership. IBM Research has received recognition beyond any commercial technology research organization and is home to 5 Nobel Laureates, 9 US National Medals of Technology, 5 US National Medals of Science, 6 Turing Awards, and 10 Inductees in US Inventors Hall of Fame....

About the IBM Data Science Professional Certificate Specialization

Data Science has been ranked as one of the hottest professions and the demand for data practitioners is booming. This Professional Certificate from IBM is intended for anyone interested in developing skills and experience to pursue a career in Data Science or Machine Learning. This program consists of 9 courses providing you with latest job-ready skills and techniques covering a wide array of data science topics including: open source tools and libraries, methodologies, Python, databases, SQL, data visualization, data analysis, and machine learning. You will practice hands-on in the IBM Cloud using real data science tools and real-world data sets. It is a myth that to become a data scientist you need a Ph.D. This Professional Certificate is suitable for anyone who has some computer skills and a passion for self-learning. No prior computer science or programming knowledge is necessary. We start small, re-enforce applied learning, and build up to more complex topics. Upon successfully completing these courses you will have done several hands-on assignments and built a portfolio of data science projects to provide you with the confidence to plunge into an exciting profession in Data Science. In addition to earning a Professional Certificate from Coursera, you will also receive a digital Badge from IBM recognizing your proficiency in Data Science. LIMITED TIME OFFER: Subscription is only $39 USD per month for access to graded materials and a certificate....
IBM Data Science Professional Certificate

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  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Certificate, 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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