About this course
Demand for Data science talent is exploding. Learn these essentials with experts from M.I.T and the industry, partnering with Microsoft to help develop your career as a data scientist. By the end of this course, you will know how to build and derive insights from data science and machine learning models. You will learn key concepts in data acquisition, preparation, exploration and visualization along with examples on how to build a cloud data science solution using Azure Machine Learning, R & Python.
Data Science is an essential skill for analyzing and deriving useful insights from data, big and small. McKinsey estimates that by 2018, a 500,000 strong workforce of data scientists will be needed in US alone. The resulting talent gap must be filled by a new generation of data scientists.
This course is organized into 5 weekly modules each concluding with a quiz. By achieving a passing grade in the final course assessment you will receive a certificate demonstrating that you have acquired data science skills and knowledge. Apart from answering your questions on the forum, faculty will host an office hour to address questions you may have while undertaking this course.
Get an ID verified certificate to demonstrate your data science knowledge and share on Linked-in.
What you’ll learn
- The data science process
- Overview of data science theory
- Data acquisition, ingestion, sampling, quantization, cleaning and transformation
- Building data science workflows with Azure ML
- Data science tools including R, Python and SQL
- Data exploration and visualization
- Building and evaluating machine learning models
- Publishing machine learning models with the Azure ML
Why we coach MOOCs
The European Data Innovation Hub is partnering with top experts to offer MOOC participants the possibility to do these online courses in group. During the duration of the Mooc participants will be welcome to come to the Hub in Brussels to work and to go through exercises with other participants. On specific days one or more domain expert will be present to coach the students.
Meet the online instructor:
Dr. Steve Elston
Meet the coach:
Ward Vanden Berghe, Hendrik D’Oosterlinck
Pursue a Verified Certificate to highlight the knowledge and skills you gain ($50)
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Receive a credential signed by the instructor, with the institution logo to verify your achievement and increase your job prospects
Add the certificate to your CV, resume or post it directly on LinkedIn
Get the credential as an incentive for your successful course completion