A Crash Course in Data Science

Crash Course on Data Science

A Crash Course in Data Science

$39

In this one-week class, Coursera 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.

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By now you have definitely heard about data science and big data. In this one-week class, Coursera 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.

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
  6. The role of a data science manager

Course 1 of 5 in the Executive Data Science Specialization

Institution: John Hopkins University, via Coursera

Commitment: 1 week of study, 4-6 hours

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