How You Can Become a Certified Data Science Specialist
Data Science: Statistics You Need to Know
Worldwide revenues for big data and business analytics will grow from $130.1 billion in 2016 to more than $203 billion in 2020, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.7%.
– Source: IDC
About Data Science
The future belongs to people who can transform data into strategic business decisions and value-driven products. Data Science is a field of Big Data which seeks to provide meaningful information from large amounts of complex data using various tools, algorithms and machine learning principles.
If you’re looking to maximally utilise the latest means of extracting and capitalising on valuable data, which is becoming the basis for strategic decision-making, improvements and innovations in every sphere of work—or thinking of venturing into a career as a Data Scientist—then consider sitting for our introductory-level Certified Data Scientist (CDSS) course. Read on to find out more.
BIG DATA IS THE FOUNDATION OF ALL CURRENT MEGATRENDS, FROM SOCIAL TO MOBILE TO THE CLOUD TO GAMING.
Certified Data Science Specialist (CDSS) Course
Our lives are flooded by large amounts of information, but not all of them are useful data. Therefore it is essential for us to learn how to apply data science to every aspect of our daily life from personal finances, lifestyle habits, to making informed business decisions. Our CDSS course enables students learn how to leverage on data to ease life, or unlock new economic value for business. It is a hands-on guided course for participants to learn the concepts, and techniques that they need to begin learning data science. Key topics, from data science to big data, and the processes of gathering, cleaning and handling data, will be covered. Our course ensures good balance of theory and practical applications, and key concepts are taught using case study references. Upon completion, students are able to perform basic data handling tasks, collect and analyze data, and present them using industry tools.
All participants should have basic understanding of data, relations, and basic knowledge of mathematics.
Upon completion of the Certified Data Science Specialist course, graduates will be able to:
- Identify the appropriate model for different data types
- Create your own data process and analysis workflow
- Define and explain the key concepts and models relevant to data science.
- Differentiate key data ETL process, from cleaning, processing to visualization
- Implement algorithms to extract information from dataset
- Apply best practices in data science, and become familiar with standard tools
Here are some of the key topics that will be covered in iTrain’s Certified Data Science Specialist course:
- Introduction to Data Science
- Data Process
- Data Quality
- Life of a data scientist
- Beginning Database
- Structured Query Language (SQL)
- Introduction to Python
- Lab: Exploring data using Python
- Data Gathering
- Exploratory Data Analysis
- Introduction to R
- Lab: Exploring data using R
- Introduction Text Mining
- Supervised Learning
- Presenting Data
- Data Analysis Presentation
- Lab: Mini Project
- Big Data Landscape
- Big Data Tools and Applications
- What’s Next?
Companies Who Learned From Us, Among Others:
- AUO SunPower
- Help College of Arts and Technology
- Ministry of Higher Education
- Sime Darby
- UniKL – Universiti Kuala Lumpur
- UTeM – Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka
- UTM – Universiti Teknologi Mara
iTrain-ed Students Speak Up! (Reviews)
“Great course on data science subject using vendor neutral/open source tools.” – Lee Shiau Shin, System Engineer, AUO SunPower Sdn Bhd
“I’ll recommend this! A mind blowing experience and learning process.” – Quah Chen Nam, Senior Manager, Bursa Malaysia Berhad
“This training is good for learning the fundamentals of data science.” – Hafizzah Binti Hamizan, Analyst Programmer, Felda Prodata Systems Sdn Bhd
“Manage to understand how data scientists approach the issue and what tools are available in the market.” – Muzaini Mohammud, Measat Satellite Systems
“Broad coverage of knowledge in statistics, machine learning and data visualization.” – Hazly Amir, Researcher, TMR&D
Interested in advancing your career with the above CDSS certification, or prepping your team with relevant competences? iTrain offers in-demand digital technology certifications and has trained thousands of IT teams. Contact our iTrain course consultants at +603-2733 0337 or email email@example.com to find out more about our training courses that will help your good self or organisation stay ahead of the curve.
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