Everyone wants to succeed in business, but this digital world requires an in-depth understanding of the data behind your business. Whether you are a manager, a business analyst, a consultant, or a student, you need to possess the skills to be able to gain essential insights into your data through analytics.
As the top-ranked programming language, Python will allow you to analyze and create visualizations from your data to move your organization ahead—and you along with it. Whether you are a first-time programmer or someone with experience in other languages, the Python for Data Analytics certificate course will give you the foundation to do so with confidence.
Discover the Data Scientist’s Toolbox:
Explain the essential skillsets of a data scientist, data science tools, and industry applications
Quick Number Crunching:
Use built-in and custom functions to perform common tasks and analyses in Python
Conduct Analysis Using NumPy:
Conduct basic statistical analysis using the popular NumPy library
Manipulate Data Using Pandas:
Reshape, slice, pivot, and filter data using the Pandas library
Create Visualizations Using Matplotlib:
Create visualizations using the Matplotlib library
Discover the Variability:
Quantify the probability of a given outcome using probability theory
Test Your Conclusions:
Use hypothesis testing to determine the reliability of your conclusions
Use Data to Achieve Insights:
Write Python functions to analyse and visualize data, and derive simple insights
Software Engineer and Systems Architect
Physicist and Computer Engineer with a M.Sc. in Physics
Data Science Instructor at UC Berkeley Extension
Ph.D. in Cognitive Science from Columbia University
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Orientation WeekThe first week is orientation week. During this week you will be introduced to the other participants in the class from across the world. You will also learn how to use the learning platform and other learning tools provided.
Weekly GoalsOn other weeks, you have learning goals set for the week. The goals would include watching the video lectures and completing the assignments. All assignments have weekly deadlines.
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