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Fundamentals of AI, Machine Learning, Data Science and Predictive Analytics

2020-11-02T23:25:54+00:00Categories: Predictive Analytics & AI, Level 1, Data Science Curriculum, Data Governance Curriculum, Executive Curriculum, Data Engineering Curriculum, Dr Eugene Dubossarsky, Innovation and Technology Curriculum, AI Engineering Curriculum, All Academy Courses|Tags: , , , , |

This course is an intuitive, hands-on introduction to ai, data science and machine learning, it's your artificial intelligence 101. The training focuses on fundamentals and key skills, leaving you with a deep understanding of the core concepts of ai and data science and even some of the more advanced tools used in the field. The course does not involve coding, or require any coding knowledge or experience. As our leading course, it has transformed the artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and data science practice of the many managers, sponsors, key stakeholders, entrepreneurs and beginning data analytics and data science practitioners who have attended it.

Data Literacy for Everyone

2020-09-18T01:26:38+00:00Categories: Data Culture Curriculum, Data Governance Curriculum, Introductory, Executive Curriculum, Dr Eugene Dubossarsky, Innovation and Technology Curriculum, All Academy Courses|Tags: , , |

This course is for managers and workers without a strong quantitative background. It introduces a range of skills and applications related to data literacy for digital transformations and critical thinking in such areas as forecasting, population measurement, set theory and logic, causal impact and attribution, scientific reasoning and the danger of cognitive biases. There are no prerequisites beyond high-school mathematics; this course has been designed to be approachable for everyone.

Data Visualisation and Communication

2020-09-17T08:23:30+00:00Categories: Executive Curriculum Adv Electives, Data Culture Electives, Data Science Curriculum, Introductory, Data Visualisation, Dr Eugene Dubossarsky, All Academy Courses|Tags: , , , |

This course prepares data analytics professionals to communicate analytics results to business audiences, in a business context while being mindful of the skills, incentives, priorities and psychology of the audience. It also equips analysts [...]

Critical Thinking for Data Analytics

2020-11-03T00:25:27+00:00Categories: Data Culture Curriculum, Introductory, Executive Curriculum, Dr Eugene Dubossarsky, All Academy Courses|Tags: , |

This course is a vital first step in the data literacy journey, and the one that introduces the most vital and basic skills of the effective 21st century professional or leader. Working with data is not just about manipulating software tools : it is first and foremost about effective reasoning, using all available information. As such, this course loads the key “software” into the most vital hardware of the business - the human professional, enabling them to reason effectively with data, and thus realise the value that data analytics promises, deriving more reliable and correct insights and making better decisions.

Intro to R (+ data visualisation)

2020-10-19T01:35:22+00:00Categories: Level 1, Data Culture Electives, Impact, Data Science Curriculum, R, Data Visualisation, Data Engineering Curriculum, Dr Eugene Dubossarsky, AI Engineering Curriculum, All Academy Courses|Tags: , |

This R training course will introduce you to the R programming language, teaching you to create functions and customise code so you can manipulate data and begin to use R self-sufficiently in your work. R is the world’s most popular data mining and statistics package. It’s also free, and easy to use, with a range of intuitive graphical interfaces.

Intro to Python for Data Analysis

2020-11-03T00:09:02+00:00Categories: Level 1, Data Culture Electives, Data Science Curriculum, Python, Data Engineering Curriculum, Dr Eugene Dubossarsky, AI Engineering Curriculum, All Academy Courses|Tags: , |

This course provides a foundation for using Python in exploratory data analysis and visualisation, and as a stepping stone to machine learning. Python is a high-level, general-purpose language used by a thriving community of millions. Data-science teams often use it in their production environments and analysis pipelines, and it’s the tool of choice for elite data-mining competition winners and deep-learning innovations.

Data Transformation and Analysis Using Apache Spark

2020-10-19T06:52:15+00:00Categories: Jeffrey Aven, Level 1, Apache Spark Training with Jeffrey Aven, Experienced Analytics Instructor + Big Data Author, Data Science Curriculum Electives, Data Governance Curriculum Electives, Apache Spark, Data Engineering Curriculum, All Academy Courses|Tags: , |

With big data expert and author Jeffrey Aven. Learn how to develop applications using Apache Spark. The first module in the “Big Data Development Using Apache Spark” series, this course provides a detailed overview of the spark runtime and application architecture, processing patterns, functional programming using Python, fundamental API concepts, basic programming skills and deep dives into additional constructs including broadcast variables, accumulators, and storage and lineage options. Attendees will learn to understand the Apache Spark framework and runtime architecture, fundamentals of programming for Spark, gain mastery of basic transformations, actions, and operations, and be prepared for advanced topics in Spark including streaming and machine learning.

Stream and Event Processing using Apache Spark

2020-11-03T00:07:06+00:00Categories: Jeffrey Aven, Apache Spark Training with Jeffrey Aven, Experienced Analytics Instructor + Big Data Author, Level 2, Data Science Curriculum Electives, Apache Spark, Data Engineering Curriculum, All Academy Courses|Tags: , |

The second module in the “Big Data Development Using Apache Spark” series, this course provides the Spark streaming knowledge needed to develop real-time, event-driven or event-oriented processing applications using Apache Spark. It covers using Spark with NoSQL systems and popular messaging platforms like Apache Kafka and Amazon Kinesis. It covers the Spark streaming architecture in depth, and uses practical hands-on exercises to reinforce the use of transformations and output operations, as well as more advanced stream-processing patterns. With big data expert and author Jeffrey Aven.

Advanced Analytics Using Apache Spark

2020-09-18T03:49:00+00:00Categories: Jeffrey Aven, Apache Spark Training with Jeffrey Aven, Experienced Analytics Instructor + Big Data Author, Data Science Curriculum Electives, Apache Spark, Level 3, R Electives, AI Engineering Curriculum, All Academy Courses|Tags: , |

With big data expert and author Jeffrey Aven. The third module in the “Big Data Development Using Apache Spark” series, this course provides the practical knowledge needed to perform statistical, machine learning and graph analysis operations at scale using Apache Spark. It enables data scientists and statisticians with experience in other frameworks to extend their knowledge to the Spark runtime environment with its specific APIs and libraries designed to implement machine learning and statistical analysis in a distributed and scalable processing environment.

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