You might have heard the phrase “DATA IS THE NEW OIL” it’s all over the internet and business space.
Following this Harvard called “Data Scientist” “The Sexiest job of 21st century“.
According to “Forbes Statistics” Data Science Expert jobs will grow by 39% by the end of 2020.
The reason why data science is becoming and as of now has become so much popular because data science helps businesses make better analytical decisions based on the data of customers and the overall trend of the industry.
A data scientist also makes predictions based on historical data which in turn helps the company to tune the production and operation in order to maximize profit or reduce losses and there products and services better.
Data science can also help product managers to better understand customer behavior and tune the product to maximize customer satisfaction.
Due to the Current pandemic (Covid-19) More and, more businesses are shifting their business online, trying to acquire new customers or serve there existing customers better.
With every Online service some sort of data is collected, be it users’ behavior flow, interaction with the page elements, location, gender, browser technology, past product purchase, product satisfaction etc.
Now, in a nutshell, a data scientist’s job is to make sense of data using scientific/ mathematical models implemented by using efficient algorithms and tools (programming languages/ software) to extract knowledge and insights and suggest strategies to tune aspects of business in order to achieve desired goals and business targets.
Data science for an undergrad is more of a practical subject, unlike a Postgrad or Phd student’s theoretical research subject.
With the ever growing opensource community and data processing capabilities it is easier than ever to practice data science.
One can learn the basics and advance level data science subjects online and further implement it on data collected from data-APIs.
Below are some of the best short-term Data science Courses with I have curated from around the web.
These courses will help you to start your journey in Data science and discover your interest in a particular sub domain of data science.
List of Courses
- The Data Science Course 2020: Complete Data Science Bootcamp (UDEMY)
- Data Science Certification Course using R (Edureka)
- Data Science Career Path (Code Academy)
- Data Science for Everyone (Data Camp)
- Data Science A-Z™: Real-Life Data Science Exercises Included (UDEMY)
Rating 4.5 / 5 (74,577 ratings) 317,704 students enrolled
This Course is among the best sellers in the Data science category on UDEMY. The course instructor ensures the course is updated regularly with the latest development and changes in the course structure.
Subtitles provided in English, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish makes the course versatile for a large audience.
The course touches almost every aspect of data science ranging from basics and industry terms associated with data, statistics, programming tools, python programming language, machine learning prediction models and career path after you complete the course.
Rating 5 stars (37000 ratings)
Unlike other pre recorded courses Edureka offers live classes for its course.
In this course You will get :
- 30hr Instructor led Online live classes
- Real Life case studies
- Life time acccess of the course content
- 24*7 Expert support
- and a forum to discuss with fellow students
The course aims to teach data science basics using R programming. and is packed with topic ranging from the basic of statistics, data mining, data cleaning, data exploration, to machine learning techniques to make prediction model.
Edureka also offers a Data Scientist Masters Program which is a package of 12 courses ,250 hours of learning and capstone project.
This course from code academy is a full career path which is a collection of 26 sub skills.
The course includes:
- Basics of data
- SQL for data manupulation
- Python programming and its packages
- Data Visualization
- Machine learning
- Deep learning
- A bit of neural net and a capstone project.
The course is self paced with an interactive practice environment online to learn and understand the concepts by doing exercises and running the code online then and there
26 Course pack with 100 hours of online interactive learning.
The dives into the basics of python and data science. Covering the data science toolbox of python and packages such as numpy, pandas, matplotlib, seaborn, Scikit learn etc.
As a data scientist knowing and getting expert in SQL overtime is essential. The course Teaches the basics of RDBMS and SQL for good
By the end of the course introduction to machine learning and using it to do predictive analysis add a cherry on top.
Also, the course focuses extensively on how to make better data visualization to represent the insights and analysis.
Rating 4.6/ 5 (27,493 ratings) 178,954 students enrolled
Another Best seller and popular data science beginner course which focuses on teaching data analytics using softwares like BI, Excel, Tableau and programming langauge R and SQL.
The course is divideed into 5 sections
- Getting started- covering basic terms and career scope of in data science.
- Data Visualization and Data Mining Using Tableau
- Data Modelling using statistical models using Gretl
- Data Preparation by sing Business intelligence software and SQL language
- Communicating the insights in an intuitive way
This course focuses exploring the domain of data science by real life examples and hand-on excersises.
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