DATA SCIENCE TRAINING IN LAGOS NIGERIA
DATA SCIENCE COURSE OVERVIEW
The course is aimed at developing
- Practical data analysis skills that can be applied to practical problems.
- Fundamental knowledge of concepts underlying data science projects and processes.
- Practical skills needed in modern-day data analytics.
- Hands-on experience with real-world data analysis.
- Applied experience with data science software, programming, applications and processes
Good mathematical background and programming skills sufficient enough to learn new languages and software are required. Basic knowledge of statistics, linear algebra would be an added advantage.
At least 4GB RAM, preferably Core i3 or higher, 100GB free HDD
Week 1: Introduction to data science (Data science for beginners)
- Data mining
- Machine learning
- Information visualization
- Network analysis
- Natural language processing
- Software engineering
- Distributed systems
- Big data
Week 2: Data collection and data blending
- Sources of data
- Data munging
- Data preparation
- Data exploration
Week 3: Statistics, python, and R for data science
- Statistical inference
- Statistical modelling
- Probability distribution
- Model fitting
- Setting up the programming environment
- Understanding the tools and libraries
- Loops and decisions
- Hands-on exercises
Week 4: Data visualization
- Techniques and processes
- Reporting and presentation
- Data manipulation
- Information extrapolation
Week 5: Advanced data analytics techniques
- Machine learning algorithms
- Mining social-network graphs
- Data science and Ethical issues
Week 6: Project presentation
Week 7: Career guidance
Week 8: Certificate of completion
- Job recommendation
- Internship opportunity
- Access to our support community
- Opportunity to work for international companies
BENEFITS OF LEARNING DATA SCIENCE
The various benefits of Data Science are as follows:
1. Data Science is greatly in demand.
Prospective job seekers have numerous opportunities. It is the fastest-growing job on Linkedin and is predicted to create 11.5 million jobs by 2026. This makes Data Science a highly employable job sector.
2. Abundance of Positions
There are very few people who have the required skill-set to become a complete Data Scientist. This makes Data Science less saturated as compared with other IT sectors. Therefore, Data Science is a vastly abundant field and has a lot of opportunities. The field of Data Science is high in demand but low in supply of Data Scientists.
3. A Highly Paid Career
Data Science is one of the most highly paid jobs. According to Glassdoor, Data scientists make an average of $116,100 per year. This makes Data Science a highly lucrative career option.
4. Data Science is Versatile
There are numerous applications of Data Science. It is widely used in health-care, banking, consultancy services, and e-commerce industries. Data Science is a very versatile field. Therefore, you will have the opportunity to work in various fields.
5. Data Science Makes Data Better
Companies require skilled Data Scientists to process and analyze their data. They not only analyze the data but also improve its quality. Therefore, Data Science deals with enriching data and making it better for their company.
6. Data Scientists are Highly Prestigious
Data Scientists allow companies to make smarter business decisions. Companies rely on Data Scientists and use their expertise to provide better results to their clients. This gives Data Scientists an important position in the company.
7. No More Boring Tasks
Data Science has helped various industries to automate redundant tasks. Companies are using historical data to train machines in order to perform repetitive tasks. This has simplified the arduous jobs undertaken by humans before.
8. Data Science Makes Products Smarter
Data Science involves the usage of Machine Learning which has enabled industries to create better products tailored specifically for customer experiences. For example, Recommendation Systems used by e-commerce websites provide personalized insights to users based on their historical purchases. This has enabled computers to understand human behaviour and make data-driven decisions.
9. Data Science can Save Lives
Healthcare sector has been greatly improved because of Data Science. With the advent of machine learning, it has been made easier to detect early-stage tumours. Also, many other health-care industries are using Data Science to help their clients.
10. Data Science Can Make You A Better Person
Data Science will not only give you a great career but will also help you in personal growth. You will be able to have a problem-solving attitude. Since many Data Science roles bridge IT and Management, you will be able to enjoy the best of both worlds.
Duration: 8 weeks (Saturdays)
Time: 10am to 2pm
Venue: Tech365, Nikky Africana, 1st Floor, 70c, Allen Avenue, Opp UBA, First Bank Bus Stop, Allen, Ikeja
Individual = N150,000
Organization = N250,000
(Covers training, feeding, bag, T-shirt and writing material)
Next class will commend by March 7th, 2020.