$2,895 – $3,495

Summer Data Science Foundations Program

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Join The Data Incubator for an instructor-led online class that teaches the foundations of data science. This part-time course is geared towards giving working professionals with no previous data science experience an immersive, hands-on experience with foundational data science techniques.

Classes will be held from 7-9 PM ET on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Classes will be held on the following 16 days:

7/11, 7/13, 7/18, 7/20, 7/25, 7/27, 8/1, 8/3, 8/8, 8/10, 8/15, 8/17, 8/22, 8/24, 8/29, 8/31

The deadline to register is 11:59 PM ET on 6/11/17.

Course Content:

The course covers two themes: Introduction to Data Wrangling and Introduction to Predictive Analytics.

You will learn the following essential data science skills:

  1. Manipulating and Analyzing Structured Data

  2. Programmatically Working with Differently Formatted Data and Messy Unstructured Data

  3. Efficient Coding Leveraging Advanced Programming Concepts

  4. Understanding Noisy Data: Probability and Statistics Fundamentals

  5. Predicting the Future: Fundamentals of Modelling

  6. Accurate Modelling: Understanding Non-normal Distributions


  • Previous experience manipulating data in spreadsheets (experience with macro programming a plus)


What is the refund policy?

Unfortunately, there are no refunds available.

About the Instructor:

Jim Schmitz, CFA, studied mathematics and computer science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and earned a master's degree in mathematics and finance from New York University. He has worked in the financial sector for over ten years in a variety of positions ranging from equity options trader to quantitative programmer.

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