Master a data skill to boost your productivity
EXPLORE's range of DIGITAL SKILLS offers a unique learning experience over a 6 week period. We’re confident that having nailed one skill, you’ll be back for more - the thrill of learning and applying new knowledge is hard to beat! Each skill is thoughtfully curated to ensure it can be applied in the workplace immediately.
You'll learn theory, tools and technology in a fast-paced and fun online environment, supported by wise and generous tech specialists who delight in learning.
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Forecasting DIGITAL SKILL
Learn how to use past observations and data points to predict the future - sounds cool right? Using every day data you'll learn awesome analytics skills to predict what events are likely to unfold in the future - from heat wave to thunderstorm.
Data Preparation for Modelling
Spreadsheets and Databases
Absolute and relative cell referencing
Using basic formulae
Filtering and sorting data
Linking and manipulating data
Define features and labels
Encoding categorial features
Steps to Build a model
Linear regression models
Train models and make predictions
Test model output - MSE, MAE, RMSE
Algorithms for regression models
K nearest neighbours
Support vector machines