Data Science for Analysts

Keen to take your analytical skills to the next level? This course is designed specifically for the analyst community. We cover the fundamentals of the Data Scientist toolkit as well as a broad set of machine learning algorithms.

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  • Course Duration
    7 months

    At 10 hrs/week

  • Course starts

    July 26, 2021

  • PREREQUISITES
    Basic Analytical Background

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EXPLORE's comprehensive nano-qualifications are SETA accredited and offer a cluster of data skills which equip learners to tackle specific problems or projects. Skill sets are curated to ensure they can be applied in the workplace from day 1.

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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Data Science for Analysts

This course will provide analyst students with the knowledge, skills and experience to be an effective Data Scientist It covers a mix of programming and statistical understanding. We cover the fundamentals of the Data Scientist toolkit as well as a broad set of machine learning algorithms.

Fundamentals

  • Python for Data Science

    Logic, boolean and conditional statements
    Working with algorithms
    Building complex functions
    Building models

  • SQL for Data Science

    Basic SQL commands
    Optimising queries for performance
    Database normalisation
    Cleaning, extracting and transforming data

Machine Learning

  • Regression Techniques

    Preparing Data for Modelling
    Steps to build a model
    Regression Algorithms
    Model Optimisation

  • Classification Techniques

    Classification Algorithms
    Natural Language Processing

  • Unsupervised Learning

    Clustering Techniques
    Hard and Hierarchical Clustering
    Soft Clustering
    Recommender Systems
    Dimensionality Reduction
    Dimensionality Reduction

  • Deep Learning

    Neural Networks
    Convolutional Neural Networks
    Recurrent Neural Networks

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  • Work with the Best

    Our facilitators and support team have been there and done that - experienced practitioners with a range of data mastery in Utilities, Retail and Financial Services. They are your champions and cheerleaders.

  • Learn How to Solve Problems

    The course is built around solving actual problems, whilst learning the latest tools and technologies. Based on the issues that our renowned scientists have helped to solve, each course was designed by a team with years of experience at a global level.

  • Apply Your Skills

    EXPLORE prides itself on the practicality of its courses. Participants must be able to apply the skills and knowledge that they acquire to do Amazing Things. Specialists have put their incredible skills together to ensure that learning adds value and not just 'nice-to-know'.

  • Extended Access to Material

    Participants will have extended access to the material that is covered in the course, allowing them to revisit the techniques whenever they choose to.

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Engaging, interactive and entertaining learning

At EXPLORE we firmly believe that learning can be fun, even when the content is complex. Our highly experienced course designers are able to share their insights and wisdom through our innovative learning platform and video-first approach. Take a look at what you can expect when joining us:

  • Machine Learning

    A solid foundation in the theories behind Machine Learning make applying the tools that much easier.

  • Python

    Programming in Python makes using you data simple & easy, get a feel for how you'll master this art

Course Curriculum

Carefully created and curated content ensures that learning is always relevant and practical. Our experienced Scientists promise you only the best experience.

EXPLORE Services

EXPLORE has your best interests at heart. We want to give you the best chance of success!

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  • Dedicated Career Coaching

    Every student has access to a dedicated career coach who will mentor students through an effective job search via resume review, mock interviews, and strategies for building a job opportunity pipeline and getting a foot in the door at top-choice companies.

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Meet our EXPLORERS

Description We take teaching seriously. Great teachers inspire us to connect with topics on a profound level. With experience in the field and the classroom, our course designers and instructors are unmatched.
Simply put: students learn from the best.

  • Shaun Dippnall
    Course designer

    Shaun is the CEO of the EXPLORE Group of Companies. These include a Digital Skills Academy that delivers scarce digital skills at scale into South Africa as well as a Utilities and Financial Services products and services business.

  • Jaco Jansen van Rensburg
    Lead facilitator

    Jaco is a Lead Data Scientist in the EXPLORE Data Science Academy. He has spent the bulk of his career on scientific and industrial research and holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on mathematical modelling and optimisation.

  • Joanne Moonsamy
    facilitator

    Armed with a business degree, Joanne ventured into the world of media, and then cosmetics, before finding a home in Data Science. She believes in the power of storytelling with data and is passionate about alternative education, and solving problems in under-serviced communities. Joanne is decidedly not a morning person unless primed with a cup of [good] coffee.

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