Advanced Visualisation

In 6 months you will learn one of the highest paid and fastest growing skills in the Tech Industry
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Online: Part-time

Jan 20, 2020 - May 01, 2020

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Overview

Learn how to tell a story with your data.

Visually displaying data in an elegant way to tell a complex story is becoming one of the most sought after skills in the data science industry.

Guided by some of the Best


Our support team have been there and done that - they are experienced practitioners of data science in various fields such as Utilities, Retail and Financial Services; with a solid academic background.

Learn How to Solve Problems


The course is built around solving actual problems whilst learning about the latest visualisation and dashboard building techniques.

Apply the skills


EXPLORE prides itself on the practicality of the course. Participants must be able to apply the skills/knowledge that they acquired in your everyday job to impact their business.

Extended access to Material


Participants will have extended access to the material that are covered in the course, allowing them to revisit the techniques to keep it fresh in their mind.

Curriculum

Start thinking like a Business Intelligence expert

Students will learn the art of visualising data and building attractive dashboards in Power BI to tell powerful stories. This will include gathering data from various sources and connecting it all in Power BI, creating measures with the data to calculate important metrics and using built-in and custom visuals to build a dynamic and interactive dashboard.

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Principles of Visualisation and Power BI Basics

Students will explore the art of visualisation and when to use which visuals. They will then get to grips with Power BI by going through the basics, importing the data, cleaning it and calculating important metrics.

OUTCOMES:

  • Understand when to use which visuals
  • Able to apply the principles of visualisation
  • Able to load data from various sources into Power BI
  • Able to clean data in Power BI
  • Able to create new columns and measures to calculate important metrics

Instructors

Instructors

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 data science instructors are unmatched. Simply put: students learn from the best.

Jaco Jansen van Rensburg

Lead Instructor

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.

Jason Webster

Lead Instructor

Jason holds a Master's in Physics and loves to explore the way the universe works. He's recently found a home in data science, and now likes to build self-driving cars for fun. He currently works in the content creation side of the academy, working towards bringing Data Science to all parts of South Africa.

Dewald Botha

Lead Instructor

Dewald is an actuary and senior data scientist. He was one of the first brave souls to join the EXPLORE ship in 2016. He is managing EXPLORE's learning platform, Athena, and leading the corporate training - 2/3 day bootcamps to upskill employees.

Why Visualise?

Turn complex problems into simple visuals

Complex technologies and programming languages involved in data science make it hard for non-technical people to understand it. That’s when data visualization comes into play and allows those less technical to grasp what is being said.

Dashboards enable us to create this visual story. Power BI has been one of the leaders in the industry when it comes to dashboarding software.

Tuition and Financing

Find the right tuition plan for you

Upfront Payment

One upfront payment, payable before the start of the course


Amount:

$300
Monthly Payment

3 Monthly payments, payable in advance at the start of each month


Amount:

$100 per month

FAQ

You have questions; we have answers

All applications happen via our website: www.explore-datascience.net. Select the course and location (on campus or online) which works for you and click Apply Now. For on campus study, there are various requirements, for online applications it is simpler.
For on campus study there are some qualifying criteria, which can be found in the T’s and C’s of our Money-Back Promise (on the website). For online study, anyone qualifies!
This depends on what your constraints are - can you study on campus, full time, or do you need the flexibility of online study. On campus is the premium experience, backed up with a Money-Back Promise! Still not sure… Use our handy tool to find the course for you. Look for the link under ‘Find your tribe’
We are SETA Accredited and our Data Science course is at NQF level 5. Upon completion of our courses, you will receive a completion certificate.
EXPLORE Data Science Academy graduates are Amazing People, doing Amazing Things. Our Alumni are highly sought after and 97% of them have found industry related employment within 6 months of graduating.
First stop is to check your Spam or Junk mail folders. Sometimes the internet gremlins hide our emails there. Alternatively, log back into your student profile and check that you completed all the steps for application. Look for the sign-in button on the top right of the website page.
Webinars will be scheduled for content briefing, and, we have a really cool student chat platform which gives you access to the student community and course facilitators.
EXPLORE Data Science Academy graduates are Amazing People, doing Amazing Things. Our Alumni are highly sought after and 97% of them have found industry related employment within 6 months of graduating.
All applications happen via our website: www.explore-datascience.net. Select the course and location (on campus or online) which works for you and click Apply Now. For on campus study, there are various requirements, for online applications it is simpler.
For on campus study there are some qualifying criteria, which can be found in the T’s and C’s of our Money-Back Promise (on the website). For online study, anyone qualifies!
This depends on what your constraints are - can you study on campus, full time, or do you need the flexibility of online study. On campus is the premium experience, backed up with a Money-Back Promise! Still not sure… Use our handy tool to find the course for you. Look for the link under ‘Find your tribe’
We are SETA Accredited and our Data Science course is at NQF level 5. Upon completion of our courses, you will receive a completion certificate. 
EXPLORE Data Science Academy graduates are Amazing People, doing Amazing Things. Our Alumni are highly sought after and 97% of them have found industry related employment within 6 months of graduating.
First stop is to check your Spam or Junk mail folders. Sometimes the internet gremlins hide our emails there. Alternatively, log back into your student profile and check that you completed all the steps for application. Look for the sign-in button on the top right of the website page.
You will use Power BI for the duration of the course.
You will build a dashboard tell a story of the RCB IPL cricket team’s performance (as a team and individuals).
No. Only a hunger to learn more about visualisation and dashboard building.
No, however in order to complete the course you will have to submit a few multiple choice quizzes and a dashboard.
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