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Data Science for Managers
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Get to grips with what Data Science is and how you can use it to make your job easier.

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Overview

Work with 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.

Apply the skills


EXPLORE prides itself on the practicality of the course. Participants must be able to apply the skills/knowledge that they acquired to do amazing things.

Extended access to materials


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.

Lead a data-driven team


Learn to make decisions compelled by data, science, and evidence to improve how your teams operate.

Curriculum

Start thinking like a Data Scientist

This course will help experienced and novice managers alike to upgrade their skill set to be effective in the modern data-centric organisation. You will learn to gather, interpret, visualise and summarise data using a variety of software. We introduce basic data science tools including Excel for cleaning and wrangling, Power BI for reporting and live dashboards, and Jupyter and Python for predictive modelling, further data visualisation and time-series forecasting.

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Introduction and Data Cleaning

By the end of this module, you will be able to answer the question "What is Data Science". We sill cover the principles of Data Science, and the most recent trends. Thereafter, we will move on to cleaning and manipulating data in Excel

OUTCOMES:

  • Terminology, technologies, team sizes, history of data science, potential savings and efficiencies, examples.
  • Types of tabular data, numerical vs. categorical data, outliers and missing values, using Excel effectively, pivot tables.

Instructors

Meet your teachers

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.

Why Data Science for Managers

Make better decisions and smart actions in real time without human intervention

Four major factors are driving the demand for data science expertise globally:

  • Data is being generated at an alarming rate
  • The speed of our computers is increasing exponentially
  • Cloud providers are storing more and more data
  • And powerful algorithms are constantly improving in their detections, translations, and predictions
 

In order to lead your team in the right direction, it's vital that you're aware of how to extract meaning from the data at your disposal.

Course Pricing

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FAQ

You have questions; we have answers

Our critically-acclaimed online learning platform, ATHENA, ensures the timeous delivery of all your course material; keeps track of your progress on coursework and tests; and enables contact between you and the EXPLORE facilitators for when you find yourself in a pinch.
Our courses are designed to fit in with the busy lives of family-runners and businesspeople. They require less than 90 mins per day during weekdays, so the weekends can be used to do any additional reading or catching up, as required.
We don't have any material requirements for existing qualifications. However, an analytical background as well as 3+ years experience in leading teams of multiple people would certainly help you to benefit as much as possible from the course.
All you need to complete the course is access to a computer and an internet connection. We provide instructions for both Windows and Mac operating systems, where necessary, and there are no hidden charges for additional software or applications.
EXPLORE is SETA accredited and our data science course is at NQF Level 5. Upon completion of the course you will receive a certificate.
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