Professional Certificate in Data Science & Analytics

Course Overview

With the explosion of digital information, data has become the cornerstone upon which the survivals of most businesses are hinged upon. This has resulted in an exponential demand for Data Scientist globally, so-much-so that the Harvard Business Review has referred to Data Scientists as the ‘Sexiest Job of the 21st Century’. This course is designed to help you acquire the concepts, tools, techniques and advanced programming skills (such as Advanced Python & Advanced R) that are essential for a career in data science. It will cover the key topics from data science to big data, and the processes of gathering, sorting and handling data. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Skills that are transferrable across the business, retail, e-commerce, advertising and healthcare sector 
  • Become a sought-after and highly experienced technology professional
  • A qualified data analytics pro

About BAC Digital Academy

We are an industry-certified and recognised training academy. Our panel of subject matter experts have specifically structured the curriculum to focus on current trends and best practices in Data Science & Analytics, and you will have the flexibility of studying anytime, anywhere with our learning management system (LMS).

About Veritas University College

At Veritas, we are constantly re-thinking the learning process and leveraging on efficiency, technology and strategic partnerships to provide a holistic next gen educational journey for our students. As a result of our far-reaching efforts, Veritas has received the BrandLaureate Best Brand in Online Education award for 2020, 2021 and 2022 in recognition of our exceptional academic and co-curricular experience.

Entry Requirements:

  • Malaysian citizens – Job Seekers, Retrenched workers, Graduates, Business Owners, Entrepreneurs  
  • No prior knowledge of computer science or any programming languages are required for joining this course. You will be taught the essential basic skills, tools, programming and knowledge for data science.
  • Participants are also required to bring along their laptops during this course. (Please avoid bringing work laptops that may limit your access to external domains)

Who Should Join this Course?

  • Current Employees
  • Job Seekers
  • Retrenched Workers
  • Fresh Graduates(diploma/degree)
  • Business Owners/Entrepreneurs
  • Malaysian citizens/companies

Course Modules

Introduction to Data Science

In this module, you will learn about data science professionals, discovering what data science is, what data scientists do, and what tools and algorithms data scientists use on a daily basis. Finally, you will complete a reading assignment to find out why data science is considered the sexiest job in the 21st century

Data Science Tools for Python Programming Language

In this module, you will get an overview of the various data science tools available to you, hosted on the IBM Developer Skills Network Labs (SN Labs). You will create an account and start exploring some of the features.

Data Science Methodology

In this module, you will learn about why we are interested in data science, what a methodology is, and why data scientists need a methodology. You will also learn about the data science methodology and its flowchart. You will figure out the stages of Data Science Methodology through two case studies.

Databases & SQL for Data Science with Python Programing Language

In this module you will learn how to explain the basic concepts related to using Python to connect to databases and then create tables, load data, query data using SQL, and analyze data using Python

Data Analysis / Data Preparation by Using Python Programming Language

In this module you will learn what is data wrangling and exploratory data analysis, you will practice on real world dataset.

Data Visualization with Python Programming Language

In this module you learn about data visualization libraries and tools.

Machine Learning in Finance Using Python Programming Language

In this module, you will learn about applications of Machine Learning in different fields. You’ll get a general overview of Machine Learning topics such as supervised vs unsupervised learning, and the usage of each algorithm. Also, you understand the advantage of using Python libraries for implementing Machine Learning models

Big Data Science Capstone Project

In this module, you will learn about applications of Machine Learning in different fields. You’ll get a general overview of Machine Learning topics such as supervised vs unsupervised learning, and the usage of each algorithm. Also, you understand the advantage of using Python libraries for implementing Machine Learning models. You will be working on a data scientist project, so you will have the taste of working on a real project.

Data Scientist Marketing

Learning about how use LinkedIn professionally and building a competitor portfolio.

Trainer's Profile

Dr. Mohammed Al-Obaydee

HRDF Certified Trainer: Data Science & Analytics Specialist, Artificial Intelligence Trainer, Entrepreneur

Dr. Obaydee holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence and is a passionate Trainer and Digital Marketer. His expertise in Big Data Science, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Immersive Technology are well-demonstrated in more than 18 years of experience in various Information Technology industries.

To date, he has trained over 2000 participants in Data Science & Analytics and Applied Artificial Intelligence Engineering. With his experience and knowledge in the AI world, Dr. Obaydee aims to bring in the latest technology in digital marketing by using AI, Big Data, Immersive Technology, and Metaverse to leverage social media marketing.

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