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Data Science Essentials

Data Science Essentials

Are you ready to kickstart your career as a business analyst? Join our new 8-day hands-on Data Science Essentials course, starting Thursday 7 November 2019. You will learn the key concepts of working with data and analytics techniques and grow the skills to efficiently run data science projects, answering your organisation’s key questions.

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Why join the Data Science Essentials course?

  • What will you learn?

    The goal of the course is to teach participants practical and hands-on skills to run data science projects. We mainly focus on the practical and ‘hard’ skills like programming, statistics and machine learning, but will pay attention to the necessary soft skills as well.

    During this 8-day course you will acquire:

    • the ability to handle structured and unstructured data;
    • insights into judging the quality of data;
    • the skills to perform data analysis;
    • the skills to report the results in a visual manner.

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  • For whom?

    This course is for business professionals who perform data analyses of any form on a daily basis. The content is specifically tailored to people who seek to get more out of their existing data. A technical background or profound affinity is a prerequisite, since you will be learning a programming language and developing competences in advanced statistics. If you are not sure whether your background fits the course, please contact us.

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  • Dates and fees
    Dates 2019/2020:

    Thursday 7 and Friday 8 November 2019

    Thursday 5 and Friday 6 December 2019

    Thursday 30 and Friday 31 January 2020

    Thursday 5 and Friday 6 March 2020

    Times: 9:00 to 17:00
    Fee: €6,500*

    *UvA alumni get a 10% discount. Fees are VAT-exempt.

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  • Practical information
    Location: Amsterdam Business School
    Language: English
    Certification: Participants receive a Certificate of Attendance from the University of Amsterdam
    PE hours: 56 PE hours for chartered accountants
  • Teaching staff

    Data Science Essentials is designed by The Analytics Academy, a collaboration of Amsterdam Business School, Ortec and Amsterdam Data Science. Our lecturers specialise in offering data science and business analytics education to a wide range of professionals - in open and in-company programmes. They help organisations grow and sustain knowledge at every stage of their data-driven development.

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Do you have questions about this or other open programmes? Please contact:

Susan Nuijten
Manager Executive Education
T: +31 (0)20 525 6134

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Data Science Essentials
Type Contract teaching
Mode Part-time
Credits 56 PE, 0 ECTS, 8 days
Language of instruction English
Starts in November