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Data Science for Business Leaders

Alteryx via Udacity Nanodegree


  • Introduction to Data Science
    • Businesses often suspect that they want Data Science capabilities, and may even sense a need for Data Science capabilities, but many are not sure where to start. Learn exactly what Data Science is, who Data Scientists are, and what's possible through Data Science.
  • Business Case for Data Science
    • Creating a data science strategy isn’t a standalone activity; it must be driven by a business's overarching operations and strategy. This course will cover how to articulate a business’s strategic objectives and identify opportunities for data science-based transformation, a critical starting point for any data strategy.
  • Human Capital of Data Science
    • The human capital component of Data Science is critical to delivering on a data science strategy. Learn how to recruit, hire, and train for a Data Science organization, and how to structure that organization in order to deliver value to the business. Asses ways to leverage data and data science to foster a data-driven culture throughout the business.
  • Data and Machine Learning Infrastructure Strategy
    • Technology needs are specific to each business; they depend on the types of data to be leveraged for Data Science, the form and magnitude of that data, the types of data science models that a business plans to create, and the overall scale of operations represented by those data science models. This lesson investigates the parameters that must be considered both in creating a Data Architecture Strategy and in building a Machine Learning Architecture to support Data Science initiatives.
  • CAPSTONE PROJECT - Build a 100-Day Data Plan
    • Draw on all of the skills learned throughout the lessons to create a Data Science strategy that drives transformation in the business during your first 100 days.

Taught by

Ed Wiley


4.5 rating, based on 2 reviews

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  • Anonymous
    "I really liked the program. I loved the human resource planning. I never did something like this. It made me feel like a real company builder. To create a 100 day plan is an amazing idea, i feel comfortable to use this for every company I will join....
  • Maria Batsis
    Hi, The class was good and thorough, however, but they make it almost impossible to get that certificate of completion.

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