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IBM Data Science

IBM via Coursera Professional Certificate


Data science is one of the hottest professions of the decade, and the demand for data scientists who can analyze data and communicate results to inform data driven decisions has never been greater. This Professional Certificate will help anyone interested in pursuing a career in data science or machine learning develop career-relevant skills. It’s a myth that to become a data scientist you need a Ph.D. Anyone with a passion for learning can take this Professional Certificate – no prior knowledge of computer science or programming languages required – and develop the skills, tools, and portfolio to have a competitive edge in the job market as an entry level data scientist. The program consists of 9 online courses that will provide you with the latest job-ready tools and skills, including open source tools and libraries, Python, databases, SQL, data visualization, data analysis, statistical analysis, predictive modeling, and machine learning algorithms. You’ll learn data science through hands-on practice in the IBM Cloud using real data science tools and real-world data sets. Upon completing these courses, you will have built a portfolio of data science projects to provide you with the confidence to plunge into an exciting profession in data science. In addition to earning a Professional Certificate from Coursera, you'll also receive a digital badge from IBM. This program is ACE® recommended—when you complete, you can earn up to 12 college credits.


Course 1: What is Data Science?
- Offered by IBM Skills Network. Do you want to know why Data Science has been labelled as the sexiest profession of the 21st century? After ... Enroll for free.

Course 2: Tools for Data Science
- Offered by IBM Skills Network. In order to be successful in Data Science, you need to be skilled with using tools that Data Science ... Enroll for free.

Course 3: Data Science Methodology
- Offered by IBM Skills Network. If there is a shortcut to becoming a Data Scientist, then learning to think and work like a successful Data ... Enroll for free.

Course 4: Python for Data Science, AI & Development
- Offered by IBM Skills Network. Kickstart your learning of Python with this beginner-friendly self-paced course taught by an expert. Python ... Enroll for free.

Course 5: Python Project for Data Science
- Offered by IBM Skills Network. This mini-course is intended to for you to demonstrate foundational Python skills for working with data. This ... Enroll for free.

Course 6: Databases and SQL for Data Science with Python
- Offered by IBM Skills Network. Working knowledge of SQL (or Structured Query Language) is a must for data professionals like Data ... Enroll for free.

Course 7: Data Analysis with Python
- Offered by IBM Skills Network. Analyzing data with Python is an essential skill for Data Scientists and Data Analysts. This course will take ... Enroll for free.

Course 8: Data Visualization with Python
- Offered by IBM Skills Network. One of the most important skills of successful data scientists and data analysts is the ability to tell a ... Enroll for free.

Course 9: Machine Learning with Python
- Offered by IBM Skills Network. Get ready to dive into the world of Machine Learning (ML) by using Python! This course is for you whether you ... Enroll for free.

Course 10: Applied Data Science Capstone
- Offered by IBM Skills Network. This is the final course in the IBM Data Science Professional Certificate as well as the Applied Data Science ... Enroll for free.


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Alex Aklson, Joseph Santarcangelo, Polong Lin, Rav Ahuja and SAEED AGHABOZORGI


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