Data analytics has transformed modern business, and machine learning has emerged as a core competency. In this seven-week hands-on certificate course, you will learn how to perform supervised machine learning using Python, one of the most popular languages in data science and predictive analytics.
You will build both classification and regression models, learn how to test model performance, understand how to prevent overfitting, and explore feature engineering strategies.
You will receive weekly lectures and course work that you can complete on your own schedule, which will be reviewed by the instructor. For your capstone project, you will build a classification or regression model using a provided data set. You will finish the course with complete code examples that you can use and build on in your own work.
You should expect to spend 4-6 hours per week for the duration of this course, beginning on February 10.
Each week you will:
This course includes a final capstone project and all students who complete assignments on time will earn a certificate of completion from TDWI.
*This course assumes basic experience using Python.
William Henry is the director of data science at Riskpulse. As Director, he contributes to company and product strategy, leads data-centric projects, manages data science resources, and gets down in the trenches coding and analyzing data himself. Riskpulse provides shipment intelligence by identifying shipment risks before they occur and providing solutions to avoid those risks. Riskpulse works with many clients, including Anheuser Busch, Honda, MillerCoors, etc.
Most TDWI online courses are self-paced and can be started/completed at any time. This seven-week course has a weekly schedule beginning on February 10 and ending on March 27, and involves interaction with the instructor and other students. Each week, the instructor will upload a new video and assignment to be viewed and submitted by the end of that week. Students will receive grades and feedback directly from the instructor as the course progresses. The final assignment will be a capstone project due at the end of the course.
Students will log into the TDWI online learning platform and attach assignments into the course portal. All course work and communication will occur in this same portal for easy, centralized access.
Each student who completes assignments that meet the standard of the instructor will receive a digital certificate of completion from TDWI within 10 business days after the course has finished.
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If you need to transfer your registration, you may substitute one person in your place by January 24, 2020. If you must cancel your registration, your refund request must be sent via email to [email protected] no later than January 24, 2020. Your payment will be returned, less a 20% cancellation fee. No refunds will be issued after February 3, 2020.
No, unfortunately, it is not. As this course requires a substantial time commitment for our instructor throughout the seven weeks, this course is not included in subscriptions or bundles (i.e., Summer Sale or other bundle packages). Thank you for understanding.
Your course work and projects will require a computer that meets the following requirements: Windows, MacOS, or Linux / 32- or 64-bit computer / 8 MB available RAM / 600 MB available storage space to download and install Anaconda and data files used in the course.
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