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Data Science Prep Course

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Training overview
Professional Course
4-6 weeks
Springboard

Course description

Data Science Prep Course

Need more prep for our Data Science Career Track? You've come to the right place. In this mentor-led course, you'll spend 4-6 weeks learning foundational skills in Python programming and statistics, as well as introductory data science concepts—all via a curriculum specifically designed to help you pass the Data Science Career Track admissions technical skills survey.

Who should attend?

This course is for go-getters who want to enroll in our Data Science Career Track, but who need an introduction to, or a refresher in, Python programming or core data science concepts. No prior coding experience is required, but to be successful, we recommend that students are already proficient in high-school level mathematics and are eager to learn more advanced concepts where necessary.

Training content

Unit 1 - Introduction to Data Science & Python

  • Introduction to Python
  • Statistics refresher
  • Data visualization

Unit 2 - Intermediate Python for Data Science

  • Dictionaries and their applications
  • Advanced control flow techniques
  • Input and output

Unit 3 - Foundations of Probability

  • Counting and probability
  • Conditional probability and independence
  • Bayes Theorem

Unit 4 - Computer Science Primer

  • Basics of data structures
  • Fundamentals of algorithm analysis
  • Basic algorithms: sort and search

Unit 5 - Exploring Data

  • Assemble your Python toolkit
  • Data wrangling with Pandas
  • Data visualization with matplotlib

Unit 6 - Python Case Study

  • Acquire, clean, and transform data
  • Explore data, identify patterns
  • Solve a realistic business problem for Yelp

Certification / Credits

By the end of the course, you'll be able to:

  • Use Python to complete real-world coding exercises and begin your data science journey
  • Confidently tackle our Data Science Career Track technical skills survey
  • Determine whether the Data Science Career Track is right for you by trialing our unique Springboard learning experience

About Springboard

Springboard

Springboard is an ed-tech company based in San Francisco. We’re on a mission to bridge the world’s skills gap by helping as many people as possible access high-quality, affordable education that they can translate into new-economy roles. We offer online...


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Ste. 1100
94111 San Francisco California

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