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Courses: Building a Data Driven Business, Clustering and Finding Patterns, Community Detection, Data Science in Business, Data Science Methods, Interactive Visualizations, Introduction to Network Analysis, +3 more.
Introduction to R and Visualization, Mining Social Media, Regression and Time Series Analysis

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About Data Society

It's simple - you don't need to take thousands of courses, you just need to take the right ones.

Data Society has two different programs: one for executives/leaders and one for analysts/data scientists that teach professionals how to implement powerful... Read More

Data Science for Leaders: this program teaches executives and leaders how to build out a Big Data capability, apply data science in their organization and build a data-driven team. This program provides an executive-level overview of the most powerful data science methods, which helps facilitate communication among the entire team, from the top down to the junior staff. Courses in the curriculum include:

1. Data Science in Business

2. Data Science Methods

3. Building a Data Driven Team

Data Science for Analysts: this technical program takes a professional without any background in math or programming and trains them in the data analysis skills they need to solve problems quantitatively with machine learning algorithms. Each course is built by a team of professional data scientists and instructional designers and uses real data sets to solve actual problems and teach data science methods. It is geared towards professionals who need to learn a concrete skill set in a short amount of time. Courses in the curriculum include:

1. Introduction to R and Visualization

2. Interactive Visualization

3. Clustering and Finding Patterns

4. Regression and Time-Series Analysis

5. Network Analysis series (3 courses)

6. Text Mining and NLP series (3 courses)

7. Classification and Prediction series (3 courses)

All courses include downloadable reference guides, reusable code templates, and project-based exercises for you to build up a portfolio and your skill set at the same time.

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Courses

Building a Data Driven Business

  • Cost: $349 - $349
  • Duration: 0 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

What tools and people do you need to integrate data into your business? Learn about the tools you need to manage your data, what traits you need to look for when hiring data scientists, and the pitfalls to watch out for as you implement new processes and build teams.

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

1. Identify business cases for using data science and Big Data

2. Understand the data infrastructure and capabilities you need to have in your team

3. Identify the most important qualities when hiring data scientists and data analysts

Subjects: Data Structures, Data Science

Clustering and Finding Patterns

  • Cost: $59 - $59
  • Duration: 0 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

This course is designed for students with a basic familiarity with R and some experience with data analysis and data manipulation. In just 100 minutes of instructional time, students learn how to think about finding patterns, perform different types of clustering analyses, and evaluate the quality of the results.

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

Find latent patterns and groups in different types of data
Evaluate the accuracy and effectiveness of clustering analyses
Understand the purpose and implications of what clustering methods can and cannot achieve

3 month access: $59
1 year access: $149
Forever access: $349

Subjects: R Programming, Data Visualization, Data Structures, Data Science

Community Detection

  • Cost: $59 - $59
  • Duration: 0 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

This course is designed for students who have taken Data Society's Introduction to Network Analysis course and Mining Social Media course or who have good experience in network analysis. This 3 hour course teaches students how to clean and format network data, detect and measure networks and sub-networks, and import email data and visualize it.

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

1. Quantitatively measure the strength of connections between people and groups
2. Detect communities to understand how nodes and individuals group together
3. Identify the most important nodes in a network through a variety of metrics

3 month access: $59
1 year access: $149
Forever access: $349

Subjects: R Programming, Data Visualization, Data Structures, Data Science

Data Science in Business

  • Cost: $349 - $349
  • Duration: 1 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

This course is designed for managers and executives who want to understand how data analytics can be used to drive business forward. In 1 hour of instructional time, you will learn how other companies have used data analysis to drive their business forward, reduce costs, and target new markets.

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

1. Identify business cases for using data science and Big Data

2. Understand how predictive analytics and machine learning can be used to improve supply chain management

3. Understand the pitfalls of working with different types of data, including Big Data

Subjects: Data Visualization, Data Science

Data Science Methods

  • Cost: $349 - $349
  • Duration: 1 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

This course is designed for managers and executives who want to understand how and when powerful data science methods can be applied to drive business forward. In just over 3 hours of instruction time, you will learn the intuition, practical use cases, and pitfalls about the most commonly used data science methods. Improve communication with your data science team and drive your data strategy forward.

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

1. Identify business cases for using data science and Big Data

2. Understand how to apply various powerful data science methods to business problems

3. Understand the requirements and pitfalls of working with each data science method

Subjects: Data Visualization, Data Science

Interactive Visualizations

  • Cost: $59 - $59
  • Duration: 0 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

This course is designed for students with a basic familiarity with R and some experience with data analysis and data manipulation. In less than 90 minutes of instructional time, students learn how to create dynamic visualizations in R and embed them into websites or host them on other sites. This course also teaches students how to collect data from different websites and manipulate that data so it can be visualized in R.

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

Create interactive visualizations
Publish dynamic graphs to websites
Collect and manipulate data from almost any website

3 month access: $59
1 year access: $149
Forever access: $349

Subjects: R Programming, Data Visualization, Data Science

Introduction to Network Analysis

  • Cost: $59 - $59
  • Duration: 0 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

This course is designed for students who are comfortable with R and have experience with data analysis and data manipulation. In just 100 minutes of instructional time, students learn how to think about networks, quantify and analyze network relationships, and identify key nodes in a network.

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

1. Frame a problem from the standpoint of networks and relationships.

2. Calculate and analyze various network measurements to understand the underlying structure.

3. Identify potential weak points and key players to prevent failures or leverage the network.

3 month access: $59
1 year access: $149
Forever access: $349

Subjects: R Programming, Data Visualization, Data Structures, Data Science

Introduction to R and Visualization

  • Cost: $59 - $59
  • Duration: 0 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

This course teaches students a new skill set in under 3 hours of instructional video. It’s designed for individuals without a math or programming background and walks them step-by-step through basic data analysis techniques and visualization skills.

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

Think about data and manipulate it
Code and format data in R
Create dynamic and appealing visualizations with R

3 month access: $59
1 year access: $149
Forever access: $349

Subjects: R Programming, Data Visualization, Data Structures, Data Science

Mining Social Media

  • Cost: $59 - $59
  • Duration: 0 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

This course is designed for students who have taken Data Society’s Introduction to Network Analysis course or who have some experience in network analysis. This 2 ½ hour course teaches students how to pull and clean social media data, identify the most important nodes in a network, and build a dispersion simulation within a network.
By the end of this course, students will be able to:

Identify key influencers and discover important connectors

Create a message propagation strategy and simulate it in a model

Analyze networks and visualize them in dynamic graphs

3 month access: $59
1 year access: $149
Forever access: $349

Subjects: R Programming, Data Visualization, Data Science

Regression and Time Series Analysis

  • Cost: $59 - $59
  • Duration: 0 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

This course is designed for students who have taken Data Society’s Introduction to R and Visualization course or have a good knowledge of R programming. This 3 ½ hour course teaches students how to apply advanced regression and time series models to accurately predict business trends and demand.

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

1. Identify the most important predictive variables in a model

2. Quantify qualitative variables and incorporate them in a predictive model

3. Build predictive models to anticipate trends and demand

3 month access: $59
1 year access: $149
Forever access: $349

Subjects: R Programming, Data Visualization, Data Structures, Data Science

Data Society Reviews

Average Ratings (All Programs)

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4.67/5

(3 reviews)
    10/11/2019
  • Fisseha Demissie
  • Data Science Methods
  • Graduated: 2019

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"Good all in all"

Pros: Most of the lecturers were engaging and interesting to follow.
The video course materials are very good quality.
Very helpful tutor
Con: The only downside there some modules which were not uploaded on time, in mine case whole debugging lesson was... Read More

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    10/11/2019
  • Abha bansal
  • Data Science in Business
  • Graduated: 2018

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"Wonderful experience wiyh udacity in business analyst nanodegree"

It was a wonderful experience with udacity it helps a lot in my life and in my career. After completed my nanodegree in businesses analyst, I got to know about usage of various analytical tools like alterx, tableau or many more and I also got a good job... Read More

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    9/17/2015
  • Chantl Martin
  • Data Science
  • Graduated: 2015

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"Supportive Staff, Credible Experts, Clear Instruction"

I started the Intro to Data Science Bootcamp in February 2015 after a seeing Data Society at a conference in Washington, DC. I was a beginner to R and I was able to keep up with the pace, structure, and fully understood the lectures. The class was very... Read More

In my personal experience, I found the staff at Data Society to be incredibly helpful. I enjoyed their class and learned a lot in a short time. I decided to pursue a Master's in Analytics immediately following the course. Data Society has been incredibly supportive by reaching out to me monthly to check in, offering me advice, sharing their experiences, and answering any questions I have had. I would highly recommend Data Society to anyone thinking about taking a course in Data Science.

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Data Society's average rating is 4.67 out of 5.0 based on 3 review(s).

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