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Practicum by Yandex

Courses: Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Web Developer

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Online

About Practicum by Yandex

Practicum by Yandex offers six- to ten-month online courses in fields related to coding. Students can currently choose from one of three programs: Data Scientist, Data Analyst, and Web Developer. Practicum courses incorporate professional knowledge that... Read More

Each course includes full access to an interactive online platform, professional courses with real-life projects, tutor support from an experienced developer, and code reviews, students graduate with professional certificates and portfolios to show to potential employers.

You will get:
A free 20-hour introductory course. This will provide a taste of programming so you can decide whether or not this is the path for you.
24/7 support in case you get stuck. Сode reviewers and community managers will always be there to make sure you can move forward.
Soft skills that'll get you hired. Live coding sessions with tutors from the tech industry and our career accelerator will complement your hard skills and make the job search easier.
A portfolio of up to 15 projects. The team will help you polish up each of your projects so that your portfolio stands out to employers.

Practicum is open to students of all experience levels; the only requirement is a high school diploma. The programs range in price between $3,000 and $5,000. The first 20 hours of each program are free.

Students should be prepared to devote at least 20 hours per week to their studies.

Practicum offers its graduates career prep courses to help them prepare for the job hunt. Students receive guidance on current job opportunities so that they can find a good fit.

Practicum is very serious about helping students find work. If they do not get a new job or a promotion within six months of completing the program, Practicum will refund the cost of tuition.

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Courses

Data Analyst

  • Cost: $3,000
  • Duration: 22 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Data analysis is a complex and intricate process. It involves collecting and structuring data, formulating and testing hypotheses, identifying patterns, and drawing conclusions. Data analysts are essential in business, administration, and science. They work with fundamental tools including Python and its libraries, the Jupyter Notebook, and SQL. Practicum’s mission is to teach you how to use these tools and help you become a competitive junior data analyst.

Over the course of our six-month, 20-hour-per-week training course, you will master the skills required to become a data analyst and build a portfolio of projects.

The projects you will work on include:

- User preferences in a music service
Find out how the popularity of different musical genres varies depending on the time of day and the day of the week.

- Customer churn in a carsharing service
Identify probable causes of customer churn and test your hypotheses.

- Operational efficiency at an online store
Compare monthly online sales in two cities and produce a report with operational metrics.

You will get:
- 22 weeks of instruction (20 hours per week)
You'll learn to work with data using Python, to formulate and test hypotheses, to identify patterns, and to draw conclusions. You will also learn how to communicate with colleagues and clients effectively. At the end of the course, you'll complete a project incorporating everything you’ve studied.

- Tutor support
Tutors will help you throughout the course by answering questions, leading live coding sessions and soft skills webinars, identifying knowledge gaps, and teaching you how to find answers to your own questions. Practicum by Yandex also offers 24/7 learning support via chat and email.

- Code reviews
Сode reviewers go over every project that you complete, identify errors, and provide recommendations on improving them. The goal of these reviews is to ensure that your work is in line with today’s industry guidelines.

Subjects: Data Analytics
Classroom Hours Per Week: 20.0

Data Scientist

  • Cost: $4,000
  • Duration: 30 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Data science is a complex and intricate field. It involves structuring and analyzing large amounts of data, employing machine learning to make predictions, identifying patterns, and drawing conclusions. Data scientists are needed in business, manufacturing, and science. They work with tools such as Python and its libraries, including Scikit-Learn and XGBoost, the Jupyter Notebook, and SQL. Practicum’s mission is to teach you how to use these tools and help you become a competitive junior data scientist.

Over the course of our eight-month, 20-hour-per-week training course, you will master the skills required to become a data scientist and build a portfolio of projects.

The projects you will work on include:
- Predicting traffic levels using Yandex.Navigator
Train an algorithm that predicts the severity of daily traffic jams.

- Select an ad to display on an internet community page
If the community has multiple sponsors, you’ll want each user to see the ad they’re most likely to click on. Your algorithm will predict how likely each click is.

- Predict available time slots for a courier
Train an algorithm for a courier service that predicts which time slots will be used on a particular day.

You will get:
- 30 weeks of instruction (20 hours per week)
You'll learn to work with data using Python, to formulate and test hypotheses, to identify patterns, and to draw conclusions. You will also learn how to communicate with colleagues and clients effectively. At the end of the course, you'll complete a project incorporating everything you’ve studied.

- Tutor support
Tutors will help you throughout the course by answering questions, leading live coding sessions and soft skills webinars, identifying knowledge gaps, and teaching you how to find answers to your own questions. Practicum by Yandex also offers 24/7 learning support via chat and email.

- Code reviews
Сode reviewers go over every project that you complete, identify errors, and provide recommendations on improving them. The goal of these reviews is to ensure that your work is in line with today’s industry guidelines.

Subjects: Data Science
Classroom Hours Per Week: 20.0

Web Developer

  • Cost: $5,000
  • Duration: 34 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

A web developer is a software engineer who develops websites using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, builds user interfaces with React (a JavaScript library), works as part of a team with Git, and uses Webpack to bundle project files automatically. Web developers understand how web servers work: they can configure Nginx and build a server in Node.js. Practicum’s mission is to teach you how to use these tools and help you become a competitive junior web developer.

Over the course of our 10-month, 20-hour-per-week training course, you’ll acquire the skills you need to become an excellent web developer.

The projects you will work on include:
- A single-page website
- Building an app with React
- Developing a back-end and managing its settings

You will get:
- 34 weeks of instruction (20 hours a week)
You’ll learn how to design page layouts, code in JavaScript, build user interfaces with React, develop website infrastructure, and debug code. At the end of the course, you'll complete a project incorporating everything you’ve studied.

- Tutor support
Tutors will help you throughout the course by answering questions, leading live coding sessions and soft skills webinars, identifying knowledge gaps, and teaching you how to find answers to your own questions. Practicum by Yandex also offers 24/7 learning support via chat and email.

- Code reviews
Сode reviewers go over every project that you complete, identify errors, and provide recommendations on improving them. The goal of these reviews is to ensure that your work is in line with today’s industry guidelines

Subjects: JavaScript, Web Development
Classroom Hours Per Week: 20.0

Practicum by Yandex Reviews

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4.91/5

(80 reviews)
    3/23/2021
  • Azizbek | Web developer
  • Web Developer
  • Graduated: 2021

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"For me , Yandex Practicum is the home of inspirations and friendly atmosphere."

Before starting free course here at Yandex Practicum, I was kinda thinking about that this might be the same school (coures) as others in Coding World , however after taking part on it , I realized this place that I ever wanted study at. The lessons are... Read More

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    3/22/2021
  • Zachary Rex Rodriguez | Web Developer
  • Web Developer
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Great program! Excellent curriculum and excellent staff!"

I had an excellent experience with this program! Highly recommend it to anyone wanting to learn web development Curriculum: The curriculum was up to date and well taught. In fact, rather than going to stackexchange or googling for something, I often review... Read More

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    3/18/2021
  • Jenna Toff | Web Developer
  • Web Developer
  • Graduated: 2021

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"They listen"

I started Practicum last March and finished in January. The program that I started with now looks different than the program that new students are going through: and it's because they listen. When I found a bug or something wasn't written as clearly as... Read More

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    3/15/2021
  • Vy Vuong | Clinical Data Analyst
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Holistic content - Responsive & supportive staff"

I was offered a full time position as a clinical data analyst last November - Practicum by Yandex contributes greatly to this achievement. I love the way the team put a lot of effort in developing the content for the data science curriculum. They teach... Read More

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    3/13/2021
  • Ahmed Eldemerdash
  • Web Developer
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Above and Beyond"

very great course in web development .. good review and follow up .. practice everything like a professional study on your own pace good support and answer all your questions cover everything you need as a junior developer long story short they are amazing... Read More

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    3/3/2021
  • Rachelle Perez | Data Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Excellent Bootcamp! Hand-on Practice + Non-intimadating Content + Community Support + Accountability"

My experience taking Practicum’s Data Scientist program has been spectacular so far! Frankly, I was not sure I would enjoy learning on my own but Practicum’s structure has allowed me to finally grasp things I have seen in other courses and Youtube videos... Read More

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    2/25/2021
  • David Christoffersen
  • Web Developer
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Very authentic experience, but love the results"

The Yandex Practicum program is a really great experience. I have done other programs but after completion, I was always left with an empty editor and no idea how to proceed. The Practicum program is different. Not only do they have a good mix of Theory... Read More

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    2/22/2021
  • leandra Montemarano
  • Web Developer
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Great community, great resources, great experience!"

Before diving into the world of computer programming, I was a secretary at a doctors office. I loved my coworkers and even liked my job but wasn’t being challenged enough. I was introduced to programming through sites like Codecademy. I immediately fell... Read More

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    2/18/2021
  • Zhamshidbek Abdulkhamidov | Data Scientist
  • Data Scientist
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Learning a Data Science with Practicum by Yandex, one of the best reasons in my life"

I am currently a student at Suleyman Demirel University and here I have learned the basics of programming and a little about web development. The curiosity of learning and exploring new fields of computer science gave me a push to further expand my skills.... Read More

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    2/17/2021
  • Angga Agia Wardhana | IT Manager
  • Data Analyst
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Great bootcamp experience"

I know about practicum from GDG event last year and lucky to be a winner of data analyst scholarship. I started learning data analysis without any prior knowledge about python or any other analysis skills. it turns out, I didn't need any to begin with.... Read More

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Practicum by Yandex's average rating is 4.91 out of 5.0 based on 80 review(s).

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