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Practicum by Yandex

Courses: Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Web Developer

Locations

Online

About Practicum by Yandex

Created by engineers from Yandex, a top tech company, Practicum is an online coding bootcamp aimed at sparking career change. Practicum stands on the quality of the programs; if you don't secure a position within six months of graduating, we'll refund... Read More

There are three tracks: Data Science, Data Analysis, and Web Development, from 6 to 10-months long. Program costs range between $3,000 and $5,000. Each bootcamp includes full access to an interactive online platform, real-life projects, tutor support from experienced developers, code reviews, online webinars, and live-coding sessions. Whether you need help with a task or just a bit of encouragement, there'll always be someone ready to help you.

More than 5,000 students have already chosen Practicum by Yandex. Our students graduate with professional certificates and portfolios with 6 to 15 projects to show to potential employers. With an average employment rate of 71%, our career acceleration program provides graduates with the competitive edge they need to succeed. From resume-building to job offer negotiation, we’ll be with you every step of the way.

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Courses

Data Analyst

  • Cost: $3,000
  • Duration: 30 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Over this six-month course, you will master the skills required to become a data analyst and build a portfolio of 12 projects. The projects are based on real data from various industries (e-commerce, taxi services, advertising, and more) and are designed to highlight a range of skills relevant to business analytics, hypothesis testing, and presenting results.

Project topics include:
• User preferences for a music-streaming 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 for a carsharing service. Identify probable causes of customer churn and test your hypotheses.
• Operational efficiency of an online store. Compare monthly online sales in two cities and produce a report with operational metrics.

In addition to educational projects, you will work on case studies for real companies, add professional-level projects to your portfolio, and get a chance to receive recommendations for LinkedIn.

Practicum stands on the quality of the programs; if you don't secure a position within six months of
graduating, we'll refund your money — guaranteed.

You will get:
• A comprehensive curriculum covering both hard and soft skills

Theory and practice will take place on our interactive platform. You'll learn to work with data using Python, work with databases using SQL, formulate and test hypotheses, identify patterns, and draw conclusions. You will also learn how to communicate with colleagues and stakeholders effectively.

Each course is capped by an independent project, and at the end of the program, you'll complete a project incorporating everything you've studied.

Project submission deadlines will come every two to three weeks. To keep up, you should be prepared to devote about 20 hours per week to your studies.

• Tutor support and code reviews

Practicum's tutors are all data professionals with at least three years of experience. They provide guidance through weekly live coding sessions for groups, as well as regular one-on-one meetings. They can also be reached in Slack at any time. Whether you want more detailed explanations of material, help with a project, or advice regarding your professional development goals, your tutor will be there to help you.

Each project you submit will be checked line-by-line by an industry professional. Their feedback will help you polish your work and make sure your portfolio stands out to employers.

• Career Prep Course and Career Acceleration Program

Students will have the opportunity to enroll in our free Career Prep Course and Career Acceleration Program. Participants will optimize their LinkedIn profiles, resumes, and portfolios and write sample cover letters under the direction of a professional career coach. The Career Acceleration Program also offers workshops, mock interviews, and support during the job hunting process.

• Community

More than 5,000 students have already chosen Practicum by Yandex. With your community of peers always accessible via Slack, expert technical assistance, and ongoing emotional support, you'll never feel alone.

Subjects: Data Analytics
Classroom Hours Per Week: 20.0

Data Scientist

  • Cost: $4,000
  • Duration: 38 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Over this nine-month course, you will master the skills required to become a data scientist and build a portfolio of 15+ projects based on real data from a range of industries: e-commerce, taxi services, mining, and more.

Project topics include:
• Predicting traffic levels using Yandex.Navigator. Train an algorithm that predicts the severity of daily traffic jams.
• Select an ad to display on a 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.

In addition to educational projects, you will work on case studies for real companies, add professional-level projects to your portfolio, and get a chance to receive recommendations for
LinkedIn.

Practicum stands on the quality of the programs; if you don't secure a position within six months of graduating, we'll refund your money — guaranteed.

You will get:
• A comprehensive curriculum covering both hard and soft skills

Theory and practice will take place on our interactive platform. You'll learn to work with data using Python, work with databases using SQL, formulate and test hypotheses, identify patterns, and draw conclusions. You will also learn how to communicate with colleagues and stakeholders effectively.

Each course is capped by an independent project, and at the end of the program, you'll complete a project incorporating everything you've studied. Project submission deadlines will come every two to three weeks. To keep up, you should be prepared to devote about 20 hours per week to your studies.

• Tutor support and code reviews

Practicum's tutors are all data professionals with at least three years of experience. They provide guidance through weekly live coding sessions for groups, as well as regular one-on-one meetings. They can also be reached in Slack at any time. Whether you want more detailed explanations of material, help with a project, or advice regarding your professional development goals, your tutor will be there to help you.

Each project you submit will be checked line-by-line by an industry professional. Their feedback will help you polish your work and make sure your portfolio stands out to employers.

• Career Prep Course and Career Acceleration Program

Students will have the opportunity to enroll in our free Career Prep Course and Career Acceleration Program. Participants will optimize their LinkedIn profiles, resumes, and portfolios and write sample cover letters under the direction of a professional career coach. The Career Acceleration Program also offers workshops, mock interviews, and support during the job hunting process.

• Community

More than 5,000 students have already chosen Practicum by Yandex. With your community of peers always accessible via Slack, expert technical assistance, and ongoing emotional support, you'll never feel alone.

Subjects: Data Science
Classroom Hours Per Week: 20.0

Web Developer

  • Cost: $5,000
  • Duration: 46 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Over this 10-month course, you'll acquire the skills you need to become an excellent web developer. You'll work on six real, industry-level projects: a webpage made with HTML & CSS; an adaptive website; an interactive social network; a website built with React, a back-end server using Node.js; and a full-fledged independent web application. From the very beginning, we teach our students not only how to code properly, but also how to work with all the professional tools used in the industry. Using this knowledge, you'll fill your GitHub account with polished projects that meet industry standards and catch the attention of employers.

In addition to educational projects, you will work on case studies for real companies, add professional-level projects to your portfolio, and get a chance to receive recommendations for
LinkedIn.

Practicum stands on the quality of the programs; if you don't secure a position within six months of
graduating, we'll refund your money — guaranteed.

You will get:
• A comprehensive curriculum covering both hard and soft skills

Theory and practice will take place on our interactive platform. You'll learn how to implement page layouts, code in JavaScript, build user interfaces with React, develop website infrastructure, and debug code. You'll also learn how to communicate with coworkers and clients effectively.

Each course is capped by an independent project, and at the end of the program, you'll complete a project incorporating everything you've studied.

Project submission deadlines will come every two to three weeks. To keep up, you should be prepared to devote about 20 hours per week to your studies.

• Tutor support and code reviews

Practicum's tutors are all web developers with at least three years of experience. They provide guidance through weekly live coding sessions for groups, as well as regular one-on-one meetings. They can also be reached in Slack at any time. Whether you want more detailed explanations of material, help with a project, or advice regarding your professional development goals, your tutor will be there to help you.

Each project you submit will be checked line-by-line by an industry professional. Their feedback will help you polish your work and make sure your portfolio stands out to employers.

• Career Prep Course and Career Acceleration Program

Students will have the opportunity to enroll in our free Career Prep Course and Career Acceleration Program. Participants will optimize their LinkedIn profiles, resumes, and portfolios and write sample cover letters under the direction of a professional career coach. The Career Acceleration Program also offers workshops, mock interviews, and ongoing support during the job hunting process.

• Community

More than 5,000 students have already chosen Practicum by Yandex. With your community of peers always accessible via Slack, expert technical assistance, and ongoing emotional support, you'll never feel alone.

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

Practicum by Yandex Reviews

Average Ratings (All Programs)

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4.92/5

(84 reviews)
    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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    2/15/2021
  • Mabelly Tuchsznajder | Marketing Data Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Graduated: 2020

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"The Data Scientist program at Practicum was an amazing and productive experience"

I'm a Marketing Data Analyst, and I found Practicum one of the best online programs for those, like myself, who want to give the next step in the Data Science field. The program has great content, challenging exercises, and real-world projects. But those... Read More

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    2/12/2021
  • William Schutte | Web Developer
  • Web Developer
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Genuinely impressed, very professional, great curriculum"

While its possible to find all the information you would need to know on the internet (Udemy, Coursera, Youtube), bootcamps like this are for those who would prefer a little more structure and guidance. The curriculum covers the MERN stack in enough detail... Read More

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    2/12/2021
  • Pinwei Wu
  • Web Developer
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Web Developer"

I really like Practicum offers hand on experience at coding. Though I self learned some coding before the program but never feel like I could break into the field. In Practicum web developer program, I not only learned the coding skill, but also the way... Read More

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    2/11/2021
  • Idan daniels | Data Analyst
  • Graduated: 2020

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"An amazing path to data science fundamentals and more"

I enjoyed the program very much. I already have a mathematical background and very familiar with data analysis,even though, gladly I have learned so many new professional ways to solve problems, new different aspects and machine learning algorithms explained... Read More

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    2/9/2021
  • Jaia Bautista | UX Engineer
  • Web Developer
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Truly amazing learning experience and value"

I started my journey on web development a while back, I tried many courses on my own and even lost money on online Platforms and other online bootcamps... it was so disappointing, the outdated curriculum, the lack of support, the constant sales and promotions... Read More

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    12/30/2020
  • Mirjana Grkovska
  • Data Scientist
  • Graduated: 2020

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"I am simply impressed"

In the end of November, I decided to enroll for the Practicum by Yandex Data Science bootcamp. I started the introductory course and I got hooked. So much, that I completed the first three chapters in 2 days. It did not take me long either to complete... Read More

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Practicum by Yandex's average rating is 4.92 out of 5.0 based on 84 review(s).

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