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Want to learn more about data science but have no idea where to start? This course is for absolute beginners looking for an introduction to the basic Python programming & mathematical principles essential to learn as a first step toward developing data science skills or a new career in the field.
We will cover:
Introduction to programming in Python
Common Python libraries: NumPy, Pandas, Matplotlib
Foundations of linear algebra
Foundations of calculus
Foundations of probability
Foundation of statistics
August 13 to October 29
6:30 - 9:30PM PST
Alison is a Director of Data Science in Research & Development at the NPD Group, a global Market Research firm.
At NPD, Alison leads Data Science projects focusing on classification, data imputation, customer segmentation. She is also responsible for analyzing & integrating third party data sources that support modeling initiatives for NPD's omni-channel product, Checkout. Alison previously was a Data Scientist in the Healthcare industry after transitioning from a 10 year career in clinical care of Oncology patients. Throughout her medical & analytics experience, Alison has consistency been an educator & mentor including teaching positions at The University of Vermont Medical Center, The Swedish Institute of Allied Health Sciences & Northeastern University. Alison's Masters' studies in Data Science were completed through Northwestern University & is a proud Alum of Metis' Data Science Bootcamp. She lives in Vermont with her husband, 2 young boys & an energetic Chocolate Lab named "Gracie".
Metis (https://thisismetis.com/) accelerates data science learning for individuals, companies, & institutions through corporate training & accredited, immersive bootcamps.
The Metis bootcamp curriculum is designed & delivered by highly educated & industry-experienced practitioners, & all bootcamp graduates receive hands-on career support until theyre hired. Campuses are located in Chicago, New York City, San Francisco, & Seattle.
On the corporate side, Metis works with large organizations who want to up-skill their teams in data science & analytics to gain efficiencies, remain competitive, & improve their bottom lines. Metis is proud to be backed by Kaplan, a global leader in education.
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