- Welcome and introduction
- What's big data? How does it relate to data science?
- Data-driven decision making for data-centric organisations
Data Science for Business Innovation
Explore the scope of data science from a business perspective by getting enrolled in the Data Science for Business Innovation online programme by Coursera.
Medium of instructions English
Mode of learning Self study
Mode of Delivery Video and Text Based
This course will educate candidates on the significance of data science in boosting data-driven innovation in businesses. The Data Science for Business Innovation certification programme has been developed to teach central data science concepts, including machine learning, data communication, big data and data valorisation.
The Data Science for Business Innovation online course by Coursera also sheds light on Data Science’s tools and techniques, success stories, terminology, use cases and various applications. You will also explore its more technical aspect by learning about semi-supervised, unsupervised and supervised techniques. Furthermore, the distinctions between prescriptive, predictive and descriptive analytics will be discussed.
The Data Science for Business Innovation syllabus covers important topics such as regression, clustering and classification methods. Also, you will study data analysis, pros and cons of different machine learning methods, data needs and practical applicability issues. With the help of this course, you will understand the roles and impact of NoSQL data models and scalable cloud-based computational platforms.
- Beginner-level programme
- Video lectures in English
- Online course
- Seven hours of content
- Offered by EIT Digital and Politecnico di Milano, Italy
- Flexible deadlines
- Data science programme
- Financial aid available
- Practical examples
- Practice exercises
- Video lectures
- Comprehensive curriculum
- A shareable certificate
- Online learning
- Subtitles in multiple languages
- Reading material
- Experienced instructors
- Flexible deadlines
- An offering of eit digital
Course and certificate fees
Type of course
- You can join the Data Science for Business Innovation course for free.
- You have to pay a fee if you want graded items and a certificate of completion.
Data Science for Business Innovation fee structure
Data Science for Business Innovation (Enrolment)
certificate providing authority
You will receive the Data Science for Business Innovation classes certificate after completing all the materials included in the programme.
What you will learn
Near the end of Coursera’s Data Science for Business Innovation programme, you will learn about:
Basic intuitions and concepts about Machine Learning (ML) methods, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data analysis
How data-driven innovation, ML and Data Science can benefit businesses
How Data Science influences business analytics and decision making
Step 1 – To access Data Science for Business Innovation online course page on Coursera’s website - https://www.coursera.org/learn/data-science-for-business-innovation
Step 2 – Start the registration process by clicking on the 'Enroll for free’ button.
Step 3 – You can now create a new account using your email ID. You can even link an existing Google or Facebook account to log in.
Step 4 – A new pop-up will appear with two options – ‘Purchase Course’ and ‘Audit only’. You have to pay the fee to join the course if you choose the former. However, you will be directly enrolled in the Data Science for Business Innovation classes programme when you choose ‘Audit Only’ and click ‘Continue’.
Filling the form
You need not fill an application form to join the Data Science for Business Innovation online course. Simply log on to the Coursera website and create an account to enrol in the course. For signing up, you just need to enter your full name and email address. Alternatively, you can sign in with a Facebook or Google account.
Week 1 Introduction to data-driven business
Week 2 Terminology and foundational concepts
- Machine learning
- Solving problems: programming vs machine learning
- Success story: data science at Netflix
Week 3 Data Science methods for business
- Classification of user-generated content to recommend restaurants
- Hiring employees using logistic regression
- Linear regression for price prediction
- Product recommendation using decision trees and random forests
- K-means clustering
Week 4 Challenges and conclusions
- Data science challenges
Coursera offers financial support with the Data Science for Business Innovation live course. You have to fill out an application form to avail it. To apply, tap the 'Financial aid available' hyperlink near the top of the course webpage.
You should then tap the ‘Continue to the application’ link. You have to click the 'Continue' button after agreeing to the terms on the next page. On the application form page, provide necessary details, including annual income, educational background, employment status and how much you can afford to pay as the Data Science for Business Innovation fee.
You also have to submit written answers (in 150 words minimum) to questions including why are you applying for the scholarship; and how the Data Science for Business Innovation training will help you in your career. You can specify if you want to get a low-interest loan or not. Lastly, you have to hit the ‘Submit Application’ button.
After the form submission, Coursera takes at least 15 days for review.
How it helps
The Data Science for Business Innovation online programme provides a flexible learning experience. You can browse through the course contents and complete them at your convenience.
Furthermore, when you opt for the Data Science for Business Innovation certification, you will receive an official e-document verifying your learnings. This credential will add value to your CV, LinkedIn and make you more employable.
Yes. You can join the course for free.
EIT Digital and Politecnico di Milano, Italy will accredit this course.
Two expert Professors of Politecnico di Milano will be your instructors for this programme. They are Marco Brambilla and Emanuele Della Valle.
Once you pay the fee, you will get full access to the course content, including the graded assignments. Once you complete the course, you will receive a certificate of completion.
The Data Science for Business Innovation course is approximately seven-hour long.
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