Data Science Foundation Course

Data Science is an interdisciplinary field that deals with processes and systems to extract insights from a large amount of data. The Data Science Foundation course is designed to provide professionals a comprehensive introduction to Data Science and Analytics Landscape. It is ideal for professionals in IT, analytics, big data, and machine learning to grow their existing skillset in this ever-growing field. The Data Science Foundation course is structured to comprehend organizational data, develop processes for managing data and use data to make key business decisions. This Data Science certification course helps professionals to master the fundamental concepts of Data Science and prepare themselves for the Microsoft Certified Data Analyst DA-100 certification exam.

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What is this Data Science Foundation course all about?

The Data Science Foundation course is designed to train professionals to get future-ready. It is designed to provide professionals with in-depth knowledge of data science concepts. The Data Science Foundation course in Dubai is designed to give professionals a comprehensive understanding of the data science field with an introduction to data science, data exploratory analysis, data science programming, machine learning, and visual analytics. The Data Science Foundation course helps professionals enhance their knowledge on data science concepts and the latest job-ready skills required to pursue job roles such as data analyst, business analyst, data scientist, machine learning engineer, data mining engineer, data architect, data engineer, and more. This Data Science training program can help professionals to develop great analytical skills and understand various data science concepts as well as prepare themselves to confidently appear for the Microsoft Certified Data Analyst DA-100 certification exam.

Why is getting trained in Data Science important?

Over the years, Data Science has become an integral part of many industries like agriculture, marketing optimization, risk management, fraud detection, marketing analytics, public policy, and more. Data science concepts such as data preparation, statistics, predictive modelling, and machine learning are widely used to resolve various issues in industries in the UAE as well as across the globe. This increased the demand for Data Science certification courses and data science-certified professionals. Therefore professionals undertake training from various data science courses to enhance their skills and knowledge in the domain. Getting trained in data science through a Data Science training program will elevate the professional’s value in today’s business world. After the completion of the Data Science certification course, one will be content with data science concepts and can successfully pass the Microsoft Certified Data Analyst DA-100 certification exam. This can help them attain highly valued certification in the field of Data Science and invite great job opportunities.

Why do companies hire Data Science professionals?

The growing significance of data science has led to the rapid growth and importance of professionals who have successfully completed Data Science certification courses. These data science professionals have now become an integral part of today’s business world. They have made their significant mark in brands, businesses, public agencies, and even non-profit organizations. Companies hire professionals with Data Science certification as they have proven to be domain experts who work tirelessly in processing a large amount of data and discovering relevant patterns and designs to utilize the information to draw future goals and objectives. Data Science professionals, with their profound knowledge and skills in data science concepts and tools acquired through the Data Science certification course, are gaining prime importance for Data Science jobs in Dubai and companies are on a serious hunt for them.

Industry Trends


The Data Science training program comes with its own set of merits, demands, and opportunities in the market. Let us see how.

Market trends

The growing demand for data science has led to an increased demand for data science professionals across the globe. Data Science is one of the most in-demand fields for jobs in 2021. It is predicted that by 2026, data science and analytics would be having more than 11 million jobs. The UAE Strategy for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Smart Dubai 2021 Strategy has created jobs within new and emerging fields that will enable the UAE to realize its vision and also open various opportunities to specialized professionals.

Salary Trends

Data science is a fast-growing career field, with a 650% growth in jobs since 2012. The Bureau of Labor Statistics considers data science in the top 20 fastest-growing occupations and has projected 31% growth over the coming years. With smart cities being the future and data being the bedrock upon which a smart city is built, the UAE is at the forefront of global data management efforts and is driving the growth of the knowledge economy in the region and beyond. Data science as a career path is more lucrative now than it has ever been, painting an optimistic job landscape for 2021 and beyond. 

Demand & Opportunities


Data science is advancing to greater heights every day, faster than many of us ever imagined. With its limitless demand, professionals with Data Science certification are now becoming an integral part of organizations and are offered various job opportunities worldwide.

Here are few highlights on the demands and opportunities for a professional to attain this dream career:

  1. In recent years, there has been consistent electronic content creation, transactional data generation, and streams of data logs. Organizations now are sitting on a pile of data of rich value but don’t know how to process them. This situation will open the need for data scientists in today’s world.
  2. LinkedIn's Emerging Jobs Report has revealed a boom in technology and digital-oriented professions in the UAE, in which the job roles for data science professionals top the list.
  3. In regards to the UAE government's new strategies, such as the UAE Strategy for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Smart Dubai 2021 Strategy have created numerous jobs in the data science field.
  4. Emerging job opportunities are now dominated by digital positions and many of the new skills which are on-demand fall under the categories of advanced and applied digital skills, involving high technical expertise. This makes data science professionals stand out in this competitive world.
  5. Big data is taking on a big and prime role in the functioning and growth process of brands. And being a data scientist is a prime position for any person in today’s world with their ability to manage data and provide solutions for problems both within and outside the organization.

 

Course Outcome


Successful completion of the Data Science Foundation course can help you to: 

  • Interpret and communicate data and results using a vast array of real-world examples from different domains.
  • Make predictions using machine learning and statistical methods.
  • Attain computational thinking and skills, and programming language for analyzing and visualizing data.
  • Think critically about data and draw robust conclusions based on the information.

Course Module


1. Academic Prerequisites

  • It is necessary to possess a degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics, business information systems, information management, or a related discipline at the undergraduate or graduate level

2. Mathematics/ Statistics Prerequisites

  • Knowledge of statistics and probability
  • Understanding of Multivariable Calculus
  • Deep understanding of Linear Algebra

3. Programming Prerequisites

  • Skills in Python
  • Knowledge on Excel
  • Business / Domain Knowledge
  • Hacking / Programming Skills
  • Statistics
  • Machine Learning
  • Basic statistics
  • Exploratory graphs
  • Exploratory statistics
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Confidence
  • Validating
  • Introduction to Visual Analytics
  • Interpretability
  • Actionable insights
  • Various Graphical Representations
  • Business Analytics vs Big Data vs Data Science
  • Components of Data Science: Venn diagram
  • Understanding Data Science Pipeline
  • Roles and Jobs in Data Science in the Market
  • Data Science Team Structure
  • Reading from existing data from flat files and database
  • APIs
  • Web Scraping
  • Other data-gathering methods
  • Hands-on importing data
  • Programming basics
  • Python overview
  • R overview
  • SQL
  • Decision trees
  • Ensembles
  • k-nearest neighbors (kNN)
  • Naive Bayes classifiers
  • Artificial neural networks
  • Data Science Learning sources
  • Data Science relevance in your career
  • How should a data scientist’s resume look like
  • Tips on job applications

Program Dates


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30 Mar
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Expert Instructors & Teaching Methods


Nasvi Kareem is an accomplished professional with five years of extensive experience in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the MENA region as a Certified Python trainer, Data Analyst, Researcher, and Embedded Engineer. She has published works such as "Airport Data Interpretation Using Python Programming" and "Emotion Controlled Health Monitoring System Based on IoT Design," demonstrating her expertise in these fields. Her strong programming skills and deep interest in Data Science pique her interest in working as a researcher. Her knowledge and experience in IT programming courses such as Java, Python, C programming, SQL, HTML, and others make her an excellent choice for any teaching or training programme in the field of Information Technology. She has a proven track record of teaching corporate adults in the IT and government sectors, leveraging her expertise in teaching tools such as MS Office, Excel, and Power BI to deliver well-rounded training programmes. Nasvi Kareem is a highly motivated professional with a track record of success in diverse teams and multicultural settings. She consistently strives to stay current on industry trends, making her a valuable asset to any organisation.

Work Experience

  • ⦾ IT Trainer, Learners Point Academy, Dubai
  • ⦾ IT Robotics / Computer Science Teacher, Plato’s Planet, Dubai
  • ⦾ Technology Coordinator, Indian High School, Dubai
  • ⦾ Embedded Engineer - Trainee, Maklab Innovation, India

Education & Professional Qualifications

  • ⦾ M.Tech - Embedded Systems, TKM Institute of Technology
  • ⦾ B.Engg - Electronics and Biomedical Engineering

Achievements

  • ⦾ Successfully delivered 7 days of corporate training for the IT team of the Bank of Sudan for the program “ Data Science with Python"
  • ⦾ Successfully delivered 10 days of corporate training for the IT Team from Nigeria Govt - Data Centre in Nigeria, for the program, “Big Data Analytics”
  • ⦾ Successfully delivered 15 days of Web Development course for Production City in Dubai

Nasvi Kareem

Learners Point Certificate

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KHDA Certificate

Earn a KHDA attested Course Certificate. The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) is the educational quality assurance and regulatory authority of the Government of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Why Count on Learners Point?


Being one of the leading providers of the Data Science Foundation course in Dubai, at Learners Point we help professionals master the necessary skill sets and experience to complete this Data Science Foundation course.

Following are the USPs our Data Science Foundation course offers you:

  •  We look at real-world scenarios organizations face and formulate our Data Science course structure as per practical requirements.
  • Apart from theoretical knowledge, we also focus on practical case studies to give you a reality check and insight into what exactly will be asked of you while you are in a demanding role.
  • Our bespoke Data Science Foundation course also equips you with hands-on experience by offering assignments related to the actual work environment.
  • Apart from organizing group sessions, we also offer one-to-one sessions to enhance the quality of our Data Science training program.
  • We also take a discrete approach to career guidance so that one can be successfully placed as a professional.

Learners Experience


"This Data Science course in Dubai by Learners Point is really top-class. The trainer was well-versed in all the modules taught and super supportive. The assignments were quite tough but really helped us better identify our potentials. Thanks team LP."

Ameena Alzubaidi

Senior Data Analyst

"I have attended this intensive 5-weeks Data Science course in Dubai by Learners Point Academy. The materials provided were excellent. I had a similar course at the university under a university professor, but it wasn't even close to this class! The classes by Nasvi are focused towards solving real-world problems .I am really happy about attending the course and highly recommend it to all Data Science enthusiasts."

Arman Hameed

Retail Strategist

"I really appreciate their dedication and professionalism. and besides highly recommending their Data Science Foundation course in Dubai. I passed my exam on the first attempt and got the Data Science Foundation certificate."

Meenakshi Dhar

Staff Data Scientist

"I had registered for this Data Science Foundation course in Dubai. Knowledgeable staff. Very accommodating and tremendously professional. Thank you Learners Point Academy."

Mustafa Nisar

Assistant Manager - Data Science

"Everything exceeded my expectations. Real world experiences were great. Would definitely endorse this Data Science Foundation course in Dubai that Learners Point is conducting."

Shafqat Ali

Senior Decision Science Analyst

"The program's content was so well structured that it helped me grasp the concepts very new to me. I would definitely endorse this Data Science Foundation course in Dubai for its rich content and comprehensive approach to Data Science."

Rameez Reza

Senior Solutions Architect

Our Graduates


Our graduates are from big companies, small, companies, they are founders, career changers and life long learners. Join us and meet your tribe!

FAQs on Data Science Foundation Course

With the rising demand for big data and data science in today’s business world. A career in Data Science is a fantastic one with unlimited job opportunities waiting ahead of a professional with Data Science certification for various job positions across industries.
The potential for quantum computing and data science is huge in the future. Machine Learning is widely used to process information much faster with its accelerated learning and advanced capabilities. However, data analysis is a complex field and one must acquire deep-rooted knowledge in this field to have a promising career in the future. By enrolling in a Data Science course, one can gain the knowledge and skills required to succeed in this growing field. Also, can confidently appear for the Microsoft Certified Data Analyst DA-100 certification exam.
The World Economic Forum's Future of Work Report 2020 predicts that by 2025, the job with the highest demand and growth will be that of a Data Scientist. The Data Scientist job role is considered the 3rd highest paid job in UAE. Thus becoming a professional with a Data Science certification will surely increase one’s salary.
With recent analyses of important data, companies are better equipped for setting up future campaigns and goals to employ Data Science professionals. Completing a Data Science certification course will enhance one’s knowledge of data science concepts and tools and elevate his/her professional value to stand out in today’s competitive world.
The Data Science training program helps professionals to gain an in-depth understanding of data structure and data manipulation. After completing the data science training program, one can understand and use various models and classification techniques for data analysis and draw data-driven decisions.
The jobs for data science professionals are the most attractive positions in today’s world. With their expertise and knowledge, Data Scientists are in great demand and listed as the 3rd highest-paid job in the UAE. On average the Data Science salary in Dubai is AED 32,500 per month. The Data Science salary in the UAE can range from AED 17,600 to AED 49,100 per month.
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