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Gear Up for the Big Data Era with these MOOCs

KEEP - 16 May 2018



Our lives are surrounded by data in this digital age. When businesses rely heavily on data to make decisions and plans, there are plenty of opportunities for data specialists in the job market. These jobs require skills ranging from statistical analysis to computer techniques like data management and data visualization, and to more advanced skills like data mining.

While these professionals are sought-after in the market, universities and tech giants are offering online courses for those who are interested to pick up or reinforce knowledge in data science. Take a look at our selections below and gear yourself up for new opportunities in the big data era!




Basic data management

Learn how to prepare and organize your data.

 

Getting and Cleaning Data - Johns Hopkins University (Coursera)
https://course.keep.edu.hk/course/46909

Introduction to Data Analysis using Excel - Microsoft (edX)
https://course.keep.edu.hk/course/172181

Databases and SQL for Data Science - IBM (Coursera)
https://course.keep.edu.hk/course/177833

 


Tools and Programming Skills for Data Analysis

Employ software and programming to make data handling more efficient.

 

Excel/VBA for Creative Problem Solving, Part 1 - University of Colorado Boulder (Coursera)
https://course.keep.edu.hk/course/171441

The Data Scientist’s Toolbox - Johns Hopkins University (Coursera)
https://course.keep.edu.hk/course/47059

Introduction to Data Science in Python - University of Michigan (Coursera)
https://course.keep.edu.hk/course/48803




Statistical Analysis

Discover information from data with statistical theories and methods.

 

Introduction to R for Data Science - Microsoft (edX)
https://course.keep.edu.hk/course/172463

Statistical Inference - Johns Hopkins University (Coursera)
https://course.keep.edu.hk/course/48045

 


Data Visualization

Present your data in a way that facilitates understanding and decision making.

 

Data Visualization - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Coursera)
https://course.keep.edu.hk/course/46557

Data Visualization with Advanced Excel - PwC (Coursera)
https://course.keep.edu.hk/course/140059

Data Visualization with Python - IBM (Coursera)
https://course.keep.edu.hk/course/179969

 


Advanced Skills

Discover even more knowledge hidden in your data with advanced techniques.

 

Pattern Discovery in Data Mining - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Coursera)
https://course.keep.edu.hk/course/47453

Big Data Analytics - University of Adelaide (edX)
https://course.keep.edu.hk/course/172237

Machine Learning - Stanford University (Coursera)
https://course.keep.edu.hk/course/1095

 

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