Python for Data Analysis

Quarter Academic Credit

Get a head start in your career by gaining essential data analysis skills. This online course in our Professional Concentration in Python for Data Science, Web and Core Programming and is designed for professionals looking to develop relevant analysis skills in general or switch to a more technical career.

Python for Data Analysis will introduce basic data analysis applications of Python for those with little or no programming experience. Through remote lectures, group discussions and hands-on projects, you will learn how to ingest and clean data, plot basic graphs and fit regression-based models. Along with the basics of the Python language, this course will introduce various Python libraries; you will learn how to import data and manipulate it efficiently using Pandas and NumPy, how to produce plots and data visualizations with matplotlib and how to run regression models using sci kit-learn. By the end of this course, you will be able to immediately apply your new skills to perform basic data analysis tasks in Python.

Learning Outcomes
• Read and explore data frames using various libraries including Pandas
• Analyze and make recommendations from a dataset
• Hands on experience testing a hypothesis using data

Skills You’ll Gain
• Basic data analysis in Python
• Experience with Pandas, matplotlib, NumPy and scikit-learn

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