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Sep 17 - Dec 3 2019
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This course will equip you with the basic machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) tools for mining and analyzing datasets, and extracting insights for decision making. You will learn how to identify correlations and patterns in datasets, build predictive models using machine learning and AI software and evaluate the performance of those models.
What You’ll Learn
- Find correlations between variables in a dataset.
- Identify clusters in data such as market segments.
- Predict future outcomes based on hidden relationships in historical data.
- Use tools to classify events or observations by type.
- Evaluate and combine models for best performance
- 3250 Foundations of Data Science and 3251 Statistics for Data Science OR
- Previous knowledge and experience in Python programming and statistical techniques OR
- A passing grade on a self-assessment test/quiz for equivalent skills
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I enrolled in the digital strategy and marketing management certification with about four years of experience in a traditional marketing role. My instructors were highly qualified and had a lot of industry experience, many even work in management roles and teach at the same time, so the case studies are recent and detailed. I highly recommend this program to anyone who wants to improve their skills in digital marketing and already has some work experience behind them.
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