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Seeking Data Science courses? These platforms are all you need

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Jan 30, 2020, 8:48 am IST
Updated Jan 30, 2020, 8:48 am IST
If you are looking to get into Data Sciences or want to stand out against the competition, certification can be key.
The need for data scientists is also growing at an exponential pace.
 The need for data scientists is also growing at an exponential pace.

In the last few years, data has become significant to every industry. Data scientist is one of the hottest jobs in IT. Companies are increasingly reliant on data and are eager to hire data professionals who can make sense of the information the business collects. If you are looking to get into this lucrative field, or want to stand out against the competition, certification can be key. Whether for gaining insights, designing transparent and simpler products, predicting behaviour through social media data or for customer retention, it has emerged as a buzzword that is multiplying business efficiency.

This trend, in fact, isn’t surprising considering about 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created every single day- a figure that is only accelerating with the growing number of internet users across the world. Fuelled by this demand, the need for data scientists is also growing at an exponential pace and there has been a dramatic upswing in the hiring rate of data scientists by employers. This has created significant opportunities for individuals to delve into data related profiles.

 

To cater to this need here are the list of the online learning platform is providing data science certification courses:

UpGrad:

UpGrad is an online platform that offers educational services. UpGrad's range of programs consists of digital marketing, product management, entrepreneurship, data analytics, data-driven management, and digital technology management. It offers industry insights and student support services. Whether you’re an amateur or a professional, Data Science courses with upGrad will equip you with the practical and theoretical knowledge required in order to become a successful Data Scientist. Professionals can get a chance to study about open source tools and libraries, Python, databases, SQL, data visualization, data analysis and machine learning.

 

Udacity:

Udacity is a global lifelong learning platform connecting education to jobs and providing students with skills to advance careers. Udacity Nanodegree programs provide credentials earned through a series of online courses and projects in an array of subjects from self-driving cars and AI to data science and digital marketing. Udacity collaborates with more than 200 global employer-partners including AT&T, Google, Facebook, Mercedes-Benz and NVIDIA to close talent gaps. Headquartered in Mountain View, California, the privately-funded company has operations in India, China, Egypt, Germany, and the United Arab Emirates. Its investors include Bertelsmann, Andreessen Horowitz, Charles River Ventures and Drive Capital.

 

Shine Learning:

Shine Learning is India’s largest professional courses and career skills portal. Launched by Shine.com, Shine Learning has a vision to up-skill the Indian talent pool to adapt to the changing job market. Shine Learning uses an algorithm that not only predicts emerging skill sets but also recommends courses to its users after analyzing their resume and application history. Shine learning to provide a series of online courses and certification in a variety of subjects like Sales & Marketing, IT Software, Digital Marketing, Big data, Data Science and others. These certifications come with flexible study options; giving an edge to professionals who can work and learn at the same time.

 

Coursera:

Coursera is an online learning platform that offers massive open online courses (MOOC), specializations, and degrees. Coursera works with universities and other organizations to offer online courses, specializations, and degrees in a variety of subjects, such as engineering, data science, machine learning, mathematics, business, computer science, digital marketing, humanities, medicine, biology, social sciences, and others.

Simplilearn:

Simplilearn is the world’s leading certification training providers. This platform provides online training in disciplines such as Cyber Security, Cloud Computing, Project Management, Digital Marketing, and Data Science among others, where technologies and best practices are changing rapidly and demand for qualified candidates significantly exceeds supply.

 

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