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Data Science for Business from Harvard Online

  • Free

  • online
  • United States (Boston) |
  • Sep, 2nd 2022 - Sep, 26th 2022
    • Certificate

    Data Science for Business is a Harvard Online course in collaboration with Harvard Business School Online that teaches you how to effectively use data to tackle your business decisions and motivate those around you to take action based on evidence.

     

    Program Benefits

    • Recognize business challenges in your organization that can be solved by using data science to form hypotheses, interpret results, and formulate actionable recommendations
    • Leverage data science to hone your decision-making skills and learn how to identify and avoid common mistakes while interpreting datasets, metrics, and visualizations
    • Move beyond the spreadsheet and gain a foundational understanding of data science, including data literacy and techniques such as data curation, regression models, prediction and analyses, the basics of coding environments, such as R, and visualization platforms to lead your team’s data inquiries
    • Understand widely applicable methodologies in statistics, data analytics, and data science—along with the basic skills to apply them

    Who Should Attend

    Aspiring Managers

    Get a headstart on your next career by gaining new technical skills and a data-driven mindset.

    Managers and Rising Leaders

    Dig into your organization’s datasets to create compelling business plans that increase revenue while mitigating risk.

    Product Managers

    Develop market-driven products by using data to identify and predict market size, competition, and buyer trends.

    Faculty

    Yael Grushka-Cockayne
    Assistant Professor

    *Program faculty is subject to change

    Curriculum

    Module 1: The Data Science Shift

    Module 2: Data Wrangling

    Module 3: Visualization

    Module 4: Time Series Forecasting

    Module 5: Linear Regressions

    Module 6: Logistic Regressions and Machine Learning

     

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