Pro Series: Data Science

May–July 2019, New York, NY

Make data science work for you.

This series is designed for professionals who have some industry experience in fields like programming or analytics and want to transition into a full-time data science role.

You’ll learn to:

  • Transform data into actionable insights and knowledge
  • Improve your analytical thinking, ask the right questions, and solve problems iteratively
  • Tell data-driven stories to give your organization’s products and customers an edge over the competition

The three courses in this series combine to give you a deep, holistic understanding of data science from all perspectives—including data cleaning, analysis and visualization, how data engineering and operations come into play, and the importance of leadership, team management, and strategy.

course blended model
course blended model

Part 1: Online

  • Gain a thorough understanding of core concepts and ideas through live sessions with your instructor
  • Immerse yourself in engaging course materials on the learning platform—at your own pace
  • Complete your work whenever is best for your busy schedule

Part 2: In person

New York, NY

  • Hit the ground running with a like-minded group of dedicated professionals
  • Build a hands-on data science project from square one
  • Learn through discussions, group work, and collaborative final presentations
  • Network with peers and make industry connections

Course 1: Foundations in Data Science Using Python

New York, NY: Online—5/6 to 5/17 and In Person—5/20 to 5/21

Learn how data impacts business decisions, how to build a viable Data Science project and create an effective dataset, how to explore data with Python, and the importance of telling an effective, actionable story with the results.
Course outline

Course 2: Production Workflows for Data Science

New York, NY: Online—6/3 to 6/14 and In Person—6/17 to 6/18

Become a more well-rounded data scientist by learning the tools and processes used by data engineers. Learn to work with distributed systems, abstraction layers, and design patterns before practicing with popular frameworks such as Spark and Kafka.
Course outline

Course 3: Leadership and Mentoring in Data Science

New York, NY: Online—7/15 to 7/26 and In Person—7/29 to 7/30

Hone your expertise and develop your skills to work effectively within a data science team. Apply the foundational techniques and intermediate tooling from courses 1 and 2 to execute successful strategies.
Course outline

Got questions?

Instructor Paco Nathan will be providing answers during an online informational session on Thursday, March 28 at 12:00pm ET.

Sign up now

Show that you’re a Pro

When you complete each three-course series and pass a practical assessment exam, you’ll receive a Pro Series by O’Reilly certificate. Backed by our 40-year reputation for technical excellence, this certificate demonstrates that you can apply the skills you’ve learned to on-the-job problems.

Are you more experienced? Jump right to the final course in a series, then pass the cumulative practical assessment exam to earn your certificate.

* Savings amount reflects the value of a one-year O’Reilly online learning subscription ($399) and 10% discount per course ($899).