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Intro to Analytic Thinking, Data Science, and Data Mining

Welcome to Introduction to Analytic Thinking, Data Science, and Data Mining. In this course, we will begin with an exploration of the field and profession of data science with a focus on the skills and ethical considerations required when working with data. We will review the types of business problems data science can solve and discuss the application of the CRISP-DM process to data mining efforts. A brief overview of Descriptive, Predictive, and Prescriptive Analytics will be provided, and we will conclude the course with an exploratory activity to learn more about the tools and resources you might find in a data science toolkit.

Created by University of California, Irvine


What you’ll learn

In this educational opportunity you may gain confidence with the skills required by companies in 2021. The most in demand technique within the educational resource that is frequently mentioned from companies is Data Analytics.

Who will benefit?

Evaluating material from this learning resource with nearly 10,000 data-related job descriptions, we find that those in or pursuing Data Scientist roles would benefit the most.