Data Science Fundamentals Certificate Course

Program Overview

Sigmoidstar Data Science – Fundamentals Certificate Program is a 4-month program for fresh graduates and experienced professionals looking to build their career in data science & analytics. This outcome driven program will help the candidate transition to roles such as business analysts, data analysts, data engineer, analytics professional and data scientist. The program provides in-depth training on relevant data science techniques, tools and technologies and practical hands-on applications through industry case studies. The candidate will leverage from in-depth experience and expertise brought by SigmoidStar faculty in their respective domains. Sigmoidstar faculty members and mentors have been ranked amongst India’s top Data Science experts, have sound theoretical fundamentals in Artificial Intelligence and vast experience and have developed strong AI products in multiple industry verticals including BioTech, Oil & Gas, Ecommerce, Media, CyberSecurity, Advertising and others.


Program Structure

The 4-month program uses a combination of learning techniques that include online teaching with mentor(s), hands-on exercises, and sessions with industry practitioners. The schedule is flexible and any queries can be sent to query@sigmoidstar.com


Lectures + Hands-on Sessions

The program will include lectures that would be delivered in online mode on data science and machine learning from expert faculty and also practical hands-on sessions on topics in data science. The program duration is 16 weeks including 4 weeks of industry relevant projects. The program covers the tools and skills sought by most organizations involved in Data Science projects. During the program, candidates are trained on Python, Statistics Fundamentals, Data Science, Machine Learning Algorithms, SQL and visualization tools.


4-week Industry Relevant Project Work

Candidates would work on application-oriented industry projects where they are mentored and evaluated by SigmoidStar faculty and industry experts. This will give them the competitive edge in the market and make a strong foundation for their career in Artificial Intelligence.


Lab Sessions

Regular in-class lab sessions will help candidates apply data science concepts to real-life industry related scenarios under the guidance of a faculty and industry expert. This will boost their confidence to face challenging problems in Artificial Intelligence applications in the Industry.


Course Curriculum Overview

Our corporate partners are deeply involved in curriculum design ensuring that it aligns with Industry 4.0 paradigm for data science professionals. The curriculum will include the following topics:
• Intro To Programming Using Python
• Exploratory Data Analysis
• Statistical Methods for Decision Making
• SQL Programming using MySQL
• Machine Learning Algorithms
• Linear & Logistic Regression
• Supervised Learning: Classification Algorithms
• Unsupervised Learning
• Ensemble Techniques
• Industry Project


Key Take-aways For Students

• Successfully perform all steps in a Data Science Project which has relevance to student’s current work context or area of interest
• Apply OLS method to create linear regression. Assess R-squared and adjusted R-squared for multiple models
• Good understanding of statistical techniques used in Data Science projects
• Perform Data Exploration & Cleaning
• Intuitively explain and understand Logistic Regression, SVM/SVR, Random Forest
• Understand and explain evaluation measures of Classification and Regression
• Hands-on experience with Python, SQL and data exploration


Key Placement Assistance

The corporate network of SigmoidStar, would help the candidates in placement on data analysis, data engineering and data science jobs in India and abroad.


Eligibility Requirements

• Must be a graduate in Engineering/Maths/OR/Stats/Computers/Economics/Any other relevant branch with 60% or above in Xth, XIIth and Bachelor's degree
• The program is open for candidates in their third and fourth years and also graduates with experience
• Basic (beginner level) programming skills in any language (Java/C/C++/JS/Mat lab/Python/R/..)
• Basic (beginner level) Maths and Probability/Statistics
• Interest and Commitment towards Data Science
• Interests in exploring data through Visualization (different formats)
• Data Science Fundamentals Certificate is ideal for candidates with a graduation in a quantitative discipline like engineering, mathematics, commerce, sciences, statistics, economics, etc.

Fee Details

• Fee for Instructor Led Online Training: INR 50000 (USD 700) + GST
• Fee for Self paced online course: INR 25000 (USD 350) + GST
• Financial assistance and/or EMI available via partners. Please contact the admissions office.
• Exceptional students given preference for financial assistance.


Admissions Contact

Email:

admissions@sigmoidstar.com.