Data Science Introductory Training

There is great demand for professionals who can turn data analysis into competitive advantage for their organizations. This learning path will train you to use development frameworks such as Hadoop, Spark & R to process huge amounts of data and thrive in your big data career.

The field of data science begins with understanding and working with the core technology frameworks used for analyzing big data. You’ll learn the developmental and programming frameworks Hadoop and Spark used to process massive amounts of data in a distributed computing environment.

Course Features

Course Schedule

Course Outline

Introduction to Data Science

  • What is Data?
  • Types of Data
  • What is Data Science?
  • Knowledge Check
  • Lab Activity

Data Science Workflow

  • Data Gathering
  • Data Preparation & Cleansing
  • Data Analysis – Descriptive, Predictive & Prescriptive

Data Visualisation & Model

  • Deployment
  • Knowledge Check

Life of Data Scientist

  • What is a Data Scientist

Data Scientist Roles

  • What Does a Data Scientist Look Like?
  • T-Shaped Skillset
  • Data Scientist Roadmap
  • Data Scientist Education Framework
  • Thinking like a Data Scientist
  • Knowns & Unknowns
  • Demand & Opportunity
  • Labour Market
  • Applications of Data Science
  • Data Science Principles
  • Data-Driven Organisation
  • Developing Data Products
  • Knowledge Check


Data Gathering

  • Obtaining Data from Online Repositories

Importing Data from Local File Formats (json, xml)

  • Importing Data Using Web API
  • Scraping Website for Data
  • Knowledge Check

Data Science Prerequisites

  • Probability and Statistics
  • Linear Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Combinatorics
  • Programming


Beginning Databases

  • Types of Databases
  • Relational Databases
  • NoSQL
  • Hybrid Databases
  • Lab Activity


Structured Query Language (SQL)

  • Performing CRUD (Create, Retrieve, Update, Delete)
  • Designing a Real World Database
  • Normalising a Table
  • Knowledge Check
  • Lab Activity


Introduction to Phyton

  • Basics of Python Language
  • Functions and Packages
  • Python Lists
  • Functional Programming in Python
  • Numpy & Scipy
  • iPython
  • Knowledge Check

Lab Activity: Exploring Data Using Python


  1. Software developers
  2. IT managers
  3. Service management professionals
  4. Technology Managers

Payment Methods

We offer the following options:
  • Cash
  • HRDF Claimable
  • Maybank Ezpay (Up to 24 months @ 0% Interest)
  • CIMB Easy Pay (Up to 24 months @ 0% Interest)
  • Cash Installment (Case by case basis)

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