Fitzwilliam Institute’s Part-time Evening Diploma in Data Analytics is one of the most successful data analytics courses in Ireland. Delivered interactively by Ireland’s leading data analysts, the course takes place in Dublin City Centre, two evenings per week for 10 weeks, and features:
Introduction to Python Programming
Use built-in data structures such as lists, dictionaries, and tuples to perform increasingly complex data analysis;
Descriptive statistics; inferential statistics;
Working with Programming Language
Basic for “R” Programming and basic use of the RStudio;
SWIRL-interactive “R” learning
Using Swirl software package for the R programming language;
Using Anaconda Navigator
Anaconda Navigator; Applications that will be accessed using Navigator: Jupyter Notebook, Spyder, RStudio , Pandas for Python, Numpy, Scipy;
Data Storage/ Big Data
Tools, techniques and frameworks;
Understanding of simple linear regression; multiple linear regression; Logistic regression;
Analysis of Variance
Understanding one-way, two-way and multivariate analysis of variance – Manova;
Types of Probability Distributions
Gaussian; Binomial; Gamma; Poisson probability distribution;
Time Series Analysis
Understanding and using time series data;
Data Mining / Web Mining
Understanding data mining; The process of data mining; Techniques;
How to visualize data while looking at multiple variables simultaneously; Cluster analysis; Association analysis;
Use of the Data Analytics Tools
Hadoop ; MapReduce; MongoDB;
The process of developing, testing; Applying predictive algorithms to achieve future outcomes; Understanding Support Vector Machine algorithm;
Simulation / Optimization
Finding the best value of one or more variables that can be controlled;
Overview of neural network models and their applications to data mining tasks;
On successful completion of this course you will receive a Diploma level qualification that is certified and awarded by the ICM (Institute of Commercial Management)
The Institute of Commercial Management was founded in 1979 and is one of the leading Professional Examination and Certification Bodies in the world today. Fitzwilliam Institute have developed and provided practical skills training courses in liaison with the Institute of Commercial Management qualifications and certifications framework for over 25 years. The Institute of Commercial Management certifications and continual professional development training awards are recognised by leading industries, bodies and professions.
Duration: 11 weeks, 20 classes (2 evenings/week) Tuesday & Thursday
Time: 6:30pm – 9pm
Venue: The Capel Building, Mary’s Abbey, Dublin 7 (The Capel Building is located in Dublin’s City Centre on Mary’s Abbey (Between the Jervis and Four Courts Luas stops).
Course Fees: €1,395.
To secure your place on the course a deposit of 20% (€279) is required. The remainder of the course fee (€1,116) is due 30 days prior to the commencement of the course. All fees must be paid before the course begins. Please note, the full course fees are inclusive of all course materials and certification costs.
Enrolment intake is strictly limited on this course. Early application is advised. Places are allocated on a first come first served basis.
Fitzwilliam Institute closes on Bank Holidays and for a number of days at Christmas and New Year. Fitzwilliam Institute reserves the right to postpone, cancel or alter courses without notice or to change any of the details in this brochure. Fees are not refundable unless the course is cancelled by the Fitzwilliam Institute. Distance Learning courses are provided by Fitzwilliam Institute - BGLS Ltd.
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