About the course

This course aims to provide first introduction to problem solving using data. During the course, you will understand how to test your hypothesis and find answers to your problems. By end of this course, you will be able to understand data science as a domain and would have built your first predictive model

Pre-requisites

This course assumes no past knowledge about analytics and data science.

Course curriculum

  • 1
    1. Introduction to Business Analytics
    • Introduction to workshop- Video
    • What is Business Analytics-Video
    • Applications of Analytics-Video
    • Important Job Roles in Analytics Industry-Video
  • 2
    2. Model Building Stages
    • Introduction to Model Building Stages-Video
    • Problem Definition
    • Hypothesis Generation - I
    • Hypothesis Generation - II and Data Collection
    • Importance of Problem Definition and Hypothesis Generation
    • Data Exploration
    • Downloadables
    • Predictive Modeling
    • ML algorithm selection
  • 3
    3. Hands on Exercise
    • Problem Identification
    • Hypothesis Generation
    • Hypothesis Generation and Data Collection
    • Data Exploration
  • 4
    3.1. Model Building Steps (Excel)
    • Univariate Analysis
    • Multivariate Analysis
    • Missing Value Treatment
    • Outlier Treatment
    • Variable Transformation
    • Predictive Modeling
  • 5
    3.2. Model Building Steps (R)
    • Univariate Analysis
    • Multivariate Analysis
    • Missing Value Treatment
    • Outlier Treatment
    • Variable Transformation
    • Predictive Modeling
  • 6
    3.3. Model Building Steps (Python)
    • Univariate Analysis
    • Multivariate Analysis
    • Missing Value Treatment
    • Outlier Treatment
    • Variable Transformation
    • Predictive Modeling
  • 7
    4. Key Takeaways
    • Key Takeaways

Instructor(s)

  • Kunal Jain

    Founder & CEO

    Kunal Jain

    Kunal is the Founder of Analytics Vidhya. Analytics Vidhya is one of largest Data Science community across the globe. Kunal is a data science evangelist and has a passion for teaching practical machine learning and data science. Before starting Analytics Vidhya, Kunal had worked in Analytics and Data Science for more than 12 years across various geographies and companies like Capital One and Aviva Life Insurance. He has worked with several clients and helped them build their data science capabilities from scratch.
  • Sunil Ray

    Chief Content Officer

    Sunil Ray

    Sunil Ray is Chief Content Officer of Analytics Vidhya. He brings years of experience of using data to solve business problems for several Insurance companies. Sunil has a knack of taking complex topics and then breaking them into easy and simple to understand concepts - a unique skill which comes in handy in his role at Analytics Vidhya. Sunil also follows latest developments in AI & ML closely and is always up for having a discussion on impact of technology on years to come.

FAQ

  • What is the fee for this course?

    This course is completely free for our community members.

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