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Python Basics for Data Science Online Course offered by IBM

The Python Basics for Data Science is a free online course offered by IBM conducted by the Edx. This Python course provides a beginner-friendly introduction to Python for Data Science. Practice through lab exercises, and you'll be ready to create your first Python scripts on your own!
About this course
  • Please Note: Learners who successfully complete this IBM course can earn a skill badge —a detailed, verifiable and digital credential that profiles the knowledge and skills you’ve acquired in this course. Enroll to learn more, complete the course and claim your badge!
  • Kick start your learning of Python for data science, as well as programming in general with this introduction to Python course.
  • This beginner-friendly Python course will quickly take you from zero to programming in Python in a matter of hours and give you a taste of how to start working with data in Python.
  • Upon its completion, you'll be able to write your own Python scripts and perform basic hands-on data analysis using our Jupyter-based lab environment.
  • If you want to learn Python from scratch, this course is for you.
What you'll learn
  • What Python is and why it is useful
  • The application of Python to Data Science
  • How to define variables in Python
  • Sets and conditional statements in Python
  • The purpose of having functions in Python
  • How to operate on files to read and write data in Python
  • How to use pandas, a must have package for anyone attempting data analysis in Python.
Duration: 05 weeks

Timings: 2 – 5 hours per week

Start on June 19, 2021

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