Intro To Data Science

  • York Butter Factory Co-Working Space 62-66 King St Melbourne

 

AT A GLANCE

Do you spend your workdays sitting in front of Excel? Do you want to move up the value chain? Do you want to be a data scientist?

In this one-hour session, we will show you how to solve two very common business problems with ease, using cutting-edge tools from the world of data science. We'll also give you a road-map of what data science skills are most desirable, and how to go about gaining them. To illustrate, we'll use examples using a dataset of real Australian tax returns, mobile phone payments data from East Africa, and the investment returns of hundreds of Australian superannuation funds.

WHAT YOU WILL GET

  • This 1-hour workshop, we will take a tour on why learning data science will improve participants' lives.

  • How we get things done before and after learning the right tools.

  • You will gain access to our member-only discussion forums where you can share learnings, challenges and thought leadership with other innovation enthusiasts

  • You will gain access to exclusive Collective Campus alumni events, including opportunities to connect with both established and emerging startups

  • You will become a part of the exclusive Collective Campus community

  • You will receive ongoing thought leadership and case studies as they happen to keep abreast of the latest happenings relating to enterprise innovation

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Jim Savage is an experienced data scientist and educator. He is currently a Data Scientist at US startup Lendable and a lecturer at La Trobe University. Before that, he was a Senior Associate at the Grattan Institute, a Data Science Fellow at the University of Chicago, and an Analyst at the Australian Treasury.

 

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