PGPLive in Data Science


PGP in Data Science

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Batch Start: 30 October 2021

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Jointly certified by INSOFE and Case Western Reserve University
Gain a lateral entry to Top ranked USA and UK Master’s programs
PGP for Core Engineering and Science Specialists
Over 300 hours of training with eminent faculty and data scientists

Program Overview

This PGP certification is designed for students from different engineering and science backgrounds who wish to build a career as data scientists within their domains. Students will learn mathematics, programming, and applications of data science through a variety of courses. They will reinforce that knowledge with numerous projects under the guidance of course mentors.

The PGP is jointly certified by Case Western Reserve University and INSOFE and opens the door for several education and career opportunities.

This graduate level certification in data science will equip students to utilize existing frameworks and algorithms to solve problems and build products/services specific to their specialised engineering domain.

As we consider the implications of advanced digital skills in today’s continuous learning economy, the field of Data Science holds a uniquely central position in providing avenues for retraining and upskilling, ensuring both individuals and organizations remain economically and educationally competitive.

Case Western Reserve University’s Siegal Lifelong Learning Program is excited to offer certificates in Data Science education in conjunction with INSOFE. This credential demonstrates proficiency in some of the foundational skills associated with a number of key areas within the broader field of Data Science.

Brian Amkraut
Executive Director of Siegal Lifelong Learning
at Case Western Reserve University

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Program Benefits

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  • Approach real world Engineering problems through the lens of Data Science
  • Build most in demand job skill for an engineer or a scientist
  • Study while working but at the same time get all the benefits of a classroom education
  • Learn computational skills from ground up
  • Understand the underlying mathematical and engineering principles of data science
  • Become most in-demand, well-grounded, and dual specialist (Your Core and Data Science)

75+ World-Class Faculty

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On average, INSOFE students spend 150+ hours with international PhDs during the course of their study



Program Curriculum


PGP

in Data Science


Globally recognized and jointly certified by Case Western Reserve University

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Essential Engineering Skills in Big Data Analytics Using R and Python
1 Credit
Students will learn an overview of the data science field while learning the basics of using R and Python. They will begin to implement relevant data science pipelines.
 
Foundations of Probability and Statistics for Data Science
2 Credits
Students will be taught the essential skill of ‘thinking like a statistician’ and receive hands-on sessions via Excel on Knime.
 
Statistics and Probability in Decision Modeling
4 Credits
As part of this course, students will learn very powerful supervised learning methods, viz., linear logistic regression, predictive modelling basics, Naïve Bayes classifier, and time series which are used to solve problems in topic extraction, prediction, and classification.
 
The Art and Science of Storytelling with Data Visualizations
1 Credit
Students will be taught the process for building effective and advanced data visualizations using Python and Tableau.
 
Methods and Algorithms in Machine Learning
5 Credits
Students will be taught concepts such as association rules, decision trees, clustering, support vector machines, ensemble methods, and collaborative filtering
 
AI and Engineering Sciences
4 Credits
Students will be taught concepts such as Artificial Neural Networks, Deep learning, Computer Vision, Natural language processing, and Tensorflow 2.0, Fast.AI and Keras
 
Operations Research
2 Credits
Students will learn linear programming, monte carlo simulations, and genetic algorithms along with receiving hands-on sessions using Excel and KNIME.
 
Developing Productionisable ML/AI application
1 Credit
Students will be taught to write effective ML/AI python code using Exception Handling and Logging in Visual Studio Code, develop the code inside Docker Container, and test the correctness of the code using Unit Testing.
 
Real time Big Data Application using Spark Ecosystem
2 Credits
Students will receive an introduction to Big Data and distributed application using Spark ecosystems and solve small and large scale data problems using PySpark
 
 
Capstone Project in AI advanced technologies
1 Credit
 
 
TOTAL
23 Credits
 

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Prerequisites

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science
Taken at least one college level course (each) in programming and mathematics
bootcamps

Hackathons and Mindcamps

At Hackathons you can

  • Sharpen your python skills
  • Build an online presence on platforms such as Stack Overflow, Kaggle, and GitHub
  • Get hands-on experience, solving exciting problems such as
    • Long term stock growth prediction using text mining on financial reports
    • Sales forecasting for an online grocery retailer
    • Detecting the quality of the manufactured product from process data

At our Mindcamps you can learn

  • Ways to engender focussed and efficient learning
  • Ways to boost confidence and raise self-assurance
  • Methods and techniques for articulation and assertion
  • Explore & improve listening & comprehension ability
  • Tools and Techniques for writing a resume and acing an Interview

A plethora of resources and opportunities

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Teaching

120 Lecture sessions

Weekly group discussions with mentors

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Hands-on sessions

224 Lab sessions

Hackathons and Projects to brush-up on Python, build an online presence and solve actual data science problems

 

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Assignments

Regular Quizzes, Assignments, and a Capstone Project

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Performance Insights

50 Evaluations

Manual and automated grading and feedback with SCT

 

Projects

Is there something you can’t wait to solve? Well, don’t! Get started on your dream project while becoming an expert in your area. Just don’t forget to make full use of our faculty’s valuable support. Here are a few sample Projects.

career options

U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that there is a 31% growth rate in data science employment opportunities from 2019-2029.


Individuals not interested in pursuing a masters can apply to data scientist job positions upon successfully completing this graduate level certification in data science.

In all our programs, students enjoy the double benefits of career services by INSOFE and the university partner.

Over 500+ companies interviewed on average 4 INSOFEans per day last year.


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Fees and Financing

Starting at 5,797 per month EMI*

* To make this extremely career-defining investment, we offer easy installment payment methods.


Classroom Mode - 6 Months

Program Fees: 3,50,000* + GST

Admission Fees: 50,000 + 18% GST (Non-refundable)

First instalment: 1,00,000 + 18% GST

Second instalment: 1,00,000 + 18% GST

Third instalment: 1,00,000 + 18% GST


  • Lectures by world-renowned faculty and researchers
  • Hands-on assignments and case studies
  • 24/7 students support with frequent performance evaluations
  • Personalized weekly mentoring sessions with easy assessments
  • Unparalleled career guidance, mock interviews and resume building sessions


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