SHRDC Big Data Analytics course

SHRDC Big Data Analytics Program

The Institute for Statistics Education is pleased to provide online training for Selangor Human Resource Development Centre (SHRDC) through our Corporate Affiliate Program.

Aim of Course:

SHRDC is offering an online Big Data analytics course to its students, including course materials, online assistant teachers, course hosting, evaluation and certificates of successful course completion through Statistics.com. 

Course Program:

Topics covered in depth with software exercises include

  • predictive modeling, (classification and prediction methods, aka machine learning),
  • clustering analysis,
  • time-series forecasting,
  • introduction to R programming, and an
  • end-of-class project.

Topics covered in survey form include:

  • database queries (SQL),
  • ethics and privacy,
  • NoSQL,
  • MapReduce,
  • cloud computing, and
  • big data scaleup (volume, velocity, variety, veracity).   
The course and all instructional activities to be provided by Statistics.com shall be conducted in English.

SHRDC Big Data Analytics course

Who Should Take This Course:
This course is exclusively offered by Selangor Human Resource Development Centre (SHRDC) in Selangor, Malaysia for their students.
Prerequisite:

If you are unclear as to whether you have mastered the above requirements, try these self tests.

Course Text:
  1. Data Mining for Business Intelligence: Concepts, Techniques, and Applications in Microsoft Office Excel with XLMiner  – October 26, 2010 by Galit Shmueli , Nitin R. Patel , Peter C. Bruce
    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0470526823/

  2. Practical Time Series Forecasting: A Hands-On Guide [2nd Edition] Paperback– July 24, 2012 by Galit Shmueli
    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1468053450

  3. Introduction to Data Technologies (Chapman & Hall/CRC Computer Science & Data Analysis) by Paul Murrell
    http://www.amazon.com/Introduction-Technologies-Chapman-Computer-Analysis/dp/1420065173
    Free electronic version https://www.stat.auckland.ac.nz/~paul/ItDT/itdt-2013-03-26.pdf
Software:
  • XLMiner - Data Mining for Business Intelligence includes access

  • R - open source (free software) for statistical computing and graphics. http://www.r-project.org/

Instructor(s):

Dates:

To be scheduled.

SHRDC Big Data Analytics course

Instructor(s):

Dates:
To be scheduled.

Course Fee: $300

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