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Professional Certificate in
Understanding Data to Create Applications
DavidsonX

What you will learn

  • Master the foundations of data management, including dataset identification, preparation, and lifecycle.
  • Identify and analyze different types of data visualizations and when to use them effectively.
  • Structure an application using shiny dashboard.
  • Create interactive visualizations, maps, and specific UI components.

Unlock the power of R, an open source and free software. In this professional certificate you will learn the basics of R to answer your data questions. After learning how to access R and RStudio, install tidyverse, load data from Excel spreadsheet, work with projects, and use R Markdown files you will move on to using R Shiny. In Introduction to R Shiny you will use your R skills to build and deploy web applications. You will further your data visualization skills through web application deployment, user interaction controls, and basic CSS.

Expert instruction
2 skill-building courses
Self-paced
Progress at your own speed
2 months
4 - 8 hours per week
Discounted price: $358.20
Pre-discounted price: $398USD
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. DavidsonX's Understanding Data to Create Applications Professional Certificate

  2. 5–10 hours per week, for 4 weeks

    Learn how to read, work with, and analyze data. Future-proof your career.

  3. 3–5 hours per week, for 4 weeks

    Use R’s Shiny package to create data-driven, interactive web applications.

    • Step up your analytics game and learn one of the most in-demand job skills.
    • Over 300k job openings in data analytics.
    • 10% job growth over the next 3 years.
    • Entry level jobs average salaries of $60k - $70k.

Meet your instructors
from Davidson College (DavidsonX)

Owen Bezick
Instructor
Davidson College
Che Smith
Senior Analytics Engineer at Netflix, Visiting Assistant Professor in Data Science, 2019-20
Davidson College

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Discounted price: $358.20
Pre-discounted price: $398USD
2 courses in 2 months
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