Python Certification Training for Data Science

Python Certification Training for Data Science

Course Description

Skill Higher Data Science using Python programming certification course enables you to learn data science concepts from scratch. This Python Course will also help you master important Python programming concepts such as data operations, file operations, object-oriented programming and various Python libraries such as Pandas, Numpy, Matplotlib which are essential for Data Science. Skill Higher Python Certification Training course is also a gateway towards your Data Science career.

Why should you take Python?
1. Python is the preferred language for new technologies such as Data Science and Machine Learning.

2. Data Science and Analytics (DSA) job listings is projected to grow by nearly 364,000 listings in 2020 – IBM

3. According to the TIOBE index, Python is one of the most popular programming languages in the world.


  • Learning Objectives: You will get a brief idea of what Python is and touch on the basics.

    • Overview of Python
    • The Companies using Python
    • Different Applications where Python is used
    • Discuss Python Scripts on UNIX/Windows
    • Values, Types, Variables
    • Operands and Expressions
    • Conditional Statements
    • Loops
    • Command Line Arguments
    • Writing to the screen

    Hands On/Demo:
    • Creating “Hello World” code
    • Variables
    • Demonstrating Conditional Statements
    • Demonstrating Loops

    • Fundamentals of Python programming

  • Learning Objectives: Learn different types of sequence structures, related operations and their usage. Also learn diverse ways of opening, reading, and writing to files.

    • Python files I/O Functions
    • Numbers
    • Strings and related operations
    • Tuples and related operations
    • Lists and related operations
    • Dictionaries and related operations
    • Sets and related operations

    Hands On/Demo:
    • Tuple – properties, related operations, compared with a list
    • List – properties, related operations
    • Dictionary – properties, related operations
    • Set – properties, related operations

    • File Operations using Python
    • Working with data types of Python

  • Learning Objectives: In this Module, you will learn how to create generic python scripts, how to address errors/exceptions in code and finally how to extract/filter content using regex.

    • Functions
    • Function Parameters
    • Global Variables
    • Variable Scope and Returning Values
    • Lambda Functions
    • Object-Oriented Concepts
    • Standard Libraries
    • Modules Used in Python
    • The Import Statements
    • Module Search Path
    • Package Installation Ways
    • Errors and Exception Handling
    • Handling Multiple Exceptions

    Hands On/Demo:
    • Functions – Syntax, Arguments, Keyword Arguments, Return Values
    • Lambda – Features, Syntax, Options, Compared with the Functions
    • Sorting – Sequences, Dictionaries, Limitations of Sorting
    • Errors and Exceptions – Types of Issues, Remediation
    • Packages and Module – Modules, Import Options, sys Path

    • Error and Exception management in Python
    • Working with functions in Python

  • Learning Objectives: This Module helps you get familiar with basics of statistics, different types of measures and probability distributions, and the supporting libraries in Python that assist in these operations. Also, you will learn in detail about data visualization.

    • NumPy – arrays
    • Operations on arrays
    • Indexing slicing and iterating
    • Reading and writing arrays on files
    • Pandas – data structures & index operations
    • Reading and Writing data from Excel/CSV formats into Pandas
    • matplotlib library
    • Grids, axes, plots
    • Markers, colours, fonts and styling
    • Types of plots – bar graphs, pie charts, histograms
    • Contour plots

    Hands On/Demo:
    • NumPy library- Creating NumPy array, operations performed on NumPy array
    • Pandas library- Creating series and dataframes, Importing and exporting data
    • Matplotlib – Using Scatterplot, histogram, bar graph, pie chart to show information, Styling of Plot

    • Probability Distributions in Python
    • Python for Data Visualization

  • Learning Objective: Through this Module, you will understand in detail about Data Manipulation

    • Basic Functionalities of a data object
    • Merging of Data objects
    • Concatenation of data objects
    • Types of Joins on data objects
    • Exploring a Dataset
    • Analysing a dataset

    Hands On/Demo:
    • Pandas Function- Ndim(), axes(), values(), head(), tail(), sum(), std(), iteritems(), iterrows(), itertuples()
    • GroupBy operations
    • Aggregation
    • Concatenation
    • Merging
    • Joining

    • Python in Data Manipulation

  • Learning Objectives: In this module, you will learn the concept of Machine Learning and its types.

    • Python Revision (numpy, Pandas, scikit learn, matplotlib)
    • What is Machine Learning?
    • Machine Learning Use-Cases
    • Machine Learning Process Flow
    • Machine Learning Categories
    • Linear regression
    • Gradient descent

    Hands On/Demo:
    • Linear Regression – Boston Dataset

    • Machine Learning concepts
    • Machine Learning types
    • Linear Regression Implementation

  • Learning Objectives: In this module, you will learn Supervised Learning Techniques and their implementation, for example, Decision Trees, Random Forest Classifier etc.

    • What are Classification and its use cases?
    • What is Decision Tree?
    • Algorithm for Decision Tree Induction
    • Creating a Perfect Decision Tree
    • Confusion Matrix
    • What is Random Forest?

    Hands On/Demo:
    • Implementation of Logistic regression
    • Decision tree
    • Random forest

    • Supervised Learning concepts
    • Implementing different types of Supervised Learning algorithms
    • Evaluating model output

  • Learning Objectives: In this module, you will learn about the impact of dimensions within data. You will be taught to perform factor analysis using PCA and compress dimensions. Also, you will be developing LDA model.

    • Introduction to Dimensionality
    • Why Dimensionality Reduction
    • PCA
    • Factor Analysis
    • Scaling dimensional model
    • LDA

    • PCA
    • Scaling

    • Implementing Dimensionality Reduction Technique

  • Learning Objectives: In this module, you will learn Supervised Learning Techniques and their implementation, for example, Decision Trees, Random Forest Classifier etc.

    • What is Naïve Bayes?
    • How Naïve Bayes works?
    • Implementing Naïve Bayes Classifier
    • What is Support Vector Machine?
    • Illustrate how Support Vector Machine works?
    • Hyperparameter Optimization
    • Grid Search vs Random Search
    • Implementation of Support Vector Machine for Classification

    • Implementation of Naïve Bayes, SVM

    • Supervised Learning concepts
    • Implementing different types of Supervised Learning algorithms
    • Evaluating model output

  • Learning Objectives: In this module, you will learn about Unsupervised Learning and the various types of clustering that can be used to analyze the data.

    • What is Clustering & its Use Cases?
    • What is K-means Clustering?
    • How does K-means algorithm work?
    • How to do optimal clustering
    • What is C-means Clustering?
    • What is Hierarchical Clustering?
    • How Hierarchical Clustering works?

    • Implementing K-means Clustering
    • Implementing Hierarchical Clustering

    • Unsupervised Learning
    • Implementation of Clustering – various types

  • Learning Objectives: In this module, you will learn Association rules and their extension towards recommendation engines with Apriori algorithm.

    • What are Association Rules?
    • Association Rule Parameters
    • Calculating Association Rule Parameters
    • Recommendation Engines
    • How does Recommendation Engines work?
    • Collaborative Filtering
    • Content-Based Filtering

    • Apriori Algorithm
    • Market Basket Analysis

    • Data Mining using python
    • Recommender Systems using python

  • Learning Objectives: In this module, you will learn about developing a smart learning algorithm such that the learning becomes more and more accurate as time passes by. You will be able to define an optimal solution for an agent based on agent-environment interaction.

    • What is Reinforcement Learning
    • Why Reinforcement Learning
    • Elements of Reinforcement Learning
    • Exploration vs Exploitation dilemma
    • Epsilon Greedy Algorithm
    • Markov Decision Process (MDP)
    • Q values and V values
    • Q – Learning
    • α values

    • Calculating Reward
    • Discounted Reward
    • Calculating Optimal quantities
    • Implementing Q Learning
    • Setting up an Optimal Action

    • Implement Reinforcement Learning using python
    • Developing Q Learning model in python

  • Learning Objectives: In this module, you will learn about Time Series Analysis to forecast dependent variables based on time. You will be taught different models for time series modeling such that you analyze a real time-dependent data for forecasting.

    • What is Time Series Analysis?
    • Importance of TSA
    • Components of TSA
    • White Noise
    • AR model
    • MA model
    • ARMA model
    • ARIMA model
    • Stationarity
    • ACF & PACF

    Hands on/Demo:
    • Checking Stationarity
    • Converting a non-stationary data to stationary
    • Implementing Dickey-Fuller Test
    • Plot ACF and PACF
    • Generating the ARIMA plot
    • TSA Forecasting

    • TSA in Python

  • Learning Objectives: In this module, you will learn about selecting one model over another. Also, you will learn about Boosting and its importance in Machine Learning. You will learn on how to convert weaker algorithms into stronger ones.

    • What is Model Selection?
    • The need for Model Selection
    • Cross-Validation
    • What is Boosting?
    • How Boosting Algorithms work?
    • Types of Boosting Algorithms
    • Adaptive Boosting

    Hands on/Demo:
    • Cross-Validation
    • AdaBoost

    • Model Selection
    • Boosting algorithm using python

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