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There are 2.5 quintillion bytes of data created each day (Forbes, 2018). By equipping yourself and your team with the ability to manage, sort, analyze, process, and draw conclusions from big data, you can make better decisions for your organization and the customers or communities you serve.

This eight-week course teaches you to draw key insights from complex data sets and Canadian public data using the programming language Python. It is a practical, introductory coding course focused on key applications within public policy and decision-making. You will also learn modern technologies and programming techniques that will help you use data to draw meaningful insights and stories.

Take this course individually, or as part of the three-course Data Analytics for Behavioural Insights certificate program. You will receive a certificate for each individual course you successfully complete, and then a certificate upon successful completion of the entire program. If you have successfully completed the first course in the Data Analytics for Behavioural Insights certificate program, you will have background knowledge that will be helpful for this course.



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Elias Puurunen is among the top instructors that I have ever experienced in all my years of university and continuing education. His passion and insight into the course topics make for a thoroughly enjoyable and valuable experience.

Scott McClure
Python and Public Data Certificate Course


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