This applied and hands-on course is designed for busy working professionals and data enthusiasts to teach and cover principles, tools, and techniques that daily data engineers require to practice in the real world. Data engineering is among one of the most sought-after skillsets because data is an ever-growing ocean of knowledge wealth requiring technology to create insights. Data engineers are the individuals who connect data to organizations and to people, and even with the rise of cloud technology, data engineers can now do so much more than Extract/Transform/Load information and become true contributors in the process of expanding the boundaries of data-driven projects.
Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education to (1) Data analysts, data scientists, machine learning practicians, and business analysts who want to learn and practice data engineering principles and tools; (2) Individuals with a college degree or full-time students who would be interested in exploring and learning data engineering skillsets as a new career; (3) Professionals who are interested in learning practical data engineering topics; and (4) Anyone who is interested in breaking into the high-growing field of data engineering.
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How is the learning structured? In an online fixed-date course, you and your classmates will proceed through the curriculum together, collaborating in a shared learning experience. Each online fixed-date course is asynchronous, meaning that you can work on your assignments anytime, although required to complete the assignments by specific dates. The course is designed with seven learning modules where all of the content is grouped into weekly assignments. Each module covers one or more topics. Within each of the learning modules, you can expect the following components:
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