UNI 4010V Data Science

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(Last Modified:22-Apr-2021)


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This is a George Mason University course provided via DAU with GMU professors. Data science is the study of data in support of decision-making. It includes statistics, big data, data analytics, data visualization and machine learning. Understanding data science and analytics is an essential component to decision-making and problem solving. Program and technical leaders taking this course will develop:
  • an innovative mindset to using big data;
  • a strong combination of foundational concepts, deep technical savvy, and hands-on experience.

    Topics include: data mining, information technology, statistical modeling, predictive analytics, risk analysis, and data visualization.
  • Objectives
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    Target Attendees
    NH-III/IV and equivalent defense acquisition workforce members, including engineering, test & evaluation, program management, and financial management/cost estimating career fields.
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    Predecessor Course(s)
    Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Expires On
    None None None None
    Course Length
    30 student hours, over the course of 5 weeks (see Notes)
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Virtual Instructor Led Training
    Equivalent Courses N/A
    ACE Recommended Credits N/A
    PDS Code B3G
    DAU Public (material/prework) N/A
    Continuing Education Units   0
    Continuous Learning Points  30
    Reservist Retirement Points  0
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
  • This course is restricted to DoD employees. Walk-ins NOT authorized.
  • Level III certification in Business Cost Estimating, Business Financial Management, Contracting, Engineering, Program Management OR Test & Evaluation career field is REQUIRED for all attendees.
  • Virtual classes are conducted via Cisco Webex/MS Teams.

  • Course design:
  • 2 Virtual instructor-led (VILT) sessions in weeks 1-3 (Mon-Wed 12:30-4:00pm; optional office hours avail on demand)
  • 1 VILT session weeks 4-5 (Mon 12:30-4:00pm)
  • Weekly assignments between live sessions