CADS & Coursera Collaborates to Launch International Online Courses !
Getting data science online courses has never been easier, previously with Coursera, the largest ‘massive open online course’ (MOOC) platform in the world. Big data is on an upward trend throughout the world and companies are constantly on the lookout to find the right talent with the right skill sets in order to succeed in the changing marketplace.
|CADS & Coursera Collaborates to Launch International Online Courses !|
What's New Then?
Well today, The Center of Applied Data Science (CADS) - ASEAN’s first and only one stop platform and center of excellence for Data Science in the ASEAN region held a launching event to announce their collaboration with Coursera!
Did you know that the Malaysian government, positioned as a data driven nation, aims to create 20,000 data professionals by 2020?
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Through this collaboration, working professionals and university students will now be able to pursue their dream career in the field of data science. They can complete the one-year online education programme by taking advantage of the 11 online courses of international standards, offered by premier global institutions. Students will also have access to CADS Learning Hubs coupled with weekly personalized tutoring session with highly trained and experienced Data Scientists.
|Data Science courses available on Coursera.org, thanks to the collaboration with CADS|
A Memorandum of Understanding was exchanged between Mr. Cheam Tat Inn, Managing Director at CADS and Mr. Matthew Klein, Manager of International Government Partnerships at Coursera. Ms. Sharala Axryd, Chief Executive Officer, ADAX and Dr. Karl Ng Hou, Director, Data Economy Division of MDECwas also present at the event
Speaking at the event, Mr. Cheam Tat Inn, Managing Director of CADS said, “We are delighted to partner with Coursera, as we believe this collaboration will enable us to nurture and empower a new generation of data scientists who will have access to the world’s best online education.
|Mr. Cheam Tan Inn, Managing Director at CADS speaking at the launch event|
Internationally Recognized Accreditation!
The collaboration between CADS and Coursera offers extensive learning in data science and related topics, further allowing individuals to have internationally recognized accreditation without having to leave Malaysia. All this can be achieved as Coursera complements a broader learning experience by bringing the campus to individuals and their workplace.
Matthew Klein, Manager International Government Partnerships of Coursera added, “We are extremely pleased to be working with CADS to create an opportunity to make high-quality, cost-effective data science learning accessible in Malaysia. The CADS partnership is really unique in its blended learning offering to participants, allowing them the benefit of our wide range of cutting-edge courses on data analytics from top-tier University and industry partners, as well as utilizing personalized mentors to create a really innovative effort that will generate a critical talent pool for data scientists in Malaysia.”
|Just to share, here's the site of CADS, over at CADS.org|
How much will it cost?
The course will begin in February 2018 and be priced at RM4,999 for working professionals and RM3,599 for students. The fee covers examination and quizzes; lab access, and the guidance of a data scientist an hour per week throughout the whole learning process.
Online registration commences on 15th December 2017 with a special discount of 10% offered to individuals who register before 31st December, 2017. Pursue your career in Data Science and enjoy your savings today! What are you waiting for then? Jumpstart your career and aim for the stars! Head on to http://thecads.org/coursera/ now to get more information.