Fundamentals of Data Science

The Fundamentals of Data Science program is a certification course offered by Cambtech.


Nandhini M, Data Scientist

About the course

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of data science, offering foundational knowledge and practical skills. It is designed to help you understand what data science is, the role of data scientists, and how data science is applied across various industries. You’ll gain insights into the data science process, learn key concepts, and get hands-on experience with data collection, preprocessing, analysis, and visualization. By the end of the course, you’ll be equipped with the skills to build and evaluate machine learning models and understand ethical considerations in data science.

What will you learn

  • Gain a clear understanding of what data science is and its scope.

  • Learn about the role of data scientists and their impact across various industries.

  • Understand the iterative nature of data science projects.

  • Understand basic machine learning concepts and types, including supervised, unsupervised, and reinforcement learning.

  • Learn to build and evaluate machine learning models using popular algorithms.

Who is this for

  • Beginners with no prior experience in data science.
  • Professionals looking to transition into a data science career.
  • Students and academics interested in learning the basics of data science.
  • Anyone with a curiosity about how data is used to make decisions in various industries.


  • Comprehensive overview of data science, its definition, and scope.

  • Insights into the roles and responsibilities of data scientists.

  • Addressing big data challenges and learning about machine learning and AI basics.

  • Training in building and evaluating machine learning models with real-world applications.


  • There are no specific eligibility criteria for this course.


  • Applicants must have completed 12th grade or its equivalent from a recognized educational board.

Course content

  • Data Science

    • Definition and scope of data science.
    • Understanding the role of data scientists in various industries.
    • Real-world applications of data science
  • The Data Science Process

    • Overview of the data science lifecycle.
    • Steps involved in data science projects (e.g., data collection, data cleaning, analysis, visualization, modeling, evaluation).
    • Understanding the iterative nature of data science.
  • Key Concepts in Data Science

    • Data types: structured, unstructured, and semi-structured data.
    • Big data and its challenges.
    • Introduction to machine learning and artificial intelligence.
  • Data Collection

    • Sources of data (e.g., databases, APIs, web scraping).
    • Best practices for collecting data.
    • Data ethics and privacy considerations.
  • Data Pre-processing

    • Understanding the importance of data cleaning.
    • Handling missing data and outliers.
    • Data transformation techniques (e.g., normalization, encoding categorical variables).
  • Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA)

    • The role of EDA in understanding data.
    • Visualizing data distributions and patterns.
    • Identifying correlations and insights.
  • Importance of Data Visualization

    • The power of visual communication.
    • Choosing the right visualization for different types of data.
  • Data Visualization Tools

    • Introduction to popular data visualization libraries (e.g., Matplotlib, Seaborn, Plotly).
    • Hands-on practice creating basic visualizations.
  • Designing Effective Visualizations

    • Best practices for creating clear and informative visualizations.
    • Avoiding common pitfalls and misleading representations.
  • Machine Learning

    • Understanding the basic concepts and types of machine learning (supervised, unsupervised, reinforcement learning).
    • Real-world applications of machine learning.
  • Building a Machine Learning Model

    • Overview of the machine learning workflow.
    • Training and testing datasets.
    • Evaluation metrics for model performance.
  • Machine Learning Algorithms

    • Introduction to popular algorithms (e.g., linear regression, decision trees, k-nearest neighbors).
    • Understanding their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Data Science in Different Industries

    • How data science is applied in fields like finance, healthcare, marketing, and more.
    • Success stories and case studies.
  • Ethical Considerations in Data Science

    • Addressing bias and fairness in algorithms.
    • Ensuring data privacy and security.
  • Emerging Trends in Data Science

    • AI advancements and their impact on data science.
    • Challenges and opportunities in the future of data science
  • Project Title

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₹ 7500
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