Python Data Science Specialization

Unleash your potential to become a professional data scientist!

The Python for Data Science Specialization course takes participants from zero knowledge of Python and data science to developing an advanced level of understanding of machine learning and deep learning.

The course is divided into 3 modules.

The first module of this specialization, Data Structures & Visualization, provides the essential concepts of data science.

Registration for Module 1 is now open.

Module 1 is comprised of four courses. The full details of Module 1 are provided below.

Course 1 - INTRODUCTION TO PYTHON (1,000 SAR + 15% VAT) – 4 Hours

  • Python Environment Setup & Jupyter Notebook
  • Python Programming Essentials—Loop, Conditions, Methods, Files
  • Python Essential Data Structures—Lists, Dictionaries, Tuples, Sets
  • Lambda Expressions
  • Functional Programming—Map, Filter, Reduce
  • Introduction to Common Data Formats: CSV & JSON
  • Introduction to Character Encodings: ASCII, iso-8859-1, UTF-8

Course 2 - PYTHON DATA ANALYSIS (1,000 SAR + 15% VAT) – 4 Hours

  • Numpy Arrays: The data scientist data structure for data analysis
  • Pandas: The database-like data structure for data analysis

Course 3 - PYTHON FOR DATA VISUALIZATION (1,000 SAR+ 15% VAT) – 4 Hours

  • Matplotlib
  • Seaborn
  • Plotly & Geographical Plotting

Course 4 - CAPSTONE PROJECT (850 SAR) – 4 Hours

Each student will define a proper data analytics project according to his area of interest and then present it. The student will have the chance to apply the knowledge he learned in a real-world project and discuss its finding with data science experts.

Interested candidates can register for one course or all four courses (all-days bundle).

The total price for the all-days bundle is.

2,500 SAR + 15% VAT.

Module 1 will be delivered by Prof. Anis Koubaa (his bio can be found at the end of this text). This module will take place from 1-5 PM at Prince Sultan University on the following dates:

  • 22 October
  • 29 October
  • 5 November, and
  • 12 November, 2022.

Seats are very limited.

Click here to register now!

For more details about the entire specialization, please click this link: Python for Data Science Training Program Downloadable (PDF)

Instructor Biography

Anis Koubaa is the Executive Director of the Innovation Center, the Director of the Research and Initiatives Center, and the leader and founder of the Robotics and Internet-of-Things Lab at Prince Sultan University.

He is a Full Professor in Computer Science and has worked on several R&D projects on Data Science and Unmanned Aerial Systems, Deep Learning, Robotics, and Internet-of-Things. He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy of the UK.

Anis Koubaa received the AI Leadership Award in 2022 at the Saudi International AI and Cloud International Expo. He was shortlisted in the Leadership and Management Team of the Year in Times Higher Education Awards Asia 2022 and received the Rector’s Best Teacher Award in 2016 at Prince Sultan University as well as the Best Research Award in 2012 at Al-Imam University. He is also nominated in the career-based top 2% scientists list by Stanford University.