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DMSA has developed a number of business-oriented courses for non-financial people who need to understand and interpret data and numerical information as well as surveys and the survey process.

Data Science in R

Data Science in R

DMSA has developed a “Data Science in R” training course for people who have some experience in the Data Science space. The training is practical, ‘hands-on’, and uses real life examples.

Summary of Course Content

  • Overview of the R Programming Language
  • Data Management for structuring data sets
  • Missing value treatment and outlier detection
  • Exploratory data analysis, appropriate summary statistics, and visualisation techniques
  • Data Science techniques – Linear Regression, Logistic Regression, Naïve Bayes Model, Decision Trees, and Clustering Models

Who should attend?

Data scientists and people who work with data.


Frequently asked questions

Q: How long is the course?

A: The course is run for between two to five days depending on the company’s requirements.

Q: Is this a standard course?

A: The course can be adapted by choosing which modules are relevant for the organisation and the level of participant experience.

Q: Do you run the training course for a single organisation?

A: If you would prefer for the courses to be facilitated at your own venue, on date that suits you, this can be arranged depending on the number of delegates.  Some organisations prefer this as it means that they can work with proprietary information without confidentiality concerns.

For more information and booking for the course, please contact mark@dmsa.co.za.