Course Overview

In this introduction to R, you will master the basics of this beautiful open source language, including factors, lists and data frames. After completing the course, you will be ready to undertake your very own end-to-end data analysis projects using the worlds most sophisticated data analysis tool. R itself is completely free and can be used to extend the capabilities of data warehousing software such as SQL Server 2016 and Microsoft Azure ML Studio! Working on business datasets in class, you will leverage the power of R to inform business decision making and analyses. Join millions of R users world wide in a user community that is growing by 40% every year!

Suitable For

This course is suited for quants and IT professionals who want a crash course in an end-to-end data science workflow that is completely implemented in R.  It is also suitable for professionals who seek to understand the ecosystem and community behind R and make it a powerful and cost-effective application for their enterprise.

Prerequisites

None.

Instructor

One of the top data scientists in the Philippines, Carl has employed an extensive arsenal of data science methods (e.g. statistics, graph analysis, spatial, and NLP) for different applications (such as impact evaluation, campaign tactical support, and intelligent policy design) in a diverse set of industries (inter alia banking, finance, telecommunications, education, medicine, disaster, and sports).

Carl is also an active R thought leader in the Philippines, evangelizing it not just in local communities but also thru pioneering work he has done in previous roles.

Required Laptop Specs

  • Intel i3 processor, 4GB RAM
  • Windows operating system
  • Unrestricted PC that has install permissions

Required Software

  • Base R or Microsoft R Open
  • RStudio
  • Free Microsoft account (for Jupyter via Azure ML Studio or Azure Notebooks)