Quantitative Data management, analysis and Visualization with Python

Quantitative Data management, analysis and Visualization with Python

Course Date Duration Location Registration
23/10/2023 To 03/11/2023 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
20/11/2023 To 01/12/2023 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
18/12/2023 To 29/12/2023 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
29/01/2024 To 09/02/2024 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
26/02/2024 To 08/03/2024 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
25/03/2024 To 05/04/2024 10 Days Mombasa, Kenya
22/04/2024 To 03/05/2024 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
20/05/2024 To 31/05/2024 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
17/06/2024 To 28/06/2024 10 Days Nairobi Kenya


 The "Quantitative Data Management, Analysis, and Visualization with Python" course is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills required to effectively manage, analyze, and visualize quantitative data using the Python programming language. The course aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of data management techniques, statistical analysis methods, and data visualization tools in Python. Participants will gain hands-on experience in utilizing Python libraries and tools to handle, analyze, and visualize quantitative data, enabling them to make data-driven decisions.

Course Objective:

 The objective of this course is to equip participants with the necessary skills to manage, analyze, and visualize quantitative data using Python. By the end of the course, participants should be able to:

  1. Understand the fundamentals of data management, analysis, and visualization using Python.
  2. Import, clean, and preprocess quantitative data in various formats.
  3. Perform exploratory data analysis to gain insights and identify patterns in the data.
  4. Apply statistical techniques and models for data analysis using Python.
  5. Utilize Python libraries for data visualization and create informative visual representations.
  6. Interpret and present data analysis results effectively to stakeholders.
  7. Apply best practices in data management, analysis, and visualization using Python.

Organizational Benefits:

Organizations can derive several benefits from participating in the Quantitative Data Management, Analysis, and Visualization with Python course, including:

  1. Enhanced Data Management Efficiency: Python offers powerful libraries and tools for data management, enabling organizations to efficiently handle and process large datasets. Improved data management processes lead to better data organization, cleanliness, and accessibility.
  2. Advanced Data Analysis Capabilities: Python provides a wide range of statistical libraries and packages that enable organizations to perform advanced data analysis. By utilizing Python for data analysis, organizations can uncover valuable insights, patterns, and correlations in their quantitative data.
  3. Effective Data Visualization: Python's data visualization libraries, such as Matplotlib, Seaborn, and Plotly, allow organizations to create visually appealing and informative visual representations of their data. Effective data visualization facilitates understanding, decision-making, and communication of insights derived from data analysis.
  4. Streamlined Workflows and Automation: Python's versatility and scripting capabilities enable organizations to streamline their data management, analysis, and visualization workflows. By automating repetitive tasks and processes, organizations can save time and resources, improving overall productivity.
  5. Data-Driven Decision-Making: By harnessing the power of Python for data management, analysis, and visualization, organizations can make data-driven decisions. Accurate and insightful data analysis enables evidence-based decision-making, leading to improved strategic planning and outcomes.
  6. Skill Development and Empowerment: Training staff in Python data management, analysis, and visualization empowers employees with valuable skills. Organizations can build an internal capacity for handling quantitative data and foster a culture of data literacy and analysis.

Target participants

Quantitative data management, analysis, and visualization with Python is a skill set that appeals to a wide range of participants, including professionals from various fields. Here are some target participants who can benefit from learning about quantitative data management, analysis, and visualization with Python:

1. Data Analysts: Data analysts who work with large datasets and want to enhance their skills in data manipulation, analysis, and visualization using Python.

2. Data Scientists: Aspiring or experienced data scientists looking to utilize Python's powerful libraries for quantitative analysis and visualization to gain insights from data.

3. Researchers: Researchers from various disciplines, such as social sciences, natural sciences, economics, etc., who want to perform statistical analyses and visualize their data using Python.

4. Business Analysts: Business analysts who want to leverage Python to perform advanced statistical analyses and create interactive visualizations for making data-driven decisions.

5. Finance Professionals: Professionals in finance, banking, or investment who wish to analyze financial data and create interactive dashboards with Python.

6. Engineers: Engineers involved in data analysis, simulation, or optimization tasks, who seek to use Python for quantitative analysis and visualization.

7. Students and Academics: Students and academics from diverse fields who want to learn data analysis techniques and Python programming to support their research projects or academic pursuits.

8. Market Researchers: Professionals in market research, marketing, or consumer insights who want to perform statistical analysis and present their findings visually with Python.

9. Health and Medical Professionals: Healthcare professionals and researchers who deal with medical data and want to use Python for data analysis and visualization in medical research or public health studies.

10. Data Enthusiasts: Anyone with an interest in data analysis and visualization, regardless of their profession, can benefit from learning Python for quantitative data tasks.


10 days 

Course Outline:

  1. Introduction to Python for Data Management, Analysis, and Visualization
    • Overview of Python and its applications in data science
    • Installing and setting up Python and relevant libraries
    • Introduction to Jupyter Notebook for interactive coding
  2. Python Basics and Data Structures
    • Introduction to Python syntax and variables
    • Working with data types, lists, tuples, and dictionaries
    • Control flow and loops in Python
  3. Data Import and Export with Python
    • Reading and writing data in different file formats (CSV, Excel, SQL databases)
    • Using Python libraries to interact with databases
    • Handling missing data during import
  4. Data Cleaning and Preprocessing in Python
    • Identifying and handling missing values
    • Data imputation techniques
    • Removing duplicates and outliers
  5. Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) with Python
    • Summarizing data with descriptive statistics
    • Visualizing data distributions, box plots, and histograms
    • Exploring relationships with scatter plots and correlation analysis
  6. Data Transformation and Feature Engineering with Python
    • Feature scaling and normalization
    • Handling categorical variables
    • Creating new features from existing data
  7. Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing with Python
    • Understanding sampling distributions and the Central Limit Theorem
    • Performing t-tests, chi-square tests, and ANOVA
    • Hypothesis testing and p-values interpretation
  8. Correlation and Regression Analysis with Python
    • Calculating correlation coefficients
    • Simple and multiple linear regression
    • Assessing model fit and interpreting regression results
  9. Machine Learning Basics with Python
    • Introduction to supervised and unsupervised learning
    • Training and testing machine learning models
    • Evaluating model performance
  10. Data Visualization Principles and Techniques
    • Principles of effective data visualization
    • Choosing appropriate visualization types for different data scenarios
    • Designing visually appealing and informative plots
  11. Introduction to Matplotlib for Data Visualization
    • Plotting basic charts (line plots, scatter plots, bar plots)
    • Customizing plot aesthetics (labels, titles, colors)
    • Creating subplots and layouts
  12. Advanced Data Visualization with Seaborn
    • Creating advanced statistical visualizations (box plots, violin plots, heatmaps)
    • Visualizing distributions and relationships with Seaborn
    • Styling and customization options
  13. Interactive Visualizations with Plotly
    • Creating interactive charts and dashboards
    • Adding interactivity with tooltips, zooming, and filtering
    • Sharing interactive visualizations online
  14. Geographic Data Visualization with Python
    • Plotting geospatial data on maps
    • Creating choropleth maps and heatmaps
    • Adding interactive elements to geospatial visualizations
  15. Network Data Visualization with Python
    • Visualizing network graphs and social networks
    • Analyzing network properties and centrality measures
    • Customizing network visualizations
  16. Data Dashboarding with Python
    • Creating interactive and dynamic dashboards
    • Incorporating multiple visualizations into a dashboard
    • Deploying dashboards for easy data exploration
  17. Web Scraping and Data Collection with Python
    • Extracting data from websites using web scraping techniques
    • Parsing HTML and XML data
    • Automating data collection processes
  18. Data Wrangling and Transformation with Python
    • Reshaping and restructuring data
    • Handling missing and inconsistent data
    • Combining and merging datasets
  19. Data Integration and Merging with Python
    • Joining datasets based on common variables
    • Performing inner, outer, left, and right joins
    • Handling merge conflicts and duplicate records
  20. Data Reshaping and Pivot Tables with Python
    • Pivot tables and aggregating data
    • Melting and pivoting data structures
    • Reshaping data for specific analysis purposes
  21. Data Aggregation and Grouping with Python
    • Grouping data by variables
    • Calculating group-wise summary statistics
    • Aggregating data using custom functions
  22. Data Analysis with Pandas and NumPy Libraries
    • Exploring and manipulating data using Pandas
    • Performing advanced data operations with NumPy
    • Combining Pandas and NumPy for efficient data analysis
  23. Introduction to Statistical Modeling with Python
    • Overview of statistical modeling concepts
    • Linear regression, logistic regression, and other common models
    • Assessing model assumptions and diagnostics
  24. Linear Regression Analysis with Python
    • Implementing simple and multiple linear regression models
    • Evaluating model performance and interpreting coefficients
    • Handling assumptions and addressing model limitations
  25. Logistic Regression Analysis with Python
    • Understanding logistic regression for binary classification
    • Interpreting odds ratios and logistic regression coefficients
    • Evaluating model fit and performance metrics
  26. Decision Trees and Random Forests with Python
    • Building decision tree models for classification and regression
    • Ensembling techniques using random forests
    • Tuning model parameters for optimal performance
  27. Clustering Analysis with Python
    • Understanding clustering algorithms (k-means, hierarchical clustering)
    • Identifying optimal number of clusters
    • Visualizing and interpreting clustering results
  28. Principal Component Analysis (PCA) with Python
    • Dimensionality reduction using PCA
    • Understanding variance explained and eigenvalues
    • Visualizing high-dimensional data in lower dimensions
  29. Time Series Analysis with Python
    • Handling and preprocessing time series data
    • Exploratory analysis of time series
    • Modeling and forecasting time series data
  30. Text Data Analysis with Python
    • Preprocessing and cleaning text data
    • Text mining techniques (tokenization, stemming, sentiment analysis)
    • Building text classification models
  31. Reporting and Presentation:
    • Document your analysis and findings using Jupyter Notebooks or other reporting tools.
    • Include relevant visualizations, tables, and statistical summaries in your reports.
    • Use Markdown or other formatting options to add explanations, interpretations, and conclusions to your analysis.
    • Consider exporting visualizations in various formats (e.g., PNG, PDF) for further use in presentations or reports.

General Notes

    • All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants' needs
    • The participant must be conversant in English
    • Presentations are well-guided, practical exercises, web-based tutorials, and group work. Our facilitators are experts with more than 10 years of experience.
    • Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with a Foscore development center certificate (FDC-K)
    • Training will be done at the Foscore development center (FDC-K) centers. We also offer inhouse and online training on the client schedule
    • Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.
    • The course fee for onsite training includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a Certificate of successful completion of Training. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.
    • Accommodation, pickup, freight booking, and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.
    • Tablet and Laptops are provided to participants on request as an add-on cost to the training fee.
    • One-year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.
    • Register as a group of more than two and enjoy a discount of (10% to 50%)
    • Payment should be done before commence of the training or as agreed by the parties, to the FOSCORE DEVELOPMENT CENTER account, so as to enable us to prepare better for you.
    • For any inquiries reach us at training@fdc-k.org or +254712260031
    • Website:www.fdc-k.org






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