SHRDC Big Data Analytics course

SHRDC Big Data Analytics Program

The Institute for Statistics Education is pleased to provide online training for Selangor Human Resource Development Centre (SHRDC) through our Corporate Affiliate Program.

Aim of Course:

SHRDC is offering an online Big Data analytics course to its students, including course materials, online assistant teachers, course hosting, evaluation and certificates of successful course completion through 

Course Program:

Topics covered in depth with software exercises include

  • predictive modeling, (classification and prediction methods, aka machine learning),
  • clustering analysis,
  • time-series forecasting,
  • introduction to R programming, and an
  • end-of-class project.

Topics covered in survey form include:

  • database queries (SQL),
  • ethics and privacy,
  • NoSQL,
  • MapReduce,
  • cloud computing, and
  • big data scaleup (volume, velocity, variety, veracity).   
The course and all instructional activities to be provided by shall be conducted in English.

SHRDC Big Data Analytics course

Who Should Take This Course:
This course is exclusively offered by Selangor Human Resource Development Centre (SHRDC) in Selangor, Malaysia for their students.

If you are unclear as to whether you have mastered the above requirements, try these self tests.

Course Text:
  1. The required text for this course is Data Mining for Business Analytics: Concepts, Techniques, and Applications in Microsoft Office Excel with XLMiner, 3rd Edition, by Shmueli, Patel and Bruce.

  2. Practical Time Series Forecasting: A Hands-On Guide [3nd Edition] Paperback by Galit Shmueli

  3. Introduction to Data Technologies (Chapman & Hall/CRC Computer Science & Data Analysis) by Paul Murrell
    Free electronic version
  • XLMiner - Data Mining for Business Intelligence includes access

  • R - open source (free software) for statistical computing and graphics.



To be scheduled.

SHRDC Big Data Analytics course


To be scheduled.

Course Fee: $

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We have flexible policies to transfer to another course, or withdraw if necessary (modest fee applies)

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