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Jun 2020

Professional Certification in Data Science with Python

Course Information

Start Date 4 Jun 2020, Thursday
End Date 5 Jun 2020, Friday
Time 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Venue 100 Orchard Road, Concorde Hotel Singapore
Fee $1,200 (Excluding GST) Inclusive of lunch, light refreshments and course materials
Contact 6720 3333 (Ms Rina Lim) training.aventis@gmail.com
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Gain the Skills You Need to Become a Competent Python Programmer

Python is One of the Most Popular Programming Language Used in the World Today

Many industrial applications are developed using Python, for example, in the banking, finance, manufacturing and engineering sectors. It is also widely adopted in key areas such as in data analytics, machine learning, internet security and robotics. In addition, Python has become the scripting language of choice for many large multinational organizations including Google, Facebook, Apple and Citibank.

Learn & Add This In-Demand Skills to Your Skills Set

This 2-Day Python for Beginners workshop provides a hands-on introduction to the Python language for beginners with no coding background, bridging the gap between programming and data science through libraries for introducing data science and basic programming knowledge. It aims to equip you with the skills to use some popular Python data science library. It will teach you useful programming techniques including crafting expressions, manipulating variables, performing operators, working with conditionals and loops as well as creating and utilising functions.

Key Takeaways
  • Understand key basic concepts and fundamentals for Python coding
  • Python statements and expressions to start coding/programming
  • Identify the various Python Data types and how to use them effectively
  • Perform Python operators such as arithmetic, comparison and logical operations
  • Comprehend basic concepts of conditionals and loops and how to use them well
  • What are functions and how to create and call them?
  • Install and use Python standard packages and third-party packages
  • Code debugging techniques
  • Hands-on practices to reinforce your working knowledge
Who Should Attend?
  • Suited for Finance, Sales, Service, Operations, Business Development and Marketing executives seeking to gain foundational understanding of using Python for coding/programming
  • Mid-career transition for non-IT working professionals
  • Existing programmers, analysts and engineers with development experience in another high-level programming or scripting language such as C/C++, Java etc. will also benefit by learning Python.
  • No prior background of programming knowledge and experience
  • Anyone who are keen to kickstart a journey to learn coding at fundamental level
  • Anyone should be able to learn the essentials of Python programming language and all participants should be greatly benefit from it

Note: Participant is required to bring their own laptop with access to internet (WiFi network will be provided)


“I have benefitted greatly from attending Steve’s class.   Even though I already had some prior work on programming, Steve helped to reinforce my working capability and reinforce my learning concepts on coding.” Benjamin, analyst in medical research

“As I have never done any programming work before, Steve is very patient with me and also can explained in a way I can understand so that I can try out on programming and apply what I learn in the practice sessions.” KL Lee, freelancer

Computer Programme Coach: Mr Steve Loy, MCT | MCSA | CBSA | CEI | CSCU | B Eng(Hons) in Computer and Information Sciences

Steve has over 20 years of experience in IT & Programming Training and Consultancy. He started his career as a software developer and systems integrator on automation projects for semiconductor wafer fabs in Taiwan, France and Singapore, before taking up a management role to setup and take charge of IT operations for a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Singapore. With years of work experience globally and locally spanning across a multitude of industries, he is good at building rapport and collaborated with people of different cultures & business practices. He firmly believes in good business practice and sincerely wish to deliver win-win positive outcomes and impart knowledge to people he interact with

Course Outline

Get Started in Python Programming

  • Introduction to coding/programming
  • Overview of Python
  • Install Python IDE
  • Your First Python Statements and Scripts
  • Assignment of Variables and Placeholders


Python Data Types                                                                                    

  • Numbers and characters
  • Data String
  • List
  • Tuple
  • Dictionary
  • Set


Python Operators                                                                                                   

  • Arithmetic
  • Compound
  • Comparison
  • Logical


Python Structure for Iterations

  • Conditionals using if-else
  • Looping such as for and while
  • Working examples with Iterations
  • Utilising Comprehensions


Python Functions

  • Syntax and Semantics
  • Function calls and return values
  • Using Default and Variable Arguments
  • Work on Lambda, Map, Filter functions


Modules & Packages                                                                      

  • Import Modules and Packages
  • Python Standard Packages
  • Third Party Packages
  • Read and write operations to files


Hands-on Session for each topic presented

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