The Centre of Innovation and Excellence of Middlesex University Dubai and SAS organised an introductory certification workshop in Data Science. The programme had a special Data Visualization component offered by Tableau training partner - BEINEX. The programme was the first level certification (introduction to Data Analytics) from the joint initiative and was termed as ‘Data Analytics Associate’. It was designed taking under consideration the growing market demand for Data Science and its application in various business verticals such as marketing and sales, operations, HR, IT and several others.
The programme was designed by Dr. Krishnadas Nanath, Data Scientist and Corporate Trainer on Data Analytics at Middlesex University Dubai. It was jointly taught by Dr. Nanath, Mr. Badshah Mukherjee (Practice Lead - Analytics- Middle East & Turkey and SAS Trainer) and Mr. Indumon Das (Founder, BEINEX Consulting - Tableau Partners).
There were more than 40 participants representing several industries with major participation from UAE Exchange, AlFuttaim, TECOM Group, Entertainer, Huawei, Mashreq Bank and others. The programme focused on hands-on Analytics and introduced the participants to a range of possible tools (R, SAS and Tableau) having a special section on Social Media Analytics. Participants completing this level are eligible for further joint certifications from Middlesex University Dubai.