Data Science Nigeria is set to hold an intensive learning boot camp for young data scientists between Friday, January 20 and Sunday, January 22, 2017 in Lagos. According to organizers, the bootcamp will address varying capacity gaps in Data science for beginners, intermediate and experts with specific focus on Machine learning, R statistics and programming/Python for advanced data analytics.
Although the residential boot camp is free, it comes with an intensive requirement. Aspiring participants are expected to complete a 12-hour course on IBM BigDataUniversity.com and submit their completion certificates to secure a placement. Data Science Nigeria is a professional-led non-profit designed to train and mentor young Nigerians through face-to-face, virtual online classes, project-based support and holiday boot camps. The ultimate intent is to raise a special breed of data scientists .