CAREERS


WOMEN IN
DATA
SCIENCE
ACCELERATOR

Welcome to Accenture’s Women In Data Science Accelerator. This free 6-week course combines industry-led lectures, hands-on workshops and career guidance to help transform your passion for data and analytics into a career as a data scientist.

Inspired by research that highlights a distinct lack of women pursuing careers in data science, we have designed this programme especially for women.


WHAT THE COURSE OFFERS:

  • The skills and confidence to become a successful leader in data science

  • A clear understanding of the career opportunities available in data science

  • A storytelling framework to effectively communicate the influence and impact of data on business and society, and the value you bring as a data scientist

  • A chance to advance your technical skills, through classroom-based training and practical project work

  • An opportunity to connect with other women developing their data science careers at all levels

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6-week course
Launching 19th Feb Weds @ 18.30 - 20.30
Plus 4hrs study

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Access to mentors and Accenture Analytics experts

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Hosted at Accenture’s The Dock, 7 Hanover Quay, D2





COURSE CURRICULUM:

 

WEEK 1

WEEK 2

WEEK 3

WEEK 4

WEEK 5

WEEK 6

Focus on
DATA SCIENCE

Welcome & Programme Overview

Data Science Case Studies

Python Tips and Tricks

R Tips and Tricks

Project Focus

Project Presentation
& Awards

Focus on
YOU

Analytics Leadership Stories

Career Paths in Analytics

Project Management

Speed Mentoring

Story Telling Masterclass

Focus on
PROJECT

Project Assignment

Project Clinic

Project Clinic

Project Clinic

Project Clinic

Celebration Event

WHO SHOULD APPLY?

This free programme is open to anyone who identifies as a woman. The ideal participant will have:

3 or more years of experience working in a data-related field, i.e. part of your job requires you to extract insights from, or manipulate, sets of data using statistical tools. For example:

     • Finance/Accountancy

     • Engineering

     • Demand Forecasting

     • Quality Analysis

     • Customer Analytics

Or

A third-level qualification in a numerical discipline (e.g. engineering, statistics, mathematics, physics, etc.), plus 3 or more years of professional experience in any industry.

We are particularly interested in participants who are familiar with at least one of the following:

     • Excel Macros and/or Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)

     • At least one statistical programming language such as R, Python, SAS, SPSS, etc.

     • Techniques to clean and manipulate data using a language such as R, VBA, etc.

     • Methods to explore data using univariate, bivariate, & multivariate analysis

     • Predictive analytics applications

And a strong desire to become a world-class Data Scientist!

APPLICATION DEADLINE
FEBRUARY 5TH 2020


APPLICATION PROCESS

Step 1: Register your interest in participation and send us your CV*
Click on the APPLY NOW link below to fill out and submit the form to register your interest. You must include a CV to submit the form.

Step 2: Notification of Acceptance
If the programme is the right fit, we’ll reach out to you by 12th February to notify you.

Step 3: Join us on Wednesday 19th February for the start of the 6-week programme

* Please note spaces are limited, our team will review your information to assess your suitability to the programme.



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