On 2nd June 2021, James Cook University will be hosting a workshop by Dr. Eric Tham.
Dr. Eric Tham is an experienced data science and finance professional with more than a decade of experience in the financial industry. He mixes practicum with his personal working experience in the Fintech and data science sectors. He has a passion to groom and train the next generation of data science professionals.
Photos and recording will be taken during the event for news and various publicity purposes
Data and analytics capabilities have made a leap forward in recent years. The volume of available data has grown exponentially, more sophisticated algorithms have been developed, and computational power and storage have steadily improved.
Career opportunities in data science, big data and analytics are growing dramatically. Data scientists work in every industry – from defense departments to internet start-ups and financial institutions – and tackle big data projects on every level. They are among the most sought-after jobs in the tech world today.
This workshop is especially for students who are keen to join the Singapore campus of James Cook University. The topics covered during the workshop will be:
✔️ What is Data Science?
✔️ Virtual Quizzes/ Games
✔️ A day in the life of a Data Scientist
✔️ Hands-on activities for data science
✔️ Why study Data Science?