Minneapolis (December 20, 2019)—Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited private college, is now aligned with Pragmatic Institute, a leader in product and data science training, to offer Rasmussen College Technology and Business alumni with an opportunity to attend data science-focused training courses at a special 40% discounted rate. Pragmatic Institute’s courses promote the power of data and highlight the critical role data science and artificial intelligence play in business today. The fully online courses are being offered at the special rate for Rasmussen College alumni, with the next courses beginning in January.
Pragmatic Institute’s data science courses are the brainchild of their sister company, The Data Incubator, founded by prominent data scientist Michael Li to educate aspiring data scientists and industry professionals around the world. In 2019, The Data Incubator officially become a Pragmatic Institute company. Pragmatic Institute has helped over 150,000 students from more than 8,000 companies across 25 countries and countless industries to refine and perfect their corporate strategies using the Pragmatic Framework.
“By combining [The Data Incubator] with Pragmatic Institute, we’re able to offer more classes to more students, like those from Rasmussen College,” says Michael Li, Founder of The Data Incubator. “Our courses are created and taught by instructors who also teach the intensive Fellowship program at The Data Incubator, and they all have extensive education and experience in data science. We’re very excited for this opportunity to align with Rasmussen College.”
Partaking in one of Pragmatic Institute’s courses allows learners to gain specialized knowledge to meet market demands, while expanding their data science skillset. Leading industry experts will prepare each learner with pertinent, top-of-the-line information and the latest tools and programs.
“Rasmussen College is committed to delivering the highest standard of education for our students,” says Dr. Trenda Boyum-Breen, President of Rasmussen College. “We strive to provide accessible and convenient opportunities for learners to stay current with marketplace needs and trends, and provide opportunities to advance their industry knowledge. As such, we are thrilled to align with Pragmatic Institute to bring this relevant opportunity to our alumni. These courses provide individuals with concentrated, industry-tested learning opportunities to bolster their skillset and inspire success.”
Affordable and Convenient Data Science-Focused Training Courses
Rasmussen College graduates from the Computer Science, Cyber Security and Information Technology Bachelor’s degree programs will be eligible to take Pragmatic Institute’s Data Science I: Essential Tools course at the 40% reduced rate. Essential Tools, a four-week online course, gives learners greater knowledge of programming in Python for data analysis, and encourages them to dive deeper into data to uncover greater insights, automate tedious tasks and make data-driven decisions.
Likewise, Rasmussen College alumni from the School of Business Bachelor’s degree programs will be eligible for Pragmatic Institute’s Business of Data Science course at the reduced rate.The two-week online course teaches business professionals how to harness the power of data science and artificial intelligence for their organizations. Learners will grasp the fundamentals of data science and learn how to utilize it to make better business decisions.
Those looking to register or find more information about the available Pragmatic Institute courses can visit rasmussen.edu/student-experience/alumni/alumni-opportunities/.
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