Most frequent questions

What project will I get to work on during this course?

For your capstone project, you’ll tackle a real-world data problem from end to end. Develop a pitch and problem statement, source and collect relevant data, conduct an exploratory data analysis, and build a predictive model.

You’ll document and share your findings through a presentation, technical report, and non-technical summary. Throughout this Accelerator Course you’ll also compile a portfolio of projects designed to reinforce what you’ve learned in each unit. Gain hands-on experience with statistical and machine learning models, Python programming tools, recommender systems, neural networks, and more.

Not only that, You will get to Work on Projects from Topics such as Data Analytics, Data Visualization, Machine Learning, Time-series Forecasting, Deep Learning, Recommendation Engines, NLP, Chatbots, Web Scraping, Computer Vision, etc

What is the Difference between a Data Analyst, a Business Analyst, and a Data Scientist?

There is a world of job opportunities in data, data analytics, big data, and business improvement they can bring. If the numbers are right, it looks like demand will exceed supply.

There are several possible data job names required, including Data Scientist, Data Analyst, Business Analyst, and Data Specialist. It is essential to home in on the one that best suits your skills and aspirations, perhaps leaving the door open to continuous career development later.

However, be aware that people may use it in many ways, sometimes even mutually. So, look at each claim to make sure that at your next work assessment or hiring interview, you consent on what the job role includes, as well as its name.

Which Career Track is Most Suitable for Freshers from high school?

If you are a Fresher, Who is Just out of high school, then the Data Analyst Career Track is a More Preferable Option for you as It is very easy to get Job Opportunities as a Data Analyst. But If you are Highly Devotional towards becoming a Data Scientist, you can choose to go with the Data Scientist Career Track as well.

Will I get Assistance in Hackathons and Capstone Project?

Yes, Of Course,you will get Assistance from our Teaching Assistants any time you wish.

The Teaching Assistants will help you to complete the Capstone Project if you face any difficulties. Apart from that our Mentors and Instructors will also help you to Come up with New and amazing ideas for the Capstone Project.

Which Programming Language/BI Tool will be Taught in this Course?

In Our Data Science Programs, We Train our Students using Python Programming Language, as we strongly believe that Python is a very simple Programming language to master, and Most of the Data Scientists prefer using Python Programming Language due to its Durability and adaptability.

Similarly, Coming to the Business Intelligence tool, we will be training our students with Tableau,Power BI,SQL,and Excel.

What If I fail to complete this Course in the Specified time, Can I join another Batches in Future?

Yes, Definitely you can join our Batch in future if you are not able to complete your course in the Specified Time, but Only One such chance would be given.

You can join any Other Batch from Starting and avail the Services all Over again.

Why Should I Choose AFRICDSA?

(i). International Credential:

We offer the prestigious International Association of Business Analytics Certifications (IABAC) , which is widely recognized and based on the European Commission-funded EDISON Data Science Body of Knowledge. This credential sets you apart as a certified Data Science Professional with high potential, enhancing your career prospects.


(ii). Global Opportunities:

With an IABAC® certification from our institute, you gain global recognition for your skills, opening doors to opportunities worldwide. Expand your horizons and explore diverse career paths in data science and analytics across different regions.


(iii). Specialization:

Our IABAC Certification is designed to cater to the job requirements of professionals at all experience levels and specializations. We offer a comprehensive range of programs aligned with industry standards, ensuring that you acquire the specific skills needed for your desired role.


(iv). Relevant and Updated:

The IABAC® CPD (Continuous Professional Development) program enables credential holders to continuously update their skills and stay relevant to industry requirements. You can stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in data science and analytics, ensuring your knowledge remains current and in-demand.


(v). Flexible Training Schedule:

We provide both physical and virtual training programs that offer exceptional flexibility, accommodating even busy schedules with evening classes held from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm EAT with weekend options available.


(vi). Higher Earning Potential:

According to a recent study by Forbes, certified professionals in the field of data science and analytics earn an average of 30-40% more than their non-certified counterparts. By choosing our training programs at the African Centre for Data Science and Analytics, you can increase your earning potential and enhance your career prospects.


(vii). Exclusive Summits and Webinar:

As a member of IABAC,our accreditation partner, you gain exclusive access to seminars and data science summits organized by our esteemed partners in the industry. These events provide valuable networking opportunities and the chance to stay updated with the latest advancements in the field of data science, keeping you at the forefront of industry trends

What is IABAC?

IABAC stands for the International Association of Business Analytics Certification. IABAC is a globally recognized body with the founding principles of EDISON®, a European commission program. The IABAC credentialing framework is based on the EDISON Data Science Framework (EDSF) and provides various levels of certifications from beginners to accomplished professionals. As of 2019, IABAC stands as the world’s largest Data Science professional association with the issuance of 20,000+ assessment-based certifications.

What is EDISON - European Commission Program?

EDISON stands for Education for Data-Intensive Science to Open New science frontiers. EDISON is a European Union-funded program for developing a Data Science body of knowledge and tools to boost data science education and encourage the emergence of data science professionals. The goal is to speed-up the increase in the number of competent and qualified data science professionals across the world. EDISON Data Science Framework (EDSF) gathers training materials and information to assist educators, trainers, employers, and research infrastructure managers in identifying, recruiting and inspiring the data science professionals of the future.

Why IABAC Certification?

IABAC is an independent body with the foundation principles from the EDISON – European Commission Program. IABAC emerged as the world’s first and largest professional association providing global assessment-based certifications based on the standard credentialing framework. IABAC certification provides a globally valid authenticity for professional knowledge and skills in respective domains of Business Analytics, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence.

Does IABAC provide courses on Data Science?

While IABAC does not directly deliver the course, it sets the standards and curriculum for training providers. IABAC has a global network of training providers, called Authorized Training Provider (ATP). To find a ATP in your region click here.

Can I obtain certification without work experience?

Yes. IABAC certifications don’t have work experience as a mandatory prerequisite.

How long does it take to become certified?

The results would be shown immediately after a candidate finishes and submit the test online. Successful candidates would receive a printed certificate that would be mailed to the respective email address.

What is IABAC Digital Badge?

IABAC Digital Badge is an indicator of successful accomplishment of IABAC certifications that can be verified online and displayed or shared on professional networking sites such as Linkedin.com

How to renew IABAC certification?

The renewal is a simple process of submitting renewal requests by filling details along with 30 CPD per year  information. No extra cost incurred.

Does an IABAC certification, once acquired, stay active for life?

No. The field of Business Analytics, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence is rapidly evolving with new technological breakthroughs and business best practices. An outdated certificate shows that your knowledge is no longer up to date and employers may find you less eligible for their requirements. Candidates can renew the IABAC certification through the CPD process at no extra cost.

I have a university degree in Analytics. Should I still pursue IABAC Certification?

A university degree is an academic qualification, which usually focuses on heavy concepts. IABAC is an assessment-based global certification, which stands as a testimony as state-of-art industry-aligned skills in business analytics. IABAC certification complements the university degree and enhances the profile for better career prospects. So yes, you can pursue IABAC certification even if you have a university degree in Analytics.

Can I validate the certificate?

IABAC certificates can be verified at https://iabac.org/certifications/verify-certificate. Successful candidate’s registry is updated 15 days after awarding the certificate.. If you are an employer or other party, who wants to verify candidate IABAC credentials, then you need to attach the Identify proof of the company along with the purpose of verification clearly stated in the requested email.

How do I maintain my IABAC certification?

Renewal of IABAC certification is a must process to maintain your certifications in the long run. The renewal process has to be performed on or before the expiry deadline of the certification. Contact us at info@africdsa.com for more information.

My certification validity has expired, what should I do?

The IABAC certifications generally maintain a certain time period for renewal and also have provisions for reactivation and revival. For more information contact as at info@africdsa.com

What if I fail to renew my credential?

The IABAC certificate participant has to upgrade or renew his/her certification within the stipulated time period allotted for renewal.

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