Workshop Feature(s):

  • 15% Early-Bird Discount if you register before March 12, 2018
  • Group Discount Available
  • Receive complimentary self-study kits for all course days you register for!
  • On-Site Exams Available

Overview

Big Data School is pleased to offer the Big Data Scientist Certification Workshop on April 23-27, 2018 in Herndon, VA, United States.

  • This bootcamp-style training session is organized into 5 one-day courses, as described in the Agenda below.
  • The base price is $699.00 USD for each workshop day. There is a 10% discount for those who register for all five courses.
  • The registration fee includes all required materials.
  • All participants that complete the workshop will receive a Certificate of Completion.
  • Those that pass the exams required for the Certified Big Data Scientist designation will receive official certificate for this designation and will have access to the benefits associated with this certification.
  • Several of the course modules provided by this workshop also apply toward additional certifications, as explained at BDSCP Certification Matrix.
  • Please note that seating in this workshop is limited.

More about this workshop:

Workshop Materials A list of the materials and text books that are included in the registration fee.

Agenda The individual courses are briefly described and links to full course outlines are provided.

Schedule

Registration The registration cost is provided together with a link to the registration page and information regarding the cancellation policy.

Location Details regarding the planned location of the workshop.

Exams and Certification An explanation of how to take exams and get certified upon completion of the workshop.

Workshop Materials

The following materials will be provided to attendees of the entire workshop.

Bonus Study Materials

In addition to the regular course materials listed below, attendees will receive bonus study materials and resources provided in the above listed study kits. The regular workshop materials for each course module will be packaged within the individual study kit product boxes. To view a complete list of materials received for each course day, use the Click Here for Contents link below each study kit.

Full-Color Course Booklets
Full-Color Reference Posters

Agenda

Day 1 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM / Monday, April 23, 2018)
BDSCP Module 1: Fundamental Big Data
Day 2 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM / Tuesday, April 24, 2018)
BDSCP Module 2: Big Data Analysis & Technology Concepts
Day 3 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM / Wednesday, April 25, 2018)
BDSCP Module 4: Fundamental Big Data Analysis & Science
Day 4 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM / Thursday, April 26, 2018)
BDSCP Module 5: Advanced Big Data Analysis & Science
Day 5 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM / Friday, April 27, 2018)
BDSCP Module 6: Big Data Analysis & Science Lab

Note that the courses in this workshop correspond to the following Big Data Certified Professional Courses: Module 1, Module 2, Module 4, Module 5, Module 6

Schedule

Time Day 1
(Monday)
Day 2
(Tuesday)
Day 3
(Wednesday)
Day 4
(Thursday)
Day 5
(Friday)
07:30 - 08:00Venue OpenDay 1 Recap *Day 2 Recap *Day 3 Recap *Day 4 Recap *
Breakfast (until 9 am)
08:00 - 09:00BreakfastExam B90.01
(optional)
Exam B90.02
(optional)
Exam B90.04
(optional)
Exam B90.05
(optional)
09:00 - 10:30 BDSCP Module 1: Fundamental Big Data
(cont'd)
BDSCP Module 2: Big Data Analysis & Technology Concepts
(cont'd)
BDSCP Module 4: Fundamental Big Data Analysis & Science
(cont'd)
BDSCP Module 5: Advanced Big Data Analysis & Science
(cont'd)
BDSCP Module 6: Big Data Analysis & Science Lab
(cont'd)
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 12:00 BDSCP Module 1: Fundamental Big Data
(cont'd)
BDSCP Module 2: Big Data Analysis & Technology Concepts
(cont'd)
BDSCP Module 4: Fundamental Big Data Analysis & Science
(cont'd)
BDSCP Module 5: Advanced Big Data Analysis & Science
(cont'd)
BDSCP Module 6: Big Data Analysis & Science Lab
(cont'd)
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 - 14:30 BDSCP Module 1: Fundamental Big Data
(cont'd)
BDSCP Module 2: Big Data Analysis & Technology Concepts
(cont'd)
BDSCP Module 4: Fundamental Big Data Analysis & Science
(cont'd)
BDSCP Module 5: Advanced Big Data Analysis & Science
(cont'd)
BDSCP Module 6: Big Data Analysis & Science Lab
(cont'd)
14:30 - 14:45 Coffee Break
14:45 - 16:00 BDSCP Module 1: Fundamental Big Data
(cont'd)
BDSCP Module 2: Big Data Analysis & Technology Concepts
(cont'd)
BDSCP Module 4: Fundamental Big Data Analysis & Science
(cont'd)
BDSCP Module 5: Advanced Big Data Analysis & Science
(cont'd)
BDSCP Module 6: Big Data Analysis & Science Lab
(cont'd)
After 16:00Discussion/Q&ADiscussion, Q&A, Exam Grades**Discussion, Q&A, Exam Grades**Discussion, Q&A, Exam Grades** Exam B90.06***
(optional)
Discussion, Q&A, Exam Grades**

*During the morning recap sessions, the Certified Trainer briefly reviews the primary topics from the previous course day. Attendance of recap session is voluntary.

**As soon as the Certified Trainer has completed grading, the exam grades are made available to participants. Waiting for exam grades to be announced is also voluntary. Note that participants will not be able to keep their exam documents.

***Exam B90.06A will be administered in the evening of the Friday. Please note that this exam is 2 hours long.

Registration

  • The base price is $699.00 USD for each workshop day. There is a 10% discount for those who register for all five courses.
  • To secure a seat in this workshop, please send in your registration information as early as possible.
  • You can register online or by fax by visiting the Workshop Registration page.
  • Accepted payment methods include Visa, Mastercard, American Express, PayPal, Check, and Wire Transfer.

Cancellation Policy for Public Workshops: You are entitled to a full refund of the registration fee up until 14 days before the workshop start date. After 14 days you are entitled to a full credit of the registration that can be applied to future workshops.

Location

The workshop will take place at Hyatt Regency Dulles, 2300 Dulles Corner Blvd, Herndon, VA, USA 20171. Please note that the workshop location and venue are subject to change until the workshop start date.

Exams & Certification

  • You are not required to complete exams to attend this workshop. Exams only need to be completed by those interested in attaining certification credit.
  • All workshop attendees are issued an official "Certificate of Completion" for this workshop.
  • Those that pass the exams required for the Certified Big Data Scientist designation will receive official certificate for this designation and will have access to the benefits associated with this certification.
  • The workshop instructor will stay after each course day to provide any necessary exam preparation and tutoring assistance.
  • The exams required for certification can be taken at any Pearson VUE testing center in the world or online via Pearson VUE Online Proctoring. See the Exams page for more information.
  • Several of the course modules provided by this workshop also apply toward additional certifications, as explained at BDSCP Certification Matrix.