In this Kickstart Series, serial software entrepreneur Samuel Chan helps us get a behind-the-scenes look at how data scientists and developers create systems that bring the best out of the HR function.
Samuel Chan is an RStudio-certified instructor and machine learning practitioner in the field of marketing automation, fraud detection, finance and e-commerce. Samuel is Indonesia’s top-ranked Stack Overflow user in R (top 5% worldwide) for three years running, and boasts certifications from RStudio, Microsoft, MongoDB, Neo4J Database, Stanford University, John Hopkins University, among others.
Prior to Algoritma, he has 8 years of working experience, including a stint as in-house consultant to several public-trading companies from his time staying in China, Japan and Singapore. He is today an active trainer and consultant for various companies in the financial industry. He has guest lectured in various campuses: Binus, NUS (National University of Singapore)’s The Logistics Institute, University of Indonesia, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Binus, Institute of Technology Bandung (ITB), Telkom University etc. Courses he authored are offered also in Singapore through Ngee Ann Polytechnic.
Samuel is also among the first recipients of Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Data Science in Southeast Asia, having demonstrated proficiency in R, Python, Microsoft Azure, SQL / T-SQL, PowerBI and a list of other technologies, and among the first to be certified in RStudio’s program. Technical committee member and competition judge on Finhacks 2018, the largest Machine Learning competition of the year organized by PT. Bank Central Asia (BCA) and DailySocial.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
THE ART AND SCIENCE OF BUILDING TOOLS
Writing programs for an audience of one
Writing programs for other people
Writing programs for other programs
The last mile problem of data science
DATA SCIENCE ACROSS THE HR VALUE CHAIN
HR professionals are under-served
Human Performance is a hard problem
Human Behavior is an even harder problem
Solutions delivery is a spectrum
Libs on one end, Bins in the middle, Applications on the other end
Our learning format is online-interactive, you will feel the interactive experience as if you were present in a physical classroom. You can access the class using your Zoom account on pre-defined dates.
LEARN AT YOUR OWN PACE
You will receive the Zoom recording, course books (PDF & HTML files), the dataset for practice, reference notes, and working files via email.
PROOF YOUR MASTERY
Show current and prospective employers of your mastery with a signed certificate of completion.
CONNECT WITH LIKE MINDED PEOPLE
Be a part of our data-passionate community with 5000+ members and 1000+ alumni.
FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS
Workshops in this series are tailored to casual programmers and non-programmers that are taking their first steps into data science. It assumes no prior knowledge or academic background, and attendees will be introduced to the beautiful art of writing R / Python code to produce data visualization and build machine learning models. The workshop has a gentle learning slope that is designed with non-technical professionals and academics in mind.
If I don’t have any basic IT or programming skills, can I still attend the Kickstart?
Yes, you can still attend the workshop as it is an introductory workshop
How will the participants receive the learning materials?
We will send the materials via email before the workshop starts.
Will I receive a certificate after attending the Workshop?
Yes, you will receive a certificate of completion.