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Data Science ‘Boot Camp’ place worth £7,000 offered by MBN Solutions!



12th September 2016

  • Pioneering training programme developed by The Data Lab in partnership with US experts The Data Incubator, whose courses are ‘Harder to get into than Harvard.’
  • Intensive advanced Python module place also up for grabs.
A free place on a pioneering Data Science Boot Camp training programme is being offered by specialist recruitment agency, MBN Solutions. Places on the much-anticipated course, aimed at upskilling those with raw analytical grounding into bona fide data scientists, are worth £7,000. The average cost of recruiting a data science specialist is £15,000.

The Scottish innovation centre, The Data Lab has partnered with New York’s globally renowned, The Data Incubator (whose courses are reputedly harder to get into than Harvard), to develop the three-week data Boot Camp as part of a drive to plug the nation’s data skills gap. It is aimed at helping to unlock the economic potential of data to Scotland, estimated to be worth £17 billion* in Scotland alone.

To apply for the MBN Solutions sponsored place, potential students need to forward a video explaining how they would use the data science Boot Camp training in their current organisations. Additionally, a place on the intensive advanced Python module within the Boot Camp is up for grabs.

Michael Young, CEO of MBN Solutions, said: “With the average cost of recruiting a data scientist being £15,000, the Boot Camp presents an incredible opportunity to upskill current staff and invest in your company’s data science offering.

“The Data Incubator is recognised as the go-to experts in the data training sector globally and, by sponsoring a place for a budding data scientist, we are helping to enhance Scotland’s pipeline of data science talent.

“Every day we see fantastic, innovative data science projects going on in our client’s organisations, Scotland is leading the way in data science in the UK and The Data Lab are really driving the data agenda forward. Some countries are only just waking up to the potential of data. This course marks a really exciting time for Scotland and The Data Lab and we at MBN Solutions are thrilled to be a part of it.”

Find out more about what Brian Hills, Head of Data at The Data Lab said here.

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