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Blend Business Know-How with Data Insights

Our two-week, Live Online Business Fundamentals for Data Practitioners course will teach you how to approach data problems from a business perspective, and to design, complete, and present data science projects using best practices in project scoping and management.  


Upcoming Program Dates

Apr 19 - Apr 30

11am - 6pm ET

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May 17 - May 28

11am - 6pm ET

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Jun 14 - Jun 25

11am - 6pm ET

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The Course at a Glance


Week 1

Business Analysis

We’ll start with the basics. Week one is about getting a firm grasp of spreadsheet tools for data analysis. You’ll also learn to implement best practices in project design, scoping, and planning to successfully manage data science projects.

Week 2

Presentations, Project Management and Ethics

In week two, you’ll continue to build on and apply your knowledge. You’ll learn how to thoughtfully present the data you’ve analyzed. Then, we’ll explore the ethical implications of working with data.


Apply your iterative design and project scoping knowledge to solve a business problem using data. Then, take your findings and use them to build an interactive dashboard.

What's Covered

  • Strategies for delivering insights to stakeholders, verbally and visually
  • The business impact and ethical implications of working with data
  • Designing, scoping, and managing data science projects


We recommend that students have a basic understanding of how to download and install software applications on your personal computer.

Meet Some of Our Teaching Team

The Business Fundamentals for Data Science Course is taught by elite, industry-seasoned data scientists with online teaching expertise.
  • Vinny Senguttuvan

    5 years at Metis

  • Joe Eddy

    3 years at Metis

  • Kimberly Fessel

    2 years at Metis

Meet the Full Team

Your Live Online Course Brought to Life

The daily live online classes in our Business Fundamentals course are interactive, in-depth, and highly engaging. It’s a learning experience you won’t be able to simulate when you study by yourself.

Follow along as your instructor shares a presentation on screen.

Interact with your classmates and teachers in the chat, on video, and with the polling feature.

A digital whiteboard simulates the in-person classroom experience.

Collaborate with your classmates on classwork, projects, pair-programming, and more.

Ask questions and chat with your classmates and instructors on our dedicated Slack channel.


Payment Options


Pay your course tuition up front: $3,500


Coming soon! Finance your tuition through our lending partners: Skills Fund and Climb Credit.


Find out if your employer will cover the cost of tuition to support your development.


Short Immersive Course alumni can apply the amount of tuition paid for one course towards enrollment in an upcoming bootcamp upon admittance.

Upcoming Program Dates

Apr 19 - Apr 30

11am - 6pm ET

Next Start | Enroll

May 17 - May 28

11am - 6pm ET

Open | Enroll

Jun 14 - Jun 25

11am - 6pm ET

Open | Enroll

Schedule a Call

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Are there prerequisites for the Business Fundamentals for Data Science short immersive course? If so, what are they?

    Before beginning the Business Fundamentals for Data Practitioners short immersive course, students should be comfortable downloading and installing software applications on their own computers. They should also have a Github account, which is a web-based hosting service for version control using Git. It’s free and easy to sign up for an account.

  • How can I enroll in the Business Fundamentals for Data Practitioners course?

    To enroll, all you have to do is click here. Each time we offer the course, enrollment closes at 8pm ET on the Friday before the course start date. This helps ensure students receive the information they need in order to successfully join the class on the first day.

  • How much does this course cost? Are there multiple payment options?

    Tuition for our Business Fundamentals for Data Science course is $3,500. Students pay for the course in full upon enrolling.

  • What time commitment is required for this Business Fundamentals for Data Science course?

    This short immersive course requires a full-time commitment Monday through Friday for two weeks, running from 11:00 am - 6:00 pm ET / 10:00 am - 5:00 pm CT / 8:00 am - 3:00 pm PT. The daily schedule includes pair lectures, programming, independent project work, and one-hour lunch. 

    Students should expect to spend additional hours outside of class reviewing lectures, completing assignments, and working on their course project. Each must maintain their attendance and achieve passing scores on both the assessments and project in order to receive the certificate of completion.

  • Are Metis Career Services included with this course?

    No, we do not offer our Career Services for short immersive courses students like we do for bootcamp students. However, Business Fundamentals for Data Science students will gain access to our consistently-expanding network of data professionals. Plus, we’ll keep you in the loop about networking events and job opportunities, which we’ll share are posted in Slack on a regular basis in Slack.

  • Who teaches this course?

    Our short-immersive course Instructors are the same highly-reviewed, industry-experienced instructors who teach our bootcamps. Each of them brings a wealth of expertise with advanced work and educational backgrounds spanning neuroscience, business, physics, healthcare, engineering, and more.



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