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Blend Business Know-How with Data Insights

Our Business Fundamentals for Data Practitioners course will teach you how to approach data problems from a business perspective. You’ll learn how to design, complete, and present data science projects using best practices in project scoping and management.  


Upcoming Program Dates

Live Online

Jan 31 - Feb 11

11am - 6pm ET

Full-Time | Enroll

Online Flex

Jan 31 - Feb 25

Flexible Schedule

Part-Time | Enroll

Online Flex

Feb 28 - Mar 25

Flexible Schedule

Part-Time | Enroll

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The Course at a Glance


Unit 1

Business Analysis

We’ll start with the basics. Unit 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.

Unit 2

Presentations, Project Management and Ethics

In unit 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.

Your Online Course Brought to Life

Live Online | Online Flex

Experience what a lecture is like and how you’ll participate during class.

Watch lectures whenever it’s convenient for you.

Follow along as your instructor shares a presentation on screen.

Clear deadlines and structured modules keep you on track.

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

Deepen your learning with interactive exercises to test what you’ve learned.

A digital whiteboard simulates the in-person classroom experience.

Connect with peers in the learning platform and via Slack, and attend office hours with your instructor.

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

Attend live speaker presentations, social events, and more.

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


Whether you choose Live Online or Online Flex, you’ll be on the fast track to upskilling in Business Fundamentals.


Quickly learn data science subjects in two weeks with full-time, live online lectures. You’ll also get to interact with peers and instructors.


Complete coursework on your time with on-demand lectures. Deadlines for assignments, 1:1 meetings with instructors, and organized modules keep you accountable.



Weekly Time Commitment




Office Hours

Project Presentations

Social Activities

Payment Options


Live Online: $3,500

Online Flex: $2,500


Coming soon! Finance your tuition through our lending partner: Ascent.


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


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.
  • Rita Biagioli

    Data Scientist

Meet the Full Team

Upcoming Program Dates

Live Online

Jan 31 - Feb 11

11am - 6pm ET

Full-Time | Enroll

Online Flex

Jan 31 - Feb 25

Flexible Schedule

Part-Time | Enroll

Online Flex

Feb 28 - Mar 25

Flexible Schedule

Part-Time | 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 for the Live Online format and $2,500 for the Online Flex format. Students can pay for the course in full or consider one of our financing options. We partner with Ascent to offer monthly repayment options for our students. Learn more by visiting Ascent.

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

    The Live Online short immersive course format 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.

    The Online Flex short immersive course format, requires a commitment of 15-to-20 hours a week for four weeks. Students watch on-demand lectures and engage with instructors and teaching assistants live online during 1:1 sessions weekly.

  • 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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