Concordia University


Course Code: CEBD 1160
Reader, let me introduce you to Big Data. Big Data, meet Reader. Actually, there's a bit more to it than that. Big Data systems involve a wide range of technologies that can only be understood when you master the underlying technical concepts. And that's why you need this course. Here, you'll learn about the basic technologies required to develop Big Data analytics solutions and deploy them at scale. You'll spend some time with the concept of virtualization and you'll have an overview of programming techniques and languages used for big data analytics. Once you've finished this course, you can take a moment to congratulate yourself before you dive into even bigger data on the path to completing your certificate.

Your take-away

This course is a great way to help you:
• Gain a practical understanding of the challenges in Big Data analytics;
• Understand the main elements of computer architectures;
• Acquire basic proficiency with the Linux operating system to deploy and run Big Data systems;
• Learn basic programming skills to develop Big Data analytics solutions.

Our approach

This course employs project-based learning that's focused on the acquisition of practical, real-world skills and not just theory. You'll be taught in our computer labs by an industry pro using state-of-the-art technologies, software and equipment.

Who benefits the most?

• Individuals who want to improve the performance of their organization by harnessing Big Data.
• Professionals who want to leverage data for better decision-making.
• Entrepreneurs with projects that could benefit from data analytics.
• Students in fields like geography, biology, psychology, humanities or any other field with big data.
• IT professionals who want to transition to Big Data from more traditional sectors.

Alumni discount

Concordia University Undergraduate and Graduate Alumni, based on the information maintained by the Office of the Registrar, are waived from paying registration and late registration fees when enrolling for courses at Concordia Continuing Education. In addition, Concordia University Undergraduate and Graduate Alumni will receive a 10% reduction on their tuition fees. The Alumni discount is automatically calculated when students enroll on-line.

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