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SBDA™ – The Overview

Big Data Analytics has emerged as one of the brightest Big Data career domains today for individuals with multiple academic and professional backgrounds. The SBDA™ by the Data Science Council of America (DASCA) is the world's most credible, 3rd–party vendor–neutral certification for professionals wanting to pace up their growth in Big Data analytics. You can trust the internationally accepted and recognized SBDA™ Credential to prove best, your proficiency, potential, and promise for managing the most challenging assignments in Big Data analytics.

Who does SBDA™ Suit Best

If you are working in Big Data space, or are a market research professional with at least an Undergraduate Degree in Business, Management, Marketing, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, or Applied Mathematics from an accredited institution, the SBDA™ undoubtedly might just be the most important credential to earn at this stage.


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SBDA™ Certification Program Fee

$ 620 USD( All Inclusive )

This is a one-time fee, covering the SBDA™ exam; standard exam preparation resources (the SBDA™ Book 1, SBDA™ Book 2, SBDA™ Lab Workbook, Online Learning & Preparation Resources); shipping, digital badging, and credential-kit.


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Note : Pre-registered applicants need not apply again. Their applications are lining up for necessary action. Please also anticipate a little delay in our responses owing to a sudden surge in the number of applications. Our apologies in advance for the inconvenience please.

The fee may change without notice, and does not include the Training Fee charged by training companies or universities or institutions who offer exam-preparation training for DASCA certification exams. DASCA is a standards and credentialing body and has no role to play in training delivery, and neither controls, nor is concerned with any aspect of training/ education. DASCA does not govern or mandate or control the training fee/ program fee charged for any DASCA certification program by any training company or education provider.

Program Pre–requisites

The learning scope, requirements, and rigor of the SBDA™ program necessitates that individuals intending to undergo the program have a prior, strong formal exposure and knowledge of the basic concepts in Statistics, and are hand-on with the tools and techniques of handling problems of calculating central tendencies; dispersions and averages; permutations and combinations; probability; creating graphs, charts, histograms, and scatter plots.

Indeed, SBDA™ aspirants should be also necessarily comfortable with handling databases and spreadsheets.

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SBDA™ Examination Preparation

Individuals registered for both DASCA Big Data Analyst Certification programs are provided with the Official DASCA Certification Preparation kit to help them study and prepare for their SBDA™ Certification examination. This kit is provided to all registrants at no extra costs across the world after DASCA has approved their candidacy for SBDA™, and their payments of the program registration fee is through. The Official DASCA Certification Preparation kit, consists of the following:

  • Printed SBDA™ Handbook 1: Foundations of Big Data Analytics
  • Printed SBDA™ Handbook 2: Advanced Big Data Analytics
  • Online Learning & Preparation Resources

Please do report any instance or experience of yours in which you were asked to pay separately for the SBDA™ Certification Preparation Kit, or you observed any attempt by a person or a store or an entity to sell the SBDA™ Certification Preparation Kit. It is reiterated that the SBDA™ Certification Preparation Kit is NOT for sale in the open market and not available on book stores anywhere in the world. The kit is ONLY meant to be provided FREE Of CHARGE to every individual who has been finally accepted and registered by DASCA under the SBDA™ program.

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The Candidacy Tracks

Ways to Become an SBDA™

The following table summarizes the specifics of what it takes to become an SBDA™. There are FOUR convenient tracks covering Market Researchers and Business Analysts from diverse backgrounds and experience to earn an SBDA™!

  • Minimum Qualification Required

    Should have completed Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Engineering/ Applied Sciences/ Economics/ Finance/ Management/ Social Sciences/ Related disciplines

    Minimum Work Experience

    Minimum 2 years of experience in working with data/ Statistics/ Business Analytics/ Business Intelligence/ Computing

  • Minimum Qualification Required

    Should have completed Master's Degree in Computer Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Engineering/ Applied Sciences/ Economics/ Finance/ Management/ Social Sciences/ Related disciplines

    Minimum Work Experience

    Minimum 1 year of experience in working with data/ Statistics/ Business Analytics/ Business Intelligence/ Computing

  • Minimum Qualification Required

    Should have completed Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Engineering/ Applied Sciences/ Economics/ Finance/ Management/ Social Sciences/ Related disciplines from any of the DASCA-recognized Institutions

    Minimum Work Experience

    Minimum 1 year of experience in working with data/ Statistics/ Business Analytics/ Business Intelligence/ Computing

  • Minimum Qualification Required

    Current & Past Students of Master's Degree in Computer Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Engineering/ Applied Sciences/ Economics/ Finance/ Management/ Social Sciences/ Related disciplines from any of the DASCA-recognized Institutions

    Minimum Work Experience

    Experience not Mandatory; basic proficiency in working with data/ Statistics/ Business Analytics/ Business Intelligence/ Computing

Digital Badge

The Digitally Badged SBDA™

SBDA™ Certification, through its digital badge by CredBadge™, adds assessment to your profile, and brings you to the favorite list of employers globally hunting for Senior Analysts in Big Data forte! This digitally endowed certification is preeminent to showcase your expertise, latent, and potential to manage the most challenging assignments in Big Data analytics.


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Learning Coverage

Learning Coverage

The SBDA™ Certification Preparation Kit is designed as a study and preparation resource for the online SBDA™ Certification examination. The books and other learning aids included in the SBDA™ Certification Preparation Kit have been put together to help aspiring Big Data Analysts build longer–lasting sets of skills and a more in-depth Big Data perspective. They seek to develop in learners a strong generic and platform–based understanding of the concepts, principles, tools, techniques, and technologies needed for designing, developing, and applying analytics frameworks, and the utilities required for sharper information management and decision making.

The exam preparation kit has been developed around the DASCA Essential Knowledge Framework (DASCA-EKF™), which means that the idea behind its design, coverage, content, and structure is to provide to aspiring Big Data Analysts critical exposure to popular proprietary platforms in the Big Data space while preparing themselves for their certification examination as well.

The contents of the Certification Preparation Kit comprise all essential knowledge areas and are divided into eight sections or modules.

EXAMINATION COVERAGE INFORMATION

Foundations of Data Science

15% Framework of data science functions and tools; applying Python and R in making sense of data and deriving information and intelligence for decision-making.

The Mathematics of Data Science

15% Applying important quantitative techniques and tools deployed in data analytics and model optimization including Advanced Statistics, Linear Algebra, Probability and Calculus; Data shape and relationships.

Dealing With Data

12% Segregating and classifying data types; tackling data from varying sources; handling streaming and voluminous data; analyzing, managing and harnessing massive data using tools and applications like Python and R

Doing Data Analytics

18% Framework of computing using Hadoop; developing data models; capturing, processing, sorting, classifying, analyzing, managing and harnessing big data using the Hadoop ecosystem; understanding the use of combination of tools like R, Python and MapReduce etc., in big data analytics

Data Visualization

8% Analyzing data visualization use-cases; choosing optimal data visualization models using popular visualization applications like Tableau to visualize and present information results

Analytics in Machine Learning and Ai

15% Scenarios and cases of applying big data analytics in machine learning and artificial intelligence; applying big data analytics models in ML and Ai systems; advanced R and Python deployment in ML and AI applications

Business Implementation of Data Analytics

7% Planning, designing and implementing big data analytics solutions in organizations; deploying R and Python in business-level data analytics; going to production with R

Storing Streaming Data

7% Choosing storage tools for streaming massive data and data pipelines; applications of document-oriented NoSQL database in high volume data storage and processing using MongoDB; using messaging systems; deploying techniques of Elasticsearch enterprise big data search; and big data processing on cloud

Getting the SBDA™ - A Preview of the Certification Process

There are six distinct stages of your journey towards becoming an SBDA™. Here's what these stages look like. Of course, we've just tried to take you through a quick tour, so many of the details may be missing. You may Contact Us for more information.


The SBDA™ Certification Process

  • 1Check Eligibility Requirements -

    All DASCA certifications mandate you to meet certain educational and work experience requirements to become eligible. The requirements for each DASCA Certification is unique, so before proceeding, check if you satisfy the minimum eligibility requirements for the SBDA™ Certification, you wish to apply for.

    It is recommended that you keep this information handy as it will be required while filling up your online application.

  • 2Fill Online Application+

    Once you have satisfied the SBDA™ eligibility requirements, it is time to apply. Start the application process by creating your myDASCA account. Before proceeding, check if you QualiFly™ for SBDA™. QualiFLY™ essentially relaxes the minimum eligibility requirements and provides upto 15% lower SBDA™ fees, based on your education and work experience. Complete the SBDA™ online application form. Once you have submitted the online application and made a successful payment of the fee, you will immediately receive an acknowledgement response email with instructions for the next step in the assessment process.

  • 3Validation+

    An internal check is conducted to validate your credentials against the prescribed candidacy prerequisites for earning the SBDA™ Certification.

  • 4SBDA™ Certification Preparation Material+

    Post your payment confirmation, you will receive your unit of the SBDA™ Certification Preparation Kit containing reading and learning material at the address you have registered with us. Normal delivery timeframe is 3-4 weeks.

  • 5Taking the SBDA™ Certification Exam+

    Given the amount of content to be studied, we’ve established a 45-days period for you to focus on your studies and build your conceptual foundation in Data Science. You’ll be able schedule your SBDA™ exam any time after that. You’ll also be given a six months window to schedule your exam

  • 6Award+

    If you qualify the SBDA™ certification exam and meet other conditions laid down by the DASCA Professional Certifications Board (DPCB), you are recommended for the award of SBDA™ Credential and the SBDA™ Digital Badge is immediately issued to you. You can expect the shipment of the physical credential pack to reach you within three to four weeks from the date of the credential- award.

Credential Case

The SBDA™ Credential Case

The SBDA™ Credential guarded in a flabbergasting folder-box acts luring for the talented who are working hard to conquest the credential. This trendy case enhances an elfin more of fervor into the lives of the DASCA Certification applicants. In consort with the certificate, there is a metal badge in the form of lapel pin, to be exhibited on your shirts and coat pockets. An additional lifetime flagship is a booklet on DASCA Code of Ethics, which is gracefully positioned beside the former two constituents of the credential case.

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