Soft Skills for Data Scientists

Technologies: Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Process improvements can transform a business, increasing efficiency, product quality customer satisfaction, and profits. But to carry out these process improvements, you must understand the existing process design, and implement a process control system to maintain the standards of the new process. This course will cover how you can combine 6σ and Lean Six Sigma strategies to manage a business…
Business acumen is a difficult to define combination of forethought, creativity, and agility that is a key factor in setting successful business professionals apart from their less accomplished peers. But it doesn't just come from experience. It has to be cultivated and nurtured. In this course, you'll learn how developing professional acumen enhances your leadership, communication, and decision-making skills. And…
In the workplace, there are two specific types of mindsets, or attitudes, that can either promote personal growth and resilience or hamper an employee’s performance. People with a growth mindset achieve ever-higher levels of productivity and can help their organizations thrive; by contrast, people with a fixed mindset tend not to develop professionally, and may hinder an organization’s goals. In…
Six Sigma and Lean are business process improvement methodologies. When used together, they are called Lean Six Sigma and can become a transformational process improvement strategy that enables a system of process control and process design to supercharge your business. This course covers concepts and basic methods for measurement system analysis and GR and R studies. This course is aligned…
In changing markets, leadership matters. And for businesses adopting agile thinking, appointing a strong product owner maximizes the value of a business's products is essential. Employing a product owner can help businesses increase their agility, allowing them to adapt to change and enhance the value of their products. In this course, you'll learn about the role and responsibilities of a…
The main aims of your organization’s product or service is to help your customers achieve a specific goal or overcome a problem. This is where the concept of design thinking comes in. Design thinking is a customer-centric approach to determining how best to meet customer needs. In this course, you'll explore ways to develop customer focus to help you define…
The essence of Lean product management is building the right product as quickly and cheaply as possible. Lean innovation gives you the tools to make a better product in less time, with fewer resources. In this course, you'll discover how innovating with Lean can help you build the right product, from defining need to continuous improvement and supporting further product…
When drawing conclusions, strategic thinking is needed to analyze and weigh the data and information you have to support taking action. In this course, you'll learn how to recognize the critical-thinking activities associated with reaching a sound conclusion. You'll discover how to employ effective questions, use tools to help you conclude findings, and create an action plan for putting conclusions…
Active listening skills are used by professionals in a wide range of occupations and industries to enhance their work. By being receptive and open to others, they’re able to elicit and understand other people’s thoughts, needs, or emotions, and then steer the conversation in an appropriate manner to a successful conclusion. In this course, you'll learn listening skills that can…
Leaders should strive to communicate vision with a sense of integrity and authenticity. Engaging your team with enthusiasm and honesty will help build trust in your leadership and belief in your message. This course provides a general introduction to communicating vision, including its nature and its purpose. You will be guided through numerous techniques and methods to successfully communicate vision,…
Does your job require you to communicate critical information to c-suite executives, such as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO)? Perhaps you have opportunities to influence executive decision making, but don't know how best to deliver your message. In order to make the most of your communication with senior executives, you need to be prepared. In this course, you'll learn how…
Do you ever feel that a lack of email productivity is frustrating the effectiveness of your written communication? Are poor verbal communication skills holding you back? Choosing the right communication method for the situation has a huge impact on how your message is received. This course explores the importance of choosing the right communication method to best convey your message.…
Big-picture thinking stretches beyond the short term and considers how an organization can succeed in the long term. By thinking strategically about a problem using the bigger picture, you can elevate your perspective and get a better idea of the forces at play within your organization. This course describes how systems thinking can help you become skillful at making sense…