Joan Manuel López

See how Joan advanced his career by taking our Data Analytics and Machine Learning Program and improving his skill set to become a Data Analyst

One of the things that stood out was the extensive syllabus and the fact that it dealt with methodologies that the job market is asking for, for example, machine learning.
Joan Manuel López
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What were you doing before signing up for our course?

I was working in application programming, using Java, but I got to a point where I didn’t feel that motivated and I started looking for new challenges. Whilst doing so I came across something that sounded really interesting, which was the concept of ‘smart cities’. With more investigation I saw that what is occurring is that a massive amount of data and information is collected, but not enough knowledge is generated as a result. I thought this would be a very interesting area to get into so I decided to throw myself in at the deep end and deepen my knowledge of data analytics.

What was your main concern before starting?

You always have concerns when starting something new, but as the methodology was very practical, I knew that that would be a great help. I had already worked with IT tools, RapidMiner for example, so I had a little experience in statistics, and this helped. However, what’s great is that in this course, you start to work with tools that are required in the job market from day one.

Why did Ubiqum stand out as the best choice?

One of the things that stood out was the extensive syllabus and the fact that it dealt with methodologies that the job market is asking for, for example, machine learning. Other courses focused more on big data or visualisation but the data analytics course Ubiqum offers seemed much broader. When making my final decision on which program to apply for, it was the fact that Ubiqum offered the job placement service that swung it.

Do you think our "Learn by Doing" methodology has been effective?

I really like learning in this practical way as opposed to in a more theory-driven way. I would perhaps reinforce the theory that exists behind what we're doing, for example in a brainstorming session between everyone, to discuss what we’ve learned. But yes, it’s a very good methodology as you gain the practical knowledge - or more specifically, the practical skills - needed for the workplace.

Why would you recommend Ubiqum?

I started this course with very little knowledge, and though I wouldn’t say I’m an expert, I know a great deal more now. It’s been a positive experience due to the fact that after 5 months I have gained solid, practical experience that I can transfer to the workplace.

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