The academy will be open to all who are interested in learning new data analytics skills and offer qualifications needed by data science professionals in the areas of big data and analytics.
It offers a self-paced e-learning plan and provides learners with access to materials and software 24 hours a day, seven days per week.
“Machine learning is one of the hottest fields of study in the digital age with its significant advances in technology including big data and analytics, robotics and the internet of things. Thus, data science is becoming one of the hottest careers in IT,” SAS Hong Kong GM Wilson Ho said.
“We have been providing professional training programs like visualization and statistical analysis to our clients in meeting with their job needs. SAS is also committed to supporting Hong Kong’s education institutes to broaden the applicability of analytics and data science in response to community needs.”
He said the company has been working with local universities to offer joint certification programs for statistics and business analysis students, and to incorporate SAS analytical tools in the curriculum.