Big Data and Open-Source Fundamentals Certification Preparatory Course

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Duration: 6 Hours
Training Fee: HK$5,000
Private in-house training
Apart from public, instructor-led classes, we also offer private in-house trainings for organizations based on their needs. Call us at +852 2116 3328 or email us at [email protected] for more details.
Certified Skills
  • Describe the new best-practice to use in a big data analytics environment and how big data impacts the technology ecosystem
  • Explain why and how the open-source movement impacts the technology ecosystem
  • Explain the key factors to identify and use different data visualisation technology to communicate data in context
Intended Audience

Anyone who want to:

  • Prove your understanding of the big data, related technology and the possible applications
  • Starting out and/or lack of a strong portfolio of past working experience with big data
  • Basic computer software skill
  • Basic internet skill

40 Multiple Choices | 60 minutes (Module 1)

Syllabus Highlights

Big Data Analytics

  • The foundation concept of big data
  • How Big Data impacts the business world today
  • Analytics capabilities: Descriptive, Diagnostic, Predictive & Prescriptive from the big data angle

Open-source Software

  • Introduction to the open-source technologies and the development
  • The top projects from the world’s popular open-source software foundations such as Apache, Linux and Python
  • How open-source technologies becomes the trend to drive innovation and being the most critical part of enriching big data analytics

Data Visualisation

  • Design concept and feature of data visualisation
  • The introduction of Apache Superset, a user-friendly data visualisation tool that is essential to most of the data users today

Mr. Patrick Tsoi

  • Doctor of Education (in progress), Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Master in IT in Education, University of Hong Kong
  • Bachelor of Engineering in System Engineering and Engineering Management, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • An Experienced Trainer, Educator and Chief Data Scientist with a demonstrated history of working in the talent training and staff recruiting industry
  • He is a strong IT training professional who is proficient in Hands-on Data Science Training, Learning Management, Instructional Design, Professional Services and Programming


Mr. Simon Mok

  • M.Phil. Computer Science, University of Hong Kong
  • MSc, Computer Science, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • He works as a Chief Technology Officer as well as a professional IT trainer
  • Simon’s work includes software development projects, specializing in IT service management, full-stack web-based and mobile apps development, software testing, Internet security, AWS web services, big data, databases and NoSQL. He is a holder of many professional qualifications from Microsoft (MCSE, MCSD), Oracle (MySQL and Oracle databases), Exin (ITIL, ISO 20000), and more. On top of his identity of CTO, he is also a frequent trainer at the HKPC and various private enterprises, both domestically and internationally.

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