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ABOUT THE PROGRAM


DS4A / COLOMBIA

DS4A / Colombia is a 13-week training program open to all Colombian citizens who are interested in strengthening their data science skills & joining the growing AI ecosystem in Colombia.

The program is 100% FREE for participants thanks to our partnership with MinTIC and the Government of Colombia. Entry is based completely on merit.

Our training is hyper-practical and based on business cases to prepare you for data science jobs. Our program will teach you the most in-demand data skills, including linear modeling, dashboarding, advanced machine learning, and how to create full-stack data science applications.

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MEET OUR D4SA FELLOWS


Be part of the largest and most diverse community of data professionals in the world.

"DS4A was a life-changing experience for me. It makes me realize that we all can make a difference through data science. I’m more than grateful to Correlation One and MinTIC for such a great opportunity, and I look forward to applying all I learned to real-life problems."

ALEJANDRA CATALINA PARRA OCHOA

"DS4A was the best academic experience of my life. It literally changed my life because I found a new job with better working conditions and better pay."

JAVIER EDUARDO IBARRA GUTIERREZ

"Thanks to the knowledge I acquired during this program, I was able to develop the necessary skills to enter the data science job market and generate a real impact in large companies in Colombia. This program changed my life because, thanks to the passion of the professors and teaching assistants, and the community that is created around data science, I was able to discover my passion, get my first job, and a boost for my academic and industry careers"

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WHY APPLY TO THE PROGRAM?

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LEARN KEY DATA SKILLS FOR THE JOBS OF TOMORROW

As a participant, you will learn by doing. You’ll work in small teams on projects that solve data challenges scoped by real companies and public entities. You’ll hone your skills and create a real AI project to showcase your ability to employers.

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JOIN COLOMBIA’S AI ECOSYSTEM

In addition to teaching you data science, this program connects you with a diverse network of professional and highly talented peers. You will make life-long connections with fellow data scientists and become part of Colombia’s growing AI Ecosystem.

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IMMEDIATE JOB OPPORTUNITIES AND EMPLOYER ACCESS

This program is an unparalleled platform to launch or supercharge your career in data science. In addition to skills training, you will receive job opportunities during our career fair events and professional advice from our guest speakers.

HOW TO APPLY


The application for this program is closed - to find out when it opens, please complete this short mailing list form. Subscribe now!

UNIVERSITY PARTNERS

As part of our effort to develop the AI ecosystem in Colombia, Correlation One partners with top-tier universities in Colombia for this program. DS4A Graduates receive a certificate co-branded by these distinguished universities and can continue their data education with them.

PROGRAM KEY DATES

The list of dates below is preliminary and subject to change.
date-feb-22

APPLICATION OPENS

date-mar-13

FINAL APPLICATIONS DEADLINE

date-mar-16

SUMMONS TO THE TECHNICAL ASSESSMENT

date-mar-19

TECHNICAL ASSESSMENT

date-mar-23

ADMISSIONS DECISIONS ANNOUNCED

date-mar-29

PROGRAM LAUNCH

PREREQUISITES

DS4A / Colombia is taught in English with bilingual support in Spanish for some aspects of the program. Applicants should be proficient enough in English to understand lectures and cases taught in English. While no technical background is necessary, all applicants must complete a technical assessment to determine merit-based entry into the program. Topics include, but are not limited to, programming, information analysis, statistics, and mathematics.

 

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Is the program free?


Yes! The program is free for all. We believe that cost should never be a barrier to learning, so we constructed the program so you don’t have to pay to participate.

If it is free for trainees, how is the program funded?


The program is funded entirely through our partnership with MinTIC and the Government of Colombia.

What does DS4A mean?


DS4A is the acronym for Data Science for All. Data fluency is essential for the jobs of the future, and we are dedicated to teaching you the data skills you need to succeed, regardless of your background or ability to pay.

When will the application for the next program be available?

Subscribe now to be notified once the application is available.

Are there any prerequisites to apply?


DS4A / Colombia is taught in English with bilingual support in Spanish for some aspects of the program. Applicants should be proficient enough in English to understand lectures and cases taught in English. While no technical background is necessary, all applicants must complete a technical assessment to determine merit-based entry into the program. Topics include, but are not limited to, programming, information analysis, statistics, and mathematics.

How will I learn whether I got into the program?


We will let you know the key dates for the admissions process. And review MinTIC's official page.

Can I keep doing my regular job during the program?


The DS4A / Colombia schedule is designed to fit your busy schedule, so you can continue working at your job or earning your university degree while completing our program. Classes will take place on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., and on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Who teaches the course?


The course is taught by Correlation One’s world-class team of instructors and teaching assistants from top universities and companies around the world. Our instructors make concepts easy and practical to understand so that you can use them in the real world.

Where are the classes held?


Classes are fully virtual, held in our “Live Online” classroom. All you need is a computer and the internet to access them. In the classes, you’ll be able to work directly with instructors and peers.

How will I find potential new jobs through the program?


Correlation One & MinTIC host a career fair at the end of each program. We will connect you with our broad network of top companies across Colombia.

​​​​Will I earn a certificate?


Yes! All Fellows who fulfill the graduation requirements will receive a signed certificate from Correlation One, MinTIC, and our University partners. The DS4A certificate is a great way to showcase your new data science skills to your network and potential employers via LinkedIn.

Who should apply?


DS4A / Colombia is open to Colombian citizens interested in strengthening their data science skills.

How do I apply?


The application for this program will open in early 2022. Please complete this short mailing list form to find out when it opens.

What is on the assessment?


Our assessment will test your English proficiency and your familiarity with certain data-related skills, such as programming, information analysis, statistics, mathematics, etc.

When is the program taking place?


The program runs for 13 weeks of class, with several weeks off, from March 2021 to July 2022. Classes will take place on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., and on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The total time commitment for the program is approximately 29 hours per week on weeks when there is class.

Is this program open to non-Colombian citizens?


The DS4A / Colombia is open only to candidates from Colombia. We have other training programs that you may be eligible for, so please check out our other training programs.

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