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Microsoft Future Ready: Ethics and Law in Data and Analytics

Understand the ethics and laws surrounding AI and Analytical tools including data sharing and privacy.

  • Duration

    3 weeks
  • Weekly study

    5 hours
  • 100% online

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This course is part of the Ethics Laws and Implementing an AI Solution on Microsoft Azure ExpertTrack, helping you understand AI ethics and laws while developing advanced AI and machine learning skills.

During this course, you’ll learn how to apply ethical and legal frameworks to the powerful AI and Analytics tools used by corporations, governments and individuals. You’ll also learn how to use practical approaches to tackle data and analytics problems.

Delve into the legalities and ethics of data sharing, privacy and algorithmic decision-making

Data professionals use different analytical tools to create real-world outcomes. Though it’s important to achieve optimal results, we must also consider the ethics surrounding data sharing, privacy and algorithmic decision-making.

This course will teach how to apply legal and ethical frameworks to initiatives in the data profession. You’ll also learn how to investigate applied data methods for ethical and legal work in Analytics and AI, a useful skill in this increasingly competitive and technologically complicated world.

Explore practical approaches to data and analytics

There are many problems posed by work in Big Data, Data Science and AI. During this course, you’ll explore practical approaches to help tackle these data and analytics challenges.

By the end of the course, you’ll be comfortable with the ethical and legal frameworks surrounding AI and Analytics, giving you a deeper understanding of the problems faced by data professionals.

What topics will you cover?

  • Identify the concepts of the data revolution
  • Describe how ethics and data interact
  • Recognize the types of bias inherent in processing data
  • Explore the application of best practices to the use of big data
  • Define privacy by design
  • Interpret the application of the GDPR to businesses
  • Identify concepts in data analytics and artificial intelligence
  • Examine the justification in using XAI and GAI

Prove you're job ready

Highlight the new, job-relevant skills you’ve gained and supplement existing qualifications with a hard-earned, industry-specific digital certificate – plus one for every course within your ExpertTrack.

  • Learn the latest in your chosen industry or subject.
  • Complete each course and pass assessments.
  • Receive certificates validated by the educating organisation.
  • Impress employers with learning outcomes you can add to your CV.
  • Make your career dreams a reality.

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Learning on this course

On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Foundational abilities in applying ethical and legal frameworks for the data profession
  • Practical approaches to data and analytics problems, including Big Data and Data Science and AI
  • Applied data methods for ethical and legal work in Analytics and AI

Who is the course for?

This course is aimed at anyone, including data scientists, who are interested in learning more about the questions of law and ethics surrounding data and analytics.

What software or tools do you need?

No prior knowledge or specific tools are required.

Who developed the course?

CloudSwyft Global Systems, Inc.

CloudSwyft has partnered with the top global technology companies to deliver cutting edge digital skills learning across the modern workplace.

About this ExpertTrack

Build your data science for AI skills with Python and Microsoft Azure, and explore its ethical and legal frameworks.

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After your free trial you can:

  • Pay $39 per month to keep learning online
  • Have complete control over your subscription; you can cancel any time
  • Work at your own pace and set your own deadlines at every stage
  • Only pay while you’re learning; the subscription will cancel automatically when you finish
  • Complete online assessments to test your knowledge and prove your skills
  • Earn digital course certificates and a final award that you can share online, with potential employers, and your professional network
  • Keep access to the content of courses you complete even after your subscription ends

Learning on FutureLearn

Your learning, your rules

  • Courses are split into weeks, activities, and steps to help you keep track of your learning
  • Learn through a mix of bite-sized videos, long- and short-form articles, audio, and practical activities
  • Stay motivated by using the Progress page to keep track of your step completion and assessment scores

Join a global classroom

  • Experience the power of social learning, and get inspired by an international network of learners
  • Share ideas with your peers and course educators on every step of the course
  • Join the conversation by reading, @ing, liking, bookmarking, and replying to comments from others

Map your progress

  • As you work through the course, use notifications and the Progress page to guide your learning
  • Whenever you’re ready, mark each step as complete, you’re in control
  • Complete 90% of course steps and all of the assessments to earn your certificate

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