SQL is a powerful language, and tool, for data analysis and data handling. In this bootcamp, you’ll dive deep into SQL syntax and database structures, while applying your new SQL skills to address business problems. This bootcamp will take absolute beginners through the basics of SQL to an ability to write queries with confidence.
Students must have basic technical aptitude and orientation to computers, and curiosity to learn new tools. Willingness to learn about a text-based/principle driven analytic tool with little real GUI support, and determination to push through the natural frustration of confronting new concepts.
Chart your own career path. Pick up where this workshop leaves off. Learn the fundamentals of data tools like Excel, SQL, and Tableau in 10 weeks in our part-time Data Analytics course.
Understand SQL vocabulary such as tables, schema, functions and JOINS
Understand the differences between different data management systems for SQL databases
Create basic SQL queries by applying Boolean logic, sorting functions, and commenting
Apply SQL aggregate functions [MIN, MAX, SUM, AVG, COUNT]
Use CAST to change a column’s type for a query
Use advanced SQL commands [OR, GROUP BY, HAVING] and conditional operators [ =,!=,>,
Class set up information will be emailed on the day of the class.
You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.
All communication will be sent to the email used to purchase a ticket. If you have signed up on behalf of a friend or colleague, please forward along this information. NOTE: this session will not be recorded, however, slides will be sent within 7 days following the class. Participants are also encouraged to download and save any shared materials during class for later reference.
Juan Sebastian Vasquez is a data practitioner currently working with a digital media company focused on financial services, like refinancing and home purchasing. Juan has been working with data analysis and analytics for more than 6 years, he got his start in data working at the LA Mayor’s Office of Budget & Innovation and he recently transitioned back to the private sector. Juan started his professional career more than 10 years ago working for small and medium sized advertising agencies and also working various roles for an LA-based technology company. Juan is a native of Colombia, and he and his wife own their home in Boyle Heights.
Juan’s areas of expertise include SQL, business intelligence tools like Tableau and Power BI, Excel, Esri ArcGIS online, and he is growing his knowledge and experience in Python.
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