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.
Nigel was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. Awarded a Presidential Scholarship to study economics at Hampton University. He then returned to NYC to complete his Bachelors in Economics at New York University. He worked in credit derivative markets at Goldman Sachs and Old Lane before founding The Street Academy for Financial Literacy, a non-profit serving over 1000 NYC youth annually. Today, Nigel is the Co-Founder and COO at BALLSTAR, a social database for global basketball statistics.
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