Beginner's Guide to Data Analytics | FREE Class

Free
Tuesday, 5 March, 2024
12 2 pm EST
Online

About This Class

These days, data analysts are in high demand. That’s probably because it’s estimated that 90% of today’s data was generated in the last two years…. That’s a lot to analyze. If you’re thinking about adding data skills to your professional toolkit, or looking for a whole new career in data, this free class is a great starting point.

Join us for a free, 2-hour class to get your hands dirty with the basics of data analytics. You’ll learn how to ask the right questions of your data and perform basic analytic functions in Google Sheets. Then, apply your new found analytics skills to a real-world dataset and develop recommendations based on your findings.

Bonus: There will be time at the end for a live Q&A with the instructor.

See you in class.

Takeaways

  • An understanding of what data is, and how it’s collected and used
  • Basic Google Sheets formulas and functions
  • Hands-on practice with Pivot Tables and Correlations
  • Confidence to continue practicing your analytics skills

Preparation

  • This is an entry level class, so no prior knowledge is necessary.
  • We’ll send an email with class materials and the Zoom link prior to class.
  • Note: your mic and camera will be off for the duration of the class.
  • A recording will be shared via email after filling out our in-class survey.

About the Instructor

Vaughn Caldon Photo

Co Founder, Ballstar

Vaughn is a Brooklyn born, father of two, serial entrepreneur who is currently on a mission to organize the world's sports data. Before launching his sports data platform Ballstar, Vaughn served as associate director of Alumni affairs for Prep for Prep and later as an Alum Trustee. Using data to build community, make connections, and to better focus fundraising efforts Vaughn is most proud of the work he has done to nurture niche communities of Alums like those in the arts and tech communities. Now Vaughn uses data to bring together the global Basketball community.

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