Beginner's Guide to Data Analytics | FREE Class



Thursday, 18 April, 2024
12 2 pm EDT

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.


  • 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


  • 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

Candace Roberts Photo

Director of Business Intelligence, Vanco Payments

Candace P. Roberts is the Director of Business Intelligence Vanco Payments in Atlanta, GA. She has spent most of her career in data-related development services including data warehousing, business intelligence, data analysis, database modeling, and data architecture. She has worked in a variety of industries from wholesale/retail, public health, and financial services. Candace has a passion to share her knowledge with others in data analytics arena.

What her students say

Candace Roberts was an excellent instructor. Her enthusiasm was only exceeded by her knowledge of the curriculum. I highly recommend her and would love to take more classes from her. - Student from December 2019

  • Candace is the best instructor I have had for a very long time. Engaging, fun, organized, dedicated, approachable. Loved her!* -Student from August 2023
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