Data Analytics 101

Online Campus


Data Analytics 101 | Online

Online Campus


About this class

Learn how data drives better business.

Step into the world of data analytics with General Assembly. During our introductory workshop, you’ll join the data conversation and see how analytics drives decision making across industries. Learn to understand, analyze, and interpret data as you:

  • Walk through the fundamentals of data analysis.
  • Learn introductory analytic functionality in Google Sheet to distill actionable insights from data sets.
  • See how data analysts translate their findings into compelling business narratives.
  • Perform an exploratory analysis using real-world data.

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, on-campus Data Analytics course or online in our mentor-driven Data Analysis Circuit.


  • Learn more about GA's Data Analytics programs.
  • Explain the relevance of data analysis across industries and job functions.
  • Evaluate the quality and structure of a dataset.
  • Use Google Sheets to perform descriptive and exploratory analysis on datasets.
  • Use data to tell a compelling business narrative.

Prereqs & Preparation

A laptop is required for this workshop. Access to Google Sheets. (If you do not have access, create a Google account.)

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