Data Analytics 101
13

Monday, 13 February

7 9 pm PST

GA Los Angeles (DTLA)

1933 S. Broadway, 11th Floor
Los Angeles , CA 90007
$25 USD
Regular Ticket
$25 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Data Analytics 101

Fernando Pombeiro Photo


Senior Data Engineering Consultant, CapGemini

13

Monday, 13 February

7 9 pm PST

GA Los Angeles (DTLA)

1933 S. Broadway, 11th Floor
Los Angeles , CA 90007
$25 USD
Regular Ticket
$25 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

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 Sheets 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.

Takeaways

  • 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, please create a Google account prior to class.)

About the Instructor

Fernando Pombeiro Photo

Senior Data Engineering Consultant,
CapGemini

Fernando (“Fern”) Pombeiro is a Manager of data engineering. His career started as an officer in the U.S Navy where he completed eighteen and six month tours in Iraq before returning stateside to work as an assistant professor of Naval Science at Penn State University. Following his military career he transitioned to primarily data engineering roles, spending four years with Amazon.com and several years working in the Los Angeles startup scene in Facebook gaming as Data Engineer, Hadoop administrator, and Senior Data Analyst. He currently works for Fandango.com as a manager of BI Engineering here in Santa Monica. Fern spends most of his day coding in Python, Java, Hive, Spark, SQL and Scala. His hobbies include history, baseball, the history of baseball, and politics. He is a fanatic for the Philadelphia Phillies and a lukewarm fan of the Philadelphia Eagles. He currently resides in Santa Monica with his wife and two dogs.

Refund Policy

Plans change. We get it. But if you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

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