Data Analytics 101
3

Monday, 3 February

6 9 pm AEDT

GA Market St

The Podium Building, Level 2, 1 Market Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
$55 AUD
Regular Ticket
$55 AUD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Data Analytics 101 | February 3

Marcus Sheather-Burton Photo


Senior Actuarial Analyst, Superannuation & Investment Platforms, National Australia Bank

3

Monday, 3 February

6 9 pm AEDT

GA Market St

The Podium Building, Level 2, 1 Market Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
$55 AUD
Regular Ticket
$55 AUD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Class

Learn how data drives better business.

During this intensive 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 techniques in Google Sheets using basic formulas.

  • See how data analysts translate their findings into compelling business narratives.

  • Perform an exploratory analysis using real-world data.

GA Essentials Series: Short and sharp workshops that give you the foundations for key skills in the digital economy. 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.

A laptop is required for this workshop.

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.

Preparation

A laptop is required for this workshop.

Access to Google Sheets. (If you do not have access, create a Google account)

About the Instructor

Marcus Sheather-Burton Photo

Senior Actuarial Analyst, Superannuation & Investment Platforms,
National Australia Bank

Marcus Sheather-Burton is a Senior Actuarial Analyst at NAB with a passion for Excel, SQL and Tableau. Marcus started his career as an Actuary, but has since discovered his passion for data.

His journey has taken him to become the Data Analytics Strategy Co-ordinator at the Actuaries Institute Australia, as well as instructing many classes and workshops with General Assembly Sydney.

In his spare time, he enjoys volunteering as a Visitor Services Officer at the Sydney Opera House.

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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