Data Analytics Bootcamp

Washington D.C. campuses

GA Washington D.C. (1776 8th Floor)
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington DC 20005

Past Locations for this Workshop Series

Data Analytics Bootcamp

Washington D.C.

Washington D.C. campuses

GA Washington D.C. (1776 8th Floor)
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington DC 20005

Past Locations for this Workshop Series

About this workshop series

This intensive two day bootcamp will run through the analytical workflow -- from collecting, cleaning, analyzing and presenting insights from small and big data sets. We will introduce important tools used in this process such as Excel, SQL, and Tableau.

Goals:

  • Introduce concepts and practice using and managing data
  • Transform data for predictive analytics and business intelligence decision-making
  • Develop compelling visualizations that articulate the value of data assets

Takeaways

Day 1 | Data analytics 101:

  • Learn about the value of data in everyday decision making
  • Understand the analytics workflow
  • Be introduced to tools for data analysis
  • Formulate research questions that can be informed with data
  • Clean and analyze data in Excel to improve decision making
  • Master shortcuts to streamline workflow in Excel
  • Learn advanced Excel tools to manage and explore data
  • Pre-requisites: Students should bring a laptop

Day 2 | Into the cloud:

  • Introduction: learn to write SQL to manage databases
  • Clean and prepare data for analysis in SQL
  • Learn Tableau to visualize the results of your analysis
  • Develop presentations that articulate key findings to a new audiences
  • Pre-requisites: Students should be familiar with structuring data for analysis in Excel or other programming software. No existing knowledge of SQL is necessary
  • Tableau is required

Prereqs & Preparation

Who is this for? Professionals seeking advice on where to turn for new market research or leverage open data assets. Participants will be tasked with installing softwares on a laptop computer in advance of course instruction.

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