Data Analytics Bootcamp (Downtown LA)
30

Saturday, 30 March

10 am – 5 pm PDT

GA Los Angeles (DTLA)

360 E. 2nd Street, Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90012
$250 USD
Regular Ticket
$250 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Data Analytics Bootcamp (Downtown LA)

Geoff Kaufman Photo


Consultant

30

Saturday, 30 March

10 am – 5 pm PDT

GA Los Angeles (DTLA)

360 E. 2nd Street, Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90012
$250 USD
Regular Ticket
$250 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Class

This intensive single day bootcamp will run through the analytical workflow -- from collecting, cleaning, analyzing and presenting insights from small and big data sets.

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

The best parking structure to use is at 350 E. 2nd Street. It is directly next door (to the right) of our building. The cost is $2.00/15 min ($10 max), $5.00 flat rate after 4pm.

Gold line stop in Little Tokyo is a 5 minute walk to campus. Red line stop at Grand Park and Civic Center is about 10-15 minute walk.

Takeaways

  • 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

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 (please bring computer with Excel to class).

About the Instructor

Geoff Kaufman Photo

Consultant

Geoff Kaufman is a data scientist, educator, and writer. Whether it’s in a classroom or at a company, he puts a strong emphasis on helping people view their data and understand what’s really going on. Most recently he was at BuzzFeed, where he did everything from building data pipelines to eating hot wings on camera while recounting the story of his first kiss. He currently works as a consultant, and of course, teaches at GA!

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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