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Data Analytics Bootcamp | August 4

$250 USD each
Wednesday, 4 August, 2021
12 7 pm EDT
Online

About This Workshop

This single day bootcamp will run through the analytical workflow -- from collecting, cleaning, analyzing and presenting insights from public data sets. We will introduce important tools used in this process such as Google Sheets and Tableau.

Goals:

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

General Assembly’s classes, workshops & events are for recreational purposes and are not regulated by the bureau of proprietary school supervision.

If this class is recorded, students will be sent the recording link within 7 days after class completion by email. Students are encouraged to download and save any shared materials (worksheets, deck if applicable) during class for later reference as they are not be shared by email.

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 Google Sheets to improve decision making
  • Learn advanced features of spreadsheet technology, such as pivot tables, to manage and explore data
  • Explore Tableau Public to visualize the results of your analysis
  • Develop presentations that articulate key findings to various audiences

Preparation

Install Tableau Public and Google Sheets prior to class.

  • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.

  • This class will occur completely online using Zoom.

  • Class setup information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) your class launches.

  • Each individual class participant must have purchased a ticket.

About the Instructor

Vaughn Caldon Photo

Co Founder, Ballstar

Vaughn is a Brooklyn born, father of two, serial entrepreneur who is currently on a mission to organize the world's sports data. Before launching his sports data platform Ballstar, Vaughn served as associate director of Alumni affairs for Prep for Prep and later as an Alum Trustee. Using data to build community, make connections, and to better focus fundraising efforts Vaughn is most proud of the work he has done to nurture niche communities of Alums like those in the arts and tech communities. Now Vaughn uses data to bring together the global Basketball community.

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