Data Analytics Bootcamp
28

Saturday, 28 August

12 7 pm EDT

$250 USD
Cost
$250 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Data Analytics Bootcamp | August 28

Juan Vasquez Photo


Business Analyst, Core Digital Media

28

Saturday, 28 August

12 7 pm EDT

Online

Anywhere
Online
$250 USD
Cost
$250 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

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

Juan Vasquez Photo

Business Analyst,
Core Digital Media

Juan Sebastian Vasquez is a data practitioner currently working with a digital media company focused on financial services, like refinancing and home purchasing. Juan has been working with data analysis and analytics for more than 6 years, he got his start in data working at the LA Mayor’s Office of Budget & Innovation and he recently transitioned back to the private sector. Juan started his professional career more than 10 years ago working for small and medium sized advertising agencies and also working various roles for an LA-based technology company. Juan is a native of Colombia, and he and his wife own their home in Boyle Heights.

Juan’s areas of expertise include SQL, business intelligence tools like Tableau and Power BI, Excel, Esri ArcGIS online, and he is growing his knowledge and experience in Python.

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