Data Analytics Bootcamp
5

Saturday, 5 October

9:30 am – 4 pm AEST

GA Sydney (Main Campus)

1 Market Street - entry via Kent Street. The red-brick building behind the main sky-scraper, next to My Lua.
Sydney, NSW 2000
$250 AUD
Regular Ticket
$250 AUD
Total
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Questions? Read our FAQs

Data Analytics Bootcamp | October 5

Farnaz Salehi Photo


Data Insight Analyst, RI

5

Saturday, 5 October

9:30 am – 4 pm AEST

GA Sydney (Main Campus)

1 Market Street - entry via Kent Street. The red-brick building behind the main sky-scraper, next to My Lua.
Sydney, NSW 2000
$250 AUD
Regular Ticket
$250 AUD
Total
`

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Workshop

This one 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 visualisations that articulate the value of data assets

Lunch will be provided, including vegetarian options. Any dietary requirements must be sent to sydney@generalassemb.ly at least 48 hours before class commences.

Please note: a laptop is required for this workshop.

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 analyse data in Excel to improve decision making
  • Master shortcuts to streamline workflow in Excel
  • Learn advanced Excel tools to manage and explore data
  • 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

Preparation

A laptop is required for this workshop

You will need access to Google Sheets or Excel and have admin rights to install software that will be used throughout the day.

This workshop is best suited to professionals seeking advice on where to turn for new market research or leverage open data assets. Participants will be tasked with installing software on a laptop computer in advance of course instruction (please bring computer to use Google Sheets/ Excel).

About the Instructor

Farnaz Salehi Photo

Data Insight Analyst,
RI

Farnaz Salehi is an engineer by training and a data analyst by profession. Her mathematical background and general interest in finding patterns in things has meant that she has made a career of something she loves doing. Presently employed as an Insights Analyst with a product based data company (Retail Insight), she specialises in analytics for the retail industry.

Previously, she worked with Harvey Norman Australia in a similar role and has experience in teaching mathematics, science and statistics at the high school/college level. Her journey as someone who has transitioned in to the field of data analytics is especially relevant for professionals who find themselves in similar situations.

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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