Data Analytics Bootcamp
29

Tuesday, 29 September

12 7 pm EDT

GA Washington D.C. (Livestream)

Online Class
Livestream
$250 USD
Regular Ticket
$250 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Data Analytics Bootcamp | September 29

Matt Brems Photo


Instructor, Washington, D.C. Taught at 10 GA campuses

29

Tuesday, 29 September

12 7 pm EDT

GA Washington D.C. (Livestream)

Online Class
Livestream
$250 USD
Regular Ticket
$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

The well-being of our employees, students, clients, instructors, and guests is our number one priority here at General Assembly. We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation very carefully and are adjusting delivery of our programs.


Due to the current health concerns, all GA short-form events, workshops & bootcamps will temporarily be held online - including this one.


Registered students will be notified 24 hours in advance of this program with information on how to log in to the Zoom Meeting Room and other tools you’ll need for the session. Registration for this class will close 2 hours prior to the session start in order to allow all students ample opportunity to have the technology enabled.

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

Who is this for? Professionals seeking to explore the tools and workflow of a data analyst.

-Participants should be familiar with the basic functions of their computer, but no previous experience in data analysis, Google Sheets, or Tableau is required. - This course will occur completely online using Zoom and Slack. - Course set up information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) your course launches. - You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection, along with the following software:

About the Instructor

Matt Brems Photo

Instructor, Washington, D.C. Taught at 10 GA campuses

Matt currently is a global instructor for GA's Data Science Immersive program across the United States. Matt is a recovering politico, having worked as a data scientist for a political consulting firm through the 2016 election. Prior to his work in politics, he earned his Master's degree in statistics from The Ohio State University and his undergraduate degree at Franklin College in Indiana. Matt is passionate about putting the revolutionary power of machine learning into the hands of as many people as possible. When he's not teaching, he's volunteering with Statistics Without Borders, thinking about how to be a better teacher, falling asleep to Netflix, and/or cuddling with his pug.

In recognition of his exemplary service in the classroom, Matt has been selected as a member of General Assembly's Distinguished Faculty program and Matt earned the ‘Distinguished Faculty Member of the Year’ award in 2019. Matt also serves as the chair of GA's Product Advisory Board for data science.

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