Data Analytics Bootcamp
30

Wednesday, 30 December

11 am – 6 pm EST

GA Washington D.C. (Livestream)

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

Questions? Read our FAQs

Data Analytics Bootcamp | December 30

Candace Roberts Photo


Data Engineer, Vanco Payments

30

Wednesday, 30 December

11 am – 6 pm EST

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

Candace Roberts Photo

Data Engineer,
Vanco Payments

Candace P. Roberts is a Data Engineer with Vanco Payments in Atlanta, GA. She has spent most of her career in data related development services including data warehousing, business intelligence, data analysis, database modeling, and data architecture. She has worked in a variety of industries from wholesale/retail, public health, and financial services. Candace has a passion to share her knowledge with others in data analytics arena.

What her students say
Candace Roberts was an excellent instructor. Her enthusiasm was only exceeded by her knowledge of the curriculum. I highly recommend her and would love to take more classes from her. - Student from December 2019

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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