Data Science 101
19

Monday, 19 December

6:30 9:30 pm EST

GA NYC (Manhattan), Classrooms (3rd Floor)

10 East 21st Street
New York , NY 10010
$90 USD
Regular Ticket

Sold Out!

Get on the waitlist

Be the first to know if a spot becomes available.

Add me to the waitlist

Questions? Read our FAQs

Data Science 101

Susan Sun Photo


Freelance Data Scientist, Google

19

Monday, 19 December

6:30 9:30 pm EST

GA NYC (Manhattan), Classrooms (3rd Floor)

10 East 21st Street
New York , NY 10010
$90 USD
Regular Ticket

Sold Out!

Get on the waitlist

Be the first to know if a spot becomes available.

Add me to the waitlist

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Class

See how the predictive power of data drives modern business.

Step into the world of data science with General Assembly. During our introductory workshop, explore the job Harvard Business Review has dubbed “the sexiest of the 21st century,” and see how modern businesses are harnessing the power of data to drive innovation. Working with real-world case studies, you’ll:

  • Learn what data scientists do and the types of problems they solve.
  • Walk through the typical data science workflow and see how the pros identify powerful business predictions.
  • Explore key tools and processes data scientists use to analyze, visualize, and model data.
  • Apply what you’ve learned to a data set to produce your own recommendations.

Chart your own career path. Pick up where this workshop leaves off. Enhance your professional skill set in our 10-week, part-time Data Science course or become job-ready with our 12-week, full-time Data Science Immersive program.

Takeaways

Explain the field of data science, defining common roles, benefits, and trends. Explore some popular tools and resources to visualize, analyze, and model data. Recognize the different types of problems that can be solved by data scientists. Apply the data science workflow to provide real world recommendations.

Prereqs & Preparation

Bring a laptop with Anaconda, a open data science platform we will be using in class > https://www.continuum.io/downloads

Technical Considerations: -For students on Windows, you’ll need Microsoft Windows 8/10 (32- or 64-bit). For those with Macs, you’ll need the Mac OS X 10.8.5 or higher, up to 10.11.4 (El Capitan).
-Upgrade your operating system before class, if needed.

About the Instructor

Susan Sun Photo

Freelance Data Scientist,
Google

Susan is a freelance data scientist at Google. She has worked in a variety of fields from academia to industry, corporate to non-profit. She did her undergraduate work at University of Pennsylvania and her graduate work at Columbia University. Currently, she is very actively involved in mentoring and teaching data science as well as using her analytical skills for pro-bono consulting. On the weekends, she can be found hacking away on her laptop in an East Village tea shop.

Refund Policy

Plans change. We get it. But if you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

Coming up near you

Let’s Keep You Updated

Enter your email to start following

By providing us with your email, you agree to the terms of our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.