Free Intro to Data Science Class Online
2

Wednesday, 2 December

6 8 pm EST

GA St. Louis (Livestream)

Online Class
Livestream
FREE!
Regular Ticket

Questions? Read our FAQs

Free Intro to Data Science Class Online | December 2

Candace Roberts Photo


Data Engineer, Vanco Payments

2

Wednesday, 2 December

6 8 pm EST

GA St. Louis (Livestream)

Online Class
Livestream
FREE!
Regular Ticket

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Workshop

Working from real life case studies, we will review:

  • What is Data Science?
  • How is it used?
  • Key tools and processes data scientists use.
  • How to get started in Data Science.

Takeaways

  • 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 Data Science Immersive or Data Science part-time programs.

Preparation

  • A second monitor is recommended, but not required.

    Additionally, students will need to download and install Anaconda (the latest Python Version 3.x): Download link here.

    YouTube for installing on Mac: How to install Anaconda on Mac

    YouTube for installing on Windows: How to install Anaconda on Windows

    Tip: Scroll to your operating system version and click on the install button for Anaconda with the latest version Python 3.x. Note: We'll be using the latest version of Python version 3.x in this workshop.

    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).

NOTE: A small percentage of participants may not receive emails from us due to some domains blocking our automated emails. If you do not receive sign in instructions within 1 hour of the livestream, please email hello@generalassemb.ly and someone from our team will be sure to respond to you with sign in instructions right away.

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

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