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Free Intro to SQL Class Online | May 25

Craig Sakuma Photo

Founder, QuantSprout
Free Intro to SQL Class Online
Tuesday, 25 May, 2021
10 am – 12 pm EDT
Online (Online)
Free


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Free Intro to SQL Class Online | May 25

Craig Sakuma Photo

Founder, QuantSprout

About This Workshop

We've all been there: the data you need to perform analysis or to put together a presentation lives in a database, and this will be the 20th time that you've had to bother the IT department or data engineers for an Excel export of the data. If only there were a simple, flexible, and quick way to get the data yourself....

SQL to the rescue!

SQL, or Structured Query Language, is a simple programming language that enables you to efficiently create, alter, request, and aggregate data. Databases are ubiquitous in today's digital world, and SQL is your key to interacting with the valuable data inside them. Come and learn the basics of databases and how SQL can fit into your workflow, and practice basic SQL with live activities.

Chart your own career path. Pick up where this workshop leaves off. Enhance your professional data analysis skill set with one of our data analytics offerings.

Takeaways

  • Understand the foundations of databases and when to use SQL.
  • Learn and practice the basic syntax of SQL.
  • Explore more advanced features of SQL, such as joining, grouping, filtering, and functions.

Preparation

  • This class requires a computer and strong internet connection.
  • A browser to access the SQL practice tool.

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About the Instructor

Craig Sakuma Photo

Founder, QuantSprout

Craig has been a data science and analytics instructor at General Assembly since 2014 and he has over 2,000 hours of teaching experience. Prior to teaching at General Assembly, he worked as a data scientist at Euclid Analytics. Craig has also founded an e-commerce furniture business, Deal Decor, and worked as a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group. He has an engineering degree from Northwestern and an MBA from Wharton. For fun, Craig enjoys traveling and has spent a total of 5 years living overseas in three different countries.

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