Free Introduction to Data Analytics
13

Wednesday, 13 February

7 9 pm EST

GA Atlanta, Ponce City Market

675 Ponce De Leon Avenue NE, 2nd Floor
Atlanta, GA 30308
FREE!
Regular Ticket

Questions? Read our FAQs

Free Introduction to Data Analytics

Candace Roberts Photo


Data/BI Analyst, Vanco Payments

13

Wednesday, 13 February

7 9 pm EST

GA Atlanta, Ponce City Market

675 Ponce De Leon Avenue NE, 2nd Floor
Atlanta, GA 30308
FREE!
Regular Ticket

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Event

Data drives decisions; are you part of the conversation around data?

Regardless of your industry or role, fluency in the language of data analytics will allow you to contribute to data driven decision making. This workshop will put you in the driver’s seat to understand, analyze, and interpret data so you too can join the data conversation.

In this hands-on introductory workshop, you’ll learn to ask the right questions of your data, while learning basic analytic functionality in Google Sheets. Your newfound data analytic skills will be applied to real-world datasets, allowing you to develop recommendations based on your findings.

Chart your own career path. Pick up where this workshop leaves off. Learn the fundamentals of data tools like Excel, SQL, and Tableau in 10 weeks in our part-time, on-campus Data Analytics course or online in our mentor-driven Data Analysis Circuit. Step into the world of data analytics with General Assembly. During our introductory workshop, you’ll join the data conversation and see how analytics drives decision making across industries. Learn to understand, analyze, and interpret data as you:

  • Walk through the fundamentals of data analysis.
  • Understand how data analysts translate their findings into succinct, actionable business insights
  • Perform an exploratory analysis using real-world data.

Chart your own career path. Pick up where this workshop leaves off. Learn the fundamentals of data tools like Excel, SQL, and Tableau in 10 weeks in our part-time, on-campus Data Analytics course or online in our mentor-driven Data Analysis Circuit.

Takeaways

  • Learn more about GA's Data Analytics programs.
  • Explain the relevance of data analysis across industries and job functions.
  • Evaluate the quality and structure of a dataset.
  • Use Google Sheets to perform descriptive and exploratory analysis on datasets.

  • Use data to provide concise business insights.

Preparation

Students should be familiar with the basic functions of their computer, but no previous experience in data analysis or Google Sheets is required.

About the Instructor

Candace Roberts Photo

Data/BI Analyst,
Vanco Payments

Candace P. Roberts is a seasoned expert in data related services including data warehousing, business intelligence, data analysis, database modeling, and architecture. Candace possesses strengths and expertise in streamlining business processes, documentation and educational services with a focus on organizational success, customer satisfaction, and solid software and business practices. Candace has extensive knowledge in multiple SQL languages including Oracle, Informix, SQL Server, and MySQL and in business intelligence software and technologies including reporting, data/analysis services, OLAP technologies. She also has proficiency in multiple environments including Windows and UNIX.

Candace holds undergraduate degrees in Accounting and Business Management and an MS degree in Computer Information Systems from the University of Phoenix. She also extended her educational knowledge in data warehousing with data modeling, data architecture, and data warehousing courses through the University of California – Berkeley.

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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