Intro to Data Science: A Free Class

San Francisco campuses

GA SF
225 Bush Street, 5th Floor (East Entrance)
San Francisco CA 94104

GA San Jose, WeWork
75 E Santa Clara Street
San Jose CA 95113

Past Locations for this Class

Intro to Data Science: A Free Class

San Francisco

San Francisco campuses

GA SF
225 Bush Street, 5th Floor (East Entrance)
San Francisco CA 94104

GA San Jose, WeWork
75 E Santa Clara Street
San Jose CA 95113

Past Locations for this Class

About this class

Curious about General Assembly’s Data Science course? Join us for a Trial Class — meet the instructor, get an introduction to the curriculum, and experience a sample session of the course.

What exactly is Data Science and why does it matter?

We live in a world with seemingly infinite data, and if you can learn the right balance of computer science, statistics, and information theory, there are lucrative opportunities available to you. This class is designed to give newcomers some clarity into how data scientists add value to any organization. Discover case studies about how data science is uniquely positioned to solve major problems for a variety of companies. By the time you finish this class, you’ll have a better idea of what the data science field is, and more importantly, how you can help yourself get what the Harvard Business Review calls the “sexiest job of the 21st century”.

Takeaways

  • An introduction to a standard workflow for anyone conducting data analysis
  • Familiarity with common case studies and projects that a data scientist might come across in everyday work
  • Learn the main tasks in the process of analyzing data
  • Discover the tools and resources to help you find answers to questions that may come up in future analyses.

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