Intro to Data Science Livestream

Chicago campuses

GA Chicago @ Rent 24
444 N Wabash Avenue, 5th Floor
Chicago IL 60611

Intro to Data Science Livestream

Chicago

Chicago campuses

GA Chicago @ Rent 24
444 N Wabash Avenue, 5th Floor
Chicago IL 60611

About this class

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. Next steps.

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.

Prereqs & Preparation

  • A second monitor is recommended, but not required.

    Additionally, students will need to download and install Anaconda (Python Version 3.6): 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 Python 3.6. Note: We'll be using Python version 3.6 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).

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