Introduction to Data Analytics

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive - 10th Floor
Arlington VA 22202

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

Past Locations for this Class

Introduction to Data Analytics

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive - 10th Floor
Arlington VA 22202

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

Past Locations for this Class

About this class

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.

Prereqs & Preparation

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

A laptop is required for this workshop. Access to Google Sheets. (If you do not have access, create a Google account.)

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