Introduction to Python Bootcamp
1

Saturday, 1 February

10 am – 5 pm PST

GA SF

225 Bush Street, 5th Floor (East Entrance)
San Francisco, CA 94104
$265 USD
Regular Ticket
$265 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Introduction to Python Bootcamp | February 1

Craig Sakuma Photo


Founder, QuantSprout

1

Saturday, 1 February

10 am – 5 pm PST

GA SF

225 Bush Street, 5th Floor (East Entrance)
San Francisco, CA 94104
$265 USD
Regular Ticket
$265 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Workshop

Python is a versatile and widely-used programming language with many applications. This workshop explores Python's place in the scientific ecosystem, and how the language, with several readily-available open-source libraries, can serve as a powerful tool for data analysis. Designed as a stand-alone introduction to the data science aspects of Python, this class is also a recommended refresher for participants planning to enroll in General Assembly's upcoming Data Science workshop. The workshop is hands-on and exercise based, so participants will get plenty of practice.

Takeaways

  • Ability to write and run Python scripts
  • Ability to use Python for basic data analysis tasks (data cleaning and reformatting, exploration, analysis)
  • Understanding of Python’s role as a tool in the backend and analysis toolkits
  • Understanding of the possibilities opened up through a better understanding of Python

Preparation

  • General technical savvy, and comfort with computers
  • Some prior experience with use of computers for analysis or repetitive tasks – such as Excel
  • Installation of Anaconda for Python 3, which is a free distribution of python that includes libraries of open source python tools (http://continuum.io/downloads).

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.

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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