[Open House Day | In-Person] Beginner's Guide to Data Science

Free
Saturday, 11 February, 2023
1 3 am EST
GA Singapore Campus | 79 Anson Road
General Assembly @ 79 Anson Level 20. 79 Anson Road Singapore, 079906
Singapore

About This Workshop

This event is part of General Assembly’s Open House Day, a free in-person day event welcoming everyone to our on-campus location in Singapore. Join us to find out all about what General Assembly has to offer in your pursuit of a new tech career. Check out the rest of the series here.

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.

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.

Preparation

  • This class is taken on-campus.
  • Please bring your personal laptop with you for the workshop.
  • 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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About the Instructor

Shilpa Sindhe Photo

Data Science Lead Instructor, General Assembly | People Data Scientist

Shilpa has been in the Data field for over 11 years. She graduated with a Master's in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from the National University of Singapore. She is the Lead Instructor for General Assembly Singapore's Data Science Immersive course. She is proud to be part of the team that continuously enables mid-career professionals from diverse industries enrolled in the Tech Immersion and Placement Programme (TIPP) to convert them into industry-ready Information and Communications Technology (ICT) professionals. To Shilpa, teaching at GA motivates her to be a better version of herself by pushing her technical knowledge boundaries to make learning digestible for her students.

Before joining GA as a full-time instructor, Shilpa held various Data roles as a Data Scientist in SaaS, the public sector, and Senior Engineer/Data Analyst at Fortune 500 Semiconductor MNC. She has worked with Python, Power BI, SQL, AWS, and Robotic Process Automation, amongst other tools, to apply Data Science for business problem-solving.

With the continuing aim to influence fellow data enthusiasts trying to break into a more data-centric career, Shilpa actively participates in public conferences as a speaker and part of panel discussions with industry experts to spread technology awareness and motivate women in tech.

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