Python Class for Beginners
17

Wednesday, 17 July

6:30 9:30 pm EDT

GA D.C.

509 7th Street NW, 3rd Floor
Washington, D.C. 20004
$75 USD
Regular Ticket
$75 USD
Total
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Python Class for Beginners

Brian Collins Photo


Data Scientist, General Assembly

17

Wednesday, 17 July

6:30 9:30 pm EDT

GA D.C.

509 7th Street NW, 3rd Floor
Washington, D.C. 20004
$75 USD
Regular Ticket
$75 USD
Total
`

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Class

Unlock data-driven insights with code. During our Python-focused introductory workshop, you’ll learn to harness the power of an essential programming language for data scientists and use it to drive accurate business insights. Working with real-world examples, you’ll touch on fundamental Python programming techniques and tools and discuss Python's applications in data analysis and the types of problems it can solve.

Takeaways

  • Discuss the history of Python and its use across different industries.
  • Define how Python compares to other programming languages.
  • Describe the benefits of a Python workflow when working with data.
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of Python programming fundamentals.
  • Apply Python code to solve a sample world data problem.

Preparation

This workshop is designed for anyone interested in learning Python. No prior experience or knowledge is required.

What to bring to class: All participants must bring their own laptop. Please also install Anaconda prior to class. You may also want to install a text editor like Sublime Text 3 or Atom.

Note on installing Anaconda: Scroll to your operating system version and click on the install button for Anaconda with Python 3.6. We'll be using Python version 3.6 in this workshop. If you are using a PC, please install the git for Windows terminal beforehand.

About the Instructor

Brian Collins Photo

Data Scientist,
General Assembly

Brian used to be the Team Lead for the Data Science Immersive in Washington DC. Currently he is working as a data scientist for Booz Allen Hamilton. Prior to working with General Assembly, Brian used to be a general manager in the hospitality industry. He changed his focus to data science because it offered an interesting challenge in an ever expanding field. He really loves seeing his students succeed from all the hard work they put into the course. Outside of GA, Brian loves to play board games, travel to new adventures, and is trying to learn how to work with wood.

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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