Scripting for Data Science: Free Class

Washington, D.C. campuses

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

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Scripting for Data Science: Free Class

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

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

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

About this event

Curious about General Assembly’s Data Science course? Join us for a Trial Class — meet the instructor, get an introduction to the curriculum, and experience a sample session of the course.

What exactly is Data Science and why does it matter?

We live in a world with seemingly infinite data, and if you can learn the right balance of computer science, statistics, and information theory, there are lucrative opportunities available to you. This class is designed to give newcomers some clarity into how data scientists add value to any organization. Discover case studies about how data science is uniquely positioned to solve major problems for a variety of companies. By the time you finish this class, you’ll have a better idea of what the data science field is, and more importantly, how you can help yourself get what the Harvard Business Review calls the “sexiest job of the 21st century”.

Takeaways

  • An introduction to a standard workflow for anyone conducting data analysis
  • Familiarity with common case studies and projects that a data scientist might come across in everyday work
  • Learn the main tasks in the process of analyzing data
  • Tools and resources to help you find answers to questions that may come up in future analyses.

Prereqs & Preparation

Students must have experience with a scripting language, such as Python or R, and a good grasp of college-level statistics and probability.

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