SQL Bootcamp Series | Richmond

About this workshop series

Imagine that you have a spreadsheet containing every data point about your customers — their preferences, their web browsing behavior, the products they’ve bought. What would you do with all that information? When you know SQL fundamentals, you can slice and dice that data any way you want, providing critical insights that drive business strategy.

SQL provides powerful-yet-simple tools for data analysis and handling. This SQL bootcamp will take absolute beginners through the basics to an ability to write queries with confidence. Get hands-on experience navigating a SQL server and distilling insights from real-world data. You’ll leave able to use this tool on your own data immediately.


  • Describe a relational database.
  • Illustrate the structure of a database using an entity relationship diagram.
  • Explore the anatomy of a SQL server.
  • Write queries to retrieve data from a SQL database (e.g., Microsoft SQL Server, etc.).
  • Sort and segment SQL query results to generate insights.
  • Combine data from multiple tables in complex queries.

Prereqs & Preparation

Download the pgAdmin that’s compatible with your operating system (download it here). In addition, watch this Introduction to SQL video before your session.

  • This class is taken completely online via Zoom.
  • Class set up information will be emailed on the day of the class.
  • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.
  • All communication will be sent to the email used to purchase a ticket. If you have signed up on behalf of a friend or colleague, please forward along this information.

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