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.
General Assembly’s classes, workshops & events are for recreational purposes and are not regulated by the bureau of proprietary school supervision.
If this class is recorded, students will be sent the recording link within 7 days after class completion by email. Students are encouraged to download and save any shared materials (worksheets, deck if applicable) during class for later reference as they are not be shared by email.
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.
Since 2013, Bianca has empowered for-profit companies, electoral campaigns and non-profit organizations to strategically use data. She is currently the Data and Analytics Strategist at Forward Together, a non-profit that works nationally to ensure that all families have the rights, recognition and resources they need to thrive.
After working on President Obama's re-election campaign as a Field Organizer in Tampa, Florida, Bianca continued immersing herself in data-driven campaigns and non-profit work. She was the National Data Manager at Organizing for Action where she oversaw reporting, training and data for Grassroots staff and volunteers. She then worked at Civis Analytics as a Client Success Analyst working with a diverse portfolio of clients on how to leverage the Civis Platform.
A native Oregonian, Bianca lived in the United Kingdom for five years, and has traveled to 21 countries. She likes to think she is equal parts coffee expert, yogi and proud Portlander.
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