SQL Bootcamp | November 12

$250 USD each
Friday, 12 November, 2021
5 am – 12 pm EST
Online

About This Workshop

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.

Takeaways

  • 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.

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. You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.
  • We will provide a link to the session 24h before & again on the day of the class - keep an eye out in your inbox.

  • 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. NOTE: this session will not be recorded, however, slides will be sent within 7 days following the class.

About the Instructor

Joana Wang Photo

Data Engineer

Joana is a data aficionado with a passion for education. Her ambition is to help people demystify the world of data and make analytics second nature while having fun.

Having worked both in strategy consulting and industry, she's had projects across retail & wholesale, supply chain and financial services. In her last 8 years of experience, she's spent most of her time doing financial modelling, building bespoke data analytics products and wrangling data - a lot of it! This has required her to not only be able to technically develop solutions but also understand the wider business context and relate to people's needs, which she tries to embed in her teaching style.

She currently works as a Data Engineer in a fintech startup helping people lead better financial lives. When she's not knee deep in queries she is most likely on top of a mountain, on a yoga mat or flying a drone.

In recognition of her exemplary service in the classroom, Joana has been selected as a member of General Assembly's Distinguished Faculty program.

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