SQL Fundamentals Workshop Series | June 28

£190 GBP each
Tuesday, 28 June -
Thursday, 30 June
1 4 pm EDT
Edinburgh (Online)

About This Workshop Series

Imagine that you have a spreadsheet containing every data point about your customers — their preferences, their web browsing behaviour, 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.

This 2-Part SQL Course is the beginner level interactive way to get started on data analysis and handling. You will dive head first into SQL, skill up with exercises, and by the end of the day you'll write queries with confidence and distill insights from real-world data.

This workshop is for beginners. No prior knowledge or experience required.

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.

Schedule

Jun
28
Session 1
Tuesday   1 4 pm EDT
Jun
30
Session 2
Thursday   1 4 pm EDT

Preparation

  • This class is taken completely online via Zoom.
  • We will provide a link to the session 24 hours before & again, on the day of the class, 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 class will not be recorded, however, slides will be sent within 7 days following the session.

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.

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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