Python for Data Science (Intermediate)

at General Assembly - Penn Quarter

(2014)
Course Details
Price:
$75 8 seats
Start Date:

Wed, Jun 12, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

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Location:
Penn Quarter
509 7th St NW 3rd Fl
At E St NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20004
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Description
Class Level: Intermediate
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20
Teacher: Joseph Nelson

What you'll learn in this data science course:

Python is an excellent programming language for data science, due to its rich set of data structures, the maturity of its data-focused libraries, and its ability to execute all aspects of the data science pipeline. This workshop will lay the foundation for data science in Python by exploring its data structures and data manipulation capabilities, as well as giving you a better understanding of the Python environment. 

This class is also a recommended preparatory workshop for students planning to enroll in General Assembly's Data Science course.

Takeaways:
  • Ability to use Python for basic data analysis tasks (data cleaning and reformatting, exploration, analysis)
  • Understanding of Python’s role as a tool in the backend and analysis toolkits
  • Understanding of the possibilities opened up through a better understanding of Python
  • Greater preparedness for GA's Data Science course
Prereqs & Preparation
This workshop is designed for students with basic familiarity with Python, looking to expand their knowledge with a data science focus. 

Students should have the ability to use Python for basic data manipulation tasks, an understanding of Python's data structures and control flow, and experience finding public datasets online and getting them into Python.

What to bring to class: 
  • All students must bring their own laptops with Anaconda or another Python-powered platform.
School Notes:
For students enrolling in 12 week part time and immersive classes, it is not recommended that you book more than one class simultaneously.

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Refund Policy
If you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at [email protected] at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:30pm - 9:30pm Joseph Nelson 1 $75
6:30pm - 9:30pm Tim Book 1 $75
6:30pm - 9:30pm Tim Book 1 $75

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