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FREE INTRO TO SQL CLASS ONLINE
September 15, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pmFREE
About This Workshop
We’ve all been there: the data you need to perform analysis or to put together a presentation lives in a database, and this will be the 20th time that you’ve had to bother the IT department or data engineers for an Excel export of the data. If only there were a simple, flexible, and quick way to get the data yourself….
Explore the intersection of coding and data with General Assembly and ITExperience. During our Python-focused intro class, you’ll learn all about Python – including how to get started, advantages and disadvantages of Python, essentials of programming in Python, and tools available to build applications in Python.
SQL to the rescue!
SQL, or Structured Query Language, is a simple programming language that enables you to efficiently create, alter, request, and aggregate data. Databases are ubiquitous in today’s digital world, and SQL is your key to interacting with the valuable data inside them. Come and learn the basics of databases and how SQL can fit into your workflow, and practice basic SQL with live activities.
Chart your own career path. Pick up where this workshop leaves off. Enhance your professional data analysis skill set with one of our data analytics offerings.
Understand the foundations of databases and when to use SQL.
Learn and practice the basic syntax of SQL.
Explore more advanced features of SQL, such as joining, grouping, filtering, and functions.
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About the Instructor
Nigel was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. Awarded a Presidential Scholarship to study economics at Hampton University. He then returned to NYC to complete his Bachelors in Economics at New York University. He worked in credit derivative markets at Goldman Sachs and Old Lane before founding The Street Academy for Financial Literacy, a non-profit serving over 1000 NYC youth annually. Today, Nigel is the Co-Founder and COO at BALLSTAR, a social database for global basketball statistics.