Galvanize Data Science Fundamentals - Intro to Python (San Francisco 1.30.2017)
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Galvanize Data Science Fundamentals - Intro to Python (San Francisco 1.30.2017)

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44 Tehama Street

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Are you interested in learning more data science? You know it’s necessary to be a strong programmer, but you don’t know how to get started. In this workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of the Python programming language, a tool used by developers, engineers, and scientists worldwide.

This workshop is for analysts, product managers, statisticians, business managers and anyone else who wants to build their Python skills for data science.

What You’ll Learn / Takeaway:
Whether you’ve programmed in other languages or Python is your first, this class will teach you the nuances of Python and how to use them to your advantage in your data science projects. Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • Environment Setup

  • Data Scientist Workflow

  • Ins and Outs of Coding Pythonically

  • Object Oriented Programming

  • Popular Data Science Libraries including Matplotlib, Pandas, Numpy, Sklearn

Who Should Take this Class?
For those of you interested in learning to program in Python, so you may be better prepared for self study in data science, this course will help you get up to speed.

Those of you who are interested in gaining the skills required for admittance to the San Francisco Data Science Immersive; this course is designed to help you meet that bar.

Prerequisites:
Desire to learn.

Setup:

• Bring your laptop and power cable.
• Install Anaconda with Python version 2.7 on your machine: http://docs.continuum.io/anaconda/install.html
• Install a text editor: http://www.sublimetext.com/
• If you have trouble with installation, we will assist on the first day.

Weekly Agenda:

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Dates: 1.30.2017 - 2.23.2017
Duration: 4 Weeks (3 nights per week)

Week 1

Day 1, Jan 30: Introduction to git, Github, Unix, Downloading software (Anaconda, git, sublime)
Day 2, Jan 31: Variable assignment, Variable declaration, Loops, Control flow, Logic
Day 3, Feb 2: Introduction to Python data structures, Python libraries, Lists, Strings

Week 2

Day 4, Feb 6: Tuples, Dictionaries, and Sets
Day 5, Feb 7: Functions and Scope
Day 6, Feb 9: Lab 1: Linking it all together

Week 3

Day 7, Feb 13: Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
Day 8, Feb 14: OOP
Day 9, Feb 16: Lab 2OOP

Week 4

Day 10, Feb 21: Introduction to Pandas, Dataframes (No Class on Presidents' Day 2/20/2017)
Day 11, Feb 22: DataFrame operations, Numpy
Day 12, Feb 23: Introduction to Statistical Modeling – SciKit Learn and Statsmodels


Refund Policy

-Cancel more than 48 hours before first class: Full Refund (minus processing fee).

-Cancel within the first week: Charged for 1 day of class, and reimbursed the remaining fees paid for the workshop.

-Cancel after first week: Can apply cost to different program, no refund.


Please contact victor.valdez@galvanize.com for more details.
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