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Galvanize San Francisco: 2-Night Intro to Python for Data Science

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Join our 2-day Python Short-Course for Data Science!

**PLEASE NOTE: When you sign up for Tuesday's class, you'll automatically be registered for Thursday.

  • In January 2019, the classes will be held on Tuesday, January 8th AND Thursday, January 10th from 6:00 - 8:00pm.

**You MUST be an active applicant for the Galvanize Data Science Immersive to attend this free workshop.

As part of the admissions process for the Galvanize Data Science Immersive program, there are two interviews: Programming in Python and Statistics. These materials survey the areas of probability and statistics that will be covered in the statistics interview. In addition to the overview, there are resources for further study that are meant to reinforce the most important topics.


Learn Python: The Most Accessible Language behind AI and Machine Learning

If you’re considering a career in Data Science or just looking to level up your current skills, this is the perfect place to start.

In this two-night part-time course, you’ll learn how to program for the field in Python and be better prepared to learn data science like a professional.

This workshop is for analysts, product managers, statisticians, business managers, and anyone else with little to no exposure to Python. It is taught by Galvanize's data science instructors and supported by the broader San Francisco tech community.

What You’ll Learn

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
  • Popular Data Science Libraries including Matplotlib, Pandas, Numpy



Course Outline

Night 1

  • Variables in Python

  • Data collections including lists, tuples, dictionaries, and sets

  • Functions, Logic and Scope


Night 2

  • Control Flow, Complex Conditionals

  • Introduction to Statistical Modeling

  • Loops and Plotting with Matplotlib

  • Intro to Machine Learning with Python


Workshop Dates

2 nights, Tuesday & Thursday between 6:00pm and 8:00pm with Instructional Support

Lesson: Tuesday & Thursdays (Lecture)


Setup:

• Mac laptops are required. If you have a Windows machine, please make sure you can dual boot to Linux.
• Bring your laptop and power cable.



Questions

If you have questions, or simply want to make sure that this workshop is for you, please reach out to us at learn@galvanize.com.

Prerequisites: You MUST be an active applicant for the Galvanize Data Science Immersive to attend this free workshop. Submit your application here.




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