Galvanize San Francisco: 3 Week Accelerated Intro to Python Workshop

Galvanize San Francisco: 3 Week Accelerated Intro to Python Workshop
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Date/Time
Date(s) - 11/03/2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location
Galvanize San Francisco

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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 three-week 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 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
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Popular Data Science Libraries including Matplotlib, Pandas, Numpy, Sklearn

 


Course Outline

Week 1

  • Introduction to git, Github, Unix, Downloading software (Anaconda, git, Atom)
  • Variable assignment, Variable declaration, Loops, Control flow, Logic
  • Introduction to Python data structures, Python libraries, Lists, Strings
  • Tuples, Dictionaries, and Sets

Week 2

  • Functions and Scope
  • Object Oriented Programming (OOP)

Week 3

  • Introduction to Pandas, Dataframes
  • DataFrame operations, Numpy
  • Introduction to Statistical Modeling

Workshop Dates

4 nights a week, Monday through Thursday for 3 weeks between 6:00pm and 8:00pm

Lesson: Mondays & Wednesdays (instructor-led lessons)
Lab: Tuesdays & Thursdays (community-supported lab times)

Week 1
– MON 6:00 – 8:00 pm
– TUE  6:00 – 8:00 pm (optional lab time)
– WED 6:00 – 8:00 pm
– THU  6:00 – 8:00 pm (optional lab time)

Week 2
– MON 6:00 – 8:00 pm
– TUE  6:00 – 8:00 pm (optional lab time)
– WED 6:00 – 8:00 pm
– THU  6:00 – 8:00 pm (optional lab time)

Week 3
– MON 6:00 – 8:00 pm
– TUE  6:00 – 8:00 pm (optional lab time)
– WED 6:00 – 8:00 pm
– THU  6:00 – 8:00 pm (optional lab time)

 


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.

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