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Data Processing with Python - Directed Drills (March 31)

Master using Python for data munging, processing, visualization, exploratory analysis and extracting data from public APIs.

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March 31


Wednesdays, 10:00AM EDT


Four 1-hour instructor-led sessions via Zoom.

Weekly independent practice projects.

Data Processing with Python - Directed Drills (March 31)

Registration is now closed

What will I learn?

Get hands-on experience with data processing and analysis using Python.

Practice translating everything you do in Excel into Python code.

Perform advanced data transformations using Python.

Practice doing time series analysis in Python.

Master building insightful visualizations of your data.

Course Curriculum

Session 1
Numpy Practice

Practice the basics of ndarrays and how to perform operations with them.

Session 2
Pandas Basics Practice

Practice working with data using Pandas series and dataframes.

Session 3
Advanced Pandas and Data Visualization Practice

Practice data cleaning, grouping, pivoting and visualization with Pandas and Matplotlib.

Session 4

With your instructor's guidance, put it all together to build an end-to-end data analysis workflow.

Elite instructors

You learn from an elite team of industry experts who have taught at universities such as Harvard, and have trained teams at companies such as Qualcomm.

Sustained practice

You start coding from day one, and get valuable feedback, which is the fastest, most effective way to hone your skills and master programming.

Tailored feedback

You get personalized, live feedback and guidance directly from your instructors.

Fellowship and community

You gain access to a vibrant and engaging community of fellow students and knowledgeable mentors in every class.

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Course Syllabus

Module 1: Numpy Practice

    A: Practice with Numpy Arrays

    B: Practice Operations with Numpy Arrays

Module 2: Pandas Basics Practice

    A: Series and Dataframes Practice

    B: Filtering, Slicing and Summarization Practice

Module 3: Advanced Pandas & Data Visualization Practice

    A: Practice Data Cleaning with Pandas

    B: Practice Grouping and Pivoting Data

    C: Practice Data Visualization with Matplotlib

    D: Practice Exporting Data, Results and Graphs

Module 4: Mini-Project

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is this a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)?

Nope. Your instructor is a real live person who talks to you in real time. Imagine you’re enrolled in a remote university course, and you’re attending one of the live classes. That’s the experience you get with this course.

2. What does the fee cover?

Your fee covers:

·      weekly classes taught live by the instructor via webinar

·      materials and resources used in this course

·      constant support and direct feedback on your work and progress from our instructors

3. Can my employer pay for this course on my behalf?

Yes.  Many of our students are employer-sponsored. Check with your employer about tuition benefits.

4. I want my team to take this course. Do you offer private training for companies?

We sure do. Check out our corporate training page for more information on the topics and formats we offer, or shoot us an email at [email protected]

5. I’m interested. What happens after I register?

After you register for this course, you get a confirmation email. You get a second email containing the details you need to hit the ground running on your first class, including:

·      recommended preparation for the first session

·      how to join the live classes

·      invitation to the online class community

6. What happens if I miss a live session?

Our courses are designed to give you the most effective and flexible learning experience available. If you miss a live session, watch the session recording the following day, and work through the weekly assignment as usual. And remember, your instructor is standing by during the week to answer your questions.

7. What if I have a question between sessions?

If you get stuck or have questions, your instructor and mentors are always available and happy to help get you unstuck—just ask.

8. What kind of weekly time commitment should I expect?

In addition to attending the 2-hour, weekly, instructor-led sessions, you should expect to spend around 2-3 hours per week studying and working on practice problems and projects.

9. Can I take this course if I live outside of the US?

Absolutely. All students, everywhere, are welcome to enroll in this English-language course.

10. What is your refund policy?

All course registration sales are final and non-refundable.

11. I have another question.

Drop us a note at [email protected]. We will get back to you ASAP.