Intro to Programming with Python (February 9)
Master the fundamentals of the #1 most wanted tech skill in a live course with an expert instructor.
Tuesdays, 01:00PM EST
Four 2-hour webinars spread over four weeks, and 4 practice assignments.
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What will I learn?
Learn to code from day one.
Learn practical programming skills that are in demand by today’s best employers.
Get live guidance from a team of world-class instructors and mentors.
Learn how to do basic data wrangling using Python.
Get started writing and running Python scripts.
Gain an understanding of Python’s role in the data science ecosystem.
Practice what you are learning with real-world problems and miniprojects.
Enjoy access to a comprehensive collection of proprietary learning materials and resources.
Getting Started with Python
Get set up with Python and start writing code using simple data types.
Complex Data Types & Making Choices with Code
Learn how to handle more complex data, and write simple scripts that make choices.
Writing Reusable Code
Learn how to write reusable code, and how to reuse your and other people's code.
Working with Files and Exceptions
Learn how to read from and write to a file programmatically. Practice raising and handling exceptions in your code.
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.
You start coding from day one, and get valuable feedback, which is the fastest, most effective way to hone your skills and master programming.
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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Your tuition covers:
- Access to all 4 live instructor-led sessions
- Recordings of all 4 live sessions.
- Weekly miniprojects.
- Comprehensive resources.
- Personalized feedback and support.
Module 1: Set Up Python and Start Coding!
A: Set Up the Development Environment
B: Start Writing Python Code
C: How to Prevent Errors
Module 2: Simple Data Types
A: Strings and Integers
B: Decimals and Floats
Module 3: Collections
A: Ordered Collections
B: Unordered Collections
Module 4: Conditionals and Loops
A: Conditional Statements
Module 5: Structuring Code for Reuse
A: How to Define and Call a Function
B: How to Import and Use a Module
Module 6: Working with Files
A: How to Write to a Text File
B: How to Read from a Text File
C: How to Manage Files and Directories
Module 7: Dealing with Exceptions
A: How to Handle Exceptions
B: How to Raise Exceptions
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
· applicable taxes and fees
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?
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.
10. I have another question.
Drop us a note at [email protected]. We will get back to you ASAP.