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February 2017
$180

Excel Bootcamp

February 18 @ 10:00 am - March 17 @ 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP We’ve all heard of Microsoft Excel, and yet a surprising number of people have little to no experience using it. In this class — ideal for people working in business, management, or simply interested in getting more organized — you’ll learn the basics of the application, including calculation, formatting, and charts. The class will also extend beyond the simple addition of data and will put students in a position where Excel is no longer a chore, but…

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$65

Facebook Advertising 101: Making Facebook Advertising Pay

February 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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About This Workshop Facebook Advertising is the hottest area of paid advertising available on the internet today. With targeting abilities that rival any other advertising platform, there exists no better way to get the word out about your business then with Facebook Advertising. This cutting edge course will teach you the secrets the pros use to make Facebook Advertising pay. You’ll learn why Facebook advertising is so valuable and the most important things you need to know so that you…

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Diversity in Tech: Stop Talking, Start Taking Action with Design

February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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About This Event Introduction We have been to diversity panels and listened to countless talks. We have all recognized that the lack of diversity is a major problem in the tech community - not only in Boston, but also all over the US. General Assembly and Resilient Coders have come together because we are done talking. Join us for an event focused on action. Learn to use the principles of design thinking to build actionable steps we can all take…

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$40

Intro to Content Marketing

February 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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About This Class Content marketing is now an essential element of the digital marketing mix. Content including video, blog posts, whitepapers, podcasts etc. gives organizations the ability to differentiate from competitors and position their brand and its executives as thought leaders. A well designed and executed content strategy will help drive website traffic and inbound links, optimize for search engines, generate leads and build loyalty among existing customers. Takeaways Get an overview of content marketing. Learn how to select the…

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$225

SQL Bootcamp

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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About This Workshop SQL provides powerful but reasonably simple tools for data analysis and handling. This bootcamp will take absolute beginners through the basics of SQL to an ability to write queries with confidence. We will use a combination of lecture and in-class exercises to ensure that students leave with a working grasp of SQL fundamentals. Takeaways Background on SQL Basic SELECT-FROM-WHERE statements LIMIT clauses Math operations and constant expressions in SELECT statements Booleans and complex conditions in the WHERE…

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$180

Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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About This Workshop Bring your creative ideas to life with Adobe Illustrator, the industry-standard vector graphics software, used by designers and illustrators who want to create digital graphics, logos, illustrations, and original typography. This workshop is designed to get you up and running with Adobe Illustrator in just one day. The focus will be on step-by-step instruction leading students through the most important tools and concepts in Illustrator. Takeaways Learn the basics: how to open a file, image trace, add…

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$315

Programming for Non-Programmers Bootcamp

February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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About This Workshop Series Note: This Programming for Non-Programmers Bootcamp is a back-to-back Saturday series. First class will be on February 25th and the second class will be on March 4th. Are you a creative or entrepreneur that wishes you could speak tech with your web development team? Maybe you wish you could code a bit yourself? Programming for Non-Programmers is workshop series at General Assembly designed to help non-programmers communicate more efficiently with developers or to help aspiring developers…

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$40

#Instasavvy: Instagram for Social Professionals

February 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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About This Class Instagram is one of the hottest apps out there and just waiting for your business to take advantage — its user base is massive and highly motivated to buy. But how do you acquire followers? And how do you convert those followers into buyers? This intermediate to advanced class is ideal for people who are ready to take their basic Instagram strategy to the next level. It's perfect for professionals who are already well-versed on Instagram including:…

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Cabin Fever | The Future of Food

February 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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About This Event Introduction Escape the winter blues at General Assembly with Cabin Fever – a weeklong event series celebrating the startups + entrepreneurs that make Boston great. Day 1 we are pairing up with Branchfood and local food entrepreneurs, investors and executives who are helping pave the future of the food industry. Why It Matters? Emerging technologies are disrupting how local food is produced, sourced, distributed, and consumed — paving the way for new business ideas, challenges, and emerging…

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$65

Excel at Excel: Getting Down the Basics

February 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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About This Class For most professionals, the ability to organize information is quickly becoming a fundamental part of the job description. Whether you already consider yourself an expert or are just getting started with spreadsheets, this hands-on workshop will allow you to take your skills to next level and become a “power” user. We’ll start with the absolute basics, and move on to lesser known shortcuts, functions, features that you will be able to immediately put to use on the…

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Free

Cabin Fever| Art + Tech: How Tech is Disrupting the Art World

February 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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About This Event Introduction Escape the winter blues at General Assembly with Cabin Fever – a weeklong event series celebrating the startups + entrepreneurs that make Boston great. For Day 2 we are partnering up with Unsplash, Cuseum, and other local companies to discuss how tech is intersecting with the art world. What You'll Take Away? We've assembled a line up of creative individuals from different fields within the industry to share ideas on how technology is: transforming the way…

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March 2017
$65

Presentation Skills and Public Speaking

March 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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About This Class Everyone can master the art of public speaking and easily leverage the secrets the best speakers in the world to elevate your public speaking performance, forget the fear, and learn to love the spotlight. Public speaking is the most common #1 phobia in today's society, and at the same time, our abilities to strongly represent ourselves are becoming more and more of a priority. Whether we are job interviewing, pitching our startup, actively networking, or needing to…

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Free

Future of Boston: Millennial Mixer- Cabin Fever Edition

March 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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About This Event Introduction Escape the winter blues at General Assembly with Cabin Fever – a weeklong event series celebrating the startups + entrepreneurs that make Boston great. Day 3 we are coming together for our third Future of Boston Millennial Mixer! Join us for a night of mixing and mingling with other young professionals as we shake off the cold weather and celebrate over drinks with some of Boston's coolest startups and organizations. Why it Matters? Meet awesome new…

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Free

Cabin Fever| Travel Hacks with Boston Travel Startups

March 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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About This Event Introduction Escape the winter blues at General Assembly with Cabin Fever – a weeklong event series celebrating the startups + entrepreneurs that make Boston great. For Day 4 we are partnering up with Hopper and other local travel startups to share the best Travel Hacks that everyone should know before planning their next adventure in 2017! By signing up for this event, you're giving our sponsors permission to contact you about upcoming events and promotions. About the…

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$180

Social Media Bootcamp

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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About This Class This bootcamp introduces students to the current social media landscape and explores how it can be used for maximum results (for brands as well as agencies). Participants will leave with a detailed understanding of both the current social media landscape and how to evaluate which tools or social platforms are the best fit for their organization's strategic goals. Topics to be covered will include: an overview of social media platforms, current social media trends and their implications,…

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$180

User Experience Design Bootcamp

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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About This Workshop This class aims at introducing students to user-centered UX and UI design. Using this knowledge they will also get the feel of a design approach, gain some shared vocabulary, and get a taste of each design phase of a human-centered design cycle with a hands-on exercise. Additionally, students will learn how to research and test ideas to get feedback for further iteration. Takeaways • An understanding of how people experience the world as it applies UX and…

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$65

Python Programming 101

March 6 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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About This Class Whether you have experience in programming or are looking to get started for the first time, getting involved in the Python community will put you on the fast track to success in a variety of data-related fields. In this workshop, you’ll learn all about Python - including how to get started, what advantages and disadvantages Python provides as a programming language, the essentials of programming in Python, and what tools are available to analyze and work with…

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$40

Intro to Email Marketing

March 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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About This Class Email is the highest performing digital marketing channel, and has recently been experiencing a renaissance. In this class, you’ll learn how to harness the power of email marketing to grow your business - from content development, to marketing strategies, design considerations, and more. Historically email has had a bad rap: it’s been declared dead, called spam, and been sidelined by marketers and creatives alike. But times have changed and many are turning to email as an inexpensive…

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$65

Introduction to SQL

March 8 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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About This Workshop SQL provides powerful but reasonably simple tools for data analysis and handling. This workshop will take absolute beginners through the basics of SQL to an ability to write common types of queries with confidence. We will use a combination of lecture and in-class exercises to ensure that students leave with a working grasp of SQL fundamentals. Takeaways • Understand the fundamentals of database concepts and data structures. • Learn how to write basic and complex SQL queries…

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$125

Programming for Non-Programmers – the Basics

March 11 @ 12:00 am - 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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About This Workshop Are you a creative or entrepreneur that wishes you could speak tech with your web development team? Maybe you wish you could code a bit yourself? Programming for Non-Programmers is workshop series at General Assembly designed to help non-programmers communicate more efficiently with developers or to help aspiring developers get started. Takeaways You will be introduced to a broad overview of programming and learn the following along the way: The tech speak What is programming? What can…

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$180

Product Management Bootcamp

March 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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About This Workshop You’re full of ideas, but how do you know which are worth working on? This bootcamp is ideal for startups and entrepreneurially-minded people who are either in the initial phases of developing and researching a software product or are interested in doing software product management for a startup. Takeaways In the first part of this workshop, we will take a high-level look at Product Management. You will learn what it means to lead in a product role,…

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