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January 2018

Digital Marketing Bootcamp

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$200

About This Workshop The digital landscape is moving at lightning speed. Every industry has been affected by the advances in digital—from retail to brands and agencies. Has your manager recently assigned a digital marketing role to you? Are you a project or account manager at a creative agency? Do you work for a small company or a start-up, and handle all things digital on your own? Then this bootcamp may be just what you need! Specifically created for students and…

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Adobe Photoshop Bootcamp

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$200

About This Workshop Bring your creative ideas to life with Adobe Photoshop, the professional digital imaging standard, used by photographers and designers who want to perfect their digital images. Photoshop allows you to create powerful images and designs. This workshop is designed to get you up and running with Adobe Photoshop in just one day. The focus will be on step-by-step instruction leading students through the most important tools and concepts in Photoshop. Takeaways Learn Photoshop's toolbar, panels and most…

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Data Visualization & Intro to Tableau

January 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$95

About This Class Fascinated by data visualization but don't have any experience beyond charts in Excel or Powerpoint? Data visualizations are a critical business tool. This class serves as an introduction to the visual techniques that are often employed when describing, analyzing, and communicating data in a business setting. We’ll start by explaining the role of data visualization in a business setting, and then dive into basic visual methodology. We will cover the basic principles of data visualization, look at…

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Intro to SEO

January 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$75

About This Workshop Search engine optimisation (SEO) is about improving the visibility of a site in a search engine’s “organic” (or unpaid) results. If you’re interested in getting a practical introduction to SEO, including what it is and find out how you can make the most of it, this class will give you a great start. You’ll learn what search engines are trying to achieve and why, how they’ve developed over time, what’s in store in their future, what elements…

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Excel at Excel: Getting Down the Basics

January 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$95

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 the next level and become a “power” user. We’ll start with the absolute basics, and quickly move on to lesser known shortcuts, functions, and features that you will be able to immediately put to…

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GA #OffCampus | Break into Data Science

January 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
WeWork St. James, 31 St James Ave
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Free

About This Workshop GA is going #OffCampus. At this event, take a peek into a day in the life of a data scientist and, more importantly, how to break into the industry. Why it Matters: Data provides valuable insight into user behaviors that drive informed, strategic business decisions. Understanding the ways you can leverage data in your personal and professional life can help you find key insights, make smarter decisions, and elevate your career. What You’ll Take Away: Firsthand advice,…

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Product Management Info Session

January 24 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Free

About This Info Session Class Description People call the Product Manager a “mini-CEO” - join us for this info session to see how you can lead teams and launch successful products. Takeaways: Have the opportunity to ask all of your most burning questions (i.e. "What skills will I learn?", “What can I expect to walk away with after completing this course?”) Meet GA team members and potential classmates Discover how Product Management can jumpstart your journey within product management Discover the perks of being…

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Social Media Strategy Mapping

January 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$75

About This Workshop Social media initiatives don’t start when you register a Facebook or Twitter account and start posting announcements, it begins much sooner. In this workshop, you’ll be taken through a 6-step methodology that will help guide your efforts to develop an actionable social media strategy. You’ll learn how to structure your social media efforts, deploy your resources, and ultimately launch a social media campaign that is professional and provides results you’ll be able to interpret and understand. Takeaways…

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Digital Marketing Info Session

January 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Free

About This Info Session Digital Marketing drives a company’s bottom line by using cutting-edge techniques and platforms to showcase products and acquire customers. In this info session, learn how you can begin to do the same. Takeaways: Have the opportunity to ask all of your most burning questions (i.e. "What skills will I learn?", “What can I expect to walk away with after completing this course?”) Meet GA team members and potential classmates Discover how Digital Marketing can jumpstart your journey within marketing…

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Intro to the Boston Startup Community

January 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Free

About This Event Join us for a panel discussion with Boston's top community organizers and get an exclusive inside look into the startup culture that’s rapidly growing in the city. Why it Matters? In Boston, new tech solutions are emerging every day to improve our lives, spanning industries from biotech and real estate to wellness-tech and social impact. This has opened up countless opportunities for jobs and career development in the city, but breaking in is not always easy. What…

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Code in One Day: HTML & CSS Crash Course

January 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$250

About This Workshop HTML and CSS are the fundamental building blocks of the web. Whether you're a beginner who wants to get started in web development, a designer looking to hand-code their concepts, or a marketer who wants a little more control over their CMS, you'll need to know HTML and CSS to get the job done. This one day workshop is the quickest way to get started building websites. You will dive head first into HTML and CSS, skill…

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User Experience Design Info Session

January 30 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Free

About This Info Session The User Experience Designer (UXD) plays a critical role in today’s Experience Economy. Join us for this info session to see how you can level up in your career. Takeaways: Have the opportunity to ask all of your most burning questions (i.e. "What skills will I learn?", “What can I expect to walk away with after completing this course?”) Meet GA team members and potential classmates Discover how User Experience Design can help you level up your career as…

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GA #OffCampus | Break into User Experience Design

January 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
WeWork Mass Ave., 625 Massachusetts Avenue 2nd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Free

About This Workshop GA is going #OffCampus. At this event, learn what a User Experience Designer does, why it’s a critical role, and how backgrounds of all types can break into the field. Why it Matters: User experience is the key to making a product truly great. No amount of advanced technology or beautiful design will matter if the experience of using your website or application isn’t simple, intuitive, and enjoyable. To build that, you must first learn to understand…

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Intro to Email Marketing

January 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$40

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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Python Programming 101

January 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$95

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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Web Development Immersive Info Session

January 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Free

About This Info Session Web Development has changed the way our world shares information and does business, empowering individuals and businesses to connect in ways never thought imaginable. Join us to see how you can become a developer yourself in this info session. Takeaways: Have the opportunity to ask all of your most burning questions (i.e. "What skills will I learn?", “What can I expect to walk away with after completing this course?”) Meet GA team members and potential classmates…

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Customer Journey Mapping

January 31 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$75

About This Class Consumer empathy. It’s the key to successful product strategy, design, and marketing. Through it, we find unanswered questions, unmet needs, and idea­ catalyzing behaviors. But building a business, product, or service around a point­-in-­time understanding of your consumer is a strategy destined to fail. To successfully create an offering that dramatically shifts behavior, organically generates habitual engagement, and promotes a profitable viral cycle, we must first understand the consumer journey. This workshop will teach you a multidisciplinary…

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How to use Storytelling for Personal Branding and Career Success

January 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$40

About This Class Understanding who you are and what stories you tell the world dramatically affects the way that you present yourself at work and at home. Whether you're interviewing for a job, leading a meeting, giving a speech, or you want to communicate more effectively with friends and family, aligning your unique personality with your goals is the first step on the path to confident self-expression. This workshop will explore the difference between story and narrative, the many ways…

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February 2018

How to be a Side-Hustler: A Definitive Guide

February 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Free

About This Event Having a job with great pay and solid benefits is rewarding, but there's one thing that's even more meaningful: working for yourself! But, we all have bills to pay and responsibilities we've made, so most of us don't have the luxury of immediately quitting our day jobs to pursue our own self-employed dream careers. So, how do you make your aspirations of becoming your own boss come to life? Enter the side hustle. Come join our lineup…

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SQL Bootcamp

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$299

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. Important Note: Prior to class, you must have PostgreSQL and PGadmin installed. To do so, please follow these instructions for installation. Takeaways Background on SQL…

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User Experience Design Bootcamp

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$250

About This Workshop The User Experience Designer (UXD) plays a critical role in today’s Experience Economy. With digital, human-centered products and services at the forefront of this economy, this workshop aims at understanding humans on a fundamental level as it applies to design, how to perform user research and testing as part of an iterative design cycle along with various design processes and who is involved. Additionally, students will learn core UX concepts and terminology, practice research, sketching and design…

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Presentation Skills and Public Speaking

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$140

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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Meet & Hire: Web Developers

February 6 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Free

About This Event Discover the next web developer who will get your business running at full speed. At General Assembly's exclusive event, recruiters and hiring managers will meet expert-trained, job-ready candidates. Join us to discuss your company's career opportunities. Meet the Tech Talent General Assembly's full-stack web developers are skilled in Git, Javascript, jQuery, HTML, CSS, Ruby, Rails, Node, Express, Ember, MongoDB, SQL, problem-solving, planning, modeling, and maintaining applications with client-API architectures. Trained by industry professionals in today’s most relevant…

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GA #OffCampus | Break into Coding

February 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Workbar Cambridge, 45 Prospect Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Free

About This Event GA is going #OffCampus. At this event, hear what life is like as a web developer, learn about the web development community, and get started writing your own code! Why it Matters: Coding has become a skill set that not only web developers need. It has quickly become one of the most in-demand skills in the modern-day workforce. Many designers, marketers, and business leaders are learning to code to stay competitive in an increasingly technical job market.…

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Intro to Content Strategy

February 6 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$75

About This Workshop The most meaningful brand communications put people first. They understand the platform where their content is being consumed. They make a person feel differently about a brand. It’s not intrusive or and interruption, it’s an augmentation of the experience the person is already having. A good content strategy for marketers takes a brand’s business and communications goals and transforms them from ads (intrusive) to stories (interactive) to connect with people in a meaningful way. In this class…

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Salary Negotiation Workshop with AAUW Work Smart Boston

February 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Free

About This Event General Assembly is teaming up with AAUW and the Mayor's Office of Women's Advancement to offer free, monthly salary negotiation workshops for the women of Boston. Join us for a free two-hour salary negotiation workshop and gain the skills and confidence to successfully negotiate your salary and benefits packages in preparation for your next review or career change. Why it Matters Women working full time in the United States typically are paid just 80 percent of what…

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User Research Techniques

February 7 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$75

About This Class Whether you're working on a well-established product or service, or a startup idea that hasn't fully developed yet, you'll need to talk to people. Developing an understanding of users’ behavior, thoughts, needs, and desires helps teams build stronger products and better user experiences. Students will go through an overview of different research methods, learn how to frame great questions and perform an in-class activity on user interviewing This class is great for anyone who wants to learn…

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Talk Data to Me – Trusting Your Data and Making Confident Decisions with Experian

February 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Free

About This Event Talk Data to Me is a monthly event series where we host thought-leaders from the Boston data community to discuss the possibilities that data brings to life.  TRUSTING YOUR DATA AND MAKING CONFIDENT DECISIONS WITH EXPERIAN In February, we are inviting Experian to join us for a discussion on 'trust' and data management. In this session, we will discuss proven data quality and data management practices that have helped Fortune 500 companies to leverage the power of…

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Introduction to Python Bootcamp

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$299

About This Workshop Python is a versatile and widely-used programming language with many applications. This workshop explores basic programming concepts in Python and discusses real world applications across multiple industries. Designed as a stand-alone introduction to the programming in Python, this class is also a recommended refresher for students planning to enroll in General Assembly's upcoming Data Science course. The course is hands-on and exercise based, so students will get plenty of practice. This class is aimed at new programmers,…

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Google Analytics Bootcamp

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$250

About This Workshop Learn how to use your Google Analytics to get real insights into your website’s visitors, their behavior and any patterns and trends. You will learn the lean smart way to gain customer insights and then turn these into actions that will drive your business forward. Takeaways In-depth understanding of how Google Analytics can improve the student’s web business. Gain an in-depth understanding of how web analytics relates to business KPIs. Learn how lean analytics applies to web…

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Intro to Project Management Bootcamp

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$200

About This Workshop Project management has become one of the hottest jobs in the market today. Many growing organizations have come to recognize the need for project managers in the wake of expanding operations and project teams. It’s not uncommon for designers, developers, and entrepreneurs to find themselves cast in the role of project manager, even if many of these responsibilities fall well outside their job description. This is also a good time to “break into” the profession of project…

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Info Session – User Experience Design

February 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Free

About This Info Session The User Experience Designer (UXD) plays a critical role in today’s Experience Economy. Join us for this info session to see how you can level up in your career. Takeaways: Have the opportunity to ask all of your most burning questions (i.e. "What skills will I learn?", “What can I expect to walk away with after completing this course?”) Meet GA team members and potential classmates Discover how User Experience Design can help you level up your career as…

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Innovation in L&D: Fostering a Learning Culture

February 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Free

About This Event Innovation no longer starts and stops with the product team. Everyday HR leaders and people ops teams are designing new innovative learning pathways to recruit and retain top employees. Join General Assembly for the evening and hear from pioneers who are changing the future of L&D and the impact it has had on their culture and employee satisfaction. Why it Matters: As technology continues to fuel business transformation and obsolescence of skills, companies are realizing that in…

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Introduction to User Interface Design (UI)

February 12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$75

About This Workshop In the new experience economy, the success of a digital interface is the product of human-centered design. A fundamental understanding how humans “see” the world gives visual and user experience designers the most valuable tool set they need to communicate effectively through visual design. At its core, understanding human biology and cognition are the underpinnings of user-centered design. Combine that understanding with modern UI concepts and you can create beautiful, useful and competitive experiences. Takeaways Dive into…

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Info Session – Data Science

February 13 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Free

About This Info Session Data science is emerging as a discipline to help take business intelligence to the next level by making it easier to harness large amounts of data. Learn how you can begin to do the same in this info session. Takeaways: Have the opportunity to ask all of your most burning questions (i.e. "What skills will I learn?", “What can I expect to walk away with after completing this course?”) Meet GA team members and potential classmates…

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Data Visualization & Intro to Tableau

February 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$95

About This Class Fascinated by data visualization but don't have any experience beyond charts in Excel or Powerpoint? Data visualizations are a critical business tool. This class serves as an introduction to the visual techniques that are often employed when describing, analyzing, and communicating data in a business setting. We’ll start by explaining the role of data visualization in a business setting, and then dive into basic visual methodology. We will cover the basic principles of data visualization, look at…

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Design Thinking Crash Course

February 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$45

About This Workshop Learn how to use the design thinking methods developed by David Kelly at the Stanford d.School, as well as how to make faster and better design decisions by putting the customer first. Design Thinking is based on a series of steps: Empathy Definition Ideation Prototyping Testing And a set of Mindsets: Human Centered Bias Towards Action Show, Don't Tell Radical Collaboration Culture of Prototyping Mindful of Process We will touch on each of these during the crash…

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GA #OffCampus | Break into User Experience Design

February 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Alley Cambridge 10 Ware Street Cambridge, MA 02138, Alley Cambridge 10 Ware Street Cambridge, MA 02138
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Free

About This Workshop GA is going #OffCampus. At this event, learn what a User Experience Designer does, why it’s a critical role, and how backgrounds of all types can break into the field. Why it Matters: User experience is the key to making a product truly great. No amount of advanced technology or beautiful design will matter if the experience of using your website or application isn’t simple, intuitive, and enjoyable. To build that, you must first learn to understand…

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Introduction to Google AdWords

February 14 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$75

About This Class Google AdWords is designed to help you reach potential customers at the exact right moment. This workshop will walk you through what you need to know to get started with this highly powerful, highly technical, advertising platform. Students will learn keyword audience targeting, how to design effective ad copy, and how to estimate you ad’s success. Takeaways Define key advantages to creating a Google ad campaign. Explain the difference in volume between low and high intent search…

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Introduction to Data Science & Analytics: A Free Class

February 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Free

About This Event What exactly is Data Science and why does it matter? How does it differ from analytics? We live in a world with seemingly infinite data, and if you can learn the right balance of computer science, statistics, and information theory, there are lucrative opportunities available to you. Discover case studies about how data science is uniquely positioned to solve major problems for a variety of companies. By the time you finish this class, you’ll have a better…

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Info Session – Data Science Immersive

February 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Free

About This Info Session Data science is emerging as a discipline to help take business intelligence to the next level by making it easier to harness large amounts of data. Learn how you can do the same in this info session. Takeaways: Have the opportunity to ask all of your most burning questions (i.e. "What skills will I learn?", “What can I expect to walk away with after completing this course?”) Meet GA team members and potential classmates Discover how Data…

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Inside the Minds of Brilliant Designers

February 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Free

About This Event This inspiring panel event series invites key players in Boston's design community to offer a rare insider’s look at how they work and create. From branding to user experience to city planning, panelists will discuss how they approach projects from a design point of view, how design thinking methods help with problem-solving, and much more. FEBRUARY TOPIC TBA We are working on some interesting topic ideas to tackle in February. We will be announcing the topic shortly!…

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Excel Bootcamp

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$250

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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Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$200

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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Info Session – Web Development Immersive

February 20 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Free

About This Info Session Class Description Web Development has changed the way our world shares information and does business, empowering individuals and businesses to connect in ways never thought imaginable. Join us to see how you can become a developer yourself in this info session. Takeaways: Have the opportunity to ask all of your most burning questions (i.e. "What skills will I learn?", “What can I expect to walk away with after completing this course?”) Meet GA team members and potential…

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Break into User Experience Design: A Free Class

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Free

About This Workshop Discover how design shapes our online experiences. Step into the world of user experience design with General Assembly. During our introductory workshop, explore the decision-making process that dictates how users interact with digital praoducts and see why businesses of all stripes have put out the call for UX talent. Plus: Learn what the world of UX design encompasses and why it matters. Touch on fundamental tools and techniques used by professional designers. Discover resources to continue learning…

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Social Media Strategy Mapping

February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$75

About This Workshop Social media initiatives don’t start when you register a Facebook or Twitter account and start posting announcements, it begins much sooner. In this workshop, you’ll be taken through a 6-step methodology that will help guide your efforts to develop an actionable social media strategy. You’ll learn how to structure your social media efforts, deploy your resources, and ultimately launch a social media campaign that is professional and provides results you’ll be able to interpret and understand. Takeaways…

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Introduction to Sketch App

February 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$75

About This Workshop Have an idea for an app or website, but been frustrated trying to communicate it to others? Enter Sketch. Unlike the bloated tools it replaces (see: Photoshop, Illustrator), Sketch is a simple, powerful design tool made specifically for those who design for screens. It has taken the UI/UX design world by storm and designers worldwide have already made the switch. Why should you, the non-designer, care? Sketch lets you express your product ideas visually, with its intuitive…

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Info Session – User Experience Design Immersive

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Free

About This Info Session The User Experience Designer (UXD) plays a critical role in today’s Experience Economy. Join us for this info session to see how you can become a UX Designer. During this info session, you'll have an opportunity to hear from one of General Assembly's User Experience Design Immersive instructors, . See bio below. Takeaways: Have the opportunity to ask all of your most burning questions (i.e. "What skills will I learn?", “What can I expect to walk away with…

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Tech and Customer Experience

February 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
Free

About This Event TECH AND...is a monthly event series where we host thought-leaders from a specific industry and explore new intersections between their field and technology. TECH AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE General Assembly is bringing together leaders in both Customer Experience and UX Design to share how they are creating positive experiences throughout the buying process. We will dive into how digital tools are improving customer service, how UX is and Customer Experience teams are working together, and the evolution of…

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Tech & Customer Experience

February 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Free

About This Event TECH AND...is a monthly event series where we host thought-leaders from a specific industry and explore new intersections between their field and technology. Important Note: This event has been rescheduled from December 18th, 2017 to February 22nd, 2018. We hope to see you there! TECH AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE General Assembly is bringing together leaders in both Customer Experience and UX Design to share how they are creating positive experiences throughout the buying process. We will dive into…

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Product Management Bootcamp

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
GA Boston Downtown, 125 Summer St
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$200

About This Workshop You’re full of ideas, but how do you know which are worth working on? The start of the class will review the role of Product Management within various types of organizations and how to apply foundational skills. You’ll learn how to get to the MVP (Minimum Viable Product) so you can validate your ideas with the least amount of work required. The ultimate goal is to get to product/market fit. You will learn how to get to…

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