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February 2017

SQL Bootcamp

February 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$225

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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Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

February 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$180

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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Programming for Non-Programmers Bootcamp

February 25, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$315

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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Winter 2017 Start Smart Class

February 27, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
MIT Tang Center, 70 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States

Start Smart is a hands on class for new and seasoned entrepreneurs alike who are serious about launching a startup. The classes are designed to provide students the information and contacts they need to help start a new venture in as successful a way as possible. Originally inspired by Guy Kawasaki's popular book, "The Art of the Start,” the curriculum was developed by the MIT Enterprise Forum’s CEO Services Committee. The curriculum has evolved over the 9+ years of the program’s existence to incorporate…

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#Instasavvy: Instagram for Social Professionals

February 27, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$40

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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Excel at Excel: Getting Down the Basics

February 28, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$65

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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March 2017

Presentation Skills and Public Speaking

March 1, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$65

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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Social Media Bootcamp

March 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$180

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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User Experience Design Bootcamp

March 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$180

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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Python Programming 101

March 6, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$65

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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Intro to Email Marketing

March 6, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$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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Introduction to SQL

March 8, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$65

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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Programming for Non-Programmers – the Basics

March 11, 2017 @ 12:00 am - 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$125

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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Product Management Bootcamp

March 11, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$250

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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Connected Things 2017

March 13, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
MIT Media Lab, 75 Amherst St
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States

The first connected products (M2M/IoT) have been rolled out. What hurdles to broader adoption remain? On March 13, 2017, the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge will gather at the MIT Media Lab for Connected Things 2017 to explore how to accelerate the adoption of the Internet of Things and how IoT could have the biggest impact on: PEOPLE – Employees, Patients, Consumers, Soldiers, First Responders PLACES – Cities, Farms, Factories, Stores, Ecosystems and the Environment, Buildings THINGS – Manufactured Products, Vehicles, Appliances,…

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CORE STORY Workshop: Moving Investors and Markets to Say “Tell Me More!”

March 15, 2017
Coalition Boston, 101 Arch Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$285285

SO WHAT DO YOU DO? The most important question for startups to answer. Answer it well and be one remembered. Funded. Successful. IT'S NOT JUST ABOUT YOUR INVESTOR DECK OR ELEVATOR PITCH This is not your conventional pitch deck training. But a comprehensive model to make help assure your audience listens, likes you, and does what you’d like. Not about heaps of content, but strategies used by the most successful companies to move markets and investors to interest, agreement, and decision.…

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SGO Power Hour Workshop: How to write an inclusive job description

March 23, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Impact Hub Boston, 50 Milk Street, 17th floor
Boston, 02109 United States

Have you ever wondered why you're not getting a diverse candidate pool of resumes? The first step is taking a look at your job descriptions! In this one hour workshop, we'll cover unconscious bias and how that might be impacting the writing of your job descriptions. This is one aspect of our longer workshops that cover many aspects to hiring and recruiting inclusively. You'll walk away knowing: What an unconscious bias is and how it relates to writing job descriptions…

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SGO Power Hour Workshop: Running an effective and inclusive meeting

March 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Impact Hub Boston, 50 Milk Street, 17th floor
Boston, 02109 United States
$35

This workshop is useful for anyone who runs meetings, but is unsure they're getting the best out of their entire staff. We'll cover the importance of understanding unconscious bias and how that shows up in meetings, different ways people communicate, and how to most effectively acknowledge and include everyone-- including those team members who may not be present in the room. You'll walk away knowing: What an unconscious bias is and how it relates to running an inclusive meeting How…

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Venture Fast Track: Fundraising Bootcamp for Early Stage Entrepreneurs & Meet 30+ Boston Investors!

March 31, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Nutter McClennen & Fish, 155 Seaport Boulevard
Boston, MA 02210 United States
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$215

The Capital Network’s Fast Track Boot Camp for Early Stage Entrepreneurs, is an intensive, interactive full-day seminar designed to provide entrepreneurs and innovators an in-depth understanding of what it takes to raise early stage capital. You will spend the day learning from and interacting with New England’s leading investors, entrepreneurs, and early-stage experts through workshops, panels and discussions.

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April 2017

AAUW Work Smart in Boston Salary Negotiation Workshop

April 3, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Impact Hub Boston, 50 Milk Street, 17th floor
Boston, 02109 United States
Free

We're thrilled to partner with the American Association of University Women (AAUW) to bring you this free two hour salary negotiation workshop! Women working full time in the United States typically are paid just 80 percent of what white men are paid, a gap of 20 percent — and it’s even worse for women of color. Attend this FREE two-hour salary negotiation workshop to gain the skills and confidence to successfully negotiate your salary and benefits packages. Participants will learn:…

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