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125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States

December 2019

HOW TO BE AN EFFECTIVE MANAGER

December 9 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$45

Due to the fast pace of change today, many managers face numerous new challenges and responsibilities and are constantly adapting to various personalities, levels of experience and knowledge bases. In this workshop, you’ll learn crucial skills and apply tools for goal setting, delegation, performance management, effective communication, leadership, motivating, and much more. You’ll walk out feeling prepared and more confident to guide your team to new levels of success.

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INTRODUCTION TO INCLUSIVE DESIGN

December 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$55

The keyboard that you type on, Siri, email, audio books, captions on Facebook videos, remote controls – these were all originally designed for people with disabilities, yet they significantly changed everyone's world.Often, as designers we get so caught up in accessible legal standards and the WCAG that we don’t realize just how powerful designing for disability can be – if done right. Why does designing for disability work? As humans, we are always wanting more – to go further, see…

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EMAIL MARKETING ESSENTIALS

December 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$35

Email is one of the highest performing digital marketing channels, requiring its own unique set of content, marketing, and design considerations. However, with the tens of hundreds of emails people receive every day, you must learn how to distinguish your email from the rest. In this session, you’ll learn how to develop and drive email strategy, best practices and principles for getting users to take action, simple strategies and A/B tests to maximize conversions, and what to measure and track.

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TALK DATA TO ME: CHANGING THE WAY BUSINESSES RUN & PEOPLE LIVE

December 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Free

Talk Data to Me is an event series where we host thought-leaders from the Boston data community to discuss the possibilities that data brings to life. Data plays an important part in every aspect of our lives today. We live in a data-driven world, where analytics, numbers, and figures can provide us greater insight into the programs, processes, and business that we all engage in. Join us for a panel featuring industry-leading experts, who will dive into how data is…

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INTERMEDIATE SQL BOOTCAMP

December 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$200

This workshop will build upon the skills developed in the SQL Bootcamp. The program uses a combination of lecture and in-class exercises to ensure that participants leave with a working grasp of the SQL skills covered in class. Participants will immediately be able to apply their skills at work.

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SOCIAL MEDIA BOOTCAMP

December 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$200

This bootcamp introduces participants 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, how to tailor social…

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DIGITAL MARKETING BOOTCAMP

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$200

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 participants and professionals interested in…

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT BOOTCAMP

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$200

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 management for folks…

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DATA ANALYTICS BOOTCAMP

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$200

This intensive bootcamp will run through the analytical workflow -- from collecting, cleaning, analyzing and presenting insights from small and big data sets.Goals: Introduce concepts and practice using and managing data Transform data for predictive analytics and business intelligence decision-making Develop compelling visualizations that articulate the value of data assets

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VISUAL DESIGN BOOTCAMP: BRING YOUR IDEAS TO LIFE

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$199

Are you visual thinker looking to understand more about the world of digital design? Have you been wanting to learn some of the fundamental programs and techniques that designers currently use to bring their ideas to life? The digital world is open for business, and this bootcamp will cover the essential aspects of visual design, leaving you with a deeper understanding of how effective designs are actually created, from research to final mockup. Good "design" is larger than any single…

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DESIGN THINKING CRASH COURSE

December 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$50

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.

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SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY MAPPING

December 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$55

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.

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CONFRONTING IMPOSTER SYNDROME

December 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Free

Are you afraid of being found out as a fraud? Imposter Syndrome is common in entrepreneurs and high achievers, with some estimates suggesting as many as 70% of successful people experience imposter syndrome causing self-doubt, stress, anxiety, and depression.In this panel discussion, we'll talk about how imposter syndrome shows up in life and business, as well as tips and tools to overcome imposter syndrome so it doesn't stop you from being your best and enjoying your success!

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DATA VISUALIZATION AND INTRO TO TABLEAU

December 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$60

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 how data viz…

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CODE IN ONE DAY: HTML & CRASH COURSE

December 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States

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 up with live…

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HOW TO USE STORYTELLING FOR PERSONAL BRANDING AND CAREER SUCCESS

December 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$45

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 by which we…

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SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCERS PANEL

December 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Free

General Assembly presents a panel discussion with some of Boston's most influential movers and shakers. At this event, you’ll get a glimpse into the ever-changing blogger / influencer industry, and learn the inside scoop on how to adapt to the changes in today’s dynamic landscape. This month, we're focusing on food and drinks!

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USER EXPERIENCE DESIGN BOOTCAMP

December 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$250

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, participants will learn core UX concepts and terminology, practice conducting UX research, sketch interfaces, and build…

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INTRODUCTION TO PYTHON BOOTCAMP

December 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$299

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. The workshop is hands-on and exercise based, so participants will get plenty of practice. This class is aimed at new programmers, or those who are looking to brush up on the basics and get a hands-on introduction to the Python programming language.

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PRESENTATION SKILLS AND PUBLIC SPEAKING

December 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$125

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 lead a presentation…

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