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October 2016

Introduction to Python Programming Bootcamp

October 26, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$160

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 honing your skills. In this class, 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 build applications in Python. This 6-hour bootcamp will…

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November 2016

Marketing Made Personal

November 1, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$35

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP The most successful marketing strategies are the ones that allow you to create a meaningful connection with your audience. But in an age of overflowing inboxes and overcrowded news feeds, how do you make your brand stand out and actually capture people's attention? In this session, we'll cover the 4 critical steps to building valuable relationships with your audience, so you can grow awareness of your brand, establish trust, win more loyal customers, and make your marketing…

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Intro to Adobe InDesign

November 2, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$45

ABOUT THIS CLASS Bring your creative ideas to life with Adobe InDesign, the professional page layout software standard, used by designers and production professionals to design, preflight, and publish a broad range of documents such as books, brochures, catalogs, and magazines. This 3-hour workshop features step-by-step instruction, leading participants through the most important tools and concepts in InDesign to produce print ready files for any project type. TAKEAWAYS By the end of the workshop, participants will have learned the basics…

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Python Programming 101

November 3, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$45

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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SQL Bootcamp

November 5, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$160

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…

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Programming for Non-Programmers

November 5, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$70

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?…

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Design Thinking Crash Course

November 8, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$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…

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Introduction to Google Analytics

November 9, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$40

ABOUT THIS CLASS Google Analytics is an incredibly robust, free tool for measuring web traffic data. In this class, you’ll get to know the basics of using Google Analytics to track and evaluate performance and draw insights to improve your business. Starting with basic terminology and key metrics, you’ll build a foundation of knowledge before diving deeper into more complex analytics techniques, including advertising tracking and custom segments. You’ll walk away with a fundamental understanding of Google Analytics’ role in…

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Personal Branding: How to Craft and Tell Your Story

November 10, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$35

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP Why is it that we ‘just like’ some people we hardly know? From celebrities to coworkers to the people we pass on the street or follow on social media, everyday we are aligning with humans that in many cases are virtual strangers. These are people who are sharing their personal brand with the world through their work, opinions, dress, speech and art. And while it can feel intimidating, personal branding is an opportunity for you to take…

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Excel at Excel: Getting Down the Basics

November 10, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$45

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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Out In Tech | Boston Kick-Off Mixer

November 10, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
Free

About This Event Join us on Thursday, November 10th for Out in Tech’s official Boston kick-off social mixer! Connect with other members of the Tech & LGBT communities, learn about Out in Tech, and contribute your ideas as we start to plan upcoming events in New England. Whether you’re a professional, a founder, an investor, a grad student, an intern, or someone looking to break into tech, we look forward to seeing you all there! Out in Tech Boston Team:…

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Advanced Digital Marketing Bootcamp

November 12, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$140

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP In this interactive one day bootcamp, you'll learn advanced digital marketing tactics, and how to implement them effectively in order to drive more traffic, leads, and customers for your business. You’ll recognize that marketers need to be cognizant of everything from design to delivery and optimization. Through a combination of videos, real world examples, and hands-on activities, you'll have the opportunity to further master a strategy that will allow you to make real progress toward improving your…

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Agile & Scrum Bootcamp

November 12, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$125

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP Scrum is used extensively, but not exclusively, in web and software development. Everyone from developers to business execs are now expected to know how to work using Scrum, but few are taught it and many struggle along with misinformed ideas. This bootcamp will cover the main principles and ideas underpinning agile and why using Scrum is the best way to run certain projects. Through games, hands-on practice and project simulations, you’ll be armed with the knowledge of…

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Intro To The Boston Web Development Community

November 14, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
Free

About This Event This free class is an orientation to help newcomers to the web development scene get acquainted with the exciting world of tech in Boston. We will give you the inside scoop on key events/meetups to attend, people, companies, trends, blogs, incubators, programs, hot issues, and more. Join us for a happy hour following the talk! Prereqs & Preparation None.

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Day In The Life Of A UX Designer

November 14, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
Free

About This Event Curious about the role of Tech's Most Wanted role, User Experience Designer at different companies? Wondering where most designers start their careers & why they're the highest demand tech job? Interested in hearing the diversity of paths & experiences designers take? Join us for a panel to learn more about the day-to-day challenges, joys & huge perks of being an UX designer. Takeaways Attendees will have a better understanding of the daily expectations for this in demand…

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Digital Marketing 101

November 14, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$35

ABOUT THIS CLASS The digital landscape is moving at a lightning fast pace. Every industry has been affected by the advances in digital, from retailers to brands and agencies. Not sure if you can keep up or grasp your head around the technical jargon? Well, you can! Step into the world of digital marketing with General Assembly. During our introductory workshop, learn how modern marketers drive successful campaigns using content, email, paid advertising channels, and more. TAKEAWAYS • Using a…

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Digital Markting 101

November 15, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$35.

About This Class The digital landscape is moving at a lightning fast pace. Every industry has been affected by the advances in digital, from retailers to brands and agencies. Not sure if you can keep up or grasp your head around the technical jargon? Well, you can! Step into the world of digital marketing with General Assembly. During our introductory workshop, learn how modern marketers drive successful campaigns using content, email, paid advertising channels, and more. Takeaways Using a combination…

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Become A More Data-Driven Marketer

November 15, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
Free

About This Event Effective data-driven marketing is hard, but it doesn’t need to be. Data helps us make better, smarter decisions in marketing and in business. During this panel, you will learn what to track, how to track it, and what it all means from some of Boston's marketing experts. Come with questions, meet fellow marketers and learn over a cold one. Get insight into vanity marketing metrics vs. effective marketing metrics Understand how to reduce uncertainty and recognize actionable…

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Wine & Wireframes: Intro To UX

November 15, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
Free

About This Workshop This class aims to demystify UX by giving a practical and simple introduction to what UX is, while also explaining some of the core concepts of user centered design (UCD). This introduction to UX will cover one of the most integral parts of the web design process, wireframes. Wireframing is a way to express a flow through a process or individual screens in a product. This short workshop will provide a basic overview of wireframing in UX…

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Data Drives Boston: A Spark Boston Chief Chat With Dan Koh, Andrew Therriault, + Howard Lim

November 16, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
Free

About This Event Join SPARK Boston and General Assembly for Data Drives Boston: A SPARK Boston Chief Chat with Dan Koh, Andrew Theriault, + Howard Lim. Come learn more about what these three are doing to keep Boston at the forefront of data-driven solutions. Be ready to hear some big ideas and bring your burning questions for Dan, Andrew, and Howard. We’re looking forward to a great crowd and engaging discussion! By signing up for this event, you're giving our…

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Visual Design 101

November 17, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$30

ABOUT THIS CLASS Learn how design professionals create visual design for the digital world. This introductory workshop will take participants through the formal design process— step-by-step—that professionals use to produce websites, marketing materials, and more. Through a series of guided demonstrations participants will: • be introduced to the creative brief • discuss the creation of a design strategy • explore the essential design principles of composition, color theory, and typography. TAKEAWAYS • Understand the purpose and fundamentals of visual design…

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Intro to Project Management Bootcamp

November 19, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$125

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP Whether you’re a designer, a developer, or an entrepreneur who’s looking to get your own company off the ground, knowing how to effectively lead a team and complete a project is an essential element of success. This Bootcamp reviews the fundamentals of project management. It’s a good place to start whether you’ve found yourself taking on a pm role in your organization or are looking to transition to a career in the field. In this workshop, you’ll…

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Intro to Project Management Bootcamp

November 19, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$125

ABOUT THIS CLASS Whether you’re a designer, a developer, or an entrepreneur who’s looking to get your own company off the ground, knowing how to effectively lead a team and complete a project is an essential element of success. This Bootcamp reviews the fundamentals of project management. It’s a good place to start whether you’ve found yourself taking on a pm role in your organization or are looking to transition to a career in the field. In this workshop, you’ll…

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Introduction to HTML & CSS Weekend Workshop

November 19, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - November 20, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$250

ABOUT THIS CLASS Dive head first into HTML & CSS. This workshop takes a project-based approach to HTML & CSS. By distinguishing good code from bad, participants will focus on learning a subset of the good parts in order to make something (quick and) awesome. Tackle the barebones of how to quickly develop a web site, and get it live on the Web by the end of the workshop. Saturday, 19 November 12 – 5 pm Developing a Web Template…

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SQL Bootcamp

November 21, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$160

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: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1EAy1i-SMVJOViOSF5XxJltW70C5cEP77RnvwbqLk5tw/edit TAKEAWAYS •…

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“Dream, Girl” Documentary Screening

November 21, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
Free

About This Event Dream, Girl is the documentary showcasing the stories of inspiring & ambitious female entrepreneurs. Join us for an exclusive screening at General Assembly - popcorn included!

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Design Your Ideal Life: How to Achieve Real Success

November 21, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$35

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP Your life is a long time. You should really love the one you have! Do you ever feel like everyone else but you have it all together or figured out? Does it look or seem like people are so happy and hitting their life goals but you’re feeling stuck and spinning your wheels? Or maybe you’re doing ok but there’s something in you that wants something more, different or better? You’re not alone. Most people share the…

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Startup Storytelling Presented By Starthub + Ga

November 22, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
Free

About This Event Please Note: This event takes place at our brand new campus, 125 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02110. StartHub + GA have teamed up to feature Boston's most innovative startups. Curious how your favorite companies launched and found success?Join us as founders share their stories. About the Speakers Cory Rellas  COO, Drizly Cory Rellas is the Chief Operating Officer for Drizly. Since helping found Drizly in 2012, Rellas is responsible for Drizly's day-to-day operations and business strategy, overseeing strategic…

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Product Management 101

November 22, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$30

ABOUT THIS CLASS Learn the keys to driving product success. Step into the world of product management with General Assembly. During our introductory workshop, explore how product managers use leadership and versatility to launch products people love. Touch on key tools and techniques for testing, designing, and improving products. Takeaways • Discover the role and responsibilities of a product manager. • Survey today’s product management landscape and its career opportunities. • Walk through the fundamentals of the product management process…

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Rapid Prototyping and User Testing

November 22, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$45

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP Building customer focused solutions is a growing trend in product and service design. A very powerful way to do this is by designing with your customer. In this workshop participants will use the principles of design thinking to build prototypes quickly and test them on the spot to gain instant feedback. They will experience iteration and refinement of their ideas. This workshop is for anyone interested in design thinking, rapid prototyping and user testing. TAKEAWAYS • Learn…

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Intro to SEO

November 28, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$45

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP Please Note: This class takes place at our brand new campus, 125 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02110. With over 1 trillion annual searches on Google, people turn to search engines to find information and to research products. By getting your website to rank on the first page of Google, you’ll be able to drive more website traffic and revenue. This class is perfect for people who are looking for a foundational understanding in SEO. We’ll also cover…

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How to Use Storytelling to Get What You Want

November 30, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$35

ABOUT THIS CLASS Please Note: This class takes place at our brand new campus, 125 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02110. Whether you're interviewing for a job, giving a presentation at work, pitching investors, or simply leading a meeting, the way you tell your story matters. Constructing a good outline and polishing your presentation - from story cadence to body language - make a difference and lead to positive outcomes. TAKEAWAYS • Prepare for any engagement that puts you on the…

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Coding 101: HTML/CSS

November 30, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$35

ABOUT THIS CLASS Please Note: This class takes place at our brand new campus, 125 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02110. Meet the programming languages that power the web, and write your first line of code. Step into the world of web development with General Assembly. During our introductory workshop, explore the building blocks of the web — HTML and CSS — and learn how you can apply these programming languages to develop your own simple sites. Chart your own career…

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December 2016

Celebrating Boston: New Campus Kick-Off

December 1, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
Free

About This Event We're cutting the ribbon at our brand new campus! Join us at 125 Summer Street for food, drinks, music and great conversation. After 4 years in the Boston seaport, we are excited to welcome you to our new home downtown. We see this new campus not just as a shiny new location, but as a gathering place for Boston's technology, design, and business community. We are excited to bring even more community events to the city and…

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Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

December 3, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$125

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,…

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Getting Started with WordPress

December 3, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$95

ABOUT THIS CLASS WordPress is the premier content management system for those seeking an easy, user-friendly way to set up and maintain a website. In this class, you’ll walk through the basics of getting your site live quickly, discuss website hosting options, and discover resources for free and premium templates and plugins that require little to no coding skills that will have your site looking professionally polished in no time. Once your site has gone live, you’ll learn how to…

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Techgen + GA Present Intro To The Boston Innovation Economy

December 6, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
Free

About This Event Intro to the Boston Innovation Economy is your chance as a student or newcomer to kickstart your career at an innovative tech company. We’re introducing you to the Boston's top recruiters to give you the skinny on being a star candidate. We are also inviting young professionals from some of the top companies in Boston to join us after the talk to mingle and share their journey into their current roles. About Our Partners TechGen TechGen is…

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Storyboarding for Product Development

December 6, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$35

ABOUT THIS CLASS Storyboards are a natural, visual way to organize and communicate a customer’s journey before, during, and after they use your product. Creating a storyboard that shows how your customers will use your product is a powerful and effective way to approach product design. In this class, you’ll be introduced to the concept of “Hollywood Style” storyboarding, as applied to product development. By using battle-tested frameworks to break down customer problems and potential solutions, you’ll gain appreciation for…

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Social Media Strategy Mapping

December 8, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$60

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 JavaScript Bootcamp

December 9, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$160

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP Javascript is a dynamic programming language developed with functionality and web developers in mind. As the foundation of millions of web pages and frameworks constantly being built to compliment it, JavaScript is here to to stay! Come learn about the basics of Javascript and jQuery and find out how to these tools can help you update the appearance, function, and content of a web page. Through lecture and hands-on activity, participants will gain experience with the basics…

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Google Analytics Bootcamp

December 10, 2016 @ 12:00 am - 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$125

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…

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Python for Data Science

December 10, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$175

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP Python is a versatile and widely-used programming language with many applications. This workshop explores Python's place in the scientific ecosystem, and how the language, with several readily-available open-source libraries, can serve as a powerful tool for data analysis. Designed as a stand-alone introduction to the data science aspects of Python, this class is also a recommended preparatory workshop for students planning to enroll in General Assembly's Data Science course. By the end of the workshop, students will…

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Digital Marketing 101

December 12, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$35

ABOUT THIS CLASS The digital landscape is moving at a lightning fast pace. Every industry has been affected by the advances in digital, from retailers to brands and agencies. Not sure if you can keep up or grasp your head around the technical jargon? Well, you can! Step into the world of digital marketing with General Assembly. During our introductory workshop, learn how modern marketers drive successful campaigns using content, email, paid advertising channels, and more. Chart your own career…

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Usability Speed Dating: An Introduction To Usability Testing

December 13, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
Free

About This Event Usability testing may sound like a buzz word to some- but the importance of it to a business is immeasurable. Have you ever abandoned your cart before completing your purchase? Was it because the page was loading too slowly? Or the form was too long?These small examples can have a huge impact on conversion if you aren't careful. Companies everyday are iterating off of their existing platforms to make them easier and more intuitive for their users.…

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Personas – Where Product Meets User Needs

December 14, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$35

ABOUT THIS CLASS Great products address the real needs of real people. Many companies risk bringing products to life without hearing customers' needs because their design teams don't have a way to bring the customer "inside" where product development happens. UX designers use personas to represent real customers so the design process focuses on addressing real user needs. When design teams take advantage of personas, they see faster development times and better quality products. The entire team is on the…

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Diversity In Design

December 14, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
Free

About This Event Advancements and innovations in design continue to transform everyday life. Unlike almost any other discipline, design has the power to permeate every product, moment, and solution in our lives. However, there is one area in which design as a profession is lagging: diversity. The truth is, approximately 86% of professional designers are Caucasian. Yet race is only part of the picture. Diversity in design means diversity of experience, perspective, and creativity—otherwise known as diversity of thought—and these…

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Python Programming 101

December 15, 2016 @ 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$45

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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Product Management Bootcamp

December 16, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$125

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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Excel Bootcamp

December 16, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$125

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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Visual Design 3-Day Bootcamp

December 16, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - December 18, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$495

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP SERIES This workshop will guide you through the entire design process, from research and creative direction, through the design of final layouts that are ready for web development. Using a sample design project, each student will create a finished project which will serve as the basis for discussing design theory as well as the fundamentals of producing design work. This class will cover the following while giving you opportunities to practice and integrate the skills you will…

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Digital Marketing Bootcamp

December 17, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$125

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP In this interactive bootcamp, you'll learn the fundamentals of a strong digital marketing strategy, and how to implement them effectively in order to drive more traffic, leads, and customers for your business. Through hands-on activities, you'll have the opportunity to master the concepts and make real progress toward improving your marketing skills as you progress through the bootcamp. Mastering digital marketing will help you grow your business, your skill set, and your career. The techniques you'll learn…

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Design Thinking Bootcamp

December 17, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$70

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP In increasingly complex times, innovation and collaboration skills are becoming vital to businesses, and both principles are essential in Design Thinking. This hands-on workshop will lead you through the design thinking process, taught by design thinking professionals that live and breathe in this space. Together we'll explore how human-centered design can help develop innovative solutions for the complex challenges we face as businesspeople, non-profit leaders, entrepreneurs, and global citizens. TAKEAWAYS • Understand how to apply human-centered design…

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Programming for Non-Programmers Bootcamp – 2-Day

December 17, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - December 18, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$250

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP SERIES 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. This class will cover the following while giving you opportunities to practice and integrate the skills you will learn. Programming basics: • The major components…

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Data Analytics 101

December 19, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$35

ABOUT THIS CLASS Data drives decisions; are you part of the conversation around data? Regardless of your industry or role, fluency in the language of data analytics will allow you to contribute to data driven decision making. This workshop will put you in the driver’s seat to understand, analyze, and interpret data so you can join the data conversation. In this hands-on introductory workshop, you’ll learn to ask the right questions of your data, while learning basic analytic functionality in…

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Introduction to Paid Marketing

December 19, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$40

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP Marketing has arguably changed more than any other industry in the past 20 years. Many companies now utilize social media marketing strategies without paying anything. But paid marketing — when done right — is still the best way to effectively promote your business. In this class, you’ll get an overview of the current paid digital advertising space and learn strategies and tactics to make paid marketing viable for your business. You’ll do a channel-by-channel breakdown of each…

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Web Development: Let’s Break It Down

December 19, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
Free

About This Event Thinking of learning to code, but getting lost in the alphabet soup (AJAX, PHP, CSS, etc)? Whether you're interested in building your own web sites and applications, or looking to change careers, our class will introduce you to the world of web development (and programming in general). We'll take a dive into specific programming languages, tools and real life examples. We'll also discuss what you need to get started as a web developer, as well as how…

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Introduction to Lean Product Management

December 20, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$35

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP Lean Startup is a methodology that helps businesses learn quicker and create new solutions more efficiently, saving time and money. Lean is increasingly embedded into the tech ecosystem whether through extreme programming, Lean UX or Customer Discovery. Having a fundamental understanding of lean is critical to successfully working in a high-growth tech company. This class is for anyone who: • is trying to get into tech and wants to understand how tech operates. • has heard of…

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Design Thinking Crash Course

December 20, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$45

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP Please Note: This class takes place at our brand new campus, 125 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02110. 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 •…

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Visual Design Fundamentals

December 30, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$40

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP The goal of visual design is to communicate a specific message to a targeted audience. Through the intentional and aesthetic manipulation of elements, one is able to influence and inspire. Color theory, layout and typography are among the many areas covered in this course, as well as common practices, such as creative briefs and approval processes. By mastering the basic principles of design, you can be confident that your creativity and effort is effective. And everyone is…

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January 2017

Branding Fundamentals

January 3, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$40

ABOUT THIS CLASS Having and committing to the right brand strategy goes hand in hand with success, no matter what you’re selling or to whom. The right brand strategy enables meaningful, long-term customer relationships and builds engaged, high-performing teams. Plus, a brilliantly executed brand strategy saves time and money. As with all things marketing, branding is all about the customer journey. Participants in this session will take a journey of their own: understanding the fundamentals of branding, the three ingredients…

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Intro To The Boston Startup Community

January 4, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
Free

About This Event Introduction Boston is an incredible environment for budding startups and entrepreneurs. 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 everyday 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 You'll Take…

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Agile & Scrum Fundamentals

January 4, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$65

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP Scrum is used extensively, but not exclusively, in web and software development. Everyone from developers to business execs are now expected to know how to work using Scrum, but few are taught it and many struggle along with misinformed ideas. This workshop will cover the main principles and ideas underpinning agile and why using Scrum is the best way to run certain projects. Through games, hands-on practice and project simulations, you’ll be armed with the knowledge of…

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Presentation Skills and Public Speaking

January 4, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 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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UX Design 101

January 4, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$40

ABOUT THIS CLASS 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 products and see why businesses of all stripes have put out the call for UX talent. TAKEAWAYS - Learn what the world of UX design encompasses and why it matters. - Touch on fundamental tools and techniques used by professional designers. - Practice interviewing…

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GA Lunch + Learn: Public Speaking For Entrepreneurs with Kit Pang

January 5, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
Free

About This Event Entrepreneurs need to hone their speaking skills to be able to build their personal brand and to grow their business. Public speaking occurs in everyday situations such as speaking at networking events, describing your service or product to a potential client or presenting in front of a group. Join Kit Pang, Communication Expert, and Founder of BostonSpeaks, for GA Boston's first ever Lunch + Learn event! This is a no-nonsense interactive lunch + learn that will help…

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Coding 101: HTML/CSS

January 5, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$40

ABOUT THIS CLASS Meet the programming languages that power the web, and write your first line of code. Step into the world of web development with General Assembly. During our introductory workshop, explore the building blocks of the web — HTML and CSS — and learn how you can apply these programming languages to develop your own simple sites. TAKEAWAYS - Get a closer look at how the developer community and many different fields benefit from coding knowledge. - Learn…

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User Experience Design Bootcamp

January 7, 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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SQL Bootcamp

January 7, 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. Important Note: Prior to class, you must have PostgreSQL and PGadmin installed. To do so, please follow these instructions for installation. TAKEAWAYS - Background…

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Introduction to Digital Marketing

January 9, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$40

ABOUT THIS CLASS The digital landscape is moving at a lightning fast pace. Every industry has been affected by the advances in digital—from retail to brands and agencies. This class will cover the fundamentals of digital marketing, and introduce you to the key channels, concepts and metrics. Learn the available marketing platforms and tactics for tracking and optimizing campaigns, grasp online marketing basics, and get your head around the technical jargon to determine how and where your business fits into…

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Excel at Excel: Getting Down the Basics

January 11, 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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How to Use Storytelling to Get What You Want

January 11, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$30

ABOUT THIS CLASS Whether you're interviewing for a job, giving a presentation at work, pitching investors, or simply leading a meeting, the way you tell your story matters. Constructing a good outline and polishing your presentation - from story cadence to body language - make a difference and lead to positive outcomes. TAKEAWAYS - Prepare for any engagement that puts you on the spot. - Tell your 'story' in an impactful way. - Manipulate the traditional story arc, tips for…

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Product Management Bootcamp

January 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$180

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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Programming for Non-Programmers – the Basics

January 14, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 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? -…

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Jumpstart Your Career | GA Course Expo

January 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
Free

About This Event Introduction The New Year is always a mark of new beginnings. After some introspection, it is a chance for us all to reevaluate goals and set our path for what is to come. With that in mind, the General Assembly Boston team is inviting you to attend our upcoming Course Expo to connect with likeminded people and to learn how we can help you grow in your career (or start over and make a big change). Why…

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Intro to SEO

January 17, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$65

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP With over 1 trillion annual searches on Google, people turn to search engines to find information and to research products. By getting your website to rank on the first page of Google, you’ll be able to drive more website traffic and revenue. This class is perfect for people who are looking for a foundational understanding in SEO. We’ll also cover the basics of on-site optimization, technical optimization and link building, so that you can rank at the…

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Introduction to Adobe Illustrator

January 18, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$65

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 three hours. The focus will be on step-by-step instruction leading students through the most important tools and concepts in Illustrator. TAKEAWAYS - Creating illustrative artwork for web and print - Creating custom…

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Design Thinking Crash Course

January 18, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$40

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…

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Building Your Identity: Personal Branding For Creatives

January 18, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
Free

About This Event Introduction Let's talk 'personal branding'. Learn to simplify your story and create an effective "identity" with Artists For Humanity's Design Director, Claudia De Piante Vicin and a panel of Artists, Designers, Bloggers, and Development Philanthropists. Why It Is Important? In today's world where we champion multi-tasking and are exposed to more than 100,000 words a day, we have become hyper selective to what content captures our attention. That means knowing how to make your brand appear authentic…

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Product Management 101

January 19, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$40

ABOUT THE CLASS Learn the keys to driving product success. Step into the world of product management with General Assembly. During our introductory workshop, explore how product managers use leadership and versatility to launch products people love. Touch on key tools and techniques for testing, designing, and improving products. TAKEAWAYS - Discover the role and responsibilities of a product manager. - Survey today’s product management landscape and its career opportunities. - Walk through the fundamentals of the product management process…

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Data Science 101

January 19, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$40

ABOUT THIS CLASS Step into the world of data science with General Assembly. During our introductory workshop, explore the job Harvard Business Review has dubbed “the sexiest of the 21st century,” and see how modern businesses are harnessing the power of data to drive innovation. Working with real-world case studies, you’ll: - Explain the field of data science, defining common roles, benefits, and trends, and why it’s relevant now - Recognize the different types of problems that can be solved…

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Ladies Lounge | Fashion + Fitness For The New Year

January 19, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
Free

Introduction In 2017, let’s crush all of our resolutions in style! Ladies Lounge is a monthly series curated by Just Us Gals and hosted by GA, where we bring together influential women entrepreneurs focused on a central theme. In January we are highlighting the women that are dominating the fashion/ activewear industry here in Boston. Why It Matters? Over the past few years Boston has become a hub for fitness apparel startups that are creating beautiful, functional, and versatile pieces.…

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Digital Marketing Bootcamp

January 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$180

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP In this interactive bootcamp, you'll learn the fundamentals of a strong digital marketing strategy, and how to implement them effectively in order to drive more traffic, leads, and customers for your business. Through hands-on activities, you'll have the opportunity to master the concepts and make real progress toward improving your marketing skills as you progress through the bootcamp. Mastering digital marketing will help you grow your business, your skill set, and your career. The techniques you'll learn…

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Code in One Day: HTML & CSS Crash Course

January 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$225

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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Coffee & Code

January 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
Free

About This Event In celebration of our new Boston campus, General Assembly is opening our doors and inviting you to spend your Saturday morning with us for Coffee & Code! Skip the coffee shop and spend your morning in our beautiful new student lounge. We will provide the coffee and donuts! Note- This is a working session. There is no lecture or topic. This event is here for you to get help with your projects, toss around ideas, or just…

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Python Programming 101

January 24, 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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How to Use Storytelling to Get What You Want

January 24, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$30

ABOUT THIS CLASS Whether you're interviewing for a job, giving a presentation at work, pitching investors, or simply leading a meeting, the way you tell your story matters. Constructing a good outline and polishing your presentation - from story cadence to body language - make a difference and lead to positive outcomes. TAKEAWAYS - Prepare for any engagement that puts you on the spot. - Tell your 'story' in an impactful way. - Manipulate the traditional story arc, tips for…

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GA + MassTLC Present – The Future Of Talent: Radical Approaches To Onboarding

January 24, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
Free

About This Event Introduction: Innovation has hit human resources — transforming how we attract, train and retain A-list digital talent. Companies are finally moving beyond the job board and pile of resumes approach. Join General Assembly and MassTLC for The Future of Talent — an event series that explores how Boston’s top tech companies are redefining how they create an employer culture of growth and success. Featured Experts: Online furniture giant Wayfair is not just revolutionizing how we furnish our…

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User Experience (UX) Design Fundamentals

January 25, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$40

ABOUT THIS CLASS As technology changes and more media outlets compete for customers’ time, providing an enjoyable experience is critical to both attracting and keeping users. This class aims to demystify user experience by giving a practical and simple introduction to UX through exploring some of its core concepts. This is a field that affects all areas of business—prepare to dip your toes into an ocean of new concepts and ideas that will enlighten your perspective on the human-computer interaction…

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Introduction to Marketing Analytics

January 26, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$40

ABOUT THIS CLASS In today's world, data is king. No matter the industry or sector, every company utilizes data to make smarter and faster decisions. Marketing is no different. With the shift to digital media, marketers now have a wide variety of data at their fingerprints. Learning how to use this data to make smarter, more efficient marketing campaigns can be a huge factor in differentiating yourself from other marketers. TAKEAWAYS - Tools (both free and paid) that can be…

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GA + IGBoston Present: The Art Of Constructive Feedback

January 26, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
Free

About This Event GA and IGBoston, the region’s most innovative Instagram photo community, are coming together to teach you skills on how to give and receive effective feedback to improve your creative work. Why It Matters? In today’s social media driven world, where most feedback comes in the instantaneous form of an emoji with heart eyes or thumbs down - how do we know when we’re doing our best work? We have all heard people refer to the "Feedback Sandwich"…

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SQL Bootcamp

January 28, 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. Important Note: Prior to class, you must have PostgreSQL and PGadmin installed. To do so, please follow these instructions for installation: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1EAy1i-SMVJOViOSF5XxJltW70C5cEP77RnvwbqLk5tw/edit TAKEAWAYS -…

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Adobe InDesign Bootcamp

January 28, 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 InDesign, the professional page layout standard, used by designers and production professionals to design, preflight, and publish a broad range of documents such as brochures, catalogs, magazines and books. InDesign allows you to lay out and design multiple page documents. This workshop is designed to get you up and running with Adobe InDesign in one day. The focus will be on step-by-step instruction leading students through the most important…

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Introduction to Google Adwords

January 30, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$55

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…

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GA + VentureFizz Present: Career Camp Boston

January 31, 2017 @ 6:30 am - February 2, 2017 @ 8:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
Free

New Year, New You 2017 is the year to stop putting up boundaries and to start evaluating what you really want. General Assembly and VentureFizz are pairing up to help motivate you in the New Year and support you in pursuing work that you love. Career Camp is a week-long event series chock full of hiring trends and inspirational stories. You’ll connect with industry experts and learn why startup leaders think of networking as social capital, how relationships can help you grow…

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Data Visualization Fundamentals

January 31, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$65

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP Fascinated by data visualization but not sure where to begin? Then this is the workshop for you! Come and learn the basics of data visualization and get the skills you need to own that next staff meeting! This class will cover basic principles of data visualization, look at how data visualization can be used to convey a message, and walk you through how to make complex, dynamic visualizations. TAKEAWAYS - Learn which visualizations are the best match…

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February 2017

Intro to Email Marketing

February 1, 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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Intro to Sketch App

February 2, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$65

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP Are you building a web site or an app and are intimidated by the complexity photoshop or Illustrator? Are you transitioning into web design and need to learn the best tools to build high-fidelity mockups? Have you heard of Sketch recently and want to know what the fuss is all about? Bohemian Coding’s Sketch has been been picking up steam in the design community and is already in use by many fortune 500 companies. In this hands-on…

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Intro to Project Management Bootcamp

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

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP Whether you’re a designer, a developer, or an entrepreneur who’s looking to get your own company off the ground, knowing how to effectively lead a team and complete a project is an essential element of success. This Bootcamp reviews the fundamentals of project management. It’s a good place to start whether you’ve found yourself taking on a pm role in your organization or are looking to transition to a career in the field. In this workshop, you’ll…

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User Experience Design Bootcamp

February 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 for Data Science

February 4, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
General Assembly Boston Downtown, 125 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110 United States
$180

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP Python is a versatile and widely-used programming language with many applications. This workshop explores Python's place in the scientific ecosystem, and how the language, with several readily-available open-source libraries, can serve as a powerful tool for data analysis. Designed as a stand-alone introduction to the data science aspects of Python, this class is also a recommended preparatory workshop for students planning to enroll in General Assembly's Data Science course. By the end of the workshop, students will…

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