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Python Boot Camp
March 28 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm$275
Python is a powerful open-source language that is a go-to tool in data science.
Develop your Python toolbox
A working understanding of Python is a highly sought-after skill in today’s data science job market. This Python toolbox workshop provides attendees with a non-technical introduction to Python applications for data cleaning, merging, visualizing, and analyzing data. Leveraging Jupyter Notebooks, attendees will be empowered to answer the important questions for their organizations.
- Language introduction: The power of programming
- Python basics
- Use of Jupyter Notebooks and Pandas
- Use of Python for pulling data
- Python for data cleaning and merging
- Basic visualization in Python
Dr. Jin Yao (Ph.D., University of Kansas) is a human service data analyst with the Johnson County Government. In her work, Jin uses machine learning and statistical analysis to support criminal justice and human service interventions in regional communities. Previously she analyzed ecological and agricultural data at the Jornada Experimental Range in New Mexico.
Explore the Data Analytics Workshop series
Python Boot Camp is one of eight courses in the UMKC IDEAS Data Analytics Workshop Series. CLICK HERE to view the full series and explore a non-degree course certificate.
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