What we're about

Denver Design & Tech Meetup is a part of General Assembly Denver. We are a cutting-edge education company & community offering courses, workshops and events in design, web development, data, people & culture, business fundamentals, and tech. The goal of our community events is to empower individuals to pursue the work they love.

In Denver, we have a growing community comprised of tech & design professionals, people entirely inexperienced in tech & design fields, and numerous individuals pursuing career change. Whether or not you have experience in tech, data, & design, we welcome you to join in and be a part of this growing and diverse community!

Questions? Email us at denver@ga.co and check out our website at https://generalassemb.ly/locations/denver .

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Upcoming events (5)

Intermediate SQL Remote Bootcamp

Online event

$250.00

** This is a paid workshop. Please purchase your ticket here: https://generalassemb.ly/education/intermediate-sql-bootcamp-remote-online/denver/124397 ** Enabling analysts to broaden their SQL skills to retrieve and manipulate data from multiple sources into timely, cohesive, informative analysis. Takeaways We will be going over the following: JOIN and UNION with Aliasing Primary and Foreign Keys Aggregation and Functions Complex JOINs with multiple tables NULL values and related SQL functions GROUP BY combined with HAVING CASE and COALESCE Preparation This course will occur completely online using Zoom and Slack You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection Pre-work and course set up information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) your course launches Students will be asked to download pgAdmin and connect to AWS (directions will be sent via email) Each individual course participant must have purchased a ticket A laptop, Mac or Windows, with a minimum of 8G (16G preferred) available memory and 200 MB available to download applications; Preload pgAdmin and PostgreSQL per instruction PDF. Instructions attached. Students who join this course must have an understanding of SQL fundamentals including the use of the following command line functions: SELECT queries that include FROM, WHERE, ORDER BY, LIMIT. Familiarity with using GROUP BY and HAVING in SELECT queries. General understanding of accessing remote/cloud databases. This is an Intermediate level course. If you are a beginner, we recommend that you start with the SQL Bootcamp Remote (Online)

How to Turn Your Passion Into a Career

Online event

$55.00

** This is a paid workshop. Please purchase your ticket here: https://generalassemb.ly/education/how-to-turn-your-passion-into-a-career/denver/124582 ** This workshop will be hosted online (Livestream) due to safety considerations, please check out the "Preparation" section on the bottom of this page. Registered participants will be notified in advance of this program with information on how to log in to the workshop. Being passionate about our work can lead to increased fulfilment in both our careers and our lives. Many people pursue passion projects outside their working hours, but in recent years more and more have harnessed the power of passion to create careers out of things they love to do. Whether you're an avid photographer or love to travel, this class will help you learn how to turn your passion or hobby into a career. From identifying your vocation to determining how to make a living from it, you'll leave with an understanding of how to take something you love and make a living out of it. Takeaways In this class you will learn: How to identify your passions How to think strategically about career paths that can stem from your passions Practical steps to create a business model from a passion project How to prepare for a career change from traditional employment to starting a business Tips for funding or fund raising for a new business or career Preparation This class is taken completely online via Zoom and Slack. You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam as well as a strong internet connection. Course set up information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) the course launches.

Search Engine Optimization Remote Workshop

Online event

$99.00

** This is a paid workshop. Please purchase your ticket here: https://generalassemb.ly/education/search-engine-optimization-remote-workshop-online/denver/124006 ** About This Workshop This is a beginner's online class that teaches the basics of Search Engine Optimization. We will be discussing how to ensure that a website is search engine friendly, a brand has a strong digital footprint and consistency across the web, how important it is to have healthy online relationships, and how to track and analyze performance over time. Takeaways We will be going over the following: Up-to-date SEO best practices Industry Terminology How to build KPIs and measurement & analysis tactics You can take these new learned skills and start implementing the moment class is over! Preparation Basic technical aptitude and orientation to computers, and curiosity to learn new tools. This course will occur completely online using Zoom and Slack You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection Pre-work and course set up information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) your course launches Each individual course participant must have purchased a ticket

Intro to Agile and Scrum

Online event

$55.00

** This is a paid workshop. Please purchase your ticket here: https://generalassemb.ly/education/intro-to-agile-and-scrum/denver/123973 ** Originally designed for software development, Scrum is becoming one of the most popular ways to organize a project today. In this class, we'll define Agile and Scrum and explore the rise of Agile and how Scrum fits within the Agile principles. Using real world examples and a practice exercise, we'll then review how Scrum works and what makes Scrum so powerful for delivering higher quality products in much less time and with happier teams. This workshop is a great introduction to Scrum and how to apply Scrum methods to your project to get better results! The wellbeing of our employees, students, clients, instructors, and guests is our number one priority here at General Assembly. We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation very carefully and are adjusting delivery of our programs. Due to the current health concerns, all GA short-form events, workshops & bootcamps will temporarily be held online - including this one. Registered students will be notified 24 hours in advance of this program with information on how to log in to the Zoom Meeting Room and other tools you'll need for the session. Registration for this class will close 2 hours prior to the session start in order to allow all students ample opportunity to have the technology enabled. Takeaways Review the history of Agile and the Agile Manifesto Explain how the Scrum framework fits within the principles of Agile Highlight differences between Scrum and traditional project management Define and describe the 3 pillars of Scrum Explore the key roles in Scrum Understand the Scrum lifecycle: planning, development, review & retrospective Preparation This is a class for beginners and/or those with some experience of Scrum. Participants may wish (but are not required) to read the Scrum Guide at scrumguides.org and the Agile Manifesto at agilemanifesto.org. What to bring to class: Participants should bring their own bring a laptop or writing materials to take notes with. General Assembly’s classes, workshops and events are recreational and for avocational purposes only. No certificate is awarded.

Past events (830)

Public Speaking Workshop with Video Feedback

Online event

$175.00

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