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At General Assembly, we are creating a global community of individuals empowered to pursue work they love, by offering full-time immersive programs, long-form courses, and classes and workshops on the most relevant skills of the 21st century – from web development and user experience design, to data science, product management and digital marketing. Established in early 2011 as an innovative community in New York City for entrepreneurs and startup companies, General Assembly is an educational institution that transforms thinkers into creators through education in technology, business and design at fifteen campuses across four continents.

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Upcoming events (5+)

Ladies Get Coffee

General Assembly Seattle

***THIS IS A FREE EVENT, register at https://ga.co/2XjGkch About This Event: What better way to start your day than with pastries, coffee, and rad ladies? Join Ladies Get Paid for a monthly meet up at General Assembly! Ladies Get Paid has joined forces with General Assembly to host a monthly meet up and provide the fuel — aka caffeine and treats. YUM! Feel free to bring a plus-one—the more the merrier! Female-identifying and non-binary folks are welcome. Follow them on Instagram @ladiesgetpaid. Preparation: Be ready to network! ***THIS IS A FREE EVENT, register at https://ga.co/2XjGkch

Product Management Bootcamp

General Assembly Seattle

***This is a paid Bootcamp, please register at https://ga.co/2NnOYGD About This Workshop: You’re full of ideas, but how do you know which are worth working on? In the first half of the workshop, you’ll learn how to use the MVP (Minimum Viable Product) philosophy to test and validate your ideas with the least amount of work required. The ultimate goal is to get to product/market fit. Take your idea and get moving in the right direction quickly and efficiently. In the second portion of the workshop you’ll learn how to identify the right metrics and KPIs to guide your product to continued success. Products are constantly evolving even after launching. Being able to measure your product’s progress is critical to improving it. Chart your own career path. Pick up where this workshop leaves off. Enhance your professional skill set in our part-time Product Management course. Preparation: None. Please bring a laptop. ***This is a paid Bootcamp, please register at https://ga.co/2NnOYGD

Excel Bootcamp

General Assembly Seattle

Please register at https://ga.co/2k2JzXV 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 participants in a position where Excel is no longer a chore, but a powerful tool to assist in manipulating data efficiently. You’ll learn various functions to help you organize and analyze data and go through situational overviews of time-saving shortcuts to improve your efficiency dramatically. The bootcamp is designed for participants who can pick up material quickly and are looking to go from relatively little knowledge of Excel to being able to achieve complex tasks in just one day. Agenda (Not necessarily taught in the order below): -Terminology and Navigation -Formatting -Data Organization -Conditional Formatting -Hiding and Grouping -Formulas -Functions -Basic Math Functions -Conditional Math Functions -Logical Functions -Reference Functions -Text Functions -Filling -Defined Name -PivotTables -Chart -Trendline -Secondary Axis -Auditing tools Takeaways: -Accelerate the internalization of key time-saving shortcuts for navigation and editing. -Work smarter and take advantage of the most helpful functions and features. -Enhance the presentation of your data by adding charts and formatting. Preparation -A laptop loaded with Excel, and a general familiarity with the program. You will also want to set up a Gmail account as we may jump in and out of Google Spreadsheets during the workshop. Please register at https://ga.co/2k2JzXV

Fundraising for Founders Workshop

General Assembly Seattle

This is a paid class, please register at https://ga.co/2luQadX About This Workshop: This unique workshop is an invaluable resource for founders, especially those who have not traditionally had access to capital. It delivers an efficient and effective early-stage capital strategy and powerful insights that address some of the less talked about obstacles associated with fundraising. In this workshop, we go deep into the structure and timeline of raising equity. Takeaways: This is a hands-on deep dive into fundraising for founders. Attendees will gain a clear understanding of: -The Funding Landscape - the stages of capital and the types of investors who support them -The Funding Roadmap - the process and methodology that puts founders in the leadership seat of their raise. -The Personal Capital Network - a unique approach to engaging and nurturing a cohort if investors that recognizes the need for peer validation, familiarity and trust. -The Strategic Close - what motivates investor commitments and how to manage them through due diligence towards an organized close. -The Sometimes Unexpected Results - using real, case study outcomes of raises that succeeded and failed and the unexpected results for the companies. Highlights include: -A deeper and more technically detailed tactical guide to preparing for and executing a professional financing event. -A clear roadmap and process that places founders in the leadership position in their raise and helps them avoid major pitfalls such as wasted time, missed opportunities to convert interest into capital, and the stress and anxiety caused by a lack of competence and confidence in this task. By signing up for this event you agree to receive emails from our partner, The Equity Capital Collective. This is a paid class, please register at https://ga.co/2luQadX

Past events (992)

Python for Data Science

General Assembly Seattle

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