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WeCloudData offers free hands-on Data Analytics workshops delivered by experienced data analysts from Google, Amazon, BlackBerry, Equifax, BMO, RBC, Scotiabank and TD to help you jump start on interesting and meaningful projects.

Upcoming events (4+)

[Webinar] Introduction to Machine Learning with Sklearn

Network event

Needs a location

Join us for an introduction to Machine Learning and how it plays a role in the day-to-day job of a Data Scientist. You'll learn what machine learning is, the different types of machine learning, and different use cases of machine learning in the industry.

In the interactive portion of the workshop, the instructor will walk you through the process of training your own machine learning model to make real-world predictions.

No experience is required to attend! For the workshop, please ensure that you have a Gmail account for Google Colab OR that you have Anaconda installed.

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You can join the session with this Zoom meeting link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAof-6hqzoqEtJuMFtYpNshSZA5d0-T39hE

*Please make sure to leave time before the start of the session for registration

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Agenda:

  • What is machine learning?
  • What are the types of machine learning?
  • How does machine learning fit into a typical data science project workflow?
  • Hands-on code along tutorial (Using the Python library 'Sklearn' to train a machine learning model and make predictions)
  • Machine learning use cases
  • Q&A

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Learn More:

Are you interested in Data Science? WeCloudData's official Applied Data Science & Big Data diploma program starts May 24th. Do not miss out on the chance to kickstart your future career - use the link below to learn more about how WeCloudData can help you advance your career and achieve your goals!

https://weclouddata.com/courses/data-science-diploma/
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Speaker: Vinny Nguyen, Data Science Instructor & Corporate Trainer at WeCloudData

Vinny Nguyen is a Senior Data Scientist currently working at Beamdata, a Toronto-based data consulting company. Coming from a web development background, Vinny transitioned into a Machine Learning Engineer role by working closely with clients on machine learning projects, model deployment, and building data pipelines. Vinny also has a strong passion for teaching. He not only helps WeCloudData deliver ML workshops and corporate training, but is the instructor for the Data Science program where he teaches students to build data portfolios through hands-on projects.

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Sponsorship: Manning Publications
This event is sponsored by Manning Publications. Visit manning.com and use code "weclouddata39" to receive a 39% discount on your next purchase. This discount code is eligible for all books and items sitewide.

[Webinar] Hands-on Workshop: Introduction to Tableau and Data Visualization

Network event

Despite so many new contenders in the Business Intelligence industry, Tableau still remains to be one of the most popular data visualization tools. As companies generate mountains of data every single day, visualization tools like Tableau help companies analyze the data to find hidden troves of insightful information that help shape their business strategy.

Join Adnan Rahman, Program Manager of Applied Business Intelligence at WeCloudData, to explore the intricacies of Tableau and how it can be used to connect to different types of datasets to build Hans Rosling’s famous world health trends visualization.

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You can join the workshop with this Zoom meeting link:

https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwpceyuqD4uGd0RSuRGKu61HWGVV_7yYm7b

*Please make sure to leave time before the start of the workshop for registration*

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Learn More:

Are you interested in Business Intelligence? WeCloudData's official Applied Business Intelligence Bootcamp starts on July 11th. Don't miss out on the chance to kickstart your future career - use the link below to learn more about how WeCloudData can help you advance your career and achieve your goals!

https://weclouddata.com/courses/business-intelligence-bootcamp/

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​​Speaker: Adnan Rahman, Data Analyst/Program Manager at WeCloudData

Adnan combines his diverse professional background and personal drive to bridge the gap between people and data towards a more informed world. He graduated with a dual bachelor's degree in Software Engineering and a post-graduate certificate in Business Analytics, and has worked in multiple analytical and software engineering roles in South East Asia, the Middle East, and North America. Being a firm believer in the potential of people, Adnan strives to affirm the unseen strengths in people and enable opportunities to evolve and grow.

Connect with Adnan on LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/adnanmrahman

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Sponsorship: Manning Publications

This event is sponsored by Manning Publications. Visit manning.com and use code "weclouddata39" to receive a 39% discount on your next purchase. This discount code is eligible for all books and items sitewide.

Power BI Workshop: Building a Portfolio and Business Intelligence Career

Network event

Join Eric Liu and Kyle Reid in a FREE hands-on workshop. Experience how to bring data and design together and build a professional-quality dashboard! Learn how to connect yourself to people with opportunities, impress hiring managers, and get yourself hired for your first Business Intelligence Analyst role. You are not only building a portfolio but a most promising Business Intelligence career. High demand, high impact, high salary and future proof!

Please bring your laptop with Power BI Desktop, Tabular Editor, and DAX Studio pre-installed.

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You can join the workshop with this Zoom meeting link:

https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUudO6srj4oH9EuT2jpSR7IOA_GP4HcCiMo

*Please make sure to leave time before the start of the workshop for registration*

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What is WeCareer?

WeCareer, a WeCloudData company, helps people land data jobs.

WeCareer operates a mentorship platform that matches mentors and mentees by roles, industries, skills and services. WeCareer mentors are those who not only know their craft but also how to teach it to help mentees reach their full potential and deliver peak performance. WeCareer operates a mentorship platform based on an income share agreement: the mentor gets paid a share of the mentee’s income after the mentee gets hired.

Learn More: https://wecareer.ai/

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​​Speaker: Eric Liu & Kyle Reid

Eric Liu:
Eric Liu is the Head of the Data Analytics program at WeCloudData. He has over 25 years of experience in retail, commercial, and investment banking, and is highly specialized in data management, descriptive analytics, and predictive modelling. He has taught public speaking at Victoria College, data analytics at George Brown College, and retail and commercial banking at York University Schulich Executive Education Centre. Previously, he has worked at Siemens, ING Bank, ING Direct, CIBC, GE Money, Scotiabank (Senior Director), Affirm Financial (Director). Eric holds an EMBA from China Europe International Business School and an M.Eng. Operations Research from Huazhong University of Science and Technology.

Kyle Reid:
Kyle is a Career Advisor at WeCareer. Kyle has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from the University of Guelph and prides himself on his passion and expertise in communication. Kyle has extensive knowledge of WeCareer services and will act as your guide throughout your journey with WeCareer. He will provide support throughout each step of the way and make your experience as seamless as possible. He will connect you with a mentor who will leverage their extensive industry experience to make your transition into your new career a success! Kyle's goal: To help you achieve yours!

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Sponsorship: Manning Publications

This event is sponsored by Manning Publications. Visit manning.com and use code "weclouddata39" to receive a 39% discount on your next purchase. This discount code is eligible for all books and items sitewide.

[Webinar] Data Science Best Practices

Network event

Needs a location

Interested in learning more about the best practices in data science and analytics? Join Shaohua, CEO of WeCloudData, to learn more about what data scientists do and the best practices - from outlining objectives to project management, and working with large amounts of data.

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You can join the session with this Zoom meeting link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZElfuGopjwqE9VQsP25_Mma5fCBnPWHKNrx

*Please make sure to leave time before the start of the session for registration

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Agenda:

  • Data scientists
  • What they do, the skills required, the difference between data analysts, data scientists, and data engineers, & different types of data scientists
  • Best practices for data science
  • Data science at scale
  • Scaling infrastructure and pipelines, distributed model training
  • Q&A

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Learn More:

Are you interested in Data Science? WeCloudData's official Applied Data Science & Big Data diploma program starts May 24th. Do not miss out on the chance to kickstart your future career - use the link below to learn more about how WeCloudData can help you advance your career and achieve your goals!

https://weclouddata.com/courses/data-science-diploma/
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Speaker: Shaohua Zhang, Co-Founder and CEO of WeCloudData

Shaohua Zhang is a practitioner and thought leader in applied data science and big data technologies. He has over 11 years of experience in applied data science and has built a strong reputation for constructing high-performance data scientist teams in the past. Shaohua is currently the co-founder and CEO of WeCloudData, Canada's leading Data Science Education Accelerator, where he works on bringing more Data Science and AI talents to the Canadian job market.

Prior to co-founding WeCloudData, Shaohua worked as a senior data scientist at Kik Interactive and also helped build a high-performance data science team at BlackBerry that focused on building innovative data science solutions for marketing, CRM, and product teams. He is specialized in user interest graph modelling, targeted advertising, scalable location intelligence, and large-scale recommendation engines for mobile personalization.

He has also collaborated with Ryerson’s Data Science Lab on several big data research projects and helped develop the big data course at Ryerson University in 2015, where he trained over 150 professionals on big data technologies. He is a Data Growth Coach at Communitech and the lead facilitator of the Communitech Academy Data Science Fundamentals Bootcamp.

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Sponsorship: Manning Publications

This event is sponsored by Manning Publications. Visit manning.com and use code "weclouddata39" to receive a 39% discount on your next purchase. This discount code is eligible for all books and items sitewide.

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[Webinar] Job Prospects for Data Roles: BA, DA, BI, AI, DS, DE

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