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Let's get together and enjoy the fun from treasure hunting in massive real-world datasets. WeCloudData offers free Data Science, Data Engineering, and Machine Learning workshops delivered by experienced data scientists from Google, Amazon, BlackBerry, Equifax, BMO, RBC, Scotiabank and TD to help you jump start on interesting and meaningful projects. Happy big data mining!

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Data Science Bootcamp: Free Trial #2

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Did you know that WeCloudData offers the best Data Science Bootcamp? Come experience it for yourself by spending the day with our students and faculty during our orientation day! If you are currently looking for a Data Science Bootcamp, you do not want to miss this free trial opportunity.

Here is what you will receive during the free trial:

- Get to know the WeCloudData faculty team
- Three real-world Data Science use cases
- AMA chat with our chief instructor on the Data Science career
- 1-hour of interview preparation
- 1-hour presentation on how WeCloudData helps students build real experience through industry projects
- [Bonus] 2-hour guest lecture on building a Data Science portfolio delivered by Amin Safarini, WeCloudData alumni

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Registration:

If you are interested in registering for our Data Science Bootcamp Free Trial, please contact our Program Manager, Amir Asadian, by email or phone.

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Please note, availability is limited, so be sure to register as soon as possible to secure your spot!

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Schedule (EDT):

Morning
- [9:30-11:30] Bootcamp Orientation
- [11:30-12:30] Data Science Use Cases

Afternoon
- [13:30-14:00] Mini-Project Kickoff: Customer Journey
- [14:30-15:00] Interview Preparation: Product/Data Sense Challenges
- [14:30-15:00] Interview Preparation: Python Leetcode Challenges
- [15:30-16:30] Introduction to Real-Client Projects

Evening
- [18:30-20:30] Guest Lecture: Building a Data Science Portfolio by Amin Safarini

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Learn More:

Are you interested in Data Science? WeCloudData's official Applied Data Science & Big Data diploma program starts September 20th. 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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Speakers: Shaohua Zhang & other WeCloudData Data Science instructors

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.

[Webinar] Developing Data Analyst Skills Through Workshops and Use Cases

Network event

This 90-minute session will cover two specific topics:

- Designing learning experience through using workshops (learning by making)
- Simulating working experience through using use-cases (migration from skill-based to role-based)

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​​You can join the workshop with this Zoom meeting link:

https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIkcOuqrD0pE9zVlOozXY0P3nxu5VxJ086s

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Schedule (EDT):

6:00pm - 6:30pm: Open registration
6:30pm - 8:00pm: Workshop

*Times listed above are in EDT*
*Please make sure to leave time before the start of the workshop for registration*

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"Luck Is What Happens When Preparation Meets Opportunity." - Seneca, Roman philosopher.

If your goal is to level up, stand out, and land a data job in 2021 - then don't wait! Join Eric Liu, WeCloudData Program Director, and his honoured guests to discuss how you can develop a professional range (a.k.a. "career growth hacking") in our upcoming challenging yet transformative three month Bootcamp: Applied Business Intelligence & Data Analytics (ABIDA), Advanced Post-Graduate Certificate, October - December 2021.

Hundreds of past graduates have proved it with their experience: ABIDA is not easy, but it's totally worth it. You will learn about the industry's most valued features of data tools, such as Excel, SQL, Python, Tableau, Power BI. You will understand how role-based training can help you solve work cases in CRM Campaign Management, Digital Marketing, Retail and E-Commerce, Supply Chain, Digital Transformation, Microsoft 365 Work Flow Automation, FinTech, Risk Management.

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Learn more about WeCloudData's Applied Business Intelligence & Data Analytics Advanced Post-Graduate Certificate:

https://weclouddata.com/courses/applied-business-intelligence-and-data-analytics-part-time/

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​​Speaker: 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.

[Webinar] Data Analyst Career Networking, Mentorship, and Tips

Network event

This 90-minute session will cover two specific topics:

- How to know when you need a boost: mentor’s insider information, resources, and connections
- Gaining connections unavailable to the general public
- How companies invest in “dark horses” or “insecure overachievers”

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​​You can join the workshop with this Zoom meeting link:

https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcode2pqjkvHtbIWwPLJxmc79MXEzCjvzwO

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Schedule (EDT):

6:00pm - 6:30pm: Open registration
6:30pm - 8:00pm: Workshop

*Times listed above are in EDT*
*Please make sure to leave time before the start of the workshop for registration*

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"Luck Is What Happens When Preparation Meets Opportunity." - Seneca, Roman philosopher.

If your goal is to level up, stand out, and land a data job in 2021 - then don't wait! Join Eric Liu, WeCloudData Program Director, and his honoured guests to discuss how you can develop a professional range (a.k.a. "career growth hacking") in our upcoming challenging yet transformative three month Bootcamp: Applied Business Intelligence & Data Analytics (ABIDA), Advanced Post-Graduate Certificate, October - December 2021.

Hundreds of past graduates have proved it with their experience: ABIDA is not easy, but it's totally worth it. You will learn about the industry's most valued features of data tools, such as Excel, SQL, Python, Tableau, Power BI. You will understand how role-based training can help you solve work cases in CRM Campaign Management, Digital Marketing, Retail and E-Commerce, Supply Chain, Digital Transformation, Microsoft 365 Work Flow Automation, FinTech, Risk Management.

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Learn more about WeCloudData's Applied Business Intelligence & Data Analytics Advanced Post-Graduate Certificate:

https://weclouddata.com/courses/applied-business-intelligence-and-data-analytics-part-time/

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​​Speaker: 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.

Introduction to Graph and Application: Fraud Detection and Anti-Money Laundering

WeCloudData is partnering with TigerGraph to launch a new webinar series on Graph Technologies.

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You can join the workshop with this Zoom meeting link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMlf-6upjgjGtQW8htGHWlquHDcDG5H--Yn

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Description:

Gartner says graph is the next frontier for data science and analytics. By 2023, graph technologies will facilitate rapid contextualization for decision-making in 30% of organizations worldwide, so it’s a great time to get exposed to TigerGraph.

In this third part of four, Dan Barkus, TigerGraph Developer Advocate, will teach more graph uses cases in this WeCloudData and TigerGraph Webinar Series.

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Topics Covered:

- An introduction to Graph and TigerGraph.
- How TigerGraph catches fraudsters by linking data together, incorporating rules-based machine learning methods to automate processes and reduce false positives - all in real-time. This session will walk through some of the methods TigerGraph uses to help catch fraudsters.
- Watch Dan walk through an AML Sim workbook (https://bit.ly/374wq5w)

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Be sure to sign-up for TigerGraph Cloud here:

https://bit.ly/2TCpA3X

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Speaker: Dan Barkus, TigerGraph Developer Advocate

Dan is a Developer Advocate at TigerGraph currently focusing on building educational content. As a Developer Advocate, he’s responsible for building out tools, demos, and learning to help developers more easily use TigerGraph in their use-cases. Dan has a background in IoT, VR, and Healthcare having worked at Optum in their R&D department. Outside of work, Dan can be found 3d printing things, programming microcontrollers, or racing drones.

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