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Intro to SQL

at General Assembly - Penn Quarter

Course Details
$55 8 seats
Start Date:

Mon, Jun 24, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Penn Quarter
509 7th St NW 3rd Fl
At E St NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20004
A computer will not be provided.
Purchase Options
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20
Teacher: Matt Brems

What you'll learn in this sql class:

SQL is a valuable tool and skill to unlocking your company's data. This powerful but simple programming language is used to communicate with databases and is a standard across most online applications. Knowing SQL allows you to gather, analyze and process data from any database you have access to, helping you unlock insights to make better business decisions.

In this workshop, you’ll learn what SQL is, how databases function, and the SQL queries needed to collect data from a database to analyze and find the answers you’re looking for.


  • Background on databases & database structure
  • Connecting to a remote database
  • Finding basic data with SELECT, FROM, WHERE, & ORDER BY
  • Combining data from multiple tables with INNER JOIN
  • Calculating statistics with aggregate functions and GROUP BY
Prereqs & Preparation
This workshop is designed for beginners. No prior knowledge or experience with SQL is required.

What to bring to class: All participants must bring their own laptop. Please also download the Sqlectron SQL client here prior to class.

Note on installing Sqlectron: Mac users may need to allow installation of non-app-store programs in their System Preferences
School Notes:
For students enrolling in 12 week part time and immersive classes, it is not recommended that you book more than one class simultaneously.

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Refund Policy
If you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at [email protected] at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.


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