An Introduction to Python Data Analysis with Pandas

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
(UTC+02:00) Berlin, Bern
Nicole Lettich

This session provides a gentle introduction to data analysis with the Pandas module. By the end of the session, you’ll be able to complete an exploratory data analysis of employee attrition data.

Skills in data manipulation and analysis are becoming more mainstream and more in-demand across all areas of business, and HR is no exception. You don’t need to be a data scientist to work with data, but to have more meaningful and productive conversations with your analysts, you need to understand the basics, and what’s possible. Join this session and learn the fundamental concepts in Pandas, a hugely popular, open-source Python toolkit for data analysis.

You will become familiar with analysing and visualising data in Python, and you can use this as a foundation to automate existing reporting or to move on to more advanced analytics.

This session will explore:

  • Introduction to Pandas
  • Working with tables in Pandas
  • Visualising data
  • Exporting data Files
  • Python installation
  • Tips for reading software documentation
  • Pandas cheat sheets
  • Where to turn for help.

Learning outcomes:

  • Become familiar with loading and cleaning data in Python
  • Create pivot tables and crosstabs
  • Create effective data visualisations in Python.