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Come discover, analyze and learn the basics of online mapping and GIS. In this workshop, participants will be introduced to accessing, manipulating, and visualizing data using the GIS platform, ArcGIS Online.
Note: This workshop is intended as a gentle introduction to GIS. No prior experience with GIS or ArcGIS is required. The content is aimed at the novice user who is curious about how to use GIS software for their course assignments and research.
The workshop will cover topics such as an overview of a Private Equity firm, the job of an Investment Associate and an Intern Analyst and steps a junior student should take to enter the industry. The interactive activity will be constructing a simple LBO model in Excel, followed by an analysis of returns and multiples. The session will end with an open Q&A. Dinner will be provided!
In this workshop, participants will be introduced to search strategies and techniques for accessing and exploring variables, including both averages and distributions, on population, family structure, household size and type, ethnic diversity, languages spoken, labour force participation, and income.
Attendees will work through hands-on exercises to identify patterns, normalize data, create charts, graphs and other simple visualizations using Microsoft Excel.
Note: This workshop will not cover statistical concepts or tests. Only very basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel is required.
Join us in The BRIDGE for a drop-in coding session.
Bill Chau will lead students in a hands-on working session focusing on various quantitative finance topics, providing a gentle introduction to Machine Learning. In session two students will work to make predictions about the housing market with Regressions.
Light refreshments will be provided.
The workshop will be held coincide with the Raptor’s season opener, Oct 17 against the Cavs. Prior to the game, our data librarian will cover topics on data, data collections and data interpretations etc. The Raptors home opening game will be broadcasted on the new 4k screens in our business lab.
Please join us in The BRIDGE Library (IC110) for the first session in our Social Finance and Indigenous Enterprises Series.
Phani Radhakrishnan will be facilitating Equity, Diversity and Discrimination in the Workplace at the BRIDGE Library on February 12th.
How can we build respectful and inclusive communities in the workplace? This session provides an introduction to equity as it relates to hiring practices and compensation. Learn how greater self-awareness contributes to a better understanding of the experiences of those around you, including colleagues and new recruits. Understand why managing diversity if crucial to workplace success and the health of a company, and how you can empower Indigenous peoples and other marginalized peoples such as racialized staff, women and others.
Data visualization is a popular topic and one of the most in-demand hard skills by companies today. In this workshop, participants will be introduced to the fundamental concepts of data visualization using Tableau, a powerful cloud-based data visualization tool. By the end of the workshop, attendees will be able to prepare and import data into Tableau, choose appropriate data visualizations, customize fonts and colours, and build views and interactive dashboards.
Note: This non-technical workshop is aimed at the novice user who is curious about data visualizations. Only very basic knowledge of spreadsheets (e.g., Microsoft Excel) is recommended.
Elizabeth O'Brien, Makerspace Librarian, and Sarah Shujah, Entrepreneurship Librarian, will be staffing the Library booth at the Expo.
This workshop gives MAccFin students an introduction on Python and its application.
- Intro to Python
- Anaconda/Jupyter Notebook
- Alpha Advantage API
Please join us in The BRIDGE Library (IC 110) for peer learning and coding sessions happening over the course of the summer months.
Management students are invited to drop in to the BRIDGE Library on select Tuesday afternoons from 3pm - 5pm to learn how to code in Python and R. Students can work on a variety of projects and develop new coding skills. We welcome students to join us who have no previous knowledge of Python or other coding languages.
Please sign up for the sessions you would like to attend by clicking the links below:
Join us at The BRIDGE Lab on Thursday March 28th for for a free and fun event.
Data Analytics(Python) Workshop 18:00 - 19:00
Students will participate in a workshop, led by Bill Chau, to learn how to use python to analyze data. Students will be asked to make 10 predictions about the outcome of the Raptors game using their data analytics skills.
Raptors v. Knicks 19:00 - 21:30
Game time! We will watch the game on the big screens in the lab and see if your predictions came true. Prizes will be awarded for the students with the most accurate predictions.
Food will be served
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The UTSC Student Managed Fund is an innovative joint venture between the Department of Management and the UTSC Library Finance & Trading Lab. The Fund gives selected B.B.A. students an outstanding learning experience managing an investment fund. Reporting to the Board of Directors, made up of industry experts, alumni and faculty, students participate in all stages of the investment process, from research and pitching, to trading, to reporting and compliance. Students learn critical financial research, analysis and decision-making skills, effectively preparing them for the challenging and competitive world of capital markets.
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During this workshop, you will learn the essentials of User Experience (UX) research, design, and testing geared towards product development.
You will leave with:
- An overview of the User Experience (UX) field, including common methods and tools used in UX research and design
- Knowledge of how integrating UX research and testing can improve your product by discovering and fully understanding user needs
Additional details to be added closer to the event.
Instructor: Sarah Guay, Liaison Librarian and Web & User Experience Librarian, UTSC & Joshua Shum, Masters of Information candidate, iSchool, University of Toronto
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