Online Learning

Change the Game's online courses offer an "at your own pace" opportunity to learn about the data tools and techniques needed to work as a data professional in the progressive space. Sign up for self paced, online courses that consist of pre-recorded videos, worksheets, activities and knowledge checks.

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Online Course

VAN: The Voter Activation Network

~New updated course!~

Suggested Donation: $100

Learn the basics of using the VAN database, including:

  • An overview on what is VAN and what it can do
  • A walk-through of the platform
  • Creating & managing lists, phonebanks and events
  • Reporting features in VAN
  • Setting up lists and scripts for MiniVAN
  • Roles & responsibilities of being a VAN admin
  • and more!

Online Course

Google Sheets

Suggested Donation: $100

Learn the basics of using Google Sheets, including:

  • An overview of various functions and how to use them, such as VLookup, Concat and more
  • Creating reports and pivot tables
  • Pulling it together, how to use this information as a Data Director in the progressive space

Online Course

Using SQL in BigQuery

Suggested Donation: $100

A great primer for folks interested in learning basic SQL tasks and queries in BigQuery, including:

  • An overview on what BigQuery is and how to use the platform
  • SQL 101, including: coding styles and best practices, important keywords and JOINs
  • SQL 201, which highlights: aggregates, case statements and common table expressions

Online Course

Using SQL in RedShift

Suggested Donation: $100

A great primer for folks interested in learning basic SQL tasks and queries in RedShift on the Civis Platform.

  • An overview on RedShift and the Civis Platform
  • SQL 101, including: coding styles and best practices, writing simple queries and statements
  • SQL 201, which highlights: aliasing, aggregates, CASE statements, JOINs and more
  • SQL 301, where we discuss: CREATE VIEW and DROP VIEW features, exporting your data, and how to add this course to your resumeĀ 

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