Python Essentials

Two-Day Training

THE programming language for Data & AI!

Do you want to boost your career by learning THE programming language for Data & AI? Do you find it hard to learn from scratch without guidance and would like experienced trainers that lead you along the journey? Come to this course to gain experience with Python and leave empowered to start boosting your career by applying this new skill!

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Are you coming from another programming language or do you live and breath in Excel? Do you want to become more productive and empowered by learning the most popular programming language in the Data & AI space? Then this Python Essentials training is a good fit for you!

What will you learn during Python Essentials training?

During this training you will learn to write scripts and small applications in Python to make your life easier. We will also take a look at an interactive playgrounds to quickly prototype and test your ideas!


The program consists of both theory and hands-on exercises.


  • Hello World in Python;
  • IPython Shell;
  • How to run Python scripts;
  • How to work with the Jupyter environment;
  • Variable, Functions, and Objects;
  • Introduction to Python functionals and keyword arguments ;
  • Introduction to object-oriented programming;
  • Getting Help;
  • Lists, Sets, Dictionaries, Tuples;
  • Introduction to Python comprehensions.


  • Basic operations;
  • Indices;
  • Group-by operations;
  • Split-apply-combine;
  • Pipelines in Pandas;
  • Getting data from databases;
  • Visualize your data using pandas.

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Course details

You will learn:

  • How to set up your Python environment using conda, package managers, and virtual environments
  • How the Python ecosystem is set up
  • How to write functions
  • About pandas, with an in-depth look at indices, series, and dataframe
  • How to wrangle and visualize your data with pandas

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Training Formats

This training is available in the following formats:

In-Company Classroom

In-Company training is perfect for groups of 6 or more. The training takes place online, at your office, or at one of our modern training facilities.

Online Virtual Classroom

Virtual Classrooms provide you with an interactive environment to effectively develop your skills, right from the comfort of your own home or office.

Data Science Learning Journey

This data science learning journey is available for any data professional. Our extensive training programs are designed to develop your skills from junior to senior.

Our curriculum teaches you new skills and empowers you to stay ahead professionally. We offer solid fundamentals that apply to practical Python courses, whether you are a beginner or an advanced user. We also offer courses on Spark, R, and Deep Learning.

We’ve experienced first hand what works and what doesn’t through our consulting business, and we pass that knowledge on to you through our education business. You learn all the ins and outs of the data science models most seen in the field, in a fast-paced classroom training that ups your game.

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