Time to completeApprox. 8 hours
Certificate of completionIncluded with paid plans
About this course
Information is all around us. You can put it to use by learning SQL basics. Used in data science, analytics, and engineering, SQL makes it easy to work with data and make more informed strategy, operations, and business decisions. It’s a helpful skill for anyone who works with data (even in non-tech roles). In this SQL course, you’ll learn how to manage large datasets and analyze real data.
Skills you'll gain
Work with databases using SQL
Create queries for tables
Build SQL projects
Syllabus4 lessons • 5 projects • 4 quizzes
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Projects in this course
Create a TableBuild fluency in SQL manipulation. We're going to practice creating tables in SQL so you can hone your skills and feel confident taking them to the real world.
New York RestaurantsPractice writing the most common types of queries.
Trends in StartupsIn this project, we're going to practice aggregate functions in SQL so you can hone your skills and feel confident taking them to the real world. Using these functions will combine row values together and return a single result.
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- The interactive exercises and projects make it easy to grasp complex concepts, and the step-by-step instructions ensure a smooth learning experience.Rosita N.Verified Learner
- This was an outstanding learning experience. The course structure was well-designed and very beginner-friendly. The instructions significantly assisted with understanding the concepts. The course provided a comprehensive introduction to SQL, with remarkable explanations of the tools used.Becca E.Verified Learner
- This is a short but highly effective and comprehensible course for beginners in SQL. All tasks are based on real, practical questions. If you get stuck, there are always hints and recommendations available. By the end of the course, you will have acquired all the necessary SQL knowledge for a product manager or junior analyst. I thoroughly enjoyed it!Aleksandra Y.Verified Learner
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Frequently asked questions about SQL
SQL (Structured Query Language) is a programming language used to manage data stored in relational databases, which store structured data in tables. Its syntax is easy to read, so it’s easy to pick up on even if you’re completely new to programming, and it’s even useful for non-technical careers.