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General Assembly, which focuses on events and classes in design, marketing and entrepreneurial business, is holding a number of free events and classes to celebrate its first birthday and the launch of its Melbourne campus.

From 14 August till 21 August, General Assembly is partnering with local businesses and organisations to celebrate local Melbourne products - from tech and design to music, food and coffee - via a variety of events, panel discussions, free classes and celebrations.

General Assembly is celebrating its new Melbourne campus with free events and classes.

The week-long celebration begins with an evening of music and drinks on 14 August to celebrate the launch of General Assembly's Melbourne campus, as well as its first birthday.

On Saturday 15 August, the campus will host an open day for prospective students.

From Monday 17 August till Friday 21 August free talks will be held at the campus, including:

Trending in Tech: Speakers from tech companies born in Melbourne discussing their perspectives on innovation

Caffeination Culture: Speakers from Melbourne cafes share insights into the professional world of coffee making and drinking

Disruptive Design: Speakers from design-centric companies born in Melbourne will talk about groundbreaking design in our culture and economy

Food for the Future: Speakers from Melbourne restaurants and food-related businesses will talk about food sustainability and culture

Makers in Music: Speakers from Melbourne's music scene will discuss digital technologies and their impact on the music industry

Free classes will also be held at the campus throughout the week, including:

Intro to Data Analysis: What is data analytics and how to understand and draw insights from data

Intro to UX with Paper Prototyping: Learn how to think through your projects and business problems from a user's perspective by physically mapping out concerns

Intro to Building Websites: Learn the basics of programming

Intro to Digital Marketing: Learn the fundamentals of digital marketing

Getting Started in Product Management: Learn what product management is, what skills and job roles it covers and why it benefits businesses

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Product management is just one of the classes being held for free this August.

To attend any of these free events and classes, visit General Assembly's website and sign yourself up as an attendee.
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When: From 14 August to 21 August 2015
Where: General Assembly
Cost: Free
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It never ceases to amaze me how many organisations offer free classes fro time to time. What a great way to stay informed. Thanks for sharing.
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