A Self-directed Guide to Understanding Data (I561)

Description

Type: Online
Duration: 02:30 hours
Status: Active

This course is a series of self-paced activities designed to introduce learners to data in the Government of Canada. It sets the foundation for the Discover Data series by introducing data concepts and terminology, exploring changing citizen expectations of government, what a data-driven organization looks like and how the Government of Canada is moving towards that goal. It will also give learners an opportunity to reflect on personal data challenges, and their own organizational data strategy.

How Data Literate Are You? (I560) is a prerequisite for this course, and this course is a prerequisite for anyone taking The Role of Data in Digital Government (I511).

Topics include:

  • applying commonly used data terms and concepts
  • describing the data journey
  • explaining how the GC uses data and identify key resources
  • discussing why data skills are so important

Prerequisites:

How Data Literate Are You? (I560) is a prerequisite for this course, and this course is a prerequisite for anyone taking The Role of Data in Digital Government (I511).

More about this course
  • Topics: Communications; Service excellence; Human resources; Career development; Personal and team development; Information management; Information technology; Policy and regulation; Procurement
  • Community: Employees; Supervisors
  • Business line: Digital Academy
  • Provider: Canada School of Public Service

Upcoming offerings

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