Sat 26th October 2019- Working with Data
1 Day Short Course - Working with data (Glasgow)
Who the training is for:
Our Students come from a diverse background, but are aiming at careers in Business Analysis, Digital Strategy, Service Design, Product Management and similar. Some are already in these roles and are looking to strengthen and advance their skills, whilst some are re-skilling from another career.
Why this topic is relevant:
In todays world it is almost impossible to avoid conversation about data, it is everywhere and everybody is using it to some degree. However with great opportunity comes even more misunderstanding, misuse and incorrect data governance. Understanding how to work with data, how to visualise it, govern it and understand it is crucial for anybody working on digital projects.
Objectives of this course:
This interactive and informative workshop will equip learners with understanding of data terminology. How to best visualise the data, tell it's story, govern it and use it for improving services to your customers. You will cover:
- Demystifying data terminology - challenges and understanding the lingo
- Interpreting data - data visualisation, good and bad graphs
- Storytelling with data - theory and design of good graphs/telling the story
- Data management - data governance, quality and metadata creation.