Training

Our training programs are designed and delivered by our team of experts with many years of experience creating, maintaining and supporting data projects around the world.

Would you like to be able to use data creatively in your work to answer questions or to inform your decisions? Want to understand the jargon around open, big or linked data and which parts are relevant to your needs? Need help implementing an open data strategy, from getting your portal up and running, to promoting reuse? These courses are for you.

We run regular, ticketed courses in London, Washington D.C. and Berlin, and deliver the trainings below on demand anywhere in the world. All participants at our courses will receive a certificate of course completion and the option to claim a digital Badge to showcase their achievements online.

Courses

Open Data in One Day

About the course

Open Data in One Day is a short introduction to open data suitable for anyone interested in open data and a great fit for teams from diverse role across organisations who are considering adopting open data for the first time or trying to understand how it would be useful to them. The course covers the “what”, “why” and how” of Open Data and is suitable for anyone.

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Open Data Management (5 days)

About the course

Open Data Management is a course for those specializing in open data, whether as policy experts, open data program managers and similar roles in government, civil service, and other organisations.

Who is this for?

This course is for non-technical staff who are responsible for managing Open Data programs in their organisation. Such activities typically include implementing an Open Data strategy, designing and launching an Open Data portal, coordinating publication processes, preparing data for publication, and fostering data re-use.

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Open Data Portal Technology (5 days)

About the course

Open Data Portal Technology is an in-depth course for those specializing in open data, whether as software or data experts, open data delivery managers and similar roles in government, civil service, and other organisations.

Who is this for?

This is aimed at technical staff who are responsible for maintaining or running an enterprise Open Data portal. Such activities typically include deployment, system administration and hosting, site theming, development of custom extensions and applications, ETL procedures, data conversions, data life-cycle management.

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Using Data

About the course

We offer 3 levels of courses for data users: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced.

These courses are for anyone who needs to use or understand data as part of their professional career or as a hobby, from data journalists, NGO staff working on campaigns or data users in other organisations.

We cover the whole process involved in running a data project, from finding data, preparing it for analysis, basic research and presentation skills.

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Please download our curriculum for more information on sample packages. Modules may also be combined into tailored courses, please get in touch to discuss this option in more detail.
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