Data Literacy is not just a skill; it is the foundation for informed decision-making and transformative insights. Data Literacy is a key skill that empowers one to work effectively with Data and enables one to read, analyse, and communicate with Data, asking the right questions and making better decisions. Being Data Literate helps to unleash the true power of Data. In today’s data-driven world, every organisation will benefit from empowering their employees to become Data Literate.
Gartner defines Data Literacy as "Having the ability to read, write and communicate data in context, including an understanding of data sources and constructs, analytical methods and techniques applied, and the ability to describe the use case, application and resulting value."
Forbes describes Data Literacy as "Using data effectively for business actions and outcomes."
Practically speaking, Data Literacy is all about enabling users to understand what Data is available to them, how they should use it in order to operate both effectively and efficiently, and then how to report their outputs.
This Practitioner's Course is for anyone who works with Data. Delegates will gain an understanding of the fundamental elements of Data and Data Management and the concepts they need to know. They will learn how to use Data effectively, how to analyse and interpret it correctly and how to work with it in a structured and consistent manner, ensuring that all resources speak the same language and can communicate well when it comes to Data.
This Course consists of 4 high-level modules:
Classroom & Virtual
26 - 29 Feb
6 - 9 May
19 - 22 Aug
7 - 10 Oct
“I have gained so much information from this course, hope to utilize it not only at work but at every aspect of my life. I really appreciate the Facilitator for going the extra mile for the presentation.” Thabo Samuel Tsotetsi
"Thank you for thoroughly and patiently explaining difficult concepts in a simple language." Sazi Mgobhozi
“Day 4 was interesting the Data Storytelling and communication. I also like Data Governance, Data quality; Data Lifecyle and Data Science. The entire Analysis process interests me because of the ability to probe questions, to engage and obtain the views of others resulting in the ability to be able to always create and think out of the box is what stimulates me.” Lynne Dreyden
“Great examples and analogies. And wonderful visual presentation especially with respect to where we were in terms of the training.” Sardha Moodley
After attending this course, delegates will have the:
* A certificate of attendance will be provided on completion of the course
This course will be of interest to anyone working with data.
It will be especially useful to:
Facilitator: Di Joseph
CDMP DQ Specialist Practitioner
Di Joseph brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in Data Quality improvement, Systems Design and Data Governance. You will learn and be drawn to her positive energy. Di will captivate you with her sharp anecdotes, analogies and case studies. You will be pleasantly challenged and better understand the role of data in your organisation. You will have fun and walk away with brilliant and actionable insights.