Essex University Training

Essex University Training
5th August 2020 c360admin

Essex University Training are willing to deliver some virtual training for your stakeholders on any area of data analytics. They also have a fantastic range of virtual workshops and webinars planned which you and your colleagues plus stakeholders are welcome to join.

Available Courses and Dates:

How data has shaped the world’s approach to COVID-19

15th July 2020 10:30 AM 

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we all use data forever: from tracking Apps, scenario planning, resilience-building and capacity mapping through to using AI to find a vaccine. This panel discussion shines a light on the amazing and unexpected ways data is being used to fight COVID-19.

Our experts will also discuss and share their views on what the future could hold for society and data in the face of pandemics. Plus have your questions answered live by the ESRC Business and Local Government Research Centre’s senior research officers.

https://essex-university.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fQehCa_rRxCBeaAFRzLQwA

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GDPR Virtual Masterclass

29th and 30th July 2020 10:30 AM

A two-part masterclass teaching you everything you need to know about data protection, from the impact of Brexit to the steps you need to take to compile with law. The session includes a certificate of attendance for those who complete both sessions.

Part one: https://essex-university.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ev0Z1kK8SJqn5uDrOXdB_w

Part two: https://essex-university.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_X-KmaVjUTx-dWsi5HYoAGA

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Bounce back from COVID-19: Create your data strategy

5th August 2020 10:30 AM 

Creating a data strategy is the foundation of your success.

In the digital era, data has never been more important. Some of the most successful organisations today use data in their everyday operations to improve their services and better understand their customers.

Whether you are a business, charity or working in the public sector, join us to hear from leading experts in the field of data analytics. Learn how your organisation can use data to improve services, secure future funding, measure impact, predict future trends and more.

This is the perfect session for people that ‘don’t do data’. You will get a lot of great ideas on how you can turn information into insight by creating your own data strategy through a series of simple steps.

Whether you have only just started collecting data or are further advanced on in your digital journey, this webinar provides the foundations to help you build on successes to date.

This is part of a series designed to help you bounce back from COVID-19. Become more resilient and take advantage of the benefits data can bring. We will also have the opportunity to register your interest for follow up grant-funded data analytics support from the ESRC Business and Local Government Data Research Centre.

https://essex-university.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_lRpZvW1kTauJGtYvadQ1MQ

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Bounce back from COVID-19: How to conduct a data audit

26th August 2020 10:30 AM 

How can you unlock the hidden value of your data? Firstly, you need to know what you are collecting, identify the gaps and find solutions.

A data audit is one of the most effective ways to identify problem areas, opportunities and efficiencies. So, whether you want to enhance your impact or increase profit, a data audit is an essential part of your overall strategy to bounce back from COVID-19.

This webinar will cover the simple steps to conduct a data audit, how, why and when to audit, plus top tips from data analysts working in the field. This webinar is more than just GDPR compliance, this is about how to conduct an audit that will make a difference to your organisation.

We know, now more than ever, organisations across the world need to become adaptive, flexible and use intelligent decision making driven by evidence. Data can help you.

Whether you have only just started collecting data or are further on in your digital journey, this webinar provides the foundations to help you build on success to date.

Plus find out how to register your interest in grant-funded data analytics support.

This is part of a series designed to help you bounce back from COVID-19. Become more resilient and take advantage of the benefits data can bring.

https://essex-university.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ez7joPaITZmbjBnk844oMg

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Open Source Data – How and why open data is useful

7th October 2020 10:30 AM 

If you want to evidence need, understand the sector or predict future demand, then open data could provide valuable insight.

Open data is information that can be freely used, re-used and redistributed by anyone.

Open data can be useful to businesses, charities and public sector alike.  Many organisations are unaware of the open data resources that are now available to them.

With a wealth of data freely available at your fingertips, now is the time to embrace this valuable resources.

Join us for this webinar to learn:

  • What are open data and the opportunities (and challenges) of using them
  • Recent trends in using open data for business, charity and public sector organisations
  • The best portals for open data
  • Step by step guide on how to get started
  • Ways to bridge the data skill gap
  • Moving from access to understanding (analysis) and how to access grant-funded support

 

Learn this and much more as we delve into the world of open data with leading expert Dr Chatsiou.

Plus have your questions answered live with our experts as we bring data to life.

https://essex-university.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vW2o9cVyQGW43x7Eqstc7A

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The visualisation of data

18th November 2020 10:30 AM 

Data can be more than just numbers; it can be words, images and lines.

Together it can be beautiful.

If a picture paints a thousand words, then what does this mean for data?  Visualizing information can bring data to life and provide greater insight.  It allows one to detect unseen patterns as well as convey findings in a more engaging manner.

Join us for this podcast to learn more about:

  • Why the visualisation of data is important
  • Types of charts and when to use
  • Examples
  • Showcasing your data for external audiences
  • Infographics

Plus have your questions answered live by our experts.

https://essex-university.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_szDO0fb6SYaS51IZT8SevQ

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Social Return on Investment (SROI): Prove your worth

13th January 2021 10:30 AM 

You know the positive impact your organisation makes on society, but how can you prove it? Through Social Return on Investment (SROI) you can evidence the true extent of your work. Whether you’re seeking new funding or simply want to ensure your day to day activities connect to your strategy, SROI can help you understand, manage and quantify the value of your organisation.

There is increasing need to use better ways to measure the social, economic and environmental value that results from your work. The language varies – ‘impact’, ‘returns’, ‘benefit’, ‘value’ – but the questions remain the same.

Whether you are a charity, a commissioner, investors or private business, this webinar will teach you how and why SROI is arguably the most important technique to measure your wider impact.

Join us for this webinar to learn:

  • What SROI is and why it is being asked by funders as a measure of your success
  •  How SROI can help your organisation account for the social, economic and environmental value of your activities
  •  How you could use SROI to evidence need for the services provided by your organisation to funders and other stakeholders

Plus have your questions answered live by our experts.

 

https://essex-university.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_zpn9iHOJQmqJwhKpWtJaeA

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Plus coming soon…

 

Bounce back from COVID-19: Evaluating in times of social distancing

 

Asking the right questions to get the right answers (best practice in evaluation forms

and impact assessment)

 

Evidencing need

 

Exploring your text data