Data Analysis and Decision Making for Government Certificate

The Data Analysis and Decision Making for Government Certificate program is designed to expand knowledge of analytics fundamentals, and help participants stay on top of an ever-changing field. They will learn how to effectively interpret, package, and present data to different decision makers with ease.

The 60-hour program has an open enrollment and cohorts are limited to 18-24 participants. All classes meet in-person at UGA Gwinnett.

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Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend?

State, local and school government staff in the finance, IT or communications will benefit the most. This program is open to all staff members; it is not designed for elected officials.


Program Learning Objectives

Program Learning Objectives

Upon completing this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Create engaging charts and presentations to incorporate best practices.

  2. Use data storytelling and data analytics skills to effectively present information to various audiences.

  3. Articulate data clearly and concisely to a broad range of decision makers.


Course Objectives

Course Outline

Module 1 Beginning Our Data Journey and Data Literacy and Design Principles

Module 2 Telling Your Story and Using the Tools

Module 3 The Discerning Data Chooser and Finishing the Puzzle

Module 4 Telling a Better Story and Measuring Progress

Module 5 Getting Smart About Data Science and Completing our Data Journey

Conference and Graduation (optional)

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Anna Wrigley Miller