Data Analysis and Decision Making for Government Certificate

Data Analysis and Decision Making Government Certificate

The Data Analysis and Decision Making for Government Certificate will expand participants’ knowledge of analytics fundamentals, and help them 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 will have open enrollment and be limited to a cohort of 18-24 participants. All classes will 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 fields 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 present effectively to various audiences.

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

Course Objectives

Course Outline

Sept. 20-21, 2023 | Module 1 "Beginning Our Data Journey" and "Data Literacy and Design Principles"

Oct. 25-26, 2023 | Module 2 "Telling Your Story" and "Using the Tools"

Nov. 15-16, 2023 | Module 3 "The Discerning Data Chooser" and "Finishing the Puzzle"

Jan. 10-11, 2024 | Module 4 "Telling a Better Story" and "Measuring Progress"

Feb. 28-29, 2024 | Module 5 "Getting Smart About Data Science" and "Completing our Data Journey"

Conference and Graduation (optional)