Discover Series: Discover Data

Discover Data

The Discover Data series aims to:

Introduction to Data in the Government of Canada

The intent of the Introduction to Data in the Government of Canada is to help participants understand how the data revolution is shaping government today and how the effective use of data creates opportunities to improve programs and services for Canadians. This course builds a foundation for learners to explore basic data concepts, understand why data skills are so critical in today's workforce, and explore how their role supports their organization's data strategy.

Introduction to Data in the Government of Canada has 3 modules:

Title Duration Type Prerequisites
How Data Literate Are You? (I560) 20 minutes Online, self-paced No
A Self-Directed Guide to Understanding Data (I561) 2.5 hours Online, self-paced I560
The Role of Data in Digital Government (I511) 2 hours Virtual classroom I560 and I561


Self-paced (Skillsoft)



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