An Introduction to Data Skills & Capabilities for Non Specialists


Two-Part Online Workshop
30-31 January 2023


Today’s ever-growing volumes of data and the easy access to tools to make sense of that data are driving organisations, both public and private, to use data to answer questions and support decision-making.

In this interactive workshop you will learn the language of data and how to apply a simple, structured process that will show you how to ask the right question, obtains the most relevant data, make sense of the data, come to conclusions supported by the data and present the results to stakeholders in a way that is easy for them to comprehend and act on.

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Benefits of Attending:

  • An understanding of key terms related to making decisions with data
  • Knowledge of how people make decisions using data
  • Practical experience with a simple, structured process you can follow to make decisions using data
  • Knowledge of key data & analysis concepts
  • The ability to have an informed conversation with data professionals in your organisation

Facilitated by: Steve Remington, Principal Consultant and Founder, Minerra

Steve Remington is Principal Consultant and Founder of Minerra. Steve is a consultant, architect, advisor and trainer with more than 25 years of expertise in analytics, business intelligence, data warehouse and decision support projects. His background includes seven years of academic research and teaching at Melbourne Business School, Monash University and Latrobe University.

Who should attend?

This workshop is ideal for public sector professionals working in non-data specialist roles who are interested in developing their data skills and capabilities to support decision making. Don’t worry - we don’t expect you to be an expert. The workshop has been designed as an introduction and no prior knowledge of data analysis concepts or methods is required.

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Use the code GOVCAREER and save $100 off your workshop registration.