People Power Data Workshop
Discover how people can power your data ambitions
Our People Power Data leadership workshop focuses on reskilling and upskilling your organisation for a confident, effective, data-driven team.
Data is critical to the success of any organisation, and your people are crucial to staying competitive. You will leave enthused about what you and your teams can do when with the right data skills.
Who is this data workshop for?
This course is for leaders, managers and HR professionals looking to develop an understanding of their organisation’s skills needs. If you have a part to play in building an organisation’s data capacity, getting the right data skills, or working to mobilise and embrace strong data teams – this is a workshop for you.
What will you learn?
We will teach you to define and source your data requirements and how to develop or source employees with the right mix of knowledge. You will leave this course with the confidence to articulate and justify the upskilling and reskilling plan required by your organisation.
- Understand what data profiles exist or are needed within your organisation
- Identify specific skills requirements by considering both what your people and your organisation need to succeed
- Learn how to maximise the talent you have and understand your talent and recruitment gaps
- Develop a strategy for embedding data literacy across your whole team
Workshop structure and what’s included
This data leadership workshop is run at your premises or virtually. We tailor it to meet the exact needs of your business. We deliver this session in a traditional workshop format with breakout discussions and plenary sessions.
We’ll get in touch to fully understand your circumstances and requirements.
An interactive workshop to help you understand and develop your roadmap to a successful data journey.
1 x 6hrs
or 2 x 3hrs
A chance to review outputs from the workshop and identify practical next steps to fuel growth and next steps.
An in-person team workshop run at your premises or virtually.
Selected team and stakeholders within your organisation (8-16 people).
Module 1: Understanding People’s Needs
Outcome: Identification of the skills required for your organisation based on data profiles.
- Explore the data profiles that people fit into in today’s data-driven society
- Consider how these data profiles map to roles within your organisation
- Apply these data profiles to the needs of your organisation
- Identify specific skill requirements for success
Module 2: Setting Yourself Up for Success
Outcome: To inform your skills plan, understand what drives your upskilling and reskilling needs.
- Discover guiding principles to steer your upskilling plan
- Reflect on current trends, case studies and expectations of organisations
- Align your upskilling needs with your business ambitions
- Explore how to mitigate bias in data
Module 3: Creating Your Reskilling and Upskilling Plan
Outcome: Creation of a reskilling and upskilling plan guided by resources to create a bespoke program for your organisation.
- Learn how to communicate your plan effectively
- Identify the skills gap between what you have and what you need
- Build your plan from proven resources
Why study with The Data Lab?
The Data Lab is hosted by the University of Edinburgh and funded through Scottish Enterprise, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and the Scottish Government. We are a respected and trusted provider of professional development, business support and innovation within Scotland, the UK and beyond.
Our trainers and associates are leaders in their fields. They are highly experienced in helping teams see how data science can help them to do their jobs more effectively and to meet their strategic goals.
We aim to change lives and make Scotland a more productive and sustainable by transforming how we use data. We are helping to create a highly skilled workforce and a closely connected business, academic and public sector community.
Meet your instructor
Craig has more than 25 years of industry experience working in Utilities and Financial Services. He brings this to bear in his role as a strategy advisor and coach with specialisms in Business, Data and digital transformation. Craig gets his energy from working with smart people to solve relevant challenges and is the author of the online course “Driving Value from Data”.
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