Analytics to Support Evidence-Based Governance

Data analytics improves the probability of using evidence-based solutions to solve difficult governance problems. This workshop provides participants with a baseline knowledge of analytics to support evidence-based decision-making for government. Participants will improve their understanding of the processes used in decision-making, and the tools and techniques for the application of analytics to these processes. Discussions include the most common and useful analytics methods, techniques, and software.

This 2-day workshop will provide participants with a knowledge base that will equip them to make improved allocations of resources in the most effective way. 

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  • Audience
  • Instructor
  • What is evidence-based decision making?

  • Fundamentals of analytics? Understanding the problem we are trying to solve.

  • How analytics are used for evidence-based decision-making?

  • Analytics methods and software

  • Common barriers and issues

  • This course is suitable for managers and professionals who are in a position requiring decision-making for planning, development, policy making, and other areas of government. Individuals in mid to senior levels of government looking to advance their knowledge in the use of analytics for evidence-based decision-making.

Peter Norman Levesque, KSJ, MA, is a social entrepreneur, teacher, and strategy consultant based in Ottawa. He has over thirty years of experience working with the public, private and non-profit sectors on issues of innovation, strategy, and knowledge sharing. His career has included success as an entrepreneur, an executive leader, and a founder of multiple organizations.  He currently serves on several boards of international foundations and research centres. When not teaching at the University of Ottawa, he serves as president of the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization, and maintains a busy consulting practice. Peter is an experienced and sought after speaker, facilitator, and commentator on issues of education, research, knowledge, and strategy.

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Data analytics improves the probability of using evidence-based solutions to solve difficult governance problems. This workshop provides participants with a baseline knowledge of analytics to support evidence-based decision-making for government. Participants will improve their understanding of the processes used in decision-making, and the tools and techniques for the application of analytics to these processes. Discussions include the most common and useful analytics methods, techniques, and software.

This 2-day workshop will provide participants with a knowledge base that will equip them to make improved allocations of resources in the most effective way. 

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Analytics to Support Evidence-Based Governance

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815

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Peter Norman Levesque, KSJ, MA, is a social entrepreneur, teacher, and strategy consultant based in Ottawa. He has over thirty years of experience working with the public, private and non-profit sectors on issues of innovation, strategy, and knowledge sharing. His career has included success as an entrepreneur, an executive leader, and a founder of multiple organizations.  He currently serves on several boards of international foundations and research centres. When not teaching at the University of Ottawa, he serves as president of the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization, and maintains a busy consulting practice. Peter is an experienced and sought after speaker, facilitator, and commentator on issues of education, research, knowledge, and strategy.

Audience: 

This course is suitable for managers and professionals who are in a position requiring decision-making for planning, development, policy making, and other areas of government. Individuals in mid to senior levels of government looking to advance their knowledge in the use of analytics for evidence-based decision-making.

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Analytics to Support Evidence-based Governance
November 18, 19, 2019
9:00 - 16:00
$995.00
Analytics to Support Evidence-based Governance
February 5, 6, 2020
9:00 - 16:00
$995.00
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