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Full course description

Lead and grow your team and data literacy with confidence.

People Power Data is our online course designed for leaders, managers and HR professionals to help develop an understanding of their organisation’s data needs. This course is a must-have in your professional development journey if you work with employees or teams who use data. 

Learn how to define and source your skills requirements and develop or source employees with the proper knowledge.  

During the course, you will examine the challenges of up-skilling an organisation within the context of strategic and societal expectations, with practical tools and techniques to inform your learning.  

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.  

Who is this course for? 

This course is for you if you are involved in building or growing a data literate team. You may be looking to develop an understanding of your organisation’s data skills needs, or actively working to define and source new employees. It is for organisational leaders, HR or recruitment professionals in charge of building data capacity and teams, or any data-curious person looking to improve their data literacy, and understand what best-practice looks like.  

The course is not industry-specific and applies to learners across all sectors from anywhere in the world. The course is self-paced and will take approximately 14 hours to complete.  

What will you learn? 

  • 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 

Course expectations

To complete the course, around 14 hours of learning will be required. This course is self-paced and you can complete it in your own time according to your timetable.

In order to earn your badge, there is an expectation to complete all modules, reflect on the course workbook and pass quizzes with an over 80% mark. 

Sign up for this course today.