Instructor-Facilitated Online Course → Data Management - Current/Upcoming

Foundations of Data Governance Structures (DM 203.07)


Description
INSTRUCTOR-FACILITATED ONLINE COURSE
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START DATE: March 17, 2021; END DATE: April 13, 2021
REGISTRATION ENDS: Friday, March 08, 2021

Strong data governance practices support an organization’s ability to leverage its data assets to inform decision making and meet its goals while promoting stronger security, transparency and accountability. This course provides an introduction to data governance principles and organizational structures.
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Important dates and time commitments:
- Duration: 4 Weeks
- Expected time commitment: up to 5 hours per week, on average
- Course Kickoff virtual live session: Wednesday, March 17, 2021, Time: 2 P.M. ET.
- Weekly virtual live sessions: 1 hour each week on Tuesday at 2 P.M ET, starting March 23, 2021.
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Through this course, you will:
- Learn the role and value of data governance practices
- Understand the foundational elements of a data governance plan
- Begin to plan for or strengthen a data governance team within your own organization
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This is an online, instructor-facilitated 4-week course developed by GovEx Academy, part of the Centers for Civic Impact at Johns Hopkins University. Check our FAQs for more details: https://govex.academy/faq
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If your city is a part of What Works Cities, you may take this course for free. If you don’t know your city’s WWC access code, please email govexacademy@jhu.edu.
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This course aligns with the following What Works Cities Certification Criteria focused on Data Governance. The full list of criteria can be found at https://medium.com/@WhatWorksCities/5c514f1dff1b.

Start Date: 03/17/2021

Content
  • About the course
  • Meet Your Instructors
  • Introduction to Data Governance
  • Course Syllabus
  • Welcome to the Course!
  • Course Readings and Resources (Complete list)
  • How to navigate your online course
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • How to Navigate the Course and the LMS
  • Transcript How to Navigate the Course and the LMS
  • Week 1 - Fundamentals of Data Governance
  • Week 2 - conceptualizing data governance and building buy-in
  • Week 3 - Developing a data governance structure
  • Week 4 - Implementing and Assessing Your Data Governance Structure
  • Final Assignment Submission
  • SUBMIT Week 4 Assessment - Data Governance Pitch
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed