Data Masterclass

The Data Masterclass helps senior leaders across government and the public sector put data and evidence at the heart of their organisation.
Online over 3 weeks
Led by: ONS and the Scottish Government

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The Data Masterclass helps senior leaders gain the skills to create and support a data culture in their organisation. It helps government and public sector leaders understand how they can use data to improve the way they make decisions, craft policy, communicate compelling narratives, and apply cutting edge data science techniques. The Data Masterclass has the keen support of Ministers and Senior Civil Service (SCS).


Applications are invited from those working in senior leadership positions across Scottish Government or other public / third sector organisations. 

Joining Instructions

The application window is now open and will close on 29 September. Joining instructions will be sent to your registered email address on 30 September and the course begins on 3 October. 

Additional Information

This is an online and self-directed course delivered via the FutureLearn platform. Please make sure you can access it via your browser. You will also receive automated emails from FutureLearn as well as from the Scottish Digital Academy.

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