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Art of the possible – data science in government

This awareness-level course is aimed at managers explores what data science is, why it’s needed across government and how it is currently being used. Participants will also be signposted to the wider support networks and capability building options available.

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Training category
Data science
Type of training
Face to face
Length
Two hours
Provider
Office for National Statistics
Location
London, Newport, Titchfield

Data Linkage in R

Performing data linkage is the process of joining multiple datasets together and linking records. It ensures that the resources spent collecting data are most effectively used by increasing the ways each dataset can be used for various research needs. This course aims to cover the practical application of linking data in R. A similar course […]

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Training category
Analytical, Data science
Type of training
Online
Length
12 hours
Provider
Analysis Function Capability Team
Location
Online

Introduction to machine learning in Python

Description Machine learning is becoming more and more integrated in modern data analysis. Before performing advanced prediction, basic concepts in machine learning modelling must be understood and applied. In this course you will learn about a range of machine learning topic areas as well as how to actually perform the modelling operations using the Python […]

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Training category
Data science
Type of training
Online
Length
3 days
Provider
Data Science Campus
Location
Other

Introduction to Multilateral Methods

Description This course is a three and half hour long session. You must complete Introduction to Index Numbers before signing up to this course. Learning outcomes You will learn: what a multilateral index method is the advantages of using a multilateral method GEKS, QU-GK and WTPD methods approaches to extending the index time series How […]

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Training category
Analytical, Data science
Type of training
Online
Length
Three and a half hours
Provider
Analysis Function Capability Team
Location
Online

Modules of the MSc in Data Analytics for Government

The MSc in Data Analytics for Government (MDataGov) is a unique and flexible part-time MSc programme that combines modules in statistics and data science. It aims to build data science capability across government by equipping civil servants with a key set of skills required from a modern government data analyst.

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Training category
Analytical, Data science
Type of training
Distance learning, Face to face
Length
Various
Provider
Various
Location
Newport, Titchfield, Southampton, Oxford, Distance learning,

Quality assurance of predictive modelling

Description As models are used more frequently to make predictions and decisions across industries it becomes important that good practice is followed in model design and usage. In this course we will explore important issues that arise in the field of statistical modelling and machine learning for prediction. The course is a series of modules […]

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Training category
Data science
Type of training
Online
Length
6 hours
Provider
Data Science Campus
Location
Online

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