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Art of the possible – data science in government

Open to
All senior managers in the Government Statistical Service (Grade 7 or higher)
Training category
Data science
Type of training
Face to face
Two hours
Learning Academy
Office for National Statistics
London, Newport, Titchfield


This course is aimed at senior managers in the GSS (Grade 7 and above).

The session 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.

The session is delivered through case studies and discussion.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of the session, participants will:

  • understand what data science is and why it is needed across government
  • understand how data science is revolutionising the way we source, process and analyse data
  • have a better understanding of how to remove the barriers to data science for implementation within their own department

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