Interested in Big Data? Attend the 'Leveraging Big Data for Sustainable Development' Course in Bangkok, Thailand (27-29 March)
The United Nations System Staff College is conducting a training programme designed to strengthen the skills of development practitioners in selecting, creating, using and interpreting data in support of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The course aims to help practitioners and policy-makers develop and implement Big Data innovation projects, policies, and partnerships in support of sustainable development objectives. Through a blend of teaching formats, including traditional instructor-led teaching, keynote speakers, and interactive and hands-on technical sessions, participants will learn the foundations of Big Data in the context of sustainable development and explore how to engage with Big Data in their daily work and life. The broader and longer term objective is incentivising and enabling participants to contribute to a people-centered Big Data revolution - i.e. shape and leverage emerging Big Data ecosystem in ways that reflect and foster social progress and citizen empowerment across the globe, especially those of poor and vulnerable segments of societies.
Enroll By 23 March: http://www.unssc.org/courses/leveraging-big-data-sustainable-development-march/
The course is offered at a fee of 1,750 USD per participant, covering the following:
All participants are expected to cover all travel and accommodation expenses associated with the course. Certificates of Attendance from the UN System Staff College and Data-Pop Alliance will be awarded to participants who complete the course.