The World Bank Free Online Course on Data for Better Lives

The World Bank Free Online Course on Data for Better Lives
Please check your E-mail inbox or spam to confirm.

With this course, explore the 2021 World Development Report (WDR) and how data can be used for advancing development outcomes. Learn about the principles of a new social contract for data and data governance needed to transform lives for the poor.

JOIN US FOR MORE ON:
or

SUMMARY
πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’Ό Sponsor: World Bank Group
πŸ“š Field: Data Governance
🌐 Host: edX
πŸŽ“ Mode: Online
πŸŽ“ For more: Subscribe to Courses

About this course

The data revolution is transforming the world, and yet much of the value of data remains untapped. This course, based on the World Development Report 2021: Data for Better Lives, explores the tremendous potential of the changing data landscape to improve the lives of poor people, while also acknowledging its potential to open back doors that can harm individuals, businesses, and societies.

To address this tension between the helpful and harmful potential of data, it details a new social contract that enables the use and reuse of data to create economic and social value, ensures equitable access to that value, and fosters trust that data will not be misused in harmful ways.

SEE ALSO: Free Online Course: 7 Creative Leadership Skills that Drive Change

Based on the WDR 2021 report, the course provides an overview of the recommendations on where public and private sector investments are the most critical, defines a rich program for policy reform and technical assistance, and highlights areas where global initiatives and partnerships can help to convene and facilitate cooperation at regional, bilateral and international levels.

Therefore, it elaborates on the following:

  • The conceptual framework through three pathways
  • Potential of data from the public sector, private sector and civil society organizations
  • Creative reuses and data synergies
  • Data governance in the area of infrastructure, laws and regulations, economic policies in the area of competition, trade and tax
  • Policy recommendations using a maturity model approach
  • Integrated national data system

The course is open to anyone who has an interest in the subject and participants will be able to choose their own learning paths.

SEE ALSO: Social Media Management Free Online Course

What you’ll learn

  • How data can better advance development objectives
  • Creating economic and social value from data
  • Using data in the public and the private sector
  • Creative reuses of data for greater value
  • Data governance in the area of infrastructure, laws and regulations, and economic policies in the area of competition, trade and tax.
  • Policy recommendations using a maturity model approach
  • Creating an integrated national data system

Note:Β See other free online courses here.

FREE ACCESS: How to run and manage Facebook, Instagram Ads: Meta Business Management

Free Meta Business Management Course


DISCLAIMER: Do not pay or release sensitive financial details to any organizer/recruiter unless futher verified from your end.
Easter Hunt Sale
Easter Sale
Silas Bamigbola

About the Author: Silas Bamigbola

Certified Computer Engineer & Author, 'Lost Boys'. I believe in the influence of right information. Join me on Twitter.

Got a question/Suggestion? Let's talk!

LATEST OPPORTUNITIES:

πŸ•› Dec 13, 2022
One World Media 2023 Global Short Docs Forum for Filmmakers Worldwide
in Trainings and Workshops | for Creatives/Artists

πŸ•› Dec 13, 2022
PDRI-DevLab 2023 Visiting Fellowship for African Scholars
in Fellowships | for Africans

πŸ•› Dec 13, 2022
Sony Future Filmmaker Awards 2022
in Awards & Prizes | for Creatives/Artists

πŸ•› Dec 14, 2022
Brave Browser Computer Science Internships 2023
in Internships / Graduate Trainee Progs. | for Post Graduates

πŸ•› Dec 14, 2022
Call for Applications: INEC Adhoc Staff Recruitment for 2023 General Election
in Professional Programs | for Nigerians

πŸ•› Dec 14, 2022
Deutsche Welle 2024 (DW) Traineeship for Graduate Students 2024
in Internships / Graduate Trainee Progs. | for Graduates

πŸ•› Dec 14, 2022
Edo State University Uzairue(EDSU) Undergraduate Scholarship for Nigerian Students 2022
in Scholarships | for Nigerians

πŸ•› Dec 14, 2022
UNDP/FCMB Agro-Hack Challenge & Summit For 2022
in Trainings and Workshops | for Entrepreneurs

πŸ•› Dec 15, 2022
Apply: 2022 Graduate Trainee Program at Chi Farms Ltd
in Internships / Graduate Trainee Progs. | for Graduates

πŸ•› Dec 15, 2022
Dell Technologies Envision the Future Graduation Project Competition 2022
in General Competitions | for Undergraduates

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12