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Course on Open Data Governance: from Policy to Use

Do you want to improve your Open Data skills?

You have an interest in opening, governing and using Open Data in your organisation but you feel like you want to have more professional knowledge or experience in that field? The Delft University of Technology is organising an online course on this subject, which can help you get a good starting position to fulfil your ambitions with Open Data. This course empowers both policy makers and developers so they can produce better Open Data policies and make better use of Open Data.

This course is primarily geared towards working professionals such as administrators, consultants, policy advisors, developers, government officials or professionals in agencies, think tanks, research groups that are interested in opening, governing and using Open Data. During week 2 and 3 of the course, participants can choose to follow a track of their choice:

  • The Policy Track: Develop better open data policies;
  • The Developer Track: Gain insights from Open Data through data analysis and visualisations.

It is also possible to follow both tracks. Participants will receive feedback on the case developed in the final assignment.

The estimated effort is 4 to 6 hours per week with a total cost of €395. The course organisers offer you the opportunity of taking the first week for free and then upgrade to the full course by the end of the week if judge it to be right for you. The course will begin on 31 October with an admission deadline on 24 October.

Interested in following this online course? You can register and find more information on the dedicated online learning portal of the TU Delft.