ONLINE COURSE | World Bank's Data For Better Lives: A New Social Contract

Online event 05/10/2021 16/11/2021

From October 5th to November 16th 2021, the MOOC will offer participants a chance to learn from World Bank economists and will also include interactive live sessions.

Date from: 05/10/2021
Date to: 16/11/2021
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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.

Based on WBG's 2021 World Development Report, this free six-week Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) will allow participants to greatly deepen their knowledge of how data can be used for advancing development outcomes. From October 5th to November 16th 2021, the MOOC will offer participants a chance to learn from World Bank economists and will also include interactive live sessions.

Course Content

This course is instructor lead on a course schedule, and covers the following topics:

  • 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

A certification track is also available.

Target Audience

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

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