The Role of Data in Digital Government (DDN301)

Product code: DDN301


Delivery method

Delivery method

Virtual classroom



2 hours







The Government of Canada's new Policy on Service and Digital serves as the foundation for making Canada a leader in today's data-driven, digital global economy. This course explores the different ways that data is used within the Government of Canada, including its opportunities and challenges at the individual and organizational levels. Participants will share their stories and experiences with data-driven projects, gain new insights about the role of data, and enhance their data literacy skills.

Topics include:

  • applying commonly used data terms and concepts
  • explaining how the government uses data
  • recognizing why data skills are so important
  • identifying one's own role with data and how it fits with other organizational roles
  • leveraging key resources


The Discover Data series includes this course, How Data Literate Are You? (DDN302) and A Self-Directed Guide to Understanding Data (DDN303), which are intended to be taken collectively for a comprehensive learning experience.

Legacy course code: I511

Additional upcoming sessions

Date and Time Session code Location Language Available seats
October 11, 2023, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm (ET) DDN301-S-00958-EN Virtual English Full More Info
December 05, 2023, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm (ET) DDN301-TS-02148-EN Virtual English Full More Info
December 07, 2023, 9:30 am to 11:30 am (ET) DDN301-TS-02150-FR Virtual French Full More Info
Date modified: 2023-06-27