Data-Driven Cities: Executive Seminar

With the biggest challenges and opportunities for global development concentrated in cities, urban administrators are in a critical position to steer humanity towards a sustainable future. Designed to ground decision-makers in the foundational principles of working with data, the half-day Executive Seminar on Data-Driven Cities with help them advocate for evidence-based management, bringing the data revolution to their cities.

Participants will focus on the SDGs, learning how to use these and other local frameworks as monitoring tools to drive more nimble and effective decision-making. With widely applicable case studies chosen from around the world, the course will help participants anticipate common challenges to collecting and managing data, implementing open data policies, and building local governance processes around these data systems. Designed around real monitoring and data dissemination tools, the seminar will give decision makers a first-hand look at how these are used.

Participants will leave the seminar with a clear vision of the opportunities for decision-support systems to relieve critical bottlenecks in their own cities.

  • Location:
    OpenCities Institute
    7, Institutional Area Phase II, Third Floor
    Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, India
  • Max Group Size: 12 pax
  • Language: English
  • Fee:
  Standard Early-bird
  $250 $213
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Expected Outcomes

Participants / prerequisites: This course is designed for senior city administrators, as well as managers involved in public- or private-sector work around urban development.


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