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MUN 120 - Open Government and Open Government Data

Code Start Date Duration Venue Fees
MUN 120 26 October 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MUN 120 23 November 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MUN 120 21 December 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MUN 120 04 January 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MUN 120 01 February 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MUN 120 28 March 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MUN 120 25 April 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MUN 120 30 May 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MUN 120 20 June 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MUN 120 18 July 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MUN 120 15 August 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MUN 120 12 September 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MUN 120 10 October 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MUN 120 07 November 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MUN 120 05 December 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
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Course Description

Governments around the world are increasingly looking for ways to harness the potential of open data for improved policy-making, and social, economic and environmental benefit. A lot of work has been done to familiarize governments with open data and help them to publish open data. There has been less focus on the longer-term process of embedding open data as standard practice and how that might happen. This course explores how organizational change within government happens to support and sustain open data in the long-term.

Course Objectives

  • Introducing basic concepts related to Open Government and Open Government Data
  • Understanding what open data can be used for
  • Bringing the change of open data to government 
  • Ensuring open data initiative is sustainable and influential
  • Analyzing best practices related to open government

Who Should Attend?

  • Senior administrators
  • Policy advisors
  • Government officials 
  • Professionals and researchers working on open government

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Open data defined
  • Examples of open data
  • Uses of open data
  • Unlocking value from open data
  • Implementation of open data

Day 2

  • Starting an open data initiative
  • Benefits of open data
  • Open data policies
  • Open data learning resources
  • Technology options
  • What does an open data catalog look like?

Day 3

  • Three models of an open data catalog
  • Commonly used open data platforms
  • Geospatial data platforms
  • Demand and engagement
  • Early engagement

Day 4

  • Capacity development
  • Use & re-use
  • Further development
  • General standards of quality
  • Data standards

Day 5

  • More guidance on quality and techniques
  • Open government data implementation evaluation
  • Open data best practices
  • Recommendations and discussion