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Demystifying Data: It’s Everyone’s Business

Identifying Opportunities Through Data Trends

Thursday, August 23
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
$225

What does ‘big data’ really mean? Do you use it now? Were you using it before it was called big data?

Data can be overwhelming until you learn to untangle the information. Taming big data can lead to insights that will benefit your business.  Learn to use the every day events and information around you to spot opportunities or potential trends. Discover the weight behind big data, where to find it and how to use it to improve strategic decision making in your organization.

Who should attend: Professionals from all industries who are not data experts but are looking to identify opportunities through data trends.

You will walk out of this workshop:

  • Prepared to analyze, interpret and utilize data to solve problems and leverage opportunities
  • With the knowledge to develop a data-savvy team and culture
  • With the ability to leverage data for strategic decision making
  • Feeling jazzed and confident about the information around you and how to use it

ABOUT OUR CU EXPERT

Patrick Holwell has been in workforce development for over 25 years. He is the Workforce Economist for the Arapahoe/Douglas Workforce Development Board serving Arapahoe and Douglas Counties in Metro Denver. Patrick earned his MA from the University of Colorado at Denver. He recently received the Metropolitan Cooperation Award from the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation and the Sar Levitan Award from the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals for applied workforce development research. He regularly helps economic developers market the metro Denver area to businesses considering locating or expanding here and has an in-depth understanding of workforce development research and labor force data.

COURSE LOCATION

The program is delivered by CU South Denver (10035 S. Peoria St., Lone Tree, CO 80134). Located one mile east of I-25 along Lincoln Ave. There is plenty of free parking available.

Please note that this program is offered as a non-credit course and will not appear on any CU transcripts or apply towards any degree programs.

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