Performance Analytics: Tools & Techniques

Provides local government employees foundational skills to understand and implement open data and performance analytics programs in their communities

by GovEx

Target Skill Level: Multiple Levels
Audience: Nonprofit staff and leaders, government staff

This online course equips local government employees with the necessary knowledge and tools to understand, promote, and implement open data and performance analytics programs in their cities. It allows participants to:

  • Leverage data to improve budget, operational, and policy decision making
  • Foster a culture of data-based decision making within their city
  • Develop innovative solutions to common problems
  • Share their data story with internal and external stakeholders


This training is provided by the Johns Hopkins University's Center for Government Excellence as part of the Bloomberg Philanthropies' What Works Cities initiativeIt best serves supervisors and mid-level managers who want to explore how open data, performance analytics, and other data practices can benefit their government or organization and those who are looking for analytics training that challenge them to think beyond spreadsheets and performance measures. It is currently open to city staff participating in What Works Cities. 

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Course Categories: Evaluation / Program Mgmt.