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Digital and agile awareness for analysts course description

One-day GDS Academy course on digital and agile within an analyst environment, for analysts.

Course summary

This GDS Academy course is for analysts who want to understand what digital means in government. You will get the chance to explore the methodology we use to deliver digital services, including agile. The course also includes a guest speaker or case study about how analysts and digital teams have worked together to design and deliver digital services.

Course aims and objectives

The aim of this course is to provide an awareness of digital and how this is being taken forward across government, and share tips and best practice from analyst colleagues who have experienced agile working.

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • describe what digital means in government
  • demonstrate the behaviours to support a digital team culture by supporting user-centred design, agile and multidisciplinary team approaches
  • access guidance for analysts working with digital teams - this guidance has been developed and is being iterated by analysts based on practical experiences
  • identify next steps and any further capability needs

Modules

  • Digital awareness
  • Thinking agile
  • User centred design
  • Analysts and digital teams working together case study or guest speaker
  • What next?

Eligibility

This course is open to any member of staff at any Civil Service grade who is an analyst.

Duration

The course takes 1 full working day. It usually runs from 10am to 4:30pm.

Training locations and dates

Location Date Availability
Newport 30 January Places available

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Request a place

To request a place on this course:

Email gds.academy@digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk with:

  • your name
  • your organisation
  • the course name
  • the date and location you would like to attend
  • your training code (if your organisation has given you one)

We will email you to confirm your booking, once we process your request.

GDS Academy training locations

Find out how to get to our training locations in Leeds, London, Manchester and Newcastle.

Published 16 September 2016
Last updated 30 November 2018 + show all updates
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