Data Shrinkage for Government

Course Code

datashrinkgov

Duration

14 hours (usually 2 days including breaks)

Overview

The objective of the course is to enable participants to gain a mastery of the fundamentals of data shrinkage for government.

Course Outline

Why shrink data

Relational databases

  • Introduction
  • Aggregation and disaggregation
  • Normalisation and denormalisation
  • Null values and zeroes
  • Joining data
  • Complex joins

Cluster analysis

  • Applications
  • Strengths and weaknesses
  • Measuring distance
  • Hierarchical clustering
  • K-means and derivatives
  • Applications in Government

Factor analysis

  • Concepts
  • Exploratory factor analysis
  • Confirmatory factor analysis
  • Principal component analysis
  • Correspondence analysis
  • Software
  • Applications in Government

Predictive analytics

  • Timelines and naming conventions
  • Holdout samples
  • Weights of evidence
  • Information value
  • Scorecard building demonstration using a spreadsheet
  • Regression in predictive analytics
  • Logistic regression in predictive analytics
  • Decision Trees in predictive analytics
  • Neural networks
  • Measuring accuracy
  • Applications in Government

Bookings, Prices and Enquiries

Guaranteed to run even with a single delegate!

Private Classroom

From £2900

Private Remote

From £2600 (97)

Public Classroom

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