“Teaching Data Skills to entrepreneurs – a free webinar for entrepreneurship educators/business advisors”

On July 2, 2020, DataSET project organised a free webinar around the importance of data skills for the future of work, highlighting DataSET outputs and engaging in the discussions with the panel of the esteemed guest speakers.

What did the webinar feature?

Introduction to the Erasmus+ DataSET project

Presented by: Jonathan McAlpin, the CEO of East Belfast Enterprise (The UK).

Overview of the VET Guide to Data Skill Development

Presented by: Sonia Naiba Communications and Projects Specialist at Momentum Marketing Services (Ireland).

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A course curriculum for basic data skills development for entrepreneurs;

Presented by: Miguel Angel Sicilia, Professor of Computer Science and Data scientist himself from University of Alcala (Spain).

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An online platform to practice the curriculum modules;

Presented by: Aine Hamill, European projects Officer, Canice Consulting (Ireland).

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Our guest speakers

Alper Utku, Founder and President of the European Leadership University, that helps develop skills for the digital economy, has an extensive experience in leadership development and entrepreneurship, as well as the potential of data for businesses. Alper discussed the importance of data skills for the future of work and data driven entrepreneurship.

Ann-Marie Mc Sorley, a business trainer and entrepreneur who has recently started an award-winning company on optimisation of administrative work for companies – including handling and analysing data – Veri. Ann-Marie shared her journey with her data-intensive start-up and her insights into the data disruption for the modern businesses.

David Blunck, business intelligence trainer and a serial entrepreneur, who has experience in handling data. David is the Founder and CEO of TVW – a business consultancy focussing on Strategy, Innovation and Restructuring. David discussed data for decision making and crisis management.

Watch the full video from the webinar here:

*The event was organised by a consortium of the KA2 Erasmus+ Project “DataSET” (2018-1-UK01-KA202-048111). This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. The author is solely responsible for this publication (communication) and the Commission accepts no responsibility for any use may be made of the information contained therein. In compliance of the new GDPR framework, please note that the Partnership will only process your personal data in the sole interest and purpose of the project and without any prejudice to your rights.