Understanding Data in Your Organisation - BCS Foundation Award

Award Winning, Online, Self-Study

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Course overview

Thinking about learning more understanding the role of data within an organisation? As data becomes an important currency in the world and an enabler for the future, it is imperative that all organisations have a firm understanding of the data available to them and the power it can hold.

The BCS Foundation Award in Understanding Data in your Organisation teaches the the terminology, principles, concepts and approaches used within data management, and the overall value of data to an organisation.

You will learn the different types of data, the data lifecycle, the differences between structured and unstructured data, the principles of data architecture and the importance of data quality, compliance and security. It also provides an introduction to the role of data analysis, and will act as a good starting point for those wishing to develop their knowledge and understanding of the principles of data to consider its use within AI and Machine Learning.

Online, self-study, global access to study in any country

Course features
  • Study time: 50 hours
  • Gain Industry Skills
  • 12 months course access
  • Includes exam
  • Job and Career Support
  • Tutor support
  • Learn Online - Study at home or work
  • Aligned to SFIAPlus
    IT Industry Framework
  • Globally Recognised BCS Certificate with letters AMBCS after your name
  • Free 1 year BCS Membership
  • 0% Interest Free Payments
  • Including BCS Book

Exam & Certification Included

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Gain the skills you need to become a real professional, boost your confidence, and master the field.

This course includes 'Pass Assist', a unique package of support to equip learners with knowledge and confidence to pass your BCS exam, including:

  • Digital access to BCS Digital Book in Data Quality
  • Practice exam papers
  • A series of exam preparation videos (coming soon)
  • Tutor support - discussion forum, email and What’sApp.
  • Understanding Data in Your Organisation - BCS Foundation Award

    The BCS Foundation Award in Understanding Data in Your Organisation is a globally recognised professional qualification which will help develop your knowledge and understanding in these specific subjects:

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    We're here to help you pass your course and grow your career; study with Duco Digital Training, the UK's leading online BCS accredited training provider.
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    With the Artificial Intelligence sector set to be worth over $15tn by 2030, this is a great time to learn about AI!


    Top executives surveyed said a
    data-driven culture is important

    Pass Exam First Time

    Only 21% of the workforce is confident in their data literacy skills

    Why should I take this course?

    This  professional certification in Understanding Data in Your Organisation will help develop your career.

    Increasing Volume of Data: According to a report by IDC, the global data sphere is expected to grow to 175 zettabytes by 2025, a nearly fivefold increase from 2018.

    This massive increase in data underscores the need for employees in all roles to have a basic understanding of how to interpret and use data effectively. Data literacy training can help employees make sense of this information and use it to inform their decision-making.

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    Witness it first hand, directly from our fantastic students.
    "This proved to be a very valuable course to me."


    Business Consultant
    "A very good course. Helped me to understand more about AI.."


    Lecturer in Artificial Intelligence
    "Good training materials for remote learning, and the most impressive part was the speed at which they responded to questions. I also had issues with the exam (through the exam platform, not Duco) and they were really helpful in resolving it."


    Data Protection Practitioner
    "I really enjoyed this course, thank you so much."


    Artificial Intelligence Professional
    "The training provided will assist me to conduct AI research projects in a more professional and systematic way. The knowledge provided will be incredibly valuable for my future study in the field of computer vision."


    Lecturer and PhD Candidate
    "The course is really thorough about AI in general, and it covers all of the basic knowledge about AI. As a lecturer myself, I will teach this to my students."


    Out team

    Meet our instructor

    Darren Winter

    CEO & Founder
    I’m Darren BCS Accredited Trainer and Company Director of Duco Digital Training. My objective is to help you attain the relevant skills in technology and business that you can use to move forward in your career, which is accessible and affordable.
    If you have any questions about choosing the right course for your career, please contact me.
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