TIBCO4Good and She Loves Data Offer Free Data Skills Workshops During a Time of Vulnerability

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New to designing meaningful, interactive data visualizations and dashboards? Want to learn how to better understand and prepare your data? Then TIBCO4Good’s recently launched “Back on Your Feet” program is for you. Built in partnership with Singapore Management University (SMU) and She Loves Data, this global program can help you up your data visualization and dashboard building skills and stay competitive in today’s professional job market. 

Back on Your Feet Program: Empowering Individuals Impacted by the Pandemic  

The “Back on Your Feet” program was designed specifically to help educate individuals affected by the global COVID-19 pandemic. It offers a series of workshops and training sessions to empower individuals who may have lost their jobs due to the pandemic and want to increase their competitiveness in an increasingly tough marketplace. 

SMU, a premier university in Asia, internationally recognized for its research and distinguished teaching, has developed the course content, including discussions on how to design, develop, and deploy analytic dashboards. “The pandemic has upended the lives and livelihoods of many around the world. As an engaged city university with a strong suite of expertise in computing research and education, the School of Computing and Information Systems is keen to contribute to this meaningful program by TIBCO through our partnership with She Loves Data to upskill and re-skill individuals impacted by the economic malaise, thereby creating a positive impact on the community in Singapore and beyond,” said Professor Pang Hwee Hwa, Dean of SMU School of Computing and Information Systems.

From left to right: Nina Conseil, Global Certification Programs at She Loves Data, Bernard Tay and Justin Choy are Teaching Assistants and Rafael J. Barros is Senior Lecturer at the School of Computing and Information Systems, Singapore Management University

Program Benefits and Session Structure

Upon completion of the workshops, participants are certified as dashboard and forecasting specialists and receive a free TIBCO Spotfire® license for a year. The program began in APJ in November and December 2020, will extend to the U.S. in early 2021, followed closely by EMEA.

Here’s a quick overview of the program structure:

  • Module 1: Dashboard exploration as an end user; Marking and filtering concepts 
  • Module 2: Asking the right questions by understanding what data is important; Foundations of charts and basic visualizations
  • Module 3: Basics in data cleaning, advanced visualizations, and connecting to multiple data sources
  • Module 4: Designing the dashboard for end-user consumption 

Your Chance to Up Your Dashboarding Skills

Join us for the second edition of a series of four training modules designed to help you become a dashboard specialist. In the first session, 230 attendees participated actively in the program. Register now for the next event on February 20th!
And to learn more about other TIBCO4Good initiatives helping communities around the world, head to www.tibco.com/tibco4good.