Open Government Data


About the Course

The short course on “Open Government Data” offered by the African Centre of Excellence aims to provide students with an understanding of the principles and practices of open data in government. The course covers topics such as data management, data sharing, data quality, data privacy, and data visualization. Through a combination of lectures, hands-on activities, and case studies, students will learn how to identify, access, and use open government data for research, policy analysis, and decision-making. The course is designed for policymakers, researchers, civil society organizations, and anyone interested in promoting transparency, accountability, and citizen participation through the use of open data in government.


  Three (3) Intakes Per Session

   12 weeks duration

   World wide recognised certificate

   Blended (Instructor-led)

Programme Requirements 

Candidates for this programme must have:

Duration of Program 

 12 weeks