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Upcoming Training

Tableau - Change the way you think about data – with Mubashir

When: Wednesday 8th & Thursday 9th March, 2023

Where: The Kollective, 145 17th Ave, Tauranga

  • Learn how to connect, visualise and work with your data
  • Develop the skills to create your own Smart Interactive Dashboards, combining multiple views of data to get richer insight.
  • This 2-day workshop will show you all the power and flexibility of your data through Tableau.
  • With Mubashir Mukhtar, Contracted Data Scientist with SociaLink’s Community Insights, and founder of Data n Dashboards Ltd.

Please bring your own laptop. Some Excel experience is required. 

Local Data Resources

When: Thursday, 26 January 2023, 2pm - 3.30pm

Where: The Kollective, 145 17th Ave, Tauranga

Join us to find out about Social  Data Dashboards created specifically for Tauranga and the Western Bay of Plenty.

Specifically designed for groups working in the community & social services space.

Explore and discover the answers to questions like:
● How many of our rangatahi left school with an NCEA L3 qualification?
● How many residents in my suburb own their own home?
● How many local people currently receive government income support?

Workshop suited for all abilities – you don’t need data skills to participate or get something out of the workshop.

Bring your laptop for a hands-on workshop, and gain confidence in navigating your way around the
dashboards and other data resources we have available.

Homelessness & Housing Data Dashboards Training Workshops

In Partnership with Kāinga Tupu and SmartGrowth

When: Friday, 10 February, 9.30 - 11.30am

When: Thursday, 23 February, 2 - 3.30pm

Where: The Kollective, 145 17th Ave, Tauranga

Discover and explore relevant localised social data to support community planning, improved service delivery & information and advocacy on housing and homelessness issues.

Get answers to questions like:

  • What data is there about the number of people who are sleeping rough in the WBOP?

  • How many people are currently on the Social Housing Register in the WBOP?

  • What change has there been to rental housing costs in Tauranga over the last two years?

Designed specifically for organisations with an interest in homelessness and housing issues.

This workshop is suited for all abilities – you don’t need data skills to participate or get something out of the workshop.

Bring your laptop for a hands-on workshop to discover and play with NEW local data resources.

Annual Reporting Creatively and Correctly

When: Dates to be confirmed

Where: The Kollective, 145 17th Ave, Tauranga

Tell your story using your data well and creatively. 

Liz Flaherty has been working on using data and knows how the social sector works. William Buck Chartered Accountants know the mechanics of annual reporting from a financial perspective.

Together they can help you to use your data creatively and correctly, so your annual general meeting will meet all requirements and also tell a story that will interest your members and clients. 

Insightful Management Reporting

When: Dates to be confirmed

Where: The Kollective, 145 17th Ave, Tauranga

Present your management data in a simple descriptive way to WOW your board. Pictures speak a thousand words.

Liz Flaherty from our Community Insights Lab will explain how we can show our boards the results that they need in a readily understandable fashion.

Excel Spreadsheets - A thorough grounding

When: Dates to be confirmed

Where: The Kollective, 145 17th Ave, Tauranga

Learn how to create and use spreadsheets in Excel, identify elements of a workbook, enter, format and edit data, generate basic calculations and graphs, and use built-in spreadsheet functions. Topics covered will be:

  • Understanding a Spreadsheet
  • Entering Data
  • Copy & Paste
  • Working with Columns and Rows
  • Merging Cells
  • Basic Formulas
  • Functions
  • Formatting
  • Planning a spreadsheet
  • Show/Hide columns & rows
  • Freezing panes
  • Sorting & Filtering
  • Simple Pivot Tables
  • Charts

Get in touch!

Get in touch with the Community Insights team to talk with us about your data needs, questions or ideas. We’ll support your organisation to build your skills and expertise in using both your own and relevant external data to enhance and grow your work in our community.

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