Managing Data and Information

The ability to solve problems, make timely business decisions and respond to the customer’s needs is all dependent on the ability to access good quality data and information.

With growing volumes of data, this challenge has become increasingly difficult to manage. The aim of this “Managing Data and Information” course is to equip managers with the knowledge of how to gather, assess and analyse different types of data and information, and how to report findings for different business purposes within legal and organisational guidelines.

This course can be accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and can form part of a programme to help participants achieve the Level 3 Principles of Management and Leadership qualification.


This “Managing Data and Information” course is for first line managers, aspiring managers, or for anyone new to management, leading teams or supervising.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course participants will:

  • Understand the reasons for collecting data and information
  • Know the types and use of data and information used by organisations
  • Know how to manage data and information
  • Know how to interpret data and information and communicate findings

Course Content

The reasons for collecting data and information:

  • Reasons why organisations collect data and information
  • The types and use of data and information used by organisations:
  • The differences between data and information
  • Sources of primary and secondary data and information
  • Types and use of quantitative and qualitative data and information

How to manage data and information:

  • The legal and organisational requirements for managing data and information
  • Organisational roles and responsibilities for managing data and information
  • Approaches for checking data and information against organisational needs
  • Methods used to organise data and information
  • Challenges of managing data and information
  • Solutions to address key challenges of managing data and information
  • How to interpret data and information and communicate findings:
  • Methods for examining and interpreting data and information
  • The advantages and disadvantages of tools used to communicate findings to a target audience


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