Google Digital Garage York: Digital skills training day

16 Jul 2024

Google Digital Garage are returning to York to provide a new series of free digital skills training events.

Free event: 9:30 – 2pm

About this event

City of York Council pleased to be partnering with Google Digital Garage to provide a free digital Skills Training Day. The day is made up of three courses that have been developed by marketing experts at Google as part of the New Fundamentals training series from Google Digital Garage.

The day will offer training on three topics:

  1. Boost your productivity with AI

2. Decision-making with data

3. Problem Solve like a Consultant

There will be group mentoring which you can sign-up for at registration, which will be delivered on the day. Attendees can also benefit from 1-1 bespoke mentoring with Grow with Google experts after the event.

The course assumes no prior knowledge or experience so there is no pre-reading necessary. There will be plenty of opportunities to ask lots of questions during the sessions.

Boost your productivity with AI

This course introduces learners to cutting-edge AI tools that are already available from Google and others, to show some of the smartest ways digital-age workers, and small businesses can use them to save time at work and on tasks.

In this session you will learn:

  • An introduction to generative AI and how it works
  • How to use AI-powered tools and techniques to save you time at work
  • An overview to crafting effective prompts

Decision-making with data

This course will help you understand how to work with different types of

data, how to collect, store and ask better questions from the information you have. We’ll help you explore and better understand your data, and tools that can make this easier.

In this session you will learn:

  • Foundational knowledge for working with data
  • Techniques to explore, ask questions and understand your data
  • How to analyse your data to make better decisions

Problem Solve Like a Consultant

This course will help you learn about some of the most effective techniques to problem solving, and the importance of effectively evaluating and measuring the success of your efforts.

In this session you will learn:

  • How to effectively define a problem statement
  • Effective problem-solving techniques
  • Implementing and evaluating your best solutions

This event is free to attend.

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