Asking the Right Questions (Tutorial 2)

Now that you’ve considered your organisation’s data readiness, you’re ready to start scoping questions for a data project.

Perhaps you have questions about your fundraising, gaps in your services or how to gather more accurate information about the people you serve — but how can these be framed in such a way that they can be effectively answered by data?

This tutorial will discuss the best approach to interrogating data and exercises to start asking the right questions.
  • Getting the most out of this course
  • Introduction
  • Recapping what & why
  • The data science dilemma
  • Activity 1A
  • Activity 1B
  • Navigating the dilemma
  • Splitting your dataset
  • Types of data analysis
  • Types of analysis
  • Activity 2
  • Asking good questions
  • Activity 3A
  • Sharp questions
  • Activity 3B
  • Reframing for action
  • Activity 3C
  • Summary
  • Key points
  • Course feedback
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed