providing system leaders with practical tools & techniques for making better, more analytically-informed decisions
building technical skills to undertake high-quality strategic analysis
Training and events are delivered through structured development programmes, short courses and a series of events – including INSIGHT, our annual festival of learning and sharing – see the INSIGHT 2022 recordings here (and see the 2021 recordings here).
We also share information on a range of topics in the fortnightly Midlands Analyst Network Huddles – click here to request to join the Midlands Analyst Network – we welcome new members! And see the other communities of practice (CoP) for details of how to get involved with the Knowledge Mobilisation and Evaluation CsoP.
Use the search function after the table below to find details of all the courses in the Prospectus, including links to registration forms.
UP AND COMING TRAINING: The following training sessions are starting in the next couple of months.
|Course / training name||Audience||Next course start date||Format||Link to webpage / registration|
|Improving decision-making practice|
|Systems Thinking in health and care||Anyone||05/12/2023||1 day online||Click to register|
|Understanding and reporting Hospital Mortality Statistics||Anyone||19/12/2023||Half day online||Click to register|
|How to allocate resources: allocative efficiency using socio-technical approaches (STAR) (Midlands+)||Anyone||23/01/2024||Half day online||Click to register|
|Strengthening analytical capability|
|Introduction to R and RStudio||Analysts||17/01/2024||3 ½ days online||Click to register|
|Introduction to Quarto||Analysts||23/01/2024||2 ½ days online||Click to register|
|Introduction to Git and GitHub||Analysts||20/02/2024||2 ½ days online||Click to register|
|Developing analytical leaders|
|Data visualisation||Analysts||21/02/2024||1 day online||Click to register|
The Midlands Decision Support Network in association with The Strategy Unit hosted INSIGHT 2022, our annual festival of learning and sharing events for the NHS, local government and other partners across health and care. The event was held Monday 21st November to Friday 2nd December 2022.You can watch the recordings back via this link
Eight sessions – 9.30am to 1.00pm (registration closed)
- 17th April to 19th June