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Our introduction to marine data management training courses are tailored to meet the specific needs of the coastal, marine and maritime sectors. They are ideal for those working in ports, offshore and coastal engineering and construction, where data management and a marine information infrastructure are key to safe and efficient operations.
The aim of the training is to assist you to develop your understanding in order to achieve up-to-date and cost effective ‘best practice’ in marine data management. This will equip you to better meet the challenges that you might face in the way your data is created, managed and published, whether using proprietary or open source software as an enabler.
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Introduction to Data Management (Marine)
Our 1-day course is aimed at those who work with marine data from its capture, processing, ingestion, re-use and curation and those seeking to discover, view, download and transform data.
The course will demonstrate how effective data management can improve your organisation’s efficiency in data acquisition, storage and analysis. It will ensure you understand data use with respect to corporate risk, re-use, audit and traceability whilst at the same time minimising costs. The course introduces Data Governance, the Data Lifecycle, Data Standards, Data Quality, Metadata and Publishing. See our Training Guide for more details and modules covered in this and other courses.
Click here for in-depth details on what you will learn during this one-day course.
When is it held?
We deliver our Introduction to Data Management Course twice a year (usually in Feb & September) in conjunction with the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) in London. To book onto the next course – please visit the IMarEST website.
We also run our Introduction to Data Management Course in-house over 1 or 2 days. From just £75 + vat per person*, this is a more tailored course built around the clients’ specific requirements. Ideal when you have a group of 3-12 individuals from the same company / group requiring training. These are held throughout the year at a date and time that best suits you.
What are the costs?
Introduction to Data Management Course held at IMarEST office in London: £250 +VAT per person (members) / £350 +VAT per person (non-members)
In house Introduction to Data Management Course for 1-12 people (held at clients venue): £900 + VAT per tutor, per day + travel expenses
How do I book?
To book on to the next IMarEST course, then please visit their website
Marine Data Management forms part of our Marine Spatial Data Infrastructure and Capacity Building Training Courses – please click here for details of these courses or view our Training Guide for more details and modules covered in this, and our other courses.
The work that OceanWise does in data management epitomises the way in which the hydrographic community should be moving in the twenty first century.
Robert Ward - President
A good overview of the huge topic of data management with lots of ideas to take back to the workplace and to start to implement.
Becky Conway - Principal Hydrographic Surveyor
Global Spatial Data Infrastructure (GSDI) Association
Thank you guys, the Marine SDI workshop discussion groups were brilliant. The explanations of what an SDI is all about were easily understood and the interactive break-out sessions helped people identify with their day to day challenges and how they might be addressed.
Roger Longhorn - Secretary-General
The 'Introduction to GIS' course provided by OceanWise was much more useful than the vendor specific course as it had a marine focus and related much more to the work I do day to day.