Heidi Plus intermediate to advanced

With the personal support of a data analytics training consultant, take your knowledge of Heidi Plus to an advanced level through a series of practical, hands-on tasks.

  • Online or in person
  • 4 sessions
  • 2-4 days
  • £600-£700 + VAT

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    This course is for silver and gold Heidi Plus users who wish to take their knowledge and skills of using Heidi Plus to an advanced level.

    Enjoy this interactive course which requires participants to engage in practical exercises under the supervision and guidance of an expert trainer.

    Accreditation, in the form of a digital badge, is awarded after full attendance and successful completion of required tasks.

    The in-person course takes place at Jisc’s London office.

    Who is it for?

    The course is suitable for anyone who has completed the Heidi Plus beginner to intermediate training course and/or already knows how to:

    • Navigate the Heidi Plus system and explore its pre-designed data dashboards
    • Create and format interactive visualisations from appropriate HESA data sources
    • Export and share workbooks, applying data protection principles
    • Apply pre-defined analytics and calculated fields to visualisations to benchmark the performance of higher education providers
    • Create interactive dashboards
    • Begin to answer business intelligence questions

    In addition, you must:

    • Already have your own sign in credentials to the HESA identity system as a silver or gold Heidi Plus user
    • Be able to sign in to Heidi Plus on your own device and complete tasks as the course is running
    • If attending in person, bring a laptop on which you can sign in to Heidi Plus

    What does it cover?

    On completion of the course, you will be able to:

    • Create advanced data visualisations
    • Blend written formula with pre-defined computations to benchmark the performance of higher education providers using HESA data
    • Write complex formula to create dimensions, measures and conditional clauses, with a particular focus on using LOD expressions
    • Create parameters to forecast and benchmark performance
    • Link multiple data sources together
    • Create visually engaging and interactive business dashboards

    What else do I need to know?

    For the in-person course:

    • Lunch and refreshments are provided each day
    • Internet connection is provided

    For both courses:

    • You will be supplied with all necessary documentation and supporting resources
    • After taking part, completing all required tasks successfully and submitting a course evaluation, you will be awarded a Jisc digital credential and badge
    • Capacity is 5 - 15 participants per course (please note, if the minimum number is not reached, the course may be cancelled or an in-person course moved online)

    Pricing and eligibility

    In person member price - £700 plus VAT

    Online member price - £600 plus VAT


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