Developing Place Analysts - online training

With so much data now available to place managers - demographics, footfall, car parking, weather, vacancy rates - this course will help you truly understand how to get the most out of that data.

Springboard’s online Developing Place Analysts Training course will upskill practitioners in understanding how data can benefit users in the place management industry.

Express your interest

The High Streets Task Force runs regular online cohorts of the Developing Place Analysts training course, which are available on invitation. You may be contacted directly and offered a place on the course, or be offered a place by your employer (i.e. local authority or other place-based organisation).

The training is free, funded by government and the Task Force programme, and is designed to support the best use of data within place management strategies for cities, towns, districts and high streets.

To put yourself or a colleague forward for this training, please complete our online form.

Course content

After completing the course, delegates will:

  • Understand the definitions of data (YoY, YTD)
  • Identify useful datasets
  • Be able to confidently Evaluate the quality of data
  • Understand and compile reports
  • Confidently convey data and its meaning
  • Recognise how data is useful to the organisation and evaluate ROI of initiatives
  • Identify trends in data
  • Understand how to make use of data during a pandemic

Online learning and certificate award

This course, delivered by Task Force Partner and footfall experts Springboard, is online and can be completed on a module by module basis, allowing learners to progress at their own pace.

Learners can track their progress, access the online resource library and easily make contact with Springboard’s Learning Manager to seek assistance and clarification all through the intuitive user portal. Learning content can also be taken with you on the move with the free iSpring Learn app for iOS and Android, learners can study when and where they want to, and even save courses to their devices to take them offline.

All Springboard Learning Academy courses are fully accredited by the Institute of Place Management. Delegates will receive a certificate of learning and 500 CPD points to show commitment to self-development and professionalism.

Who should attend?

  • Town Centre Managers
  • Business Improvement District Managers
  • Shopping Centre Managers
  • Business Improvement District Board
  • Marketing Team
  • Operations Team
  • Regeneration Team
  • Planning Team
  • Insights Team
  • Economic Regeneration Team
  • Business Intelligence Team
  • Councillors