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Global Data Citizenship

About This Course

Recent figures show that human and machine generated data is experiencing an overall 10x faster growth rate than traditional business data, and machine data is increasing even more rapidly at 50x the growth rate. The acquisition and analysis of data significantly affect almost every aspect of our daily decisions, from personal finance to political election. Because of the vital importance of data, data quality, technology ethics and decision making in this data world have become alarming global concerns. Through this module, students will not only identify and examine the data related global issues but also enhance their decision making and critical thinking abilities as responsible global citizens.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this module, students should be able to:

  • Discuss data citizenship in a globalized world;
  • Identify and assess core issues of data citizenship in a global context;
  • Examine the application and implication of emerging data technologies addressing contemporary global issues;
  • Develop attitude of care and responsibility of data citizenship.

Course Staff

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Mr. LAW Sau Wai, Samuel
Part-time Lecturer
Department of Supply Chain and Information Management

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Mr. CHAU Chun Hing, Timothy
Senior Lecturer
Department of Supply Chain and Information Management