Academy Module on Open Data Policy Framework and Cases in the Digital Economy

This module presents a comprehensive overview of Open Government Data (OGD) Policy and Trends, delving into the dynamic landscape of OGD policy and legal frameworks. It emphasizes the importance of an effective governance structure that aligns with OGD policy for successful implementation. Concrete examples of the OGD implementation process, including the success of 'Open Data Portals' as initiatives fostering data accessibility, are provided. Furthermore, the module elaborates on the OGD governance structure, outlining the roles and responsibilities of stakeholders, including data providers, users, and beneficiaries. In-depth exploration of data access and data quality management ensures reliable and usable OGD.


This course is divided into five sessions: 
1. Introduction: Open Government Data Policy and Trends
2. OGD Ecosystem in the Digital Economy
3. Open Government Data Management
4. Policy Recommendations

This module aims to: 
1. Provide theoretical and empirical knowledge of open data policy frameworks.
2. Highlight the importance of sharing and utilizing open data beyond national 
boundaries in global economies.
3. Empower policymakers in developing countries to establish practical open data 
policies and provisions.
4. Facilitate the integration of the private sector into the open data ecosystem 
through policy linkages.
5. Address the potential hindrance of government policies on the innovative digital 
ecosystem in the private sector.
6. Advocate for a holistic and integrated policy structure to foster a sustainable 
and innovative digital economy.
7. Showcase successful cases of open data initiatives in both developed and 
developing countries.
8. Demonstrate how businesses and citizens can generate positive impacts on 
public value and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through open data.
9. Help policymakers understand the political, social, and economic impact of 
open data.
10. Discuss measurement methodologies to assess the impact of open data in 
various metrics.
11. Foster a global perspective on open data and its potential for cross-border 
collaboration and problem-solving.
12. Equip policymakers with the knowledge and tools to harness the full potential 
of open data for societal and economic development.