Data for the Third Sector

The Corndel & Imperial College Partnership brings together the academic excellence of a world-leading University and the expertise of the UK’s leading data experts, tailored specifically for Third Sector data users.

Our mission is to upskill and empower third sector data talent

World-class data programmes

For the Third Sector

UK charities are increasingly recognising the importance of building a data-led culture to enable effective decision-making and uncover key service delivery insights. Many third sectors organisations are yet to unlock the power of data due to a shortage of core data skills throughout the Third Sector workforce. 

The Imperial College London & Corndel partnership brings to market data programmes specifically tailored for Third Sector data users, to enable better understanding and communication with data, helping organisations to develop data skillsets to achieve transformational change. Learners will benefit from technical training, coaching and workplace application to develop data skills and interpersonal behaviours.

Learn more about the data programmes we offer for the Third Sector:

Learner experience

Blended learning delivery model, flexible learning content in a range of formats + bite-sized, practical projects to embed learning

Upon completion, learners will receive a Data qualification relevant to their course

Fortnightly coaching with a Professional Development Expert + hands-on workshops delivered by experienced data scientists

An award-winning curriculum that is fully funded through the Apprenticeship Levy

Who is the programme for?

These data programmes are designed for people who work in the Third Sector and are looking to gain data skills to enable them to make better use of the data they have access to in their day-to-day role, regardless of their corporate function. They may work in delivery, finance, HR or marketing and want to be able to make better data-driven decisions to achieve organisational goals.

Meet our Experts… World-class thinkers, mentors and educators

Joe Watkins

Joe Watkins has PhD in Mathematics, BSc in Mathematics. Joe has 10 years lecturing and mentoring experience in Mathematics, and running Outreach programmes and sessions in STEM subjects. Joe has experience in the charitable and health sectors as a systems architect and data analyst.

Lisa Harty

Lisa Harty has 15+ years extensive experience in data science across the Telco and Credit Risk industry. Women in Credit Awards 2020 Winner: Outstanding Returner. As an accomplished leader and people manager, Lisa is passionate about diversity and inclusion in the workplace and championing STEM events within our communities to inspire future generations. Lisa has a BSc (Hons) Computational Mathematics and Postgraduate Certificate Actuarial Science.

Avtar Singh

Avtar Singh has 8+ years working as a Finance Leader, managing 11 finance departments with 50+, executing business strategies that get results. Avtar has a Business Information & Technology Degree and an Executive MBA. He is enthusastic about coaching and learning and development.

Sayara Beg

Sayara Beg is a ISACA Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer™ (CDPSE™) and ODI certified Data Ethics Facilitator with over 25 years of professional experience including training and consultancy data-centric Analytics programmes. Sayara has experience working in Telecoms, Shipping, Media, Banking (Retail, Asset, Wealth & Investment), Insurance (General & Wholesale), Charities & Third Sector.

Programme Overview

Strategic, impactful and scalable data skills development is now critical for business performance and the economy at large. In response, Imperial College Business School and Corndel, one of the UK’s leading workplace training and development partners, have expanded their highly successful skills partnership to offer world-class, high impact development programmes in data literacy and data analytics. All funded through the Apprenticeship Levy.  

Testimonials and Case Studies What people say about us

"The workshops had fantastic examples with step-by-step instructions and facilitated group chats. I was able to apply the skills immediately afterwards on my own projects."
Corndel Learner