University of Technology Sydney

22580 Data Ethics and Governance

Requisite(s): 22579c Data Visualisation for Business Communication
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This subject focuses on the regulation and ethics of data practices. Students gain a deeper appreciation of the moral and ethical foundations of privacy, security and accountability and apply them to topics such as the ethics and regulation of data collection activities, algorithmic accountability and the biases inherent in data analytic tools. Students also learn about the importance of data governance within organisations. On completion, students have the skills and frameworks to make ethical and sustainable decisions related to data practices.

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