Educational Resources


Training Opportunities

The Census Bureau offers both web-based and in-person courses to help you access and use Census Bureau statistics. These free courses can teach you how to use our databases and mapping tools, find local and national demographic information for a variety of uses including grant proposals, economic data statistics for business plans, research papers, etc. Check out our eTutorials and course descriptions.

Interested in training for your company or organization?

We have a network of Data Specialists who can provide training throughout the nation.

Thank you for your interest in Census Bureau webinars. Effectively immediately, training offerings listed below no longer require you to register beforehand! If you are interested in participating in one of our offerings, log-in details will be available here no later than 24 hours before the event.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The WebEx service provider includes a feature that allows audio, documents and other materials exchanged or viewed during the session to be recorded. By joining a session, you automatically consent to the recording. If you do not consent to the recording, discuss your concerns with the meeting host prior to the start of the recording or do not join the session. Please note that any of these recordings may be subject to discovery in the event of litigation.

Please note:  Attendance to the webinars is on a first-come-first-serve basis until the capacity is reached. If you are interested in a webinar we recommend that you join 10 minutes in advance of the posted start time to ensure entrance. If you were not able to attend, please access our Training Resource Library page where we post recordings of all available webinars for you to view at your convenience. Thank you.

Course Schedule

Oct 28, 2015    Wholesale, Retail, and International Trade Indicators in a Global Marketplace

Description: Do you want to increase your understanding of the relationship between Wholesale, Retail, and International Trade? Are you interested in the association between trade indicators and other federal data? In this webinar, we will delve into these intriguing questions and explore connections between the different trade-related Economic Indicators against an ever changing global marketplace.

Time: 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET

Nov 04, 2015    Exciting Changes with USA Trade Online

Description: The official source for U.S. merchandise data, USA Trade Online (UTO), is now FREE to the public. In this webinar, you will learn about how to set up and manage your account in UTO. In addition, we'll cover new data features, new fields and various functions of the database.

Time: 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET

Dec 16, 2015    Manufacturing, Products, and Goods Across Indicators

Description: Do you want to learn more about the relationship between Manufacturers’ Shipments, Inventories, and Orders (M3), International Trade, and Quarterly Financial Report statistics? Are you interested in how manufacturing indicators relate to other federal data? In this webinar, we will explore the relationships between the different manufacturing-related Economic Indicators.

Time: 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET

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