BCS Data Management Essentials
4 Days includes Exam
About the course
Are you a data management practitioner, an IT or IS manager or a business manager? Would you like to learn the skills and techniques to be able to implement an industry standard, best practice approach to data management? If the answer to those questions is ‘yes’, then our course on Data Management Essentials is perfect for you.
During the course you will look at the development of procedures for managing corporate data and what’s required for the administration of data and database administration. You’ll also look at data and enterprise, data quality and current data management themes – and you’ll learn all this through short, focused lecture sessions, in which we’ll encourage you to share problems and issues you may have faced.
Who is it for?
The course is aimed at data management practitioners, IT or IS managers or business managers.
There are no pre-requisites for this course.
Yes. During this four day course you’ll receive all the training you need to prepare for the BCS Data Management Essentials certificate exam, which is held on the final afternoon of the course. A pass in this module will contribute to the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis.
- Data and the enterprise
- What is data management?
- Database architecture
- Why we model data
- Basic data modelling concepts
- Drawing entity-relationship diagrams
- Finding attributes and domains
- An introduction to normalisation
Corporate Data Modelling
- Corporate conceptual data modelling
- Data definition, naming and ownership
- Data quality
Data and Repository Administration
- Database administration
- Repository administration
Data Management in practice
- The management of data management
- The data management environment
- Current data management themes