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Mastering Data Management and Technology

Transform Data Into Real-World Insight!

Mastering Data Management and Technology

Building upon the foundation concepts of Essentials of Business Intelligence, this 8-week, 100% online certificate course explores more advanced topics including data modeling, securing business intelligence content, reporting and performance management. With case studies and exercises, you’ll gain real-world insight into all facets of business intelligence.

Military Clock Hours: 135.2

Mastering Data Management and Technology

This course is part of a Certificate Program


Packages starting at $5,995

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What You’ll Study

Data Architecture and Quality

  • Business Case for Improving Data Quality
  • Data Quality Assessment
  • Process Improvements, Source System Validation
  • Attribute Constraints, Profiling and Precision
  • Historical Data
  • Real Time vs. Right Time
  • Granularity for Analysis

Data Modeling

  • Dimension Types
  • Snowflake vs. Star
  • Fact Types
  • Aggregates
  • Process for Designing
  • AdventureWorks


  • Master Data Management (MDM)
  • Customer Master Data
  • Product Master Data
  • Other Types of Master Data
  • MDM Best Practices and Benefits
  • MDM Team Creation and Scope
  • MDM Samples

BI Front-End Tool Segments

  • User Interfaces
  • Waterfall Development
  • Agile Methodology
  • The Different Types of OLAP, MOLAP and ROLAP
  • Network Architecture
  • Maintaining Your BI Application

Industry Standards

  • Middleware (ODBC, ODBO, XMLA)
  • MDX
  • ETL
  • SQL Introduction
  • Common Warehouse Meta Model (CWM)
  • HTML

Creating a Center of Excellence

  • Center of Excellence Review
  • Initialization
  • Define
  • Establish
  • Organize
  • Operate

Technical Architecture

  • Software as a Service
  • Cloud Computing
  • Virtualization
  • Load Balancing
  • Performance Tuning
  • On-line Analytical Processing (OLAP)

Success Factors and Constraints

  • Leadership
  • Business/IT Partnership
  • Business Alignment Incentives
  • Company Culture
  • Change Management

Credit & Tuition

ACE credit recommendation 3 semester hours. Register today and earn 45 PDUs, 4.5 CEUs for $2,295.

Who Should Register?

From project managers to business analysts, marketing researchers to IT professionals, this course can provide a solid understanding of advanced business intelligence topics. With subjects including data modeling, data architecture and performance management, you’ll gain the skills needed for success in today’s highly competitive global market.

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